Who of us hasn’t felt envious of celebrities’ breathtaking residencies at least once in their life? I mean, I know for sure I have. Can you imagine yourself living in one of those million dollars worth of real estate? Personally, I can’t. I wouldn’t know what to do with myself, and I definitely don’t think I would be the humble person that I am today if I were to live in such lavish properties. #guilty.
However, guess what? Celebrities love selling and buying and profiting via real estate. Actually, truth be told, 2018 was the year of selling houses. Stars and famous faces like Selena Gomes, Tyra Banks, Kylie Jenner, etc. all sold out one of their houses and, yes, they did earn quite a lot of money from doing it. So, without further ado, let us dive deeper into these deals that our favorite celebrities made.
Apparently, the beauty mogul and the Kylie Cosmetics founder knows her way around real estate. She sold one of her Hidden Hills home and the plot of dirt next to it for about $12.05 million. Say what now? Well, Kylie bought the house when she was only 18 and got it for $6.03 million. This year, she sold it for $6.7 million. Go, Jenner. Whereas, she sold the plot of dirt for $5.35 million. So, these two sales sum up to $12,050,000 from which Kylie profited over 1 million dollars. Now that is business, dear readers.
Ellen has sold her Montecito estate and boy, did she make a mind-bogglingly huge profit. The comedian bought this property back in the year 2017 for $7,195 million and ended up selling it for $11 million, swooping right in $4 million. Not bad, eh? Not bad at all.
Taylor has also said her goodbyes to her Beverly Hills home for $2,65 million. The superstar purchased it back in 2012 for $1,78 million which means that she has made an almost one million dollar profit. I mean, who would not want her place, honestly? It has four bedrooms and it comes with a pool!!! And the best part? It also has a 1,000 bottle wine cellar. *swoons*
One of our favorite singers out there, Selena Gomez has sold her Fort Worth home. Care to venture a guess for how much? Well, no more and no less than $2,7 million. The price was initially $3 million, but soon after, the singer took it off the market. However, according to Christie’s, it was indeed sold in 2018 doe $2,7 million.
The worldwide famous fashion designer, Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger also made a one million dollar profit from selling their property in Palm Beach, Florida. They bought the 11,000-square-foot property for $34 million and sold it for $35 million. Here is a view from Hilfiger’s house.
Here is something you probably didn’t know: when Usher saw this place for the first time in his life, he was a teenager and it was way back in 1991. That is the same moment he realized that he wanted to buy it someday. And he really did, for $1,2 million. But, in 2018, he decided to sell it and its first price was $2,6 million. The house was sold for about $1,1 million less than the initial price, with the price tag of $1,5 million.
Below you can see the house Tyra Banks bought for $3 million. However, she decided to sell it four years later, for no more and no less than $4 million. This shows that she knows what she is doing, making a one million dollar profit out of it. Yay, Banks!
Well, the model and her husband, Gerber who is a businessman, sold their house in Malibu for $45 million. That is a whole lot of money. But, unfortunately, the price is $5 million less than it was bought for. They had purchased the place along with another property next door for $50,5 million.
In the early summer, Matt decided to sell his apartment on Manhattan Upper East Side for $7 million. The good news? He had bought the apartment for only for $5,88 million. Which means he pocketed more than one million. The better news? It is only three blocks away from Central Park.
The brilliant actress should her place this June for $4,43 million. Whoever bought it is a lucky one, as the apartment has two bedrooms and it is actually a penthouse. Dunst had purchased the apartment in 2007 for $3,09 million, so that means she made over a million dollars profit with her smart sale.
See, the thing is that we don’t the exact price of the selling, but what we know is that it was listed for $825,000 in May. Considering that it was bought by Lauren for $570,000, then she made quite a profit. According to Realtor.com, its listing read:
No detail went unnoticed while bringing this prewar classic apartment back to life with the highest-end materials and finishes.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
After she passes away, her estate was sold for a sum of $20,8 million. Gabor had owned the place for 40 years and just before she died, she sealed the deal with the future owners. The place is breathtaking, with the prettiest views. Such a sight for sore eyes.
Yes, you read that right. Although this property serves as the backdrop of their reality show, they have decided to actually sell it. This decision was made in the summer of 2018. And guess what? You TOO, can buy this. It can be yours for $7,9 million. Before you freak out, it is a 35-acre property in total.
I am wondering, is the palace from the Beauty and the Beast up for sale? I’d buy that solely for the gorgeous and rich library. Anyways, which one do you like most? And if you were to buy one of them, which one would you opt for?
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