Category: Celebrity Real Estate

More Athletes Choosing Tampa for Retirement: Vincent Jackson, Vincent Lecavalier

Former Tampa Bay Lightning player Vincent Lecavalier and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson are the latest athletes who have warmly expressed their love of Tampa and their desire to retire here. There are other cities to choose from, including the places where they grew up, but they say TAMPA is home, and they want to retire here. Obviously, they feel a…

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Celebrities with Waterfront Homes in Florida

Why do celebrities come to live in Florida? Of course, many know the answer. They come to enjoy the weather, the beaches, the golf courses, and the most-often-mentioned income-tax-free life. They also come to enjoy waterfront homes. Celebrities love waterfront homes, as these homes evoke the feeling of living in a magnificent resort while basking in the privacy of one’s own abode….

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4 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Tampa Bay Area as of May 2012

The four most expensive homes for sale as of May 2012 in the Tampa Bay area — in the counties of Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco — have easy access to water. Three of them are on the Intracoastal Waters that have access to the Gulf of Mexico and the fourth one is near lakes. These are the four most expensive…

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Notable Home Sales in South Florida in 2010

Despite the current doldrums in the residential real estate sector in Florida and in all other U.S. states, home sales happen that make people notice because of their sales prices or the circumstances behind the sales. Here are some of the most notable home sales in Florida in 2010: Biggest Home Sale in Palm Beach A seven-bedroom Venetian Mediterranean-style oceanfront…

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Celebrities Sell Their Homes at a Loss Too

It’s not only ordinary homeowners that are struggling from declining home values;  celebrities too. And they’re losing money not by the thousands, but by the millions. Recent home sales or listings by celebrities showed that they initially priced their homes much higher than their purchase prices, but were forced to reduce their prices to even lower than how much they’ve…

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The Effect of MTV on Real Estate Expectations

MTV’s Cribs show has been on for a few years now.  Over those years, the television show has highlighted some of the richest and best known individuals and their extravagant real estate.  While it is doubtful that MTV producers had anything on their mind other than entertaining the masses, this television show has had some much unexpected results.  This celebrity…

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The Celebrity Real Estate Market – Sell, Sell, Sell

If you think the common man is the only one selling out of their homes, rest assured, the celebrity is also selling. Most of the time celebrity real estate will have some sales and some purchases, but not this time around. Shaquille, Barry and Britney are all selling. Shaquille O’Neal was just signed to a contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers….

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2008 and Celebrity Real Estate: Going, going, gone!

Wow, this has been a tough year for finances and real estate. When the lady next door has her home foreclosed on, many people think this is something that is common, for the commoner. But, what about the celebrity? They have lots of money and they must have paid for their home in full when they bought it, right? For…

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Celebrity Real Estate Update

Celebrities are big spenders in the fashion industry, motor industry and real estate as well. It is not always a success for all of them. Some have created their wealth and have maintained it for a good period, while others have shot to fame and lost the wealth that comes with it within a very short period. Celebrities and their…

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Living and Working in the Nude

Nude real estate is something that few people know even exists. But the nude real estate market is far more advanced than many would think. There are places in the world that focus on nude real estate and nude life to the point that the clothing optional lifestyle is a given and not something that draws more attention than any…

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Places to Play: Outside the Box

With the real estate market in the United States being such a risky game, seasoned investors are looking outside the box for a place to play.  They are finding islands to buy, and lots of them.  One real estate company has over five hundred private islands available.  That is just one company.  Who knew there were so many islands for…

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Celebrities Facing Foreclosure: Where did the money go?

They’re rich, they’re famous and they are running out of money. There are many everyday people who understand very little about how a rich and famous person can have their home sucked out from under them by the foreclosure beast. The normal questions come to mind. Where did all their money go? Who spent the millions they earned? Why didn’t…

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Mortgage Rates – Not Going Any Lower – And Other News

We often get ask this question: When will the market bottom? Are interest rates going to get any lower? When should I buy a house? Well, here’s an interesting article from CNBC: Don’t Wait: Mortgage Rates Unlikely To Go Any Lower Here’s an optimistic look at Home Sale in 2008: Home Sales and Prices to pick up in Second Half…

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Celebrity Real Estate Cities

In years past, celebrities has chosen to keep their real estate ventures in the most popular of cities. From Los Angeles to New York City, celebrities can be found purchasing real estate for tens of millions of dollars without even a blink of the eye. But, this trend may soon change as lucrative real estate markets are popping up in…

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How Celebrities Choose their Homes

Underneath their glitz and glamour, celebrities are just like any of us, they want to live in a perfect home with a great location. But they do not live like the average person because they can afford more than what many other people can. So they tend to live places like the Aspen slopes, the Malibu beaches, and the Miami…

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