OC REGISTER: EXPENSES, TAXES, HOUSING: FOR RAMS' PLAYERS, MOVING FROM ST. LOUIS TO LOS ANGELES COULD BE COSTLY JAN 23, 2016
It was 1995, only months before the Browns would leave Cleveland for Baltimore to become the Ravens, when Matt Stover decided it was finally time to put down roots in Ohio. This turned out to be very unfortunate timing.
But for the Browns’ fifth-year kicker, it seemed like a sensible time to settle down. Stover was 27, with a newborn daughter ...READ MORE
JAN 15, 2016
Manhattan Beach real estate agent Ed Kaminsky has been feverishly calling anyone he might know who has an in with a Rams player or two.
"I've been on the phone with the Rams' offices, sports agents, business managers, players, players that aren't on the team but that have relationships with players on the team," he said...READ MORE
JUNE 16, 2015
A home owned by Joe Smith, the former college basketball standout drafted No.1 overall by the Golden State Warriors in 1995, is on the market in Scottsdale, Ariz., for $2.75 million.
Found within a gated community, the Tuscan-inspired contemporary sits on an acre with a swimming pool, spa, and... READ MORE
DAILY BREEZE: THE RAMS AND THEIR FAMILIES WILL PACK UP AND MOVE TO LOS ANGELES JAN 18, 2016
Long before NFL owners announced the Rams would return to Los Angeles for the 2016 season, Ikem Chukumerije, a luxury real estate broker in Marina del Rey, had been making calls to agents of Rams’ players.
“We knew this was something that could be a reality and we started working on it six months ago,” said Chukumerije, whose clientele is made up of names such as Clippers point guard Chris Paul...READ MORE
DEC 16, 2015
L.A. Clipper Chris Paul may be moving his basketball shoes from the Westside to Calabasas.
The star point guard, who bought the Bel-Air home of singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne three years ago, has paid $8.995 million for an estate in a guard-gated community popular among celebrities and professional athletes...READ MORE
LA TIMES: HOME OF THE DAY: ROOM TO MOVE IN TARZANA
MARCH 2, 2015
This gated contemporary in Tarzana occupies a deep, half-acre lot with an entertainer’s patio, a pool and spa and large expanses of grass..
Vaulted interiors with tall arching windows invite light while adding volume to the two-story floor plan. A spacious master retreat complete with sitting room, walk-in closet and a pair of balconies...READ MORE
DECEMBER 19, 2014
The Clippers' Chris Paul has a new home court for holidays.
The star point guard recently paid $1.775 million for a home in Woodland Hills, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The newly-built Mediterranean, on more than half an acre in College Acres, is entered through a double-height foyer... READ MORE
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
Professional athletes gravitate to newer properties that have home theaters and are located in guard-gated communities, real estate brokers who cater to sports figures say.
Sports-related amenities such as basketball and tennis courts not so much.Today's athletes are also making smarter financial decisions by leasing... READ MORE
AUGUST 26, 2014
Dealt by the Mavericks to the Knicks this offseason, Jose Calderon is now looking to strike a trade of his own. The NBA point guard has put his home in Dallas on the market at $2.475 million.
The residence, a Santa Barbara-style built in 2009, mixes sunlit interiors with designer touches including hardwood flooring, arched doorways and French doors.The 6,389 square feet of living space has a living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, an office, a wet bar, five bedrooms and 5.5 baths.. READ MORE
AUGUST 23, 2014
New Florida Panthers center Dave Bolland isn’t wasting any time settling into his new surroundings.
The two-time Staanley Cup champion, who signed a five-year, $27.5-million free-agent contract with the Panthers this off-season, has purchased a newly built home in Boca Raton, Fla., for $3.3 million.
Found inside the confines of the guard-gated Royal Palm Yacht & Country Club... READ MORE
AOL REAL ESTATE: SPORTS' UNSUNG HERO: THE ATHLETE RELOCATION AGENT
FEBRUARY 2, 2012
With the Super Bowl signaling the end of pro football season, get ready for the spotlight to shift from the football field to the fate of the players themselves. Athletes' lives get the added scrutiny of a merciless public who demand to know: Who will be traded? To what team? Where will they be moving next?
Enter the athlete relocation agent. After contracts have been signed and the euphoria wears off, a professional athlete might have to confront the unsettling reality of having to sell a home, pack up belongings and relocate the entire family to an unfamiliar city in another state. READ MORE
HUFFINGTON POST: CHRIS PAUL BUYS HOUSE FROM AVRIL LAVIGNE
JANUARY 19, 2012
Clippers point guard Chris Paul just made good use of some of his $68 million contract. He plopped down a good chunk of it to buy pop diva Avril Lavigne's Bel-Air house that's been on the market since last spring at $9.8 million. Lavigne listed the house after her split from Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley. Ah divorce, the fuel that keeps the real estate industry ticking.
The eight-bedroom Mediterranean-style mansion has a 10-car garage in case Paul wants to continue the shopping spree. READ MORE