Hot Home News: Judge Judy, Michael Jordan & the Cowardly Lion
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January 30, 2013 (Newswire.com) - This week's Top 10 homes spotlight at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com includes a look at the 56,000 square foot home of Michael and Juanita Jordan in suburban Chicago where they lived for almost 20 years until their divorce in 2006. Though it has been on the market for some time, the new price cut of $8 million should surely excite the interest of any Chicago Bulls fan who has $21 million to spend on the mansion that Air Jordan called home. It even has his famous uniform #23 molded onto the huge front entry gate and an indoor regulation-sized basketball court with cushioned floors and motorized backboards along with a premium sound system.
In other home news:
What's a little 'ol $9 million apartment to Judge Judy, who earns $123,000 a day? That's about $45 million a year from her job, not considering investments. Nine million is what the judge is asking for her co-op apartment at the Sherry Netherland on New York City's Fifth Avenue. The 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment overlooks Central Park. Her husband, Jerry, was also a real judge and a television judge too.
The Hollywood home that the Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) bought in 1941 is now on the market at $25,580,000. The private estate consists of the main house, full sized guest house, pool, tennis court and a two-lane vintage-style bowling alley. It has drawn many celebrity owners over the years including Betty Grable, Harry James and Paul McCartney.
Also, one of the world's most famous homes is the Glass Pavilion in Santa Barbara, California. Originally priced at $35,000,000 - now $13,990,000.
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