This Week's Home Sale News: Michael Jordan's Mansion, Neon Deion's Dallas Penthouse, Judge Judy's Home Chambers & the Cowardly Lion's Hollywood Lair is a different kind of real estate website that focuses on both home sale news and entertainment. They cover home and condo sales data and trends, but also celebrity homes, beach homes, ski homes, golf homes, spectacular homes and a weekly Top 10 Hot Homes list. Their features have been covered by Time, CNBC, USA Today and many other major media. This week's home sale news includes big price drops on Michael Jordan's Chicago manse and Deion Sanders Dallas penthouse.

Pompano Beach, FL, January 31, 2013 --( This week's Top 10 homes spotlight at includes a look at the 56,000 square foot home of Michael and Juanita Jordan in suburban Chicago where they lived for almost 20 years until their divorce in 2006. Michael was asking $29 million but just cut the price to $21 million. The home has his famous uniform #23 molded onto the front entry gate and an indoor regulation-sized basketball court with cushioned floors and motorized backboards along with a premium sound system.

In other home news:

Deion "Prime Time" Sanders is selling his Dallas penthouse with almost 9,500 square feet of interior space and rooftop terraces, Dallas skyline views and a private pool for $4.8 million. It was previously on the market in 2010 at $7.5 million.

Judge Judy is one of television's top earners at $123,000 a day. That’s about $45 million a year from her job, not considering investments. Nine million is what the judge is asking for her co-op apartment at the Sherry Netherland on New York City’s Fifth Avenue. The 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment overlooks Central Park.

The Hollywood home that the Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) bought in 1941 is now on the market at $25,580,000. The private estate consists of the main house, full-sized guest house, pool, tennis court and a two-lane, vintage-style bowling alley. It has drawn many celebrity owners over the years including Betty Grable, Harry James and Paul McCartney.

Also, one of the world's most photographed homes is the Glass Pavilion in Santa Barbara, California. Originally priced at $35,000,000 - now $13,990,000.

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