Music competition judge Simon Cowell has purchased a gated estate in Malibu for $24 million, The Times has confirmed. The seller was a corporate entity with ties to Brian Greenspun, the publisher and president of the Las Vegas Sun newspaper.Read more
Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky has sold a house in Westlake Village for $3.4 million. That was a relatively quick pass. The former center had just bought the place through a blind trust at the end of last year for $3.3 million.
Set in the gated Sherwood Country Club area on roughly three-quarters of an acre, the stately Mediterranean looks out onto a golf course fairway and takes in the mountains beyond.Read more
Former pro tennis player Gabriela Sabatini has a penthouse duplex for sale in Key Biscayne, Fla., at $2.89 million. And even though she’s retired, she hasn’t gotten that far away from her sport. The complex has 12 tennis courts.
The 3,138 square feet of living space includes a den/library, five bedrooms and 3.5 remodeled bathrooms.Read more
Former Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Mike Piazza is ready to leave his home base in Miami.
The 12-time All-Star, who was voted into the MLB Hall of Fame last year, has put his waterfront Italian villa-style house on the market for $18.5 million.Read more
Chris Bosh is ready to move on from his resort-style mansion in Miami, the city where he won two NBA championships with the Heat.
The 11-time All-Star has listed the six-bedroom spread for $18 million, a nearly $6-million uptick from when he bought the home in 2010, records show.Read more
An NBA superstar was among those making a mark in L.A.’s luxury real estate scene in November. Other highwater deals include the sale of a Bel-Air spec mansion with a Motown connection and an ocean-view house in Pacific Palisades. Here’s a larger look.Read more