Venus Williams is known for her deep hatred of losing, so we're putting her on racket-throwing watch over the $100,000 hit she could take on her mid-century house in the Hollywood Hills, which she bought in 2005 for $1.9 million and has now listed at $1.799 million. It's not too bad considering that other celebs (Katy Perry) are taking near-million dollar hits on their properties, but why the proactive pricechop? The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house is nice enough, if modest by Hollywood standards. Are we to believe that she just tired of driving down her privacy-affording gated driveway to see these sweeping, serene hillside views, and felt like giving someone else the beautiful gift of a discounted post-and-beam out of the kindness of her heart?
· 2521 Astral Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90046 [Redfin]