Archive: April 2013

Redefining a Home Library

Plato’s quote about a home with a library in it having a soul begs the question, are we on the verge of soulless homes? Think about it. In 10 years will home libraries become irrelevant? My entire reading list from the last 4 years is now stored on my iPad.

April 15 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Real Estate Headlines for the Middle of April

In case you didn’t realize it, your taxes are due today. And with that welcome to the middle of April where showers are slowly turning to those thoughts of summer. While you busily gather those deductions and W9′s here are some real estate headlines to start your week:

Brooklyn – The ‘Home’ of Jackie Robinson

When most people think of ‘home’ and Jackie Robinson, they usually recall his epic steal of home against the Yankees (and Yogi Berra) in the ’55 World Series. While he certainly had a penchant for “stealing home”, we think ‘home’ meant a lot more to Jackie than the one on the baseball diamond.

Inside the Miami Home of Oscar Winner Matt Damon

Good Will House Hunting? Academy award winner and star of such hits as Ocean’s 11, The Bourne Trilogy and the upcoming sci-fi movie Elysium, Matt Damon, is putting his Miami mansion on the market and he’s chosen to list it with Coldwell Banker superstar agent team, The Jills.

The Most Irrelevant Feature of Every Home

What do tape decks, doorbells and flip phones have in common? Over time they’ve become completely irrelevant. They all were at one time another a necessity of our daily lives or at least appeared to be. At least tape decks and flip phones possess some utility. You can listen to music on tapes and you can still call someone on a flip phone. But there’s really absolutely no reason to have a doorbell.

April 11 / 2013

Slideshow: The Perfect Homes for Golf

The single greatest golf tournament known to man begins today. The Masters tees off for what’s sure to be another legendary tournament with Tiger Woods back at the top of his game, Bubba Watson back as a defending champ and the usual cast of characters all vying for the coveted green jacket.

We Promise You’ve Never Seen a Pool Like This

You know that list you make every time you dream about hitting the lottery…you know the one. Not the one that includes paying off student loans, other debts and helping friends and family in need. It’s the fun one, meant for big dreams of lavish luxuries and gadgets that are only bought by people who [...]

Home of the Week: Hale Kahakai ‘Beach House’

This past Sunday’s hotly anticipated premiere of Mad Men opened with a picturesque shot of Don Draper relaxing on one of Hawaii’s perfect sun soaked beaches. The stunning oceanfront property the Draper’s vacationed at reminded us of our newest ‘Home of the Week’. Take a peak at one of Hawaii’s finest homes.

Coming Home for the First Time

Coming home. It’s a feeling we can all relate to. That phrase probably conjures up a specific moment or memory in your mind. Maybe it was coming home from college. Or maybe it was coming home from military service overseas. Or maybe it’s just coming home after being away for a while. Regardless of what it is, the fact of the matter is coming home is associated with joy.

April 09 / 2013
Author David Marine
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