Childhood Home of Judy Garland Is Up for Sale

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It was fifty years ago when two of the greatest actresses in Hollywood lived in this home. Bette Davis and Joan Crawford had long successful acting careers. 180 South McCadden Place in Hollywood, the home was reportedly “respectable,” rather than “luxurious,” although it has Judy’s very first swimming pool.

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Judy Garland’s Childhood Home Is for Sale—and It’s Not in Kansas

There’s no place like Judy Garland‘s childhood home, which, surprisingly enough, is located in Lancaster, CA, a good hour-and-a-half drive northeast of Los Angeles. Although the Antelope Valley town is a bit remote, and not one of the Golden State’s more glamorous locales, you just can’t brush the stardust off… Read more at Realtor.com

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Although Garland’s childhood home, built in 1915, has been expanded and remodeled, some of the original features it had when she lived there still exist. You can gaze out the same windows, brush against the same moldings, and dance across some of the same floors.

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One of Atlanta’s Most Important Luxury Homes

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This 15,000 sq.ft. artisanal French Provincial home is made up of slate and concrete, custom-made doors and windows in the Loire River Valley.

This luxury home is constructed by artisans from France. The detailed craftsmanship represents the apex of home building in southern America.

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ONE OF THE SOUTH’S MOST IMPORTANT RESIDENCES HAS HIT THE MARKET

Designed not only to reflect the quality of lifestyle of a forgotten age, this home was also carefully crafted to house a modern family. This is an heirloom home designed to last hundreds of years and represents a seldom available opportunity to secure what is certainly one of the… See more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

Billed as “one of the South’s most important residences,” which is hard disagree and ignore when you look at some of the features of this artisanal luxury home. And the pool is just amazing!

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Exquisite Buckhead Manse 5th Priciest in Atlanta Market

Before glancing at the sky-high cost to live in this 15,172-square-foot Buckhead mansion, it’s quite clear this home stands out in a big way. Featuring seven bedrooms, eight and 1/2 bathrooms, and all the absurdly opulent trappings of the filthy rich, at an even $10 million this property is the fifth most expensive listing on the… Read more at Curbed Atlanta

Classy and Beautiful Luxury Homes In Arizona

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Here are some of the most beautiful and luxurious homes situated in one of the most beautiful places in the USA, Arizona! Check out this video which features some of the most expensive luxury homes listed in the Arizona luxury real estate market.

This television show, “AZ Million Dollar Homes,” aired on ABC-15 in the Phoenix market. It takes viewers on a tour of luxury homes over $1 million dollars. This show features the most expensive home currently on the… See it here

In the summer, it gets hot in Arizona. And a luxury home in Arizona would not be complete without a swimming pool. If you’re going to add this feature in a luxury home, you might as well add a beautiful swanky swimming pool to go with it.

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7 Luxury Swimming Pools That Have To Be Seen To Be Believed

If you’re going to have a professional that will take care of this feature, you might as well make a big splash. (Pun totally intended.) So, how does one improve on a pool? Well, you could put it on a roof, for starters. Or, you could go really, really over-the-top and… See more at The Huffington Post

Sipson Island: The Ultimate Coastal Luxury Property

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One of the things that everyone says if they’ll win the lotto is to buy a private island. Owning a remote and private luxury island property is what most of us dreams of.

Sipson Island is a luxurious private island that is surrounded by nice beaches of Pleasant Bay.

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SIPSON ISLAND: A RARE PRIVATE ISLAND OFF THE COAST OF CAPE COD

A historic offering of Sipson Island – an approximately 25-acre landmark on the eastern coast of Cape Cod – is presented for sale in its entirety for the first time in generations. Located on Pleasant Bay, one of Cape Cod’s most beautiful embayment’s and an international boating and sport fishing destination, the island includes several… Read more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

Sipson Island boasts views of Cape Cod Bay, Nauset Beach and Cape Cod Bay. This dreamy coastal oasis is priced at $12.5 million. So if you can scrap together the cash, here’s your chance!

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Own an Entire Cape Cod Private Island for $12.5 Million

At nearly 25 acres and comprising nine different sized parcels, the entirely private island—lined by beaches of Pleasant Bay, a premiere boating and fishing destination—includes several year-round and seasonal dwellings (including a seven-bedroom, four-bath main house) two boathouses, and three docks that allow for deep water boat access to the… Read more at Mansion Global

Oprah Winfrey’s Shockingly Modest Chicago Home For Sale

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The modest, 2,250-square-foot house, which the media mogul bought for $298,000 in 2001, includes two baths, a couple of wood-burning fireplaces, a formal dining room, and recessed lighting. Built in 1941, the home is being sold as is, according to the listing.

Less than a month after the media mogul announced she is closing the Chicago studios where “The Oprah Winfrey Show” was taped, Winfrey is now auctioning off more than 500 personal items from her Chicago apartment. Jen Markham (@jenmarkham) has a look.

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Winfrey came to Chicago in 1984 to host a low-rated, half-hour morning talk show, which went from last place to first within months. That led to “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” a phenomenally successful and long-running show that was syndicated. It was produced in Chicago’s Harpo Studios.

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Managing Your Renovation Budget Custom Builders– #makeitbetterBD

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Managing Your Renovation BudgetManaging your renovation budget doesn’t have to be as impossible as it sounds. Making a few smart, proactive decisions and showing a little initiative is the easiest way to make sure your budget doesn’t grow out of control. Learn about a few things you can do to keep your budget in tact by […]

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Tuscany: Is It Still A Property Investor’s Dream?

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If there has ever been a safe place to invest in real estate, Tuscany is it. This area has and seemingly will always be a good place to invest.

Limited Growth Is Beneficial

In general, Italy does not suffer from the booms and busts that are famous in the real estate investment industry. In addition, Tuscany property values are protected by strict planning laws that limit new building work.

Property therefore never suddenly loses value because an ugly building is put up in the area. Knowing that these standards are in place can help to protect your investment.

Tuscany keeps its charm by it being law for builders to maintain a traditional style. This is something you will easily be able to adhere to as a real estate developer.

Wait Out The Return In Style

As a developer, you will be able to enjoy the beauty of Tuscany while you wait for the return on your investment. Even if you are not going to be living at the property while you invest, there are plenty of ways to use it to your advantage whether that means renting it out or using it as holiday accommodation.

Tuscany is not the right place to make a lot of money quickly but it is a secure investment with a slow, yet almost guaranteed return.

Location and Restoration

Long ago, it was possible to buy an old run down farmhouse and transform it into a dream property but this isn’t the case anymore. Now it is better to search the market for the current bargain. Sometimes this can be a previously restored property or something that needs slight changes made to increase its value.

The area changes continually depending on which part of Tuscany is popular at that moment. There are a huge number of agents that can help you find the right property to invest in. What has remained constant is that investing in Tuscany is always a great financial move.