Price Cut at River House, Harnett Home Hits the Market

• Arlene Farkas, the ex-wife of real estate heir Bruce Farkas, has dropped the price of her 14-room duplex at the River House, which she first put on the market in November for $15 million after a state appeals court turned down her ex-husband's appeal to retain ownership of the apartment. The co-op is now listed for $13.5 million. [Cityfile, BHS]
• The apartment where Josh Hartnett had been living until recently is up for sale (or rent). The 2,200-square-foot pad at 237 Lafayette Street, which is owned by music execs James Dowdall and Rose Noone, is available for $2.1 million. Or you can rent it for $7,995 a month. [NYO, Citi Habitats]

• Andria and Irakli Jokhtaberidze, who hail from one of the richest families in Georgia (as in the country), have paid $8.5 million for a 2,841-square-foot condo at the Plaza that had been owned by the New York-Presbyterian Fund. The fund had been given the apartment in 2008 by money manager Oscar Schafer, who had bought it for $14.6 million seven months earlier. [Real Deal]
• Miami trial lawyer James Ferraro has paid $8.175 million for Related chairman David Wine's 2,600-square-foot penthouse apartment at the Park Imperial on West 56th Street. [NYO, NYP]
• Author Gary Shteyngart's one-bedroom apartment at 575 Grand Street, which he put on the market for $450,000 in April, has gone into contract to sell. It had been listed most recently at $425,000. [Downtown via Real Deal]
• Less than a month after the family of the late actress Mary Howard de Liagre put her East Hampton estate known as Swan Cove on the market, the mansion has already gone into a contract. The six-bedroom house had been listed for $22.5 million. [Newsday, Sotheby's]