It’s a rainy Monday morning here in New Jersey, but even with the downpour there were a ton of open house signs out yesterday. Whether or not you ventured out to an open house, here’s a look at some of the real estate headlines for this Monday morning:

Forbes has a list of the biggest A-list celebrity homes currently for sale. I’m partial to Diddy’s estate in Alpine, NJ.

Yahoo! and Kiplinger take a look at the best cities for housing values in 2011. The top spot? Omaha, Nebraska.

A new study by the Consumer Electronics Association finds that pre-installed home technologies will play significant role in home sales over the next 5 years.

HGTV has some money-smart upgrades for your living room. The “curtain illusions” tip is pretty interesting.

And finally, here’s a handy video on how to choose colors for you home based on room functions.