Archive: August 2012

Family Fun At Home: Have an Indoor Camp Out

As we approach Labor Day weekend the temperature has started to cool, a majority of schools around the country are back in session and despite the first day of fall is still a few weeks away, the harsh realization that another summer has come and gone starts to set in. In the final post of [...]

August 31 / 2012

How to Improve Your Home WiFi Network

It’s almost the weekend. You’ve got big plans for relaxation. You’re going to download some movies. Maybe you have a backyard barbecue planned and you’re going to stream your Spotify playlist to the deck. Or maybe you’re just going to lounge and play some Madden 13 online against friends. So what could ruin these best of plans? A crummy WiFi network.

August 31 / 2012
Author David Marine
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SmartThings: The One Hub to Rule Your Home with Your Phone

SmartThings has a pretty lofty goal. They want to be the hub to control everything in your home. While some companies and apps today control various aspects, like lights or air conditioning or security systems, SmartThings thinks that’s just child’s play. Actually, children are the only thing SmartThings can’t control.

August 30 / 2012

How to Prioritize Home Repairs

Buying a home can be an expensive endeavor, and many potential buyers choose to shave a couple bucks off the final price by purchasing starter homes or properties that need a few repairs. And while this strategy can be an effective way to save money and, in some cases, personalize the house, knowing which repairs are more pressing can [...]

Here’s to Atlantic City

Whether you are visiting or live locally, Atlantic City boasts a unique combination of historic significance with amazing contemporary entertainment. A barrier island along the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City is located just 60 miles from Philadelphia, 125 miles from New York City and 175 miles from Washington DC, which offers cultural proximity that few cities across the country can match.

Home of the Week: A Brentwood Haven

Brentwood, Tennessee may be home to Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban and Sara Evans, but I guarantee they would love to call this place their own. Located in an exclusive community, this mansion in Brentwood is more than just a place with elaborate decor and artistic touches. It’s also a very livable home with all the right touches to match luxury with comfort.

Back to School: Tips for Creating a Morning Routine

“School Year’s Eve” can be a tough night for families. It is a rude awakening that another summer has passed and the countdown until summer vacation has been reset. Our best advice for a smooth transition…be a fan of the plan. Remove the chaos from getting ready for school each morning by creating a routine [...]

August 28 / 2012

Floor Plans for Your Favorite TV Homes

TV shows have some of the greatest homes. You’ve got Dallas, the apartment from Friends, the mansion from Fresh Prince of Bel Air. All of these places are decorated perfectly and often have layouts that you can never find in actual homes. In fact sometimes the layouts defy logic. Until now!

August 27 / 2012

A 106 Year Legacy of Trust

106 years ago something remarkable happened. A young real estate agent, named Colbert Coldwell, started a company that would stand the test of time for more than a century. Two World Wars, the Great Depression and countless economic changes couldn’t stop what Coldwell started.

Valuable Home Improvements For Owners (and Sellers )

Whether individuals currently own or are selling a home, making improvements around the house can add more character, charm and utility. There are several projects that may not only add dollar value to a home, but can also make it more enticing for potential buyers. And what’s more, many of these improvements can be completed at a low cost. [...]

August 24 / 2012