Archive: August 2012

The Value of a Beatles’ Home

As the chief marketing officer for Coldwell Banker Real Estate, one of key benefits to the job is that I have a key to the “secret vault.”  In this case, our vault is a collection of thousands of historic luxury homes that were marketed by Previews, Inc. (now renamed Coldwell Banker Previews International) from the [...]

Family Fun Month: Backyard Roller Coaster (Video)

August is Family Fun Month and each Friday we are providing fun tips and ideas on how to spend it at home with your family. We know it isn’t Friday yet but this one couldn’t wait! Check out a father, AKA “Father of the Year” according to YouTubers & bloggers, that built a 12 ft [...]

August 09 / 2012

How to Easily Make An All-Natural Pest Repellent

Walk down the aisle in Home Depot and you’ll discover a hundred different ways to get rid of pests inside and outside of your home. Which one is the best one? Are the chemicals in them ok for your lawn? Are they okay for your family to be around? Will they even work?

August 09 / 2012

Home of the Week: A Panoramic View of Paris

How would you like to wake up, walk downstairs and gaze at the Eiffel Tower will sipping your morning coffee? That’s the lifestyle this gorgeous apartment in Paris, France offers. Located between Villa des Ternes and Neuilly, in an art deco building, this top floor duplex apartment has magnificent panoramic view of Paris including the Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, and Invalides.

How to Limit Spending When Getting A Home Ready To Sell

It is common for homeowners to think that selling a home is an expensive endeavor, which may in turn cause them to hold off on putting their home on the market. From repairs to staging the process can seem overwhelming. However, with the advice of a real estate agent, sellers often find there are several [...]

August 08 / 2012

9 Superfluously Awesome Items for Your Home

There are things you absolutely have to have in your home like a refrigerator, a table, an Xbox, lights, etc. Then there are the things that aren’t necessarily to your everyday living, but they sure do make your home more enjoyable or worthy of showing off.

7 Easy and Inexpensive Homemade Cleaning Products Recipes

Cleaning the house can be likened to the shape of a circle…there is just no end. While we can’t give you the answer for how to keep your home perfectly clean at all times we do have some great tips on creating DIY cleaners that cost less, help the environment and save storage space.

August 07 / 2012

The Coolest Mobile Home Ever

Typically, I like my homes with a foundation and piece of land around it. But I have to say, this mobile home from NonStandard.At is unbelievable.

August 06 / 2012
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Real Estate Headlines for the First Full Week of August

The East Coast has mugginess galore and wherever you’re reading this from I’m sure you’re in the midst of the dog days of summer. Before the week passes us by here are some real estate headlines to keep you on the pulse of what’s happening in housing.

Decorate like an Olympian: Design Ideas Inspired by the Olympic Rings

With the Olympics in full swing, we thought it would be a fun idea to find design ideas from our listings on that represent the colors from the Olympic Rings Flag. (Click on rooms to view the rest of each beautiful home) Each of the 6 colors (yes, six!) has an important significance. On [...]

August 03 / 2012