Carly Simon, the highly talented Singer and Songwriter perhaps best known for her early ‘70’s hit “You’re So Vain” has relisted her lovely West Village duplex at 46 Commerce Street. She had listed it for anywhere from around $2.5 to $3.8 million, but so far it hasn’t sold. But she’s not one to give up.
The pad is described as “having love-rekindling powers” by those in the know. MMMMMMMM..just in time for Valentine’s Day!
The British musician and co-founder of the legendary group Genesis, has listed his Noho condo loft at 1 Bond Street for $7.995 million. The rock star bought the place roughly four years ago for $5.03 million. Three million dollars more might sound a little MUCH, but Mike invested lots of money and time renovating the place. In this case it’s a complete overhaul. Night and day could not be more different!
“Rainman” director and Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Levinson, who is currently filming his new horror flick “The Bay”, which sees a bucolic Chesapeake Bay town overrun by a breed of pollution-mutated parasites, has purchased a three-bedroom Soho loft at 104 Wooster Street for $5.65 million.
Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams has bought a $15.8 million Tribeca apartment inside the Merchants House at 35 North Moore Street. Deron also made quite a good deal as the apartment was listed for $1.1 million more. Enough bucks to get a nice renovation/personalization done, even though the apartment already looks nice with its minimalistic, white design.
Ethan Coen , the extremely talented film director, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer and producer, of the Coen Brothers has listed his Greenwich Village co-op at 30 East 10th Street for $2.34 million. The one-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment has 1,800 square feet and was purchased by Ethan and his beautiful wife, Tricia Cooke, in 2004 for $1.495 million. The second-floor apartment has a very large living room with a nice open kitchen.
The German fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld has finally sold his co-op at 50 Gramercy Park North for $4.5 million. The super, white-themed, luxury apartment had been on the market for 9 months and went temporarily off the market in December. It must have stung Karl to give the apartment away for a whopping $2.25 million less than he paid for it in 2006. The reason for the poor interest in the apartment is probably the high maintenance costs.
A few months ago we reported on Alicia Keys’ purchase of her new mansion in New Jersey. She bought the home from Eddie Murphy for $12 million although he had originally asked for $30 million. What a deal for her!
Alicia Keys, the ever beautiful singer, actress and entertainer tried to get a similar great deal on her NYC home. She paid $12.75 million for the apartment in 2010 and has tried to sell it just two years later without any noteworthy renovations for $17.95.
Judith Sheindlin, who is by profession a lawyer, judge, television personality and arbitrator, better known as Judge Judy from her very successful reality show “Judge Judy”, has listed her luxury pied-a-terre at the Sherry Netherland for $9 million. Mrs. Sheindlin purchased the apartment with her husband back in 2010 for $6.75 million. She used it only occasionally as she’s got another home in Connecticut and a luxury home in Florida for the cold winter months. Lucky lady!
Former couple, David Duchovny and Tea Leoni, have listed their luxury co-op at 170 East 78th Street for $9.25 million. David and Tea bought the apartment in 2008 for $6.25 million but split just three years later.
Actress and talk show host Kelly Ripa, who has been nominated for 8 Daytime Emmy Awards and is the recipient of 5 Soap Opera Digest Awards, along with hubby Mark Consuelos Ripa have listed their duplex penthouse at 76 Crosby Street in Soho for $24.5 million. The married couple purchased the apartment back in 2005 for $9.5 million and spent two years renovating their new home.
The uber-succesful Hollywood production couple has sold their Midtown West apartment inside 120 Central Park South. The couple, known for Schindler’s list, The Sixth Sense, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, Star Wars and E.T., listed the apartment in September with an asking price of $3.595 million. The buyer obviously had good taste as the quite, nice apartment was sold a little over the asking price, for $3.62 million.
Pop singer Ricky Martin has purchased an apartment at 170 East End Avenue on the Upper East Side. Although it was originally listed for $6.495 million, Ricky was able to get the unit for only $5.9 million.
New-Zealand-born Supermodel Kylie Bax, whose beautiful face is on more than twenty Vogue covers, has listed her Tribeca Duplex for $3.1 million. This Kiwi model and mother of two, still has a house in Greece, Los Angeles and recently moved to Sidney, Australia with her family. Kylie purchased two apartments in the building in 2008 for a total of $2.1 million, combined them into a duplex and did extensive renovations.
Interior decorator and former host of “The Nate Berkus Show” and a regular on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, has left New York City to be with his partner Jeremiah Brent in Los Angeles. Two years ago Nate purchased a 3,000-square-foot, 3-bedroom, Village co-op at 19 West 9th street for $3.35 million. In 2006 he also bought a one-bedroom pad for $550,000. Since his interior company is Chicago-based, he also owns a 4,000-square-foot condominium in Chicago which has been on the market since early 2011.
It looks like electronic dance music star Moby has found an additional source of money after receiving multiple platinum awards and selling over 20 million albums worldwide. Moby has sold his Noho penthouse at 7 Bond Street for $5.8 million—$700,000 less than the original asking price of $6.5 million—after purchasing it a few years back for $3.75 million. Moby’s penthouse is located on the sixth floor of a building built in 1904 and converted into condominiums in 1986.