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NeNe Leakes is unloading her luxury Buckhead condo six months after she dropped $1.85 million on the purchase in November 2021.

Sources say NeNe is selling the condo to keep her boyfriend's wife from seizing it as part of her alienation of affection lawsuit.

The former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" recently listed her condo for $2.5 million.

The reality TV personality purchased the condo for $1.85 million in November 2021.

The ritzy residence is part of the 5-star Waldorf Astoria Residences, just steps away from the fabulous Shops at Buckhead Atlanta, Lenox Square Mall and Phipps Plaza.

The gated townhouse, one of just three on the property, is set apart from the hotel. It is accessed through a courtyard and gated entrance.

NeNe purchased the condo following the death of her husband Gregg Leakes in September.
 
RELATED: NeNe Leakes finds a buyer for Duluth mansion
 

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NeNe found a buyer for her 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom, 9,791 sq. ft. mansion in Duluth in December.

The mom-of-two listed the house for $4 million and slashed the price twice before unloading it for $3.45 million.

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The never lived-in, 4-bedroom, 5-bath condo opens to a large courtyard where NeNe can entertain her guests as they enjoy the lush English garden nestled just outside the gate. The private entrance leads to a grand entryway.

Sources say NeNe purchased the $1.8 million condo for the safety and security as well as the world class amenities the property offers.

The amenities include biometrics based security and concierge services, 24-hour room service, valet and garage space for 5 cars.

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Other amenities include a gourmet kitchen with 10 ft. tall cabinetry, Wolf and Subzero appliances, marble waterfall countertops and a huge owner's suite with a fireplace and standing tub.

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A private elevator leads to each floor of the home. The entire top floor is the owner's suite complete with a morning room, Victoria and Albert tub and a separate laundry room.
 

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Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes dropped $1.8 million on a new condo, following the death of her husband Gregg Leakes in September.

NeNe's new home is just steps away from the fabulous Shops at Buckhead Atlanta, Lenox Square Mall and Phipps Plaza, as well as fine dining restaurants, and parks.
 
RELATED: NeNe Leakes finds a buyer for Duluth mansion
 

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NeNe found a buyer for her 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom, 9,791 sq. ft. mansion in Duluth in December.

The mom-of-two listed the house for $4 million and slashed the price twice before unloading it for $3.45 million.

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According to public records, NeNe purchased a large townhome for $1.8 million on the grounds of the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Residences in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta on November 1.

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The never lived-in, 4-bedroom, 5-bath condo opens to a large courtyard where NeNe can entertain her guests as they enjoy the lush English garden nestled just outside the gate. The private entrance leads to a grand entryway.

Sources say NeNe purchased the $1.8 million condo for the safety and security as well as the world class amenities the property offers.

The amenities include biometrics based security and concierge services, 24-hour room service, valet and garage space for 5 cars.

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Other amenities include a gourmet kitchen with 10 ft. tall cabinetry, Wolf and Subzero appliances, marble waterfall countertops and a huge owner's suite with a fireplace and standing tub.

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A private elevator leads to each floor of the home. The entire top floor is the owner's suite complete with a morning room, Victoria and Albert tub and a separate laundry room.

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NeNe Leakes has found a buyer for her Duluth, Ga. mansion, according to the NY Post. The 10,000 sq. ft. mansion is under contract for $3.4 million.

NeNe listed the house for $4 million on Sept. 21, three weeks after her husband, Gregg Leakes, died of colon cancer at age 66.

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The house sat on the market for 3 months and underwent 2 massive price cuts before a buyer made an offer. The five bedroom, seven bathroom Mediterranean-style home features gorgeous views of a lush golf course overlooking a sparkling swimming pool with fountains.

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NeNe, 54, and Gregg originally purchased their marital home while it was under construction in 2015 for $2 million.

In addition to the $18,000+ monthly mortgage, the buyer will pay $2,750 annual homeowner's association fee and $29,884 annual property taxes.

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Most potential home buyers in the Atlanta area routinely check crime map data to be better informed and to protect their families before placing bids on homes.

However, both Realtor.com and Redfin.com have removed their crime map data on their sites in an effort to reduce "blatant racism."

The websites typically sourced their crime data from the Atlanta Police Department or Spotcrime.com.

High crime areas in Atlanta are usually in majority minority neighborhoods. But some areas on crime maps that are historically hot -- indicating violent crime incidents -- are also gentrifying rapidly.

Neighborhoods in Cascade, West End and Mechanicsville areas of Atlanta that were once crime-ridden are gentrifying and majority white. But those areas are still glowing hot on some crime maps.

In a statement, David Doctorow, CEO of Realtor.com, said the crime map has been removed in order "to rethink the safety information we share on Realtor.com and how we can best integrate it as part of a consumer's home search experience."

Redfin's chief growth officer, Christian Taubman, also announced the crime map data was removed.

