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Mel Gibson lost $1.9 MILLION in property sales this year

The Australian actor was recently praised for his 2016 directorial comeback with Hackshaw Ridge and has a string of new roles lined up for 2018. 

But 2017 hasn’t been kind to Mel Gibson in terms of real estate, with the veteran performer losing a whopping $2.28 million (US $1.751 million) in property sales.

According to Nine Honey Home, his bad luck began when he sold his California Sherman Oaks house for $391,000 less than what he originally paid.

Going, going, gone! Mel Gibson lost $2.28 MILLION in lavish property sales this year as he continues to struggle to attract buyers for two other estates in Malibu and Costa Rica

Mel has bought and sold numerous lavish abodes over his past 35 years in the spotlight, including homes in Australia, the US and exotic location.

According to the LA Times, The Hacksaw Ridge director sold the property for $2.73 million despite initially putting it on the market for $3.35 million.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was reportedly the home of his former partner Oksana Grigorieva, which he purchased in 2009 for $3.13 million. 

According to Nine Honey Home , his bad luck began when he sold his California Sherman Oaks house (pictured) for $391,000 less than what he originally paid

According to Nine Honey Home , his bad luck began when he sold his California Sherman Oaks house (pictured) for $391,000 less than what he originally paid

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was sold for $2.73 million and was reportedly the home of his former partner Oksana Grigorieva, which he purchased in 2009 for $3.13 million

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home was sold for $2.73 million and was reportedly the home of his former partner Oksana Grigorieva, which he purchased in 2009 for $3.13 million

The publication claimed he is also poised to sell his one-bedroom Los Angeles Agoura Hills cottage for $1.89 million less than he bought it for in 2007.

Rumour is the property will be sold for $912,000 after he originally purchased it for $2.8 million. 

The property, built in 1921, is at the ended of a gated road and near the Holy Family Church, a private chapel affiliated with a Gibson-funded nonprofit foundation.

The publication claimed he is also poised to sell his one-bedroom Los Angeles Agoura Hills cottage, built in 1921, for $1.89 million less than he bought it for in 2007

The publication claimed he is also poised to sell his one-bedroom Los Angeles Agoura Hills cottage, built in 1921, for $1.89 million less than he bought it for in 2007

STILL looking for a buyer: Since July, the Braveheart star's five-bedroom, medieval-inspired Malibu estate has been listed for $22 million, after purchasing the home for $15 million in 2008

STILL looking for a buyer: Since July, the Braveheart star’s five-bedroom, medieval-inspired Malibu estate has been listed for $22 million, after purchasing the home for $15 million in 2008

With just two properties totaling a loss of $2.28 million this year, Mel has also been unsuccessful in seeking buyers for other homes on the market.

Since July, the Braveheart star’s five-bedroom, medieval-inspired Malibu estate has been listed for $22 million, after purchasing the home for $15 million in 2008.

The mansion has ocean views and rustic decor, including handmade stone fireplaces, exposed wooden beams and chandeliers.

It also has a guest house, pool house and gym. 

Wating for his buyer in shining armour? The medieval-inspired mansion has ocean views and rustic decor, including handmade stone fireplaces, exposed wooden beams and chandeliers

Wating for his buyer in shining armour? The medieval-inspired mansion has ocean views and rustic decor, including handmade stone fireplaces, exposed wooden beams and chandeliers

Jungle compound: The publication claimed he has been struggling to offload his Costa Rican jungle hideaway since 2014

Jungle compound: The publication claimed he has been struggling to offload his Costa Rican jungle hideaway since 2014

Also owning homes in Fiji and Costa Rica, the publication claimed he has been struggling to offload his Costa Rican jungle hideaway since 2014.

The 500 acre jungle compound has three separate luxury villas, just 3km inland from a private white-sand beach coastline. 

He originally tried to sell the property in 2010 for $57.09 million but there was little interest, putting it back on the market this year for $38.82 million.

It’s uncertain what Mel originally paid for the estate. 

Idyllic locale! He originally tried to sell the property in 2010 for $57.09 million but there was little interest, putting it back on the market this year for $38.82 million

Idyllic locale! He originally tried to sell the property in 2010 for $57.09 million but there was little interest, putting it back on the market this year for $38.82 million



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