Alex Baskin, a producer and writer for "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," has bought a condo in the Beverly Grove area for $719,000.


The two-bedroom, 21/2-bathroom unit includes a den, dining area, fireplace and living room in 1,552 square feet. The building features a rooftop sun deck, a controlled access elevator and a central courtyard.

Baskin also is producing the new series "Beverly Hills Nannies," set to air in July.

Public records show that the condo last sold in 2005 at $814,000.

Jeffrey J. Hobgood of Sotheby's International Realty handled both sides of the transaction.

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