Real Estate newsletter: Ellen is at it again
Welcome back to the Real Estate newsletter. In this world, there are only a few things you can count on. The sun will rise in the morning. The skies will rain the day after you wash your car. And Ellen DeGeneres will simply not stop flipping houses.
The talk show host and her wife, Portia de Rossi, are back at it in Beverly Hills Post Office, where they just paid $8.5 million for a picture-perfect Midcentury. The word’s still out on what they’re planning, since the modernist retreat was renovated in recent years.
The week’s other winner was rapper French Montana, who sold his Hidden Hills home for $5 million five years after buying it from Selena Gomez. During his stay, he decked the place out with a $400,000 recording studio.
Both deals, however, pale in comparison to the price that Charlie Fries’ former estate is chasing in Beverly Hills. The 90-year-old manor, which was once…