Drudge Report owner Matt Drudge must be buying into his own hype of an approaching apocalypse!
The Internet newsman, 46, is assembling himself quite a compound on SW 157th Avenue in rural southwest Miami-Dade County, according to public records.
The Republican operative who gave the world the Monica Lewinsky scandal purchased his neighbor’s property last month in Redland.
Once the doomsday scenario-loving Drudge combines the property he just bought with the one he currently lives on, he’ll rule on over 10 acres and two homes with a combined 10,000-square-feet of living space!
Drudge’s newest place, a rather rustic ranch near the county’s largest strawberry farm, was up for sale for $750,000, according to real estate listings.
The deed’s stamp tax shows Drudge paid owners Osama, Omar, Sharif, Diana, Nadia and Samy Hussein $700,000 for their place! And he plunked down cash, since no mortgage was registered for the purchase.
Drudge did not respond to a request for comment.
It’s the online writer’s third home purchase in Miami-Dade County.
In 2011, Drudge paid $1.45 million for a tropical property on SW 157th Avenue, next door to his new place.
And in 2003, he paid $1.40 million for a crib off the Venetian Causeway in the much swankier Miami Beach.
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