Beverly Hills Estates and Marisa Zanuck support the Arts…

 

Marisa Zanuck and the principals at Beverly Hills Estates Realty are enthusiastic patrons of the arts and were thrilled to participate in the sponsorship of official 59th annual Grammy Book.

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Alum Marisa Zanuck Sells Her Cali Crib

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Shipping Magnate Seeks Almost $67M for L.A. Home

Businessman Richard Neu is certainly hoping his ship will come in when it comes to his recent real estate listing in Los Angeles’s Holmby Hills neighborhood.

With a titanic $66.65 million asking price, the shipping magnate is seeking more than four times the $15 million he paid for the 10,907-square-foot property on South Mapleton Drive back in 2006, Los Angeles property records show.

Designed by renowned architect Paul Williams and built in 1926, it’s set on more than an acre of land and includes a seven- bedroom, nine-bathroom main house with a large master-suite, a tennis court and a swimming pool, according to the listing.

South Mapleton Drive, which is just west of the posh Los Angeles Country Club, has long been popular with the rich and famous—and even Playboy Playmates—due to its large private mansions that dot the tree-lined street.

Until 2013, Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner owned a home on the street dubbed the “Bunny hutch,” as it’s where playmates would stay when the nearby Playboy mansion was full, according to Variety.

It added that Mr. Hefner also owned another mansion on the street, which he sold in 2009 for $18 million, while Gregory Peck’s widow, Veronique, sold her seven-bedroom mansion on the same street for $22 million to Google’s Eric Schmidt in 2013.

Marisa Zanuck of Beverly Hills Estates Realty and Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame, who is the listing agent for Mr. Neu’s property, confirmed that she was selling Mr. Neu’s house. He did not immediately respond to a message left for him at Neu Holding Corporation.

 

Bring the Party Outside

Southern California- usually means sunny days filled with blue skies and a sparkling ocean. On average, we get to experience the “California Summer” (cue The Beach Boys “California Girls”) about a quarter of our lives… make the most of our amazing climate by bringing the party outside among friends.

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7 Spots That Transform Your Sunday Afternoon

Don’t waste another Sunday afternoon on the couch!  Los Angeles is packed with a ton of places to spice up your Sunday whether it be somewhere that gets your heart racing or a place that provides true relaxation and tranquility, your Sundays will never disappoint. The fun doesn’t have to end when the weekend is almost over- so get out and explore the exciting City of Angels by starting with the following destinations:

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6 Tips to Find the Right Home for You

When it comes time to buying a home, being picky is a must. A home is where memories are made, where your family grows and where you grow as an individual- so you deserve to find the right place where all of this and more can take place. Here are some of my tips to keep in mind when finding the best home for you and your family.

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My Guide to Top LA Shopping Spots

With all the hustle and bustle of the fast-paced L.A. lifestyle, it’s important to remember to slow things down a notch.  So, if you’re in need of a little retail therapy,  let me be your guide to the top Los Angeles shopping spots!

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10 Secrets to Selling Your Home

As the real estate market continues to boom, there is no better time than right now to sell your home. But selling your home can be challenging and selling it to the right people for the right price can be even more of a feat. To sell your home the right way, you have to do your homework. Fear not, here is my “cheat sheet” to help get you past the obstacles.

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Buying a Home, Made Simple

It really is!

With the influx of the market continually changing from month to month, buying a home has never been more confusing. Prospective home buyers must ponder: “Should we buy a home now, later…or never?”

Well I’m excited to say that there has never been a better time to buy than right now! For those of us who didn’t buy shortly after the economic crash- when fixed loan rates dipped as low as 3.25% – right now buyers with approved credit can get an astounding annual 30-year fixed loan at 3.85%!

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