House of the Day: Katy Perry Sells Tribeca Penthouse at a Loss

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Katy Perry Sells Tribeca Home

Katy Perry may have enjoyed it when she kissed a girl, but she didn't like her Tribeca penthouse. At least that's what we would assume, since she sold the place less than two years after moving in. And lost $40,000 in the process.

Perry purchased the two-story apartment just before marrying her now ex-husband Russell Brand in 2010 for $2.68 million. After their split, she listed it for $2.75 million, reaching a final selling price of $2.62 million. The humble abode is about 1,500 square feet, and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. According to the floor plan, there is a 250-plus-square-foot outdoor terrace, perfect for lounging and enjoying views of downtown Manhattan.

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The New York Post reported that the couple wanted the relatively small place, which they called their "crash pad," to minimize New York income taxes. Living in two stories with a private outdoor terrace in Tribeca doesn't sound too bad to us!

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