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A 42-acre estate in the Hamptons is set to sell at a record-breaking price after nearly 4 years on the market

The 42-acre Southampton estate has nearly a quarter-mile of private beach. Bespoke Real Estate A $145 million estate in Southampton is in contract to sell for a record-breaking price, per the New York Post. The brokerage handling the deal did not disclose a final sale price but said it would be the highest price ever recorded for a single parcel in the Hamptons. The current record is held by an East Hampton property that sold to a hedge-fund billionaire for $147 million in 2014. See more s...
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The iconic mansion from 'The Godfather' is back on the market at a $105 million discount. Look inside the Beverly Hills estate.

Jim Bartsch The iconic mansion seen in 1972 classic film "The Godfather" is back on the market for $89.75 million. That's a roughly $105 million discount from its $195 million asking price in 2016. In the movie, the mansion was the home of movie producer Jack Woltz, who woke up with a severed horse head in his bed after crossing the Corleone family. See more stories on Insider's business page. The historic Los Angeles mansion where the classic 1972 film "The Godfather" filmed...
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A billionaire has been trying to sell his Versailles-inspired mansion for nearly 8 years - and it's finally set to sell at a 47% discount. Look inside the Manhattan townhouse.

The home was originally listed for $114 million. Brown Harris Stevens A billionaire's Manhattan mansion is finally set to sell after nearly 8 years on and off the market, WSJ reports. It's in contract to sell for close to $60 million, a 47% discount from its original $114 million asking price in 2013. The 20,000-square-foot townhouse has a panic room, a pool, and a Versailles-inspired dining room. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. After nearly eight years on a...
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The real-life Schitt's Creek mansion is for sale, and wow, it's something

First of all, if you haven't watched Schitt's Creek yet: get on that, it's delightful. It's one of those rare shows that's built on an inherent sense of optimism—even the most ridiculous characters (of which there are many) are still genuinely trying to be good people and make the world a little better. — Read the rest
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A British millionaire has been ordered to demolish the $64 million chateau he built in the south of France years after he 'forgot' to request a building permit

French courts say the $64 million Chateau Diter was built without permission in a protected woodland area. VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images A British millionaire developer has been ordered to demolish his sprawling $64 million chateau by June 2022. The developer has been in a multi-year legal battle to keep the property, which the court said was illegally built and ignored zoning laws. The chateau, which can sleep up to 36 guests, has reportedly hosted massive, loud parties that drew complain...
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Shaq just sold his Florida mansion for $16.5 million after 3 years on the market. Look inside the home that comes with a 6,000-square-foot basketball court.

Shaq bought the Florida estate for a little less than $4 million in 1993. Compass Florida Shaquille O'Neal just sold his lakeside Florida mansion for $16.5 million. The retired NBA player bought the home in 1993 for a little less than $4 million. The 12-bedroom home near Orlando has an indoor basketball court, a 17-car garage, and a 95-foot swimming pool. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal just sold his lakeside mansion in Florida for...
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Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn just listed his Beverly Hills estate for $110 million - more than double what he paid for it 6 years ago. Look inside.

Wynn's mansion includes several bedrooms for staff and a security team. Jim Bartsch Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn just put his Beverly Hills estate on the market for $110 million. That's more than double the $47.85 million he paid for the property in 2015. Wynn resigned as CEO and chairman of Wynn Resorts in 2018 after he was accused of sexual misconduct. He denies the allegations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Steve Wynn, the billionaire cofounder and forme...
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A London mansion designed to look like 2 glowing glass cubes is asking $64 million. Look inside the modernist home that has 3 underground levels and a car stacker.

The home is tucked away in an alleyway in Mayfair, one of London's most affluent neighborhoods. Beauchamp Estates A glass-walled London mansion has hit the market for £50 million, or about $64 million, Beckie Strum reports for Mansion Global. The home also being offered as two separate adjoining homes for £25 million — or about $32 million — each.  The 13,583-square-foot mansion includes two rooftop terraces, a four-vehicle car-stacking system, and a 27-foot underground swimming pool....
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An abandoned 16,000-square-foot mansion in the English countryside is on sale for $500,000 — take a look inside the eerie home

The exterior of Blackborough House. Strutt & Parker A crumbling 19th-century mansion that sits on more than 10 acres of land in Devon, England, is on sale. Despite its dirt-covered floors and exposed ceilings, photos hint at how grand the eight-bedroom home once was. Years after being abandoned, the mansion looking for a buyer willing to restore the home to its former grandeur. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Are you brave enough to take on this massive fixer-upper? Bla...
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Shaq has been trying to sell his lakeside Florida mansion for 2 years. Look inside the $19.5 million home that comes with a 17-car garage and a 6,000-square-foot basketball court.

Shaq bought the Florida estate for a little less than $4 million in 1993. Compass Florida Shaquille O'Neal is selling a $19.5 million lakeside mansion in Florida that he's owned for 27 years. The retired NBA player bought the home in 1993 for a little less than $4 million. The home sits on nearly four acres in an exclusive, gated golf community that's a 30-minute drive from Orlando. The 12-bedroom home includes its own indoor basketball court, a 17-car garage, and a 95-foot swimming pool. ...
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Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich owns the 3rd-largest yacht in the world and a customized airplane with a 30-person banquet hall. See how else he spends his fortune of at least $12.6 billion.

