Archive: August 2013

Lights Out! How to Prepare for Vegas’ Next Power Outage

When powerful electricity lights up the sky, it can sometimes result in the darkening of our homes. But with a little planning, you can avoid the danger and inconvenience of a power outage during this monsoon season.

August 26 / 2013
Author Guest Contributor from Allstate
Category Las Vegas
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The Real Estate Market in Las Vegas is on a Roll

The real estate market in Las Vegas is triple-digits hot! Compared to last year, the median price for a single-family home in the Las Vegas Valley is up 32.8 percent, and the median price for condominiums and townhomes is up 43.5 percent.

August 26 / 2013
Author Terri D'Richards
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Category Las Vegas
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Home Tennis Courts Worthy of the US Open

In honor of this year’s U.S. open we here at Coldwell Banker thought it would be clever to showcase some gorgeous homes that feature some incredible tennis courts that are tournament worthy.

August 26 / 2013

Las Vegas Golf Courses within Las Vegas Neighborhoods

Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world. But beyond the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas strip is a plethora of world-class golf courses. If your idea of the perfect home includes a golf course, check out these impressive golf communities.

A Simple Tip for Home Sellers: Declutter

The following is a guest post from Mike Randall an associate broker with Coldwell Banke Pinnacle Properties in Florence, Alabama. Buyers won’t buy what they can’t see. It’s really that simple. When you’re selling a home, it is critical to make sure that you are showing potential buyers the features and benefits your home has [...]

August 23 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Category Seller Resources
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Can Hardwood Flooring Ever Be Used in a Basement?

The current popularity of hardwood flooring has led many homeowners to attempt to copy the same look in their basements. However, before selecting basement flooring, consider how you will use the space.

August 22 / 2013
Author Jennifer A. DiGiovanni
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Category Philadelphia
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Win $25,000 in the Coldwell Banker Life, Camera, Action YouTube Contest

What’s more entertaining than seeing kids and pets on video? America’s Funniest Videos has made a living off of it. Now what’s better than winning $25,000? Not much. So why not combine these two great things into one amazing contest? Well that’s exactly what we’ve done with the Coldwell Banker Life, Camera, Action YouTube contest. [...]

August 22 / 2013

The Best Way to Catch Spiders in Your House

The best way to catch a spider without hurting it.

August 21 / 2013

Toxic Substances Found in Houses

The different types of toxic substances found in houses

Hidden Gems of Los Angeles with Christophe Choo

Regardless of where you’re buying a home, the neighborhood that home resides plays a big part in whether or not you want to live there. Of course, every neighborhood has aspects that everyone knows about, but it’s the true “locals” that know where all the hidden gems are. No one knows the in’s and out’s [...]