Glenn Beck Lists at a Loss in New Canaan

• Glenn Beck has put his house in New Canaan, Connecticut on the market. And he's preparing to take a loss on the sale. The right-wing Fox News host (and gold pitchman) has listed the 8,720-square-foot, six-bedroom home for $3.999 million, which is a quarter of a million dollars less than what he paid for the 2.87-acre estate back in 2005. [Real Estalker, LLR]
• The former Dakota residence of the late model/actress Ruth Ford is now on the market. The three-bedroom co-op, which Ford used to host the likes of Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee and Terrence McNally over the years, is up for sale for $7.5 million. [Cityfile, Corcoran]
• An unidentified "Manhattanite couple" has reportedly gone into contract to buy two duplex penthouses at 166 Perry Street. The apartments had been listed together for a combined $24 million. [Curbed, Corcoran]
• Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz and his wife, Jamie, have paid $1.45 million for a two-story home in Windsor Terrace. [NYDN]

• Madonna is reportedly "eyeing" a home not far from the Bridgehampton horse farm she's planning to buy for $10 million. The house, which is known as Shady Maple Farm, is listed for $4.4 million. [NYP, Corcoran]
Billy Macklowe, the president of Macklowe Properties (and son of Harry), has sold a home he owned in Long Island's Northwest Harbor for $1.95 million. He bought the place for $1.89 million in 2002. [Blockshopper via Real Deal]
• A "computer/Internet tech whiz," identified in property records as Miracle NY Properties LLC, has paid $22 million for a 10,000-square-foot duplex at the Jean Nouvel-designed 100 11th Avenue. [NYP]