The news was met with skepticism from potential homebuyers and multiple listing services who rely on crime map data to inform their clients.

"If you are looking for a new home, a place to raise your children, to prosper, to grow old, and through it all to be safe, how is ignoring the truth of the existence of crime in any given neighborhood something that will help end that crime?" wrote Gopusa.com.

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NeNe Leakes slashed the price of her marital home again after she previously cut the price $200,000 in late October.

NeNe listed the 10,000 sq. ft. Duluth, Georgia mansion for $4 million in September, after her husband, Gregg, died of colon cancer at age 66.

According to Zillow.com, the former RHOA star slashed the price of her 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom manse another $305,000 to $3,495,000.

NeNe and Gregg originally purchased their marital home while it was under construction in 2015 for just north of $2 million.

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The Mediterranean-style mansion sits on a lush golf course with gorgeous views overlooking a sparkling swimming pool with fountains.

Local real state agents say NeNe isn't the only one who doesn't want to stay in her home after her husband recently died there.

There is an obscure law requiring real estate agents to disclose a death on a property to potential buyers.

According to Redfin.com, a death in a home is considered a "material fact" just like a leaky roof or a cracked foundation.

Material facts must be disclosed to a buyer before the deal is closed.

Most buyers don't want to sleep in a home where someone recently died because his spirit may be restless.

Question: Would you buy a home where someone recently died?

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A real estate agent is credited with exposing Zillow's home-flipping business model.

In the 2-minute viral video, the Nevada-based agent, Sean Gotcher lays out a hypothetical scenario involving a billion-dollar company that buys entire neighborhoods and flips the houses for a quick dollar profit.

In his hypothetical situation, Gotcher wondered what would happen if the unnamed company created its own neighborhood comps (comparable home prices) to artificially drive up the prices of the homes it was selling.

Gotcher provides an example: the company purchased 30 homes for $300,000 each. Then purchased a home for $340,000 in the same neighborhood. That extra $40,000 would artificially increase the comps in the neighborhood.

"What that just did is create a new comp," Gotcher said.

The video has since garnered over 3 million views and is credited with accelerating the collapse of Zillow's "iBuying" model.

However, both Zillow and Redfin denied overpaying for houses to drive up the comps.

"Intentionally overpaying for homes would be a terrible business model," a Redfin spokesperson said.

Zillow has since halted its iBuying program and has stopped purchasing homes in areas such as Atlanta and Dallas.

The company is looking to sell off 7,000 homes for $2.8 billion -- much lower than what Zillow originally paid for the homes.

Watch Gotcher's video below.
 

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NeNe Leakes has slashed the price of her marital home after she received no offers on the original list price.

As you know, NeNe listed her 6-bedroom, seven-bathroom house in the Sugarloaf Country Club in September after her beloved husband Gregg Leakes died of cancer at age 66.

The 53-year-old business woman and "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star listed the Mediterranean-style mansion in Duluth, Ga. for $4 million.

According to public records, NeNe purchased the 5-bedroom, 7-bath house in 2015 for $2.1 million. She put down $750,000 in cash and took out a mortgage loan for $1.3 million.

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After receiving no offers, NeNe reduced the price $200,000 last week in the hopes that a homebuyer will nibble.

In addition to the $18,000+ a month mortgage, the buyer will pay $2,750 annual homeowner's association fee and $29,884 annual property taxes.

The house has been on the open market for 41 days. The Zillow listing has over 12,000 views with zero offers.

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A California couple says they were lowballed on a home appraisal because of their race. Paul and Tenisha Austin say the value of their renovated home skyrocketed 50% after a white friend met with the appraiser.

The Austins purchased their Bay Area home from another Black couple in 2016. After completing $400,000 in renovations, including adding 1,000 square feet to the home, they decided to put the house on the market in 2020.

The appraiser, an older white woman, told the Austins the house was worth $989,000 -- just $100,000 more than the original purchase price. The Austins are convinced race was a factor.

"I read the appraisal, I looked at the number I was like, 'This is unbelievable'," Tenisha Austin told the Atlanta Black Star.

"It was a slap in the face," said Paul Austin.

After discussing the situation with a white friend, the woman agreed to pretend the Marin City home was her own.

"She said 'No problem. I'll be Tenisha. I'll bring over some pictures of my family. She made our home look like it belonged to her,'" Paul told Atlanta Black Star.

The ploy worked. The home appraised for $1,482,000 -- or close to $500,000 more than the original appraisal weeks earlier.

The Austins' story only added to the frustrations of Black first-time homebuyers who are often rejected for home mortgages based on their race.

According to the Census Bureau, 44 percent of Black families owned a home in the first quarter of 2020, compared to nearly 74 percent of white families.

"Half of all blacks born between 1956 and 1965 were homeowners by the age of 50, but blacks born from 1966 to 1976 have a homeownership rate of just 40 percent," said Donnell Williams, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers.

