Inside Kamala Harris’ Mini Real Estate Empire

(Hartford Courant) U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California burst onto the national scene last year when she announced her run for the presidency. That didn’t pan out, but it did help the Democrat earn a spot at Joe Biden’s side as the presumptive nominee for vice president…

The California senator owns a home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles and apartments in San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Her husband, entertainment lawyer Doug Emhoff, purchased the couple’s primary residence, in Los Angeles, for $2.7 million in 2012, according to the Wall Street Journal. He married Harris two years later.

The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home, built in 1948, encompasses about 3,500 square feet, according to realtor.com. It’s set on a third of an acre and has a pool. The property is now worth an estimated $4,545,700, according to realtor.com.

The home is owned by a trust with both Harris and Emhoff’s initials.

Harris also owns a two-bedroom condo in the high-end Westlight complex in the West End of Washington, DC, according to the Journal, which reported that she paid roughly $1,775,000 for her 1,700-square-foot unit.

“It’s gorgeous,” says Washington, DC–based real estate agent Courtney Abrams, of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, who sold another unit in the complex earlier this year. “It’s a full-service, complete luxury building…”

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