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South Florida mansion hits market for $159 million

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In the market for a beachfront mansion in South Florida? An 11-bedroom home with 22-carat gold leaf coated balconies, fountains, gates and doors has hit the market for $159 million. Called Le Palais Royal, the Hillsboro Beach home is modeled after the French royal palace Versailles. The Miami Herald reports the 60,000-square-foot home is still under construction, but almost complete. The owner, construction magnate Robert Pereira, is building two guesthouses, a pool and an “underground entertainment complex” that includes an…

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Mansion-owning neighbors along St. Pete’s Coffee Pot Bayou suing over a dock

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Here’s a classic example of rich people problems. Two couples living on waterfront property along Coffee Pot Boulevard in Old Northeast in homes valued of upwards of $1 million each, are bickering over a dock. Todd and Barbara McCallister are suing Yueh-Chao and Dan Richardson to have the couple’s dock removed. The McCallister’s say it encroaches onto their own dock space. The McCallister’s – whose home is worth $1.36 million compared to the Richardson’s paltry $1.18 million – want a…

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