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The Most Uncomfortable Sofa in the World

What pops in your head when you hear the word “sofa?” Is it visions of relaxing? Perhaps plopping down on it with remote in hand and snack at the ready? Maybe a great spot for taking a lazy Sunday afternoon nap?

April 03 / 2014
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16 Genius Storage Ideas You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

Here are some awesome ideas to get you get organized and find a “home” for all of your things.

How to Get the Most out of Visiting an Open House

Open House season is almost upon us as soon many a home seller will open their doors for home shoppers to have their own private walk through. While many an open house sign will be seen on street corners across the country are they really worthwhile?

March 24 / 2014
Author David Marine
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2014 Coldwell Banker Bracket of Affordability

The pinnacle of college basketball glory is finally here. Welcome to March Madness. Selection Sunday has come and gone and now we are left sharpening our pencils and doing more college homework than we actually did in college in order study up for the annual NCAA Tournament.

6 Things You Need In Your Kitchen To Make Your Life Easier

Make life easier in the kitchen with these six affordable items.

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Relocating to America: Your Guide to Making A Home Away From Home

“Your home is you – it’s who you are – where you’re from…”

March 13 / 2014

Avoid A Stroke: Get Good Neighbors

I have to admit, reading academic journals isn’t my thing. But I was fascinated to read “Perceived Neighborhood Social Cohesion and Stroke” authored by University of Michigan Department of Psychology researchers Eric Kim, Nansook Park and Christopher Peterson which found that having good neighbors equates to better health.

March 10 / 2014

How Music and Home Play So Well Together

Go ahead and think of a song about home. You probably thought of at least 3 or 4 right off the top of your head. While love is the most popular subject of singers and songwriters across the globe, the romantic idea of home is a close second.

March 10 / 2014
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The First Trip Home

Homes are at the very center of some of our most cherished memories. As Tom Selleck puts it in the most recent Coldwell Banker TV commercial that debuted during the Oscars, your home is “something larger than the lawn that leads up to it, wider than the walls that contain it and greater than the sum of numbers painted on the curb.

March 07 / 2014
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Expert Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood To Buy In

It’s not just the home, it’s finding the right area.