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Captain America actor Chris Evan lists L.A. home for $1.45 million after spending $3.52 million for a nearby mid-century ranch residence down the street from Justin Timberlake. (Trulia Luxe Living)

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A downtown Manhattan penthouse sold in an all cash deal for a whopping $50,912,500 million to a mysterious buyer who reportedly spent five minutes in the single-level sprawler before declaring, “I”ll take it!” (Wall Street Journal)

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In other upper end Manhattan real estate news, the government of Qatar has agreed to pay the international and influential art dealing Wildenstein family somewhere around $90 million dollars for a stunning Beaux-Arts townhouse on East 64th Street that they plan to use as a consulate. (Wall Street Journal)

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In even more high end New York City real estate news fashion industry über-exec Reed Krakoff and his interior designer wife Delphine have sold their painstakingly renovated and meticulously decorated, 18,000 square foot Neo-Georgian townhouse on the Upper East Side for $51,000,000 to a corporate entity controlled by an as yet unidentified buyer. (New York Post)

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Prolific pulp novelist Jackie Collins’ quintessentially 1990s modern mansion in Beverly Hills has 25,000 square feet, five writing rooms, a 10-foot tall Buddha outside the dining room, and a swimming pool inspired by a David Hockney painting. (Wall Street Journal)

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Some former professional football player we’ve never heard of before (Justin Fargas) listed a party friendly contemporary in the hills of Sherman Oaks, CA with a $2.795 million asking price.

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In other professional athlete real estate news, Amar’e Stoudemire purchased a 190-acre farm in Dutchess County (NY). (New York Post)

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Fast and Furious actress Jordana Brewster listed her L.A. house with an asking price of $3,379,000. Briefly, back in the late early 2000s, the three bedroom and four bathroom home in the Sunset Strip area had been owned by fast-paced house hopper (and chat show queen) Ellen DeGeneres. (Trulia Luxe Living)

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We’re not sure if anyone took them up on their offer but boy band superstar Kevin Jonas and his wife, Danielle, offered their former home in Denville, NJ, on Air BNB as a rental for Super Bowl weekend at a rate of $20,000 per night. Seriously? If someone actually paid $20,000 to spend the night in Nick Jonas’s suburban macmansion they’re crazy. Well, he did offer to throw in four tickets to the game but, still… (Air BNB)

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So the scuttlebutt goes, music industry royals Jay-Z and Beyoncé are =on the hunt for a hideaway in the Hamptons. They reportedly had a looks see at a newly constructed compound on one of the most desirable streets in East Hampton listed with an unrevealed asking price said to be around $25 million and owned, according to property records, by Showbiz veteran and inveterate high end house flipper Sandy Gallin. (New York Post)

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Also hunting for a new house, but on the west coast is Mad Men star January Jones who reportedly had a looks see at a 3,000 square foot 1920s French Country cottage on a wedge-shaped lot in Pasadena listed for $1,948,000 (Daily Mail)

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Although she hasn’t actually lived there is quite some time, rock-n-roll scion turned Fashion Police co-host Kelly Osbourne listed a one bedroom and 2 bathroom Robert Byrd-designed house in the Sunset Strip area of L.A. with an asking price of $1,349,000. As far as this property gossip know, Miss Osbourne still rents a house in Beverly Hills made famous by a previous tenant…Lindsay Lohan. (Trulia Luxe Living)

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Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has reached an agreement with an unknown party to sell a pair of adjacent but not fully combined duplex penthouse lofts in New York City’s TriBeCa’ ‘hood for an unknown amount. Mister Jackson paid a total of $17.35 for the 8,300+ square foot two-unit spread (with 6,000 square feet of outdoor space) and they were last listed together for $19,950,000. (Luxury Listings New York City)