His 6,000 acre Pecos River Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico is under contract and set to close April 5. $23 million folks. (The rich are certainly getting out their check books!) The Pecos River Ranch is about 22 miles northeast of Santa Fe, with wildlife, 10 natural springs, world-class fishing and more than 50 miles of hiking and biking on a beautiful trail system. The 10-bedroom, 10-bathroom home has 11,573 square feet. Dying to know whose name is on the dotted…

Mary Ann and Fred Davis bought a home in Naples, Florida for $200,000. 2400 square feet and 40% off what it sold for in 2005. The home is in a gated community and they plan to keep it as a second home/family retreat for years, hence no pie-in-the-sky buy and flip notions. I’ve got more friends snapping up properties in three out of four of the nation’s hardest hit markets: Florida, Phoenix, and Idaho. (Sorry, no one I know cares to buy in Las Vegas.) This home was a short sale purchase. And according to Zillow economist Stan Humphries, this may be a great time to pick up a second home as long as you keep it for many years…

My my we could fit the whole dang family in this gorgeous bedroom. This is how the folks live in Thousand Oaks, CA: 2500 White Stallion Road, great address, Westlake Village. 16,000 square feet, 23.48 acres — you will want horses — 7 bedrooms, 11 baths, formals out the wahzoo, media, pool, outdoor kitchen, all of it. $19,999,000.