Zuckerberg buys neighboring homes - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 5:34 pm
Zuckerberg buys neighboring homes

Living the fantasy of every homeowner who has faced the prospect of a nuisance project next door, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has bought four homes adjacent to his own five-bedroom home in one of Palo Alto, Calif.’s toniest neighborhoods.

Zuckerberg paid top dollar — more than $30 million in total — for the four residential properties located next door and behind his own home. A person with knowledge of the transactions said Zuckerberg is leasing the existing homes back to the families that live there.

The 29-year-old acted after he learned of a developer’s plan to buy one of the properties next door, said the source. “The developer was going to build a huge house and market the property as being next door to Mark Zuckerberg.”

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