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Alex Rodriguez sold his house in Miami for $30 million

May 24, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT

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As of last year Alex Rodriguez had his house in Miami on the market for an asking price of $38 million and Darren Rovell of reports that he finally sold the place for $30 million.

According to Rovell he paid $7.4 million for the place in 2010 and then dropped another $7.4 million or so into renovating the nine-bedroom property on 54,000 square feet of land. Either way, not a bad profit in three years.

The place is on the same block as Matt Damon, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, but Rovell writes that the new buyer isn’t anyone famous.

  1. randygnyc - May 24, 2013 at 2:28 PM

    I read Arod sold it because the paparazzi would boat right up to his house and photograph him in his house or by the the pool

  2. raybrower - May 24, 2013 at 2:31 PM

    I’m just glad to see that A-Rod is making some easy money.

  3. deathmonkey41 - May 24, 2013 at 2:41 PM

    Whew! Now he has something he can retire on. I was getting worried that he’d be destitute once he was done playing.

    • cackalackyank - May 24, 2013 at 5:25 PM

      Depends how those poker games are going, I guess.

  4. beefytrout - May 24, 2013 at 2:43 PM

    That neighborhood measures a “block” differently than my neighborhood.

    • ccshocktalk - May 24, 2013 at 3:07 PM

      Pretty sure those houses take up a normal block…

  5. mattintoledo - May 24, 2013 at 2:56 PM

    The highest bid had been $20M, but Tom Hicks swooped in and stole it.

    • deathmonkey41 - May 24, 2013 at 3:25 PM

      He was asking for $38 mil- Hicks have least come back with a firm $160 offer.

  6. zacksdad - May 24, 2013 at 4:48 PM

    That profit can buy a lot of HGH.

    • protius - May 24, 2013 at 5:31 PM

      Zack must spend a lot of time away from you.

      • zacksdad - May 24, 2013 at 6:33 PM

        Actually he spends more time with me than anyone else. He is a realist just like me. Taught him not to believe lairs, like most athletes and politicians.

    • badintent - May 25, 2013 at 12:59 AM

      And Spin lawyers , and hip replacements, and stem cells, and hip replacements, and red blood platelet treatments, and hip replacements…………………………………………………and he can throw his bro Jose a loan for a criminal lawyer in Vegas

  7. savtom - May 24, 2013 at 6:05 PM

    Dam! Thats like my house..on steroids…

  8. jimeejohnson - May 24, 2013 at 8:01 PM

    Check out those servant’s houses all around A-Rod’s. Those little houses don’t suck.

    • jimeejohnson - May 24, 2013 at 8:02 PM

      Grammar police: servants’

    • badintent - May 25, 2013 at 1:51 AM

      Those little houses are for his pets. Dogs, Jackasses, snakes if you catch my drift.

  9. denverdude7 - May 24, 2013 at 8:34 PM

    I would think having Wade and Bosh for neighbors would drive the selling price down.

    Oh wait, my bad. LameBron doesn’t live there so the new owner should be fine.

    Cavs Nation

  10. florida727 - May 25, 2013 at 10:50 AM

    That house looks exactly like mine!

    Then my alarm clock went off.

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