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March 14, 2011

"Apprentice" Bill Rancic sells his mansion in Hinsdale, IL for $4.6 million

Check out Bob's breaking-news blast today on the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Business page, where Bob breaks the story of Bill Rancic, who won the first season of Donald Trump's reality show "The Apprentice," selling his five-bedroom, 12,000-square-foot mansion in Hinsdale, Ill. for $4,600,000 ...

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Feb. 18, 2011

Actor and comedian Jeff Garlin pays $591,700 to purchase a vintage condo unit on Chicago's Gold Coast

Check out Bob's breaking-news alert at the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Business website, where Bob recently broke the news of actor and comedian Jeff Garlin paying $591,700 to purchase a vintage condominium unit on Chicago's Gold Coast.

Garlin will continue to own a house in Los ...

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Sept. 26, 2010

Common puts Chicago condo unit up for rent, historic mansion in Glen Ellyn, IL available for $1.799M, vintage co-op on Chicago's Gold Coast that industrialist Brooks McCormick owned until his death s

Check out Bob's weekly real estate column in the Chicago Tribune from this past Sunday. The column is led by Bob's exclusive -- previously written about on this blog when the Tribune first published the item online item in the middle of the previous week -- about rapper and actor ...

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July 2, 2010

Hilary Duff pays $3.85M for a house in the Summit, high above Beverly Hills, CA

Young actress and singer Hilary Duff has paid $3,850,000 for a five-bedroom, 5,260-square-foot Georgian Colonial-style house in the once-and-again-celebrity-filled Summit neighborhood in Los Angeles County, high above Beverly Hills.

As plenty of others have reported recently, the recently engaged Duff, 22, made the purchase several weeks ago ...

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June 18, 2010

Major-league pitcher Neal Cotts sells his condo in Chicago's River North area for $307K; former Tribune Co. chairman and CEO pays $2.625M for a penthouse condo on Chicago's Gold Coast; actor Vince Va

Check out Bob's Sunday real estate column in the Chicago Tribune (available online now), where he breaks the news of former Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs pitcher Neal Cotts taking a big loss on his condominium unit in Chicago's River North neighborhood, which he just sold for ...

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April 22, 2010

Former talk-show host Jenny Jones lists her cottage on in Barrington Hills, IL for $799K

Check out Bob's column from Sunday's Chicago Tribune (available online now) in which Bob breaks the news of former talk-show host Jenny Jones listing her cottage on 9.3 acres in Barrington Hills, Ill. for $799,000. She's also selling an adjoining, 6.2-acre parcel for $999 ...

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March 21, 2010

Kourtney Kardashian lists home in Calabasas, CA for $795K

Celebutante Kourtney Kardashian has listed her three-bedroom house in Calabasas, Calif. for $795,000.

Kardashian, 30, clearly expects to take a loss on the 2,245-square-foot house, which she purchased in 2006 for $829,000. TMZ.com, which is not only our favorite website but also our favorite television show ...

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March 11, 2010

Screenwriter, director and actor Mike Binder lists his house in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades area for $7.595M

Screenwriter, director and sometime-actor Mike Binder -- known for so many things, including writing and appearing in the movie The Upside of Anger and for co-writing and co-directing his own HBO series The Mind of the Married Man -- has placed his five-bedroom mansion in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades neighborhood on the ...

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March 11, 2010

Actor Vince Vaughn cuts the rental price for a Chicago town home he owns from $7,800 a month to $6,900

Check out Bob's weekly column in this Sunday's Chicago Tribune (already available online), where he breaks the news of actor Vince Vaughn cutting the rental price on a Chicago town home that Vince owns from $7,800 a month to $6,900 a month. Vaughn's main residence ...

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Feb. 8, 2010

Ashley Olsen lists her 2,332-square-foot house in Los Angeles' Hancock Park area for $1.399M

Actress/megabrand Ashley Olsen is expecting to take a loss on her 2,332-square-foot house in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood, having just placed it on the market for $1,399,000.


In a Big Time Listings exclusive, we can report on Olsen's listing of the three-bedroom house ...

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