Archive: February 2013

Greatest Real Estate Game of All Time Changes Forever

The greatest real estate game of all time is Monopoly. Don’t try and argue. It’s a fact. We were surprised a few years ago when Monopoly disregarded paper money in favor of a new debit card system that allows players to digitally manager their real estate investments and also cut down on those who like to sneak a $500 bill when the banker isn’t looking. Recently an even bigger change was made as Monopoly gave the good citizens of the Internet the ability to add a new game piece while retiring one of the originals. So which Monopoly piece is going away? The iron

February 06 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for the Week of the Grammys

The Super Bowl is over, but the big shows just keep coming. This week it’s the 55th Grammy Awards that airs Sunday, February 10th at 8 p.m. So instead of our usual collection of real estate headlines, we decided to focus on the music related real estate stories at our disposal.

Our Favorite Songs About Home – The Essential Playlist

To commemorate the launch of our new television commercials during the 55th annual Grammy Awards, we’ve put together an epic playlist of songs that speak about our favorite thing: Home.

February 05 / 2013

The Story Behind 2012′s Unlikely Hit Song – ‘Home’ by Phillip Phillips

n an era where the pop music charts are dominated by thumping 808 drums, European Dub Step-esque synths and topics more fit for late night TV – an unexpected little folk song about “Home” unexpectedly became one of 2012′s biggest songs. Here’s the story behind one of our favorite songs.

February 05 / 2013

We Believe in Home

But what I found once I became a part of the industry was that, as my former CEO Jim Gillespie always said, real estate professionals are realistic and rational, yet very positive people

Tips On How to Add Color to Your Home Without Going Overboard

Striking a delicate balance in your home’s decor between relaxed sophistication and engaging pops of color can be a challenge to say the least. Here are some tips on how use color color without overpowering the design aesthetic of your home.

February 01 / 2013

Red Hot Decor Inspired By Taylor Swift

Nashville’s country-pop princess Taylor Swift has made her affinity for all things red crystal clear.