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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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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
Author David Marine
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Open House Sales Tool: Slideshows

Any real estate market is a tough market when you’re trying to sell your house. Find out how to use a photo slideshow as a sales aid when having an open house. Show out-of-season plants, past home improvements, and decorating highlights.

November 08 / 2013
Author Anne Baley
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Category Jacksonville
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Real Estate with a Global Mindset

With offices and across the world, it’s not a big deal to say that Coldwell Banker Real Estate is a global brand. But just because you have a footprint in dozens of countries, doesn’t mean you have a global mindset.

The Hunt for a Home: City vs. Suburbs, Part 2

This morning we saw Lauren and Allen embark on their hunt for a new home and try to determine whether they should stay in the cityscape of Chicago or venture out to the suburbs. They looked at a really nice duplex in the Lakeview area of Chicago that offered them a little more room than where they’re currently at and was even close to some great amenities that both they and their new child could enjoy.

August 28 / 2013

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 [...]

Secrets to Buying Your First Home

The basics of looking for your first home are an often discussed item within real estate circles. I should know because we dedicated a whole week to it. But as any experience homeowner or real estate professional will tell you, there’s always more that can be learned to prepare you for buying that first home.

The Home Where the Dances With Wolves Oscar Resides

The Oscars are this Sunday. It’s one of the great TV viewing events of the year. I’m guaranteeing Daniel Day Lewis takes an Oscar home for Lincoln, but there’s another home where a pretty famous Oscar resides.

How to Create a Warm Friendly Space in Your Home

It was 21 degrees when I got up this morning, so creating a warm space is extremely appealing to me right now. While this LXTV segment has less to do with the temperature outside and more to do with the appeal of your home the video has some really useful tips in it that are perfect brightening up that plain room in your house.

January 03 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Category Home Decor
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Two of the Best Suburban Places to Live

This past month Coldwell Banker Real Estate released its latest study on the Best Places to Live for various types of people and focused this last one on those we refer to as Suburbanites.