Selling the Most Expensive Home in America

The most expensive home in the U.S. was recently on the market and its sale is the subject of a new HGTV reality show.  “Selling Spelling Manor” tells the tale of Candy Spelling’s decision to downsize by putting her 57,000-square mansion on the market and commissioning a 16,000 foot penthouse condo at the top of a Century City skyscraper. 

Candy is the widow of Aaron Spelling, a TV mogul who produced some of the top shows of the 70s and 80s.  The asking price of the manor was originally $150 million, but Candy accepted an $85 million offer from a 22-year-old British heiress named Petra Ecclestone.  The house was on the market for at least two years – even the most expensive homes have seen a recent drop in prices.

You can take a virtual tour of the amazing Spelling estate by watching this YouTube video.

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Date: Friday, January 20th, 2012
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