Whitney Houston's real estate bubble has definitely burst.
Just two days after news broke that the once-reigning pop diva was in danger of losing her New Jersey home for failing to keep up with mortgage payments comes word that another one of her homes was placed on the auction block as a result of foreclosure.
Sounds like being Bobby Brown—or at least being his wife—came with a hefty price tag.
An Atlanta-area mansion the "I Will Always Love You" singer shared with her estranged hubby went into foreclosure this fall and, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, was sold off at an auction on the steps of the Fulton County Courthouse Nov. 7.
There's no word on which wealthy civilian snatched up the five-bedroom, five-bathroom reality show-ready abode—it was, after all, featured in Being Bobby Brown—though whomever it was is already trying to turn a profit.
The home is already back on the market, appearing on several real estate Websites and listed at $1.4 million. Houston, who despite her recent real estate woes, still has a safe haven in California, purchased the country club home with Brown in 2003 for a tidy $1.1 million.
Earlier this week, news broke that the 43-year-old singer's 10-acre New Jersey estate, for which the Grammy winner owes more than $1 million in back taxes and mortgage payments, will also hit the auction block unless she ponies up the six-figure sum by Jan. 4.
While Houston's publicist, Nancy Seltzer, denied that the northeast property was in foreclosure, it nevertheless appears to be headed for new ownership. The singer has the option of putting the house up for sale herself or simply paying off the mortgage company. Only if she takes no action will the house be auctioned off.
The news of the would-be foreclosures come in the wake of Houston's divorce filing last month, which itself has paved the way for a image transformation that seems to have inspired Britney to do the same.
Since ending her tabloid-fodder marriage of 14 years, Houston has cleaned up—and glammed up—her act, most recently reuniting with Arista mentor Clive Davis, appearing on his arm at the high-profile Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills last month.
The powerful singer is also busy crafting another return to form, with a comeback album reportedly in the works.