Archive: February 2013

Slideshow: Star Gazer Dream Homes

People have been looking at the stars since time began. It’s one of the earliest form of entertainment and some of the first stories told were engineered from looking at the stars. Over time our homes have caused us to lose some of the luster of gazing into the heavens, but at Coldwell Banker Real Estate we found a few homes that are perfect for those who enjoy a closer look at the galaxy. Here are five special homes that Galileo would have loved to call his own:

A Luxury Ping Pong Dining Room Table

In the middle of a nice dinner with friends, haven’t you ever just wanted to clear the table and throw down with a game of ping pong? Of course you have. Well now you can actually do it in style.

February 27 / 2013

That First Home Project as a Couple

Anyone homeowner who has a significant other can tell you a story about that first home project together. It might be funny now, but chances are it wasn’t all too funny then. Mine dealt with painting. Lots of painting. Did I mention I hate painting? Recently I came across a great modern tale of a newlywed couple who embarked on quite an interesting first home project

February 27 / 2013

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In Their Own Words: What Buying a Home Really Means

In this LXTV Open House segment that aired across the nation this past Sunday, we get first hand accounts from real people on the value they see in achieving homeownership.

Viggle is the Perfect Companion for Your Home’s TV Room

The couch in front of the TV. It’s one of life’s great comfort zones. You know the spot. It’s where your body perfectly relaxes as you sit down and tune in to your favorite TV show or movie. Chances are when you get situated in your favorite seat that you’re also carrying a device with you. For some it may be your phone. For other it’s a tablet (most likely an iPad). And others still like the laptop open as they prop their feet up. Yes, our homes are more connected than ever and some apps are trying to make our relaxation time a little more rewarding. The best one in my opinion is Viggle.

February 26 / 2013
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What’s Worth Renovating?

One of the questions most frequently asked by homeowners considering a renovation is “What’s worth doing?” Well, the answer isn’t a simple one.

Real Estate Headlines Oscars Edition

Hollywood’s annual night to honor itself has come and gone. There were some surprises, but some winners were expected. As awards season comes to a close, we’re dedicated this week’s real estate to headlines to feature home related stories from the 2013 Oscar nominees:

Home of the Week: An Oscar Winning Home

Take a tour through an Oscar Winning home that just hit the market with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

February 22 / 2013
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The Home Where the Dances With Wolves Oscar Resides

The Oscars are this Sunday. It’s one of the great TV viewing events of the year. I’m guaranteeing Daniel Day Lewis takes an Oscar home for Lincoln, but there’s another home where a pretty famous Oscar resides.