Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run, a $225 Million Bel-Air Estate and More

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What have the Rich and Famous been up to?

Yesterday, CNBC reporter Colleen Kane reported that the house where Bruce Springsteen wrote his career launching ‘Born to Run’ is up for sale for $349,000, making it the ultimate fan collectable.

Today, Lauren Beale of the Los Angeles Times reported that financier Gary Winnick’s 8.4 acre property adjacent to the Bel-Air Country Club, is quietly up for sale for a guesstimated price of $225 million. That’s a staggering $7,833 a square foot! High by almost – but not all – standards. It’s considerably less than the $13,158 a square foot paid for Tully Friedman’s Woodside California home recently.

Top 10 most expensive home sales of 2012

The following are the top 10 most expensive home sales of 2012, as reported by AOL real estate:

  1. $132.5 Million — Billionaire St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke — Ranch in Montana
  2. $90 Million — Anonymous buyer — midtown Manhattan highrise
  3. $88 Million — Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev — NYC Penthouse
  4. $70 Million — Casino tycoon Steve Wynn — Central Park South
  5. $54 Million — Music mogul David Geffen — NYC Penthouse
  6. $52.5 Million — Oaktree Capital founder Howard Marks — 30 rooms in Manhattan
  7. $50 Million — Hong Kong fashion tycoon Silas Chou — 80th floor of One57 in NYC
  8. $49 Million — Hedge fund manager John Paulson — 95-acre ranch in Aspen
  9. $47 Million — Anonymous foreign buyer — 30,000 SF Miami mansion
  10. $47 Million — Qatar Prime Minister — 21,000 SF NYC townhouse

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