"If trends continue, black millennials may not even reach a homeownership rate of 40 percent by the time they turn 50," he added.
 

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Millions of Americans face eviction when the federally mandated moratorium on evictions expires in March. Former Vogue magazine editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley says he is among them.

Talley, 72, says he's being evicted from his colonial New York mansion in a messy rent battle with former Manolo Blahnik CEO, George Malkemus, who Talley owes $500k in back rent.

Talley claims Malkemus originally bought the home for him for just over $1 million in 2004 -- and that he is the rightful owner.

He now claims that Malkemus wants to evict him from the 11-room mansion in White Plains, NY, so he can sell it at a profit.
 

Talley said there is no lease agreement on the home and that he made "episodic payments" over time based on his income.

He said he had a "gentlemen's agreement" to transfer the title of the home to him after he paid back the purchase price.

In court documents obtained by the NY Post, Talley claims Malkemus and his life partner Anthony Yurgaitis agreed that Talley would exclusively own, occupy and care for the home. "It was agreed and always understood that Talley would, over time, 'pay off' the balance of the purchase price paid by the defendants at which point title would then formally be transferred to Talley," his court documents say.

He now claims that Malkemus and Yurgaitis are pressuring him to move out so they can sell it for their own profit.

"The timing and amount of these episodic payments were based on Talley's cash flow... Talley never made these payments to the Defendants on a monthly basis, and was not asked to."

In their eviction papers, Malkemus and Yurgaitis allege the former Vogue editor owes them $515,872 in back rent.

But Talley says he paid $1,075,588 by January 2020, and that he made the $120,000 down payment when the house was originally purchased. He also says he invested more than $200,000 for home improvements over the years.

In his lawsuit, Talley is demanding that he be allowed to stay in the property and that the title be transferred in his name.

An attorney for Malkemus and Yurgaitis said he is preparing a counterclaim. "Malkemus and Yurgaitis are the record owners of the house and want to sell it," the attorney said.

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Talley was appointed creative director of Vogue by Anna Wintour back in 1983. In his memoir, he said his once close relationship with the Vogue editor-in-chief was over.

He officially retired from editing in 2014.

Thanks to Saptosa Foster, of The 135th Street Agency, for my personal invite to attend last night's Premiere Watch Party in Atlanta for HGTV's "Property Virgins" featuring Egypt Sherrod.

Last night, television and radio personality Egypt Sherrod celebrated the Season 9 premiere of her HGTV show "Property Virgins" with friends and family at Atlanta's plush Atlantic high-rise building in Atlantic Station.

Guests -- which included Bobbcat Films' Roger Bobb, tv producer Shante Paige, Sandye Lomax (Beauty Fetish); Egypt's husband, DJ Fadelf (pictured above with Egypt); the "Property Virgins" production crew Cineflix, and a host of local journalists -- munched on hors d' oeuvres as they watched the popular real estate show.

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World Changers Pastor Creflo Dollar was arrested and charged with simple battery, family violence and cruelty to children in Fayette County early Friday.

Dollar was booked into the county jail at 2 a.m., according to Channel 2’s Tom Jones. He was released on $5,000 bond Friday morning.

When police arrived at the Dollar home they found a 15-year-old girl who told them Dollar choked her when she tried to leave the home to attend a party. Creflo and his wife, Taffi, built a custom home in Fayette County in 1996.

According to public records the 7401 square foot mansion is valued at $1.2 million. The Dollars paid $21,367 in property taxes in 2011.

Dollar is the founder and senior pastor of World Changers Church in College Park. The megachurch has over 30,000 members. Dollar made headlines last year when he refused to accept former members of embattled preacher Bishop Eddie Long's church after Long settled a lawsuit with four men who accused him of sexual misconduct.

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If you have an extra $17.9 million lying around, you can purchase singer Alicia Keys' New York triplex apartment.

From the NY Post's Page Six:

Alicia Keys and her hip-hop producer husband, Swizz Beatz, are looking to unload their luxury penthouse on Crosby Street for $17.9 million. The duo bought the lavish SoHo condo in 2010 for $14.5 million from Lenny Kravitz. (The rocker had the apartment — which has also played home to Nicole Kidman and Denzel Washington — on the market for eight years before Keys locked in a deal.) The 6,167-square-foot triplex has 3,000 square feet of terrace space, five bedrooms, four baths, four “powder rooms,” a “state-of-the-art windowed gourmet eat-in kitchen” and “formal dining room . . . encased in a glass solarium,” according to a Sotheby’s listing. And a “floating glass staircase” leads to a “private master suite complete with spa.” There’s an “automated entertainment system” and home theater, plus a wine cellar. Pictures posted of the pad reveal portraits of Keys, Sade, Muhammad Ali and Keith Haring art on the walls, and a Ducati motorcycle parked inside. Keys’ rep declined to comment.

See more pics of Keys' upscale apartment after the break.

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