Archive: October 2012

Luxury Homes for Fall Harvest

The Eastern United States is beloved for its changing autumn foliage. As the temperatures cool and leaves change from green to yellow, orange and red, it’s the perfect time to find fall inspiration in classic East Coast retreats.

A Frighteningly Fun Halloween Home

A Halloween house of horrors located on Baldwin Terrace in Wayne, NJ.

October 24 / 2012

I Want a Gutter Cleaning Robot

I love the fall season, but I also hate it. Raking leaves, seeding your lawn and worst of all cleaning your gutters are all regular occurrences. I can’t stand cleaning my gutters. I’m not afraid of heights, but I’ve seen enough episodes of America’s Funniest Videos to know that they’re an accident waiting to happen.

October 23 / 2012

The Original Halloween Home of Michael Myers

Halloween is not just a time for candy, costumes and neighborhood lawn decor. It’s also a time that features some of the scariest homes in cinematic history. If you look at the history of horror, you’ll notice that many homes are central characters in the film. Psycho, The House on Haunted Hill, and Cabin in the Woods are just a few examples.

Home of the Week: A Stunning View in San Francisco

A Room with a View may have been set in Europe, but you can own a home with an amazing view right in San Francisco.

The property description for this home, listed by Malin Giddings with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in San Francisco, refers to it as having “sweeping views” which certainly is an accurate statement based on the images displayed above.

Real Estate Headlines for the Almost End of October

The World Series is almost here. Your home’s pantry is full of candy. And you’re debating whether it’s cold enough to wear a sweater. Yes, October is coming to a close and here’s what’s happening in real estate:

How to Add the Color Purple to Your Home Decor

To honor Spirit Day and the fight against bullying we are providing 7 beautiful examples showing how to incorporate purple into home décor.

October 19 / 2012

Home Sweet Home: Halloween Candy Battle (Final Four)

October is flying faster than a witch on a broom and we have already reached our 3rd round of the Halloween candy battle. (Click for Round One & Two) All of the sweet candies, Starburst, Sour Patch Kids, Twizzlers, Mike & Ike, Pop Rocks, Nerds, and Jolly Ranchers, have been knocked out and only chocolate ones remain but which will reign supreme as the ultimate people’s choice? You will soon find out but until then help us decide which two deserve a spot at the final face off.

Presidential Town Hall: Important Questions That Weren’t Asked

One major topic was clearly absent from the conversation during the Presidential Town Hall. Where was the topic of housing?

How to Monster Proof Your House Revisited

Feeling secure in your home is one of the most important aspects of an enjoyable life. You don’t want to worry about vampires, werewolves, ghosts or the boogeyman coming to get you, but yet that’s something that creeps into the back of our mind from time to time. Like when you’re home alone on a stormy night or you hear something go bump in the night? We can try and convince ourselves there are no such things as monsters, but deep down we know that’s not the case.