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A home in France recently broke the record for the highest price ever paid for a house. The sale of Chateau Louis XIV, located outside of Paris, is rumored to have sold for $301M. The previous record holder was a $221M penthouse at the One Hyde Park building in London that was developed by Candy & Candy and Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the Prime Minister of Qatar. With those record prices in mind, let's take a look at the most expensive homes for sale in Los Angeles and see how the price points compare.

There is, of course, last year's most expensive home for sale in Los Angeles at 9505 Lania Lane that started at $195M and was reduced to $149M. While no longer publicly listed, is still available to a willing buyer.

9505 Lania Lane is among the most expensive homes for sale in LA

 

The new

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Based on our local market and clientele, we often have privacy and security at the top of our client's wish lists when looking for a home. Los Angeles is home (or one of many homes) to many high-profile individuals from A-list entertainers, business titans, professional athletes, heads of state, billionaires, and royal families. People come in droves for the chance to make it big in Hollywood or see someone who has made it big. With pictures of celebrities selling to the highest bidder, paparazzi are willing to go to great lengths to get a personal shot of celebs with their guard down. For these VIPs, their privacy and security is one of the most important criteria for their home. A guard-gated community, the penthouse of a high rise with 24-hour doorman,

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We are proud to present our latest listing: a Hidden Hills estate located at 25067 Jim Bridger Road. The property is located in the highly-desired Ashley Ridge section of the guard-gated city. This is a home that boasts every possible amenity and was custom built by an entertainment industry producer. The result is an oasis that caters to the needs of a working entertainer and the celebrity lifestyle that requires a home where someone can relax and entertain.

The estate consists of two separate wings, which allows an entertainer to work from home while still keeping the everyday living areas of the main house a private sanctuary to unwind and recharge.

homes with recording studios and sound booths

The work and entertainment wing was designed for an entertainer, but the professional

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The most expensive home sold in Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills

1181 Hillcrest Road, a Trousdale Estates spec home, was one of the most ambitious spec houses built and listed in the neighborhood, the City of Beverly Hills, and all of Los Angeles. At approximately 22,300 square feet of living space on a 41,608 square foot lot, this home was originally listed for $85,000,000 and sold this past week for $70,000,000 ($3,139/square foot) to Swedish tech billionaire Markus "Notch" Persson, creator of the video game Minecraft. Persson outbid multiple buyers including power couple Sean Carter, aka Jay-Z, and Beyonce Knowles. The $70 million sale sets a Beverly Hills record for the price paid for a singe-family home.

The question is what makes this property worth $70M? The answer is a combination of location, views,

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Most Expensive Home in US for Sale at 9505 Lania Lane Beverly Hills 90210

At the end of a quarter mile private driveway sits a mansion named Palazzo di Amore. 9505 Lania Lane is sited on a private 25-acre knoll high above the cities of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. In 2007, billionaire real estate investor Jeff Greene paid $35 million for a shell (aka unfinished structure) constructed by prolific mega-mansion developer Mohamed Hadid. Greene then spent another $25 million to turn the blank-slate project into his dream home. Greene was married in the home (hence the Palace of Love moniker) and has made it available for rent since he no longer lives in California. In 2009, the home was first offered as a rental for the princely sum of $250,000 per month then raised this year to $475,000 a month. Greene has decided to take

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Fleur de Lys | 350 N Carolwood Dr | Beverly Crest

How hot is the ultra-high-end real estate market in Los Angeles? Hot enough for a home to break the elusive $100 million barrier for the first time ever in all of Southern California. And the home in question sold after being on-and-off the market (but always available if you knew who to call) since 2007. Not only did the mansion find a buyer or even two buyers; the house sold after a bidding war between three billionaires.

Fleur de Lys is the First Los Angeles Home to Sell for Over $100 Million

The home to break the $100 million barrier in Los Angeles was none other than Fleur de Lys, located at 350 N Carolwood Drive, a mansion known as much for its optimistic price that was never lowered as much as it was known for the extravagent luxuries

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Perhaps you noticed construction at the Brody House recently came to a close and you were wondering when the architectural gem located at 360 South Mapleton Drive in the Holmby Hills would hit the open market.

The Brody House | 360 South Mapleton Drive Holmby Hills 90024

The Brody House, commissioned by philanthropist art lovers Sidney and Francis Brody and designed by architect A. Quincy Jones, interior designer Billy Haines, and landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, was built in 1949. The Holmby Hills house first went up for sale in 2010, when it sold at the end of 2010 for $14.888 million to an investor with the intent of flipping the home.

When it sold in 2010, the house was 11,500 square feet situated on about 2.3 acres, with nine bedrooms (including 4 staff bedrooms) and seven and a half bathrooms, a

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