On The Phone With Lisa Johnson Mandell At Home In Hollywood
Lisa Johnson Mandell, Editor in Chief of www.AtHomeInHollywood.com shares her insider Hollywood real estate scoops on what celebrities are buying, selling, and the design trends that they are looking for in their own homes. From architecture and design to closets, kitchens and landscaping, Lisa can give your audience a true insider view of how the glamorous live while giving your audience the tools and information to help make life a little more fun, festive and stylish, while saving time, money and grief.
An LA native who is an author, critic and reporter whose family has been involved in the entertainment industry for generations, Lisa uncovers the best that Hollywood has to offer. She has been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, Fox News, CNN, PBS, the BBC as well as publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. She has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, and, as the Los Angeles Correspondent for HGTV's Frontdoor.com, has toured their homes.
Lisa Johnson Mandell is your go-to source for the latest in celebrity real estate. With her LA powerhouse realtor friends and close relationships with celebrities and their publicists, she can give you the breaking Hollywood real estate news as it happens, examples include:
Rihanna's Swanky Rental: For a mere $13 million, Rihanna's rental on a gated and private Pacific Palisades knoll has recently come back on the market after being on again, off again. It's estimated that the eight-time Grammy winner was willing to fork over $65,000 to $100,000 per month for the privilege of living there for an undisclosed amount of time. It's sleek, sexy and super clean, with seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms in 11,000 square feet of living space, connected by an elevator.
Alex Rodriguez Buys Meryl Streep's Home: New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez had the good taste and sense to buy Streep's historical Case Study home in the Hollywood Hills for $4.8 million - well below the original $6.75 million listing price. It was built in 1954 as part of L.A.'s famous Research House program, and to top that off, it was redone from top to bottom by prominent designer/architect Xorin Balbes, just before Streep paid $4.5 million for it in Feb. 2013.
Scarlett Johansson's New LA Pad: When a hot young A-lister like Scarlett Johansson buys a home in Los Angeles, it makes sense that it would be in a historic, revived paradise like Los Feliz. Hollywood's oldest royalty, like Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford, built lux estates in Los Feliz almost a century before the young and hip claimed the nearby Dresden Room as their headquarters. So it came as no surprise when Scar-Jo had purchased a 3,500 square foot, four bedroom, four full and two half bath home on a cup de sac in Los Feliz for $3.88 million.