Peter Kiefer

Peter Kiefer covers real estate for The Hollywood Reporter.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Languishes on Real Estate Market

Got a tough listing? It could be worse. Imagine trying to unload Michael Jackson's or Phil Spector's onetime home. That's the reality for several brokers currently selling properties inextricably tied to very public acts of molestation and murder, respectively.
Sonny & Cher

Sonny & Cher's Former House at Center of Alleged Ponzi Scheme

Two years after opening its doors and becoming one of the hottest brokerages in town, Mercer Vine shutters amid scandal surrounding the firm's financier: "They were trying to build something that was legitimate, and they got duped."