10 High-Wattage Celebrity Home Handoffs

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Everyone wants their home to have a story. You may want to know who lived in your home before you, and what their lives were like.

But in the world of celebrity real estate, homes are passed from mogul to mogul, and many of them have had their stories splashed on the front page (or shared a mil…

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Everyone wants their home to have a story. You may want to know who lived in your home before you, and what their lives were like.

But in the world of celebrity real estate, homes are passed from mogul to mogul, and many of them have had their stories splashed on the front page (or shared a mil…

Chris Paul Lists Bel-Air Home With Celebrity Pedigree

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Amid trade rumors, Los Angeles Clippers superstar point guard Chris Paul is reportedly putting his Bel-Air home on the market for $11.495 million.

The home has quite a storied celebrity past. Paul <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/punk-princess-avril-lavigne-lists-bel-air-pad-…

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Amid trade rumors, Los Angeles Clippers superstar point guard Chris Paul is reportedly putting his Bel-Air home on the market for $11.495 million.

The home has quite a storied celebrity past. Paul <a href="http://www.zillow.com/blog/punk-princess-avril-lavigne-lists-bel-air-pad-…

5 More Celebrities Who Bought Homes as Teens

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At the same time Eve Plumb, better known as Jan from “The Brady Bunch,” was embedding herself in the hearts of middle sisters everywhere, the young actress also made like a Kardashian, ’60s-style, and bought herself a house.

Plumb was just 11 years old when she bought this 850-square-foot bungalow in Malibu for $55,300.

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At the same time Eve Plumb, better known as Jan from “The Brady Bunch,” was embedding herself in the hearts of middle sisters everywhere, the young actress also made like a Kardashian, ’60s-style, and bought herself a house.

Plumb was just 11 years old when she bought this 850-square-foot bungalow in Malibu for $55,300.

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Seth Meyers Buys Home Near Washington Square Park

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“Late Night” host Seth Meyers and his wife Alexi Ashe welcomed their first child this spring, and now the family has another new addition: The couple shutterstock_199625714recently purchased a duplex in the heart of Greenwich Village for nearly $7 million.

The 5-bed, 4.5-bath apartment is situated on two levels and has iconic…

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“Late Night” host Seth Meyers and his wife Alexi Ashe welcomed their first child this spring, and now the family has another new addition: The couple shutterstock_199625714recently purchased a duplex in the heart of Greenwich Village for nearly $7 million.

The 5-bed, 4.5-bath apartment is situated on two levels and has iconic…

Michael Phelps Strikes Real Estate Gold in Scottsdale

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Now that he’s officially retired from the summer games, Michael Phelps is joining the snowbirds with a mansion of his own in Scottsdale, AZ, a place known more for its golf courses than its pools. The human fish had been training at nearby Arizona State University, TMZ reports, and plans to coach there.

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Now that he’s officially retired from the summer games, Michael Phelps is joining the snowbirds with a mansion of his own in Scottsdale, AZ, a place known more for its golf courses than its pools. The human fish had been training at nearby Arizona State University, TMZ reports, and plans to coach there.

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Nearly 6 million still owe more on mortgages than their homes are worth

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Five years after the housing recovery began, 5.9 million borrowers still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth….

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Five years after the housing recovery began, 5.9 million borrowers still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth….

11 Home Features Celebrities Love

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We all have our favorite celebs – and in addition to their talents, we often appreciate their personal style as well. What fan wouldn’t love to peek inside the home of a favorite big-name star to see where they lounge, entertain, and primp?

Here are 11 features that are mega-popular in celebrity homes. Take a look – you may get a…

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We all have our favorite celebs – and in addition to their talents, we often appreciate their personal style as well. What fan wouldn’t love to peek inside the home of a favorite big-name star to see where they lounge, entertain, and primp?

Here are 11 features that are mega-popular in celebrity homes. Take a look – you may get a…

4 Easy Ways to Cut Ceramic or Porcelain Tiles

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Installing shiny new ceramic tiles can really perk up a room, be it a new backsplash in your kitchen, flooring in the entryway, or in the bathroom – there’s nothing like new tile to make an old bathtub or shower look nearly new again. (It may even increase your home’s value.)

One of the first s…

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Installing shiny new ceramic tiles can really perk up a room, be it a new backsplash in your kitchen, flooring in the entryway, or in the bathroom – there’s nothing like new tile to make an old bathtub or shower look nearly new again. (It may even increase your home’s value.)

One of the first s…

What You Need to Know When Buying a Ceiling Fan

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Every bit of breeze makes a difference in the heat of summer. A ceiling fan can not only increase your personal comfort but also reduce your monthly utility costs by supplementing (or even substituting for) your hardworking air conditioning unit.

To reap the full benefits of yo…

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Every bit of breeze makes a difference in the heat of summer. A ceiling fan can not only increase your personal comfort but also reduce your monthly utility costs by supplementing (or even substituting for) your hardworking air conditioning unit.

To reap the full benefits of yo…

City roof decks raising the stakes on housing

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Homeowners are looking up to add value to their properties, by adding roof decks — the more tricked out the better the return….

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Homeowners are looking up to add value to their properties, by adding roof decks — the more tricked out the better the return….