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Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber nailed modeling; now they try remodeling

Supermodel Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber have put a Malibu house on the market for $15.45 million – more than two and a half times what they paid for the Traditional-style home less than a year ago.

Listing details from the time of their $6-million purchase show the same amount of interior space at 3,651 square feet, but the before and after homes bear little resemblance to each other. Still, $9.45 million is quite a leap for remodeling, appreciation and a finished basement.

Set on 1.4 acres, the gated house has a private path leading down to the beach.

Designed for indoor-outdoor living, the ocean view home has walls of glass that open to wrap-around decks.

A great room with a fireplace flows into a sitting area and the kitchen, which has an island for food prep and informal dining. A media/family room, a bonus room, four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms are among other living spaces.

A lagoon-style pool, expanses of lawn and a footbridge complete the heavily wooded grounds.

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Former NBA star Brad Daugherty goes coast-to-coast with home purchase

Brad Daugherty has made a coast-to-coast real estate play. The retired NBA star turned racing team owner, who previously made his home in his native North Carolina, has bought a house in the Hope Ranch area of Santa Barbara for about $2.36 million.

Set at the end of a winding drive, the property includes an updated ranch-style house, a swimming pool with a spa, a three-stall barn and a tack area on more than two acres.

Built in 1953 and recently remodeled, the single-story floor plan has open-space formal areas, a center-island kitchen with a tiled backsplash, three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 2,136 square feet of space. Inlaid hardwood floors, custom lighting and crown molding are among the interior details.

Outdoors, the pastoral setting centers on a stone-lined patio with a fire pit, lounge setting and a built-in barbecue, set off by mature oaks and palms. Adjacent to the pool is a cabana with an outdoor shower.

The rancher came on the market in January with an asking price of $2.595...

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The Jonas brothers' family home sells in Toluca Lake for $1.8 million

The family home of the pop-rock brothers Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas has sold in Toluca Lake for $1.8 million.

Set behind gates and an ivy-covered wrought iron fence, the two-story Traditional-style is clad in red brick on the first level with white siding above. Black shutters accent the upper-story windows of the gabled-roof house.

Built in 1938, the 3,467-square-foot turn-key residence contains a formal entry, open-plan living areas, a bar, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Fireplaces grace the designer-done family and living rooms.

Beamed ceilings, French doors and wood floors are among interior details.

A gazebo stands in a far corner of the backyard. Lawn, plantings and mature trees complete the grounds of about a third of an acre.

Kevin Jonas, 27, Joe Jonas, 25, and Nick Jonas, 22, are known for their band, the Jonas Brothers, which appeared on Disney Channel shows and movies. The two elder brothers completed a five-month tour last year.

Nick Jonas, who started his own group, Nick...

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Pepe Serna's onetime Eagle Rock home ready to cast a new owner

The onetime Eagle Rock home of prolific actor Pepe Serna and his wife, Diane, has come on the market for the first time in nearly two decades.

Serna, known for his role in the grisly chainsaw scene from Brian De Palma’s 1983 film “Scarface,” maintained the Spanish-style residence in the 1980s and eventually sold the property in 1997 for $360,000. The home, built in the 1920s, now lists for sale at $1.495 million.

Sited on a sloping lot of more than half an acre, the palm-topped house centers on a lagoon-style pool with a raised spa and cascading waterfall feature. Various tiered patios found throughout the grounds take in views of the downtown cityscape and surrounding area.

Within the 2,802 square feet of space is an octagonal entry hall, a formal living/dining room area, an updated kitchen, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. Brightly tiled accents lend a Moroccan note to the two-level floor plan, while arched windows and doorways, beamed ceilings and Saltillo tile flooring are in keeping...

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Poppy Montgomery of 'Unforgettable' buys new in Pacific Palisades

Actress Poppy Montgomery is moving up. She has bought a newly built home in Pacific Palisades for $4,898,585 -- not to put too fine a point on it.

The “Unforgettable” star sold her home in Brentwood earlier this year for $3.856 million.

Her new Traditional-style home combines classic good looks with contemporary flair. Hand-honed woodwork, cabinetry and fireplace mantels are among the architectural details.

There are oak floors throughout the five-bedroom two-story, which features two family rooms, a bar, a bonus room and 4.5 bathrooms. The master suite has one of the home’s three fireplaces and takes in ocean views. A sitting room with French doors and mountain views is at the top of the staircase.

Accordion-style glass doors open the main living space to a covered patio with a rustic brick fireplace and a chandelier. The back and front yards are lawn.

Montgomery, 42, has starred on the police drama “Unforgettable” since 2011. The Australian-born actress was in the mystery series "Without...

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Home of the Day: 1930s Spanish Colonial in Mar Vista gets a new look

This Spanish Colonial residence in Mar Vista was remade by the husband-and-wife architecture team of Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough with a mix of repurposed materials and contemporary finishes. Shaded by tall privacy hedges, the 1930s home has vintage steel-frame casement windows, modern wood cabinetry and a master suite that opens to grounds containing an entertainer's deck, a fire pit and a converted art studio.

Location: 3788 Boise Ave., Mar Vista, 90066

Price: $1.159 million

Year built: 1930

Architects: Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough (Hsu McCullough Architects)

House size: 1,200 square feet, two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 5,730 square feet

Features: Reclaimed oak flooring, walnut cabinets, steel frame casement windows, contemporary kitchen, entertainer’s decks, fire pit, barbecue, motorized gate, drought-tolerant landscaping, garage/studio

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90066 ZIP Code in March was $1.1 million based on 29 sales, according...

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