In 2008, Abramovich's net worth peaked at a reported $23.5 billion. Reuters Billionaire Roman Abramovich was once the richest known man in Russia. The 53-year-old billionaire's wealth peaked at $23.5 billion in 2008. Today, estimates of his net worth range from $12.6 billion to $16 billion. Abramovich owns one of the world's most valuable soccer teams, the Chelsea Football Club, as well as stakes in steel giant Evraz and mining company Norilsk Nickel. From superyachts and private jets ...
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Look inside what was once America's most expensive home, a Los Angeles megamansion that sold for less than 40% of its asking price after 3 years

The 38,000-square-foot home includes a 40-seat movie theater. Berlyn Photography A Los Angeles mega-mansion once listed for $250 million finally sold in October for $94 million — a 62% discount.When it first hit the market in January 2017, the Bel Air home was the most expensive listing in the US.Nicknamed "Billionaire," the extravagant property includes a helipad, five bars, a bowling alley, a 40-seat movie theater, an 85-foot infinity pool, and a massive candy wall.Visit Business Insider'...
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The founder of Reebok just sold his Massachusetts mansion for 25% of its original asking price after 4 years on the market. Look inside the $23 million estate.

The Reebok founder built the mansion in 1999. Brian Snyder/Reuters; Douglas Elliman; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Reebok founder Paul Fireman just sold his Boston mansion for $23 million — roughly a quarter of its original asking price, Douglas Elliman confirmed to Business Insider. Fireman first put the home on the market for $90 million in 2016, The Los Angeles Times reported.The eight-bedroom home, which sits in the affluent Boston suburb of Brookline, was one of the most expensive listin...
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Inside The Crumbling Luxury Mansions Left Abandoned On London’s Billionaires’ Row

SWNS Haunting footage shows the decaying ruins of the multi-million pound mega-mansions left abandoned on Billionaires’ Row. The ultra-exclusive road, officially named The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead, North London is a 66-house street boasting some of the most valuable properties in Britain. More: Youtube h/t: sun Abandoned World Explorer Urban explorers ventured into some of its gigantic... Source
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Mansions return with synthy 'Deserter' EP (listen to "Heel Theme")

Seattle-via-Louisville indie rockers Mansions have developed something of a cult following in the decade they've been in a band, and they've been pretty quiet since the release of 2013's very good Doom Loop. They're finally ready to follow it with a new EP, Deserter... Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
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Is Zillow's Claim Against the Blog McMansion Hell Legit, or an Embarrassment?

Real estate aggregator Zillow—where you may have searched for an apartment or snooped for how much an acquaintance paid for their house—has gotten some bad press after sending a toughly worded cease-and-desist letter to the creator of the viral blog McMansion Hell. Read more...
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Harper's Bazaar Takes Us Inside the Mega-Mansion of Mohamed Hadid, and—Oh Boy 

Mohamed Hadid, controversial Los Angeles luxury developer, beloved Il Pastaio patron, and proud father to Gigi and Bella, has been featured with his longtime fiancée Shiva Safai on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia Interiors. And what a thrill, as I have been dy-ing to get my eyeballs on this billionaire’s 48,000 square foot Bel Air palace (not to be confused with the other illegal half-built one—nicknamed “starship enterprise”—that is currently teetering precariously over its furious neighbor...
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No One Should Be Fighting Over This Ugly Ass House Design

Apparently, you can copyright even very bland nightmare mansions, and at least one Long Island couple is pretty pissed that their copyright is getting ripped off.Read more...
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The Daily Mail Claims Vanity Fair Killed a Story on Mohamed Hadid's Huge and Controversial Mansion 

A new report from The Daily Mail—so, yes, taken with a grain of salt—claims that Vanity Fair suddenly killed a story on billionaire property developer Mohamed Hadid, father of Gigi, Bella, Anwar, and one of the biggest, ugliest half-built mansions Bel Air has ever seen.Read more...
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How to live in mansions around the world rent-free

Photo: You could live here for free! Michaela Cross DO YOU WANT TO LIVE IN A CASTLE? Like, an actual Norman castle in France, for free? Yes, of course you do, even if the castle is “small” and it comes with two dogs and three cats that you have to look after — those are tiny quibbles compared to the fact of living in your own fucking castle. It sounds like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, but that sort of deal is relatively common on international housesitting websites, where strangers persuad...
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Britain's most expensive Huf Haus is yours for £5m (with a helicopter thrown in)

The UK now has the second biggest Huf Haus market in the world, so what does the fabulous German pre-fab have to offer? [Author: Liz Rowlinson]
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With the Playboy Mansion for sale, take a look at the world's sexiest property market

A $10m mountain retreat where Counting Crows recorded an album or a Bel Air mansion with a champagne themed rooms - Los Angeles is hotting up [Author: Max Davidson]
Tags: Los Angeles, House Prices, Millionaires, Playboy Mansion, Mansions, Artesmia, Buying A House, Bunny Girls, Max Davidson

King's Speech sex party mansion sold for £30m

The Georgian house has been snapped up for £30m, to be transformed into a £70m central London mansion [Author: Anna White] [Link to media]
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Someone Built the Minecraft Creator's Insane $70m Mansion in Minecraft

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson outbid Beyoncé and Shawn Knowles for the most expensive mansion in Beverly Hills , and nerds everywhere are celebrating their victory. Notch's net worth after selling out to Microsoft is estimated at $1.5 billion, roughly half a bil more than Beyoncé and her husband.Read more...
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Stamp duty: House price boom and mansion bust

Stamp duty on a £1.5m Clapham home has jumped 12 times over the last 15 years [Author: Anna White] [Link to media]
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