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Celebrity real estate is a high-paced world of wheeling and dealing. Over the past 10 years, plenty of famous faces have scored big or lost out in attempts to secure (or sell!) the home of their dreams.  To help commemorate its 10th anniversary, Zillow put together this list of some of the hottest homes that have come and gone as these stars vied to scratch their...

Home is where the heart is…not. Spite houses—homes built to draw the ire of onlookers—have been a gesture of contempt for centuries, directed toward neighbors, local authorities, developers and other adversaries left wondering, “Where’s the love?” Take a look at some of the most obnoxious spite homes below. Turns out good fences don’t make good neighbors! 

We're going to say that again: it has its own lazy river! This Mediterranean-style Poway, Calif. estate (more photos below) located in the Maderas Golf Club is its own luxury resort and home all in one. In addition to floating around their own compound, its new buyers can go to work in their on-site gym or hit the basketball court or full-sized baseball field without...

Visiting the iconic Playboy Mansion is a pipe dream to many, let alone having a chance to own it. Well now that pipe dream could become a reality and the mansion could be yours...if you have $200 million. Hugh Hefner's playtime palace hit the market this week, seeking the right buyer to own the legendary home of Playboy's original playboy and publisher, who bought...

Michelangelo's Italian home sits above the rolling hills of Tuscany.  All photos courtesy of: TopTenRealEstateDeals.com Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni’s products range from sculptures to painting, poetry, engineering and architectural design, through the refinement of the High Renaissance and into the artistic age of Mannerism. He is considered by many...

When NBA superstar Michael Jordan bought his estate in 1991, it was a groundbreaking purchase that shocked the world of celebrity real estate. Located just outside of Chicago, Legend Point was massive - 56,000 square feet, to be exact. It's a mega-mansion with nine bedrooms, five fireplaces, a putting green, a tennis court, a regulation basketball court, and much,...

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By Lisa Johnson Mandell, AtHomeInHollywood.com County Kildare’s Carton House With temperatures in the triple digits here at home in Hollywood, the real estate market has been too hot to handle. No one wants to house hunt in this stifling heat. While driving from listing to listing you hear Steve Carrell on the radio haranguing you to turn the water off when you...

Ever wondered what it’d be like to live in a haunted house? Skip the ghost tour and buy one of these haunted listings, perfect for those unafraid of sharing space with the supernatural. Ann Starrett Mansion Photo: John L. Scott Real Estate                     Port Townsend, Wash.
$750,000 Overlooking Puget...

50 Cent, rapper, actor, and Vitamin Water investor, owns one of the largest homes in America. At 51,657 square feet, his mega-compound found at 50 Poplar Hill Drive in Farmington, Conn. dominates the neighborhood it resides in. Considering its 52 rooms and 17 acres--including mountain views, nine kitchens, an NBA regulation-size basketball court, a helipad, and more--it’s...

Do you love to travel? Looking for somewhere to spend Halloween night in Paris? How about the catacombs? Yes, we're serious! Thanks to airbnb, two (un)lucky guests will get the chance to have the ultimate slumber party - for free! Contest winners will rest alongside six million other souls inside the world's largest grave site. Creepy! According to the listing, the...