Former New Kid on the Block Joey McIntyre, who most recently has appeared on TV's "Dancing with the Stars," has sold his house in Los Angeles' Venice area for a reported $2.9 million and has paid a reported $4.7 million for a house in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood.


The Los Angeles Times' Ruth Ryon broke the story this morning of the transactions by McIntyre, 34. And indeed, public records show that both sales closed in April and also were recorded in April.

Built in 2002, the 3,644-square-foot house that McIntyre sold is one that he purchased in 2003 through his 809 Property Trust for $1,600,000, according to public records. Located at 402 Howland Canal in the Venice area, McIntyre's former house has four baths, according to public records. Unfortunately, we were unable to find listing information online for the house. The Times reported that the house has four bedrooms, a loft that is a media room, a "dining garden" on the edge of a canal, an open kitchen, a master suite with a fireplace, an outdoor dining terrace and a viewing deck with a fireplace.

The Hancock Park house that McIntyre and his wife, Barrett, purchased is one that they bought in their own names, and not in a trust, according to public records. Located at 149 N. McCadden Place, the house was built in 1925 and measures 3,738 square feet, according to public records, or 4,700 square feet, according to the Times. Features in McIntyre's new Country English-style house, which was redesigned by architect Paul Williams and refitted by designer Brian Little (who has renovated dozens of houses in Hancock Park and Windsor Square), include four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a media room, a detached guest house, a pool, a spa, a croquet lawn and a garden, the Times reported.

When we get the exact sale prices for both transactions, we'll report them here.