Chase International Agent Represents Buyer in Purchase of Most Expensive Home Sold in Sacramento Area

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – (Dec. 17, 2007) – Chase International Agent Jon Kirkpatrick represented a Nevada real estate investor in the purchase of famed actor Eddie Murphy’s 2.5-acre property located in the exclusive Los Lagos community of Granite Bay, Calif. The property includes an 11,200-square-foot main home and 5,200-square-foot guest house with amazing views of Folsom Lake and the distant Sacramento skyline.With 10 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a 12-seat movie screening room, video arcade parlor, infinity pool, 12-car garage and health-club-sized gym and adjoining tennis court, the mansion sold for the highest price the Sacramento area has ever seen. It was priced $2 million over the next highest priced home that sold and went into escrow within 30 days. Most of the furnishings, including at least 20 TVs and a sleek, black, $200,000 Schimmel Pegasus grand piano were included in the deal. The home also features “Shrek” and French-village themed children’s bedrooms.“This home is unique and one that was of interest to my buyer since the first time it was listed at $10 million,” said Jon Kirkpatrick, Chase International agent. “The extras really put it over the top. It is exciting to see a home of this caliber sell in the current market.”The buyer chose Kirkpatrick to represent him in this transaction because he was confident in Kirkpatrick’s and Chase International’s experience and professionalism in the luxury home market. With a long-standing reputation in the luxury home industry, Chase International is the Tahoe-Reno region\\\'s premier real estate agency. Chase maintains a number of exclusive memberships and international affiliations ensuring worldwide exposure for the finest properties.Headquartered in Lake Tahoe, Nevada since 1986, with seven offices in the region (Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Tahoe City, Truckee, South Lake Tahoe and Reno) and one in London, England, Chase International and its exclusive affiliations handles a large share of the country’s property. Currently, Chase International has one of the top five most expensive properties ever listed in the nation – Tranquility located at Lake Tahoe, for $100 million.With more than 140 professional REALTORS® boasting an array of industry certifications and the highest volume per sales agent in the area, Chase International successfully represents homes at all price levels. For more information about Chase International visit