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Real Estate Headlines for Early August

That creeping feeling? It’s the end of summer haunting you. But let’s not fret quite yet. There’s still practically a full month of August left to enjoy the pool, the beach, and perhaps one last vacation. While you try to remember if you need to buy more suntan lotion, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines to start your week.

Slideshow: The Best Home Basketball Courts

Home court advantage is a huge thing especially as we start getting down the wire with college basketball. Winning on the road is no easy task especially in conference play. Same goes for the NBA where every team wants to be able to play in front of their own fans, sleep in their own beds and have the comfort of a familiar court. To a basketball player, your home court is one of your favorite places to be. So why not have a basketball court for your home?

The Story Behind the Home in Silver Linings Playbook

Home is a central character in the Oscar-nominated film, Silver Linings Playbook. Each of the homes featured in the film have their own charm and uniqueness to it. Not to mention amazing 70′s decor. But beyond set design, there’s a great story behind the home used for Jennifer Lawrence’s character in the film where Bradley Cooper and her may have ultimately danced their way to a couple of Oscars.

Home of the Week: An Amenities-Laden Contemporary

This contemporary home just outside of Pittsburgh in Mt. Washington, Pennsylvania has it all. And by all I mean stuff you never thought you needed, but now that you’ve seen this house you think you will.

Home of the Week: A Panoramic Tree House

There’s something innately interesting about a tree house. It’s nature combined with a fort. The kids that had one were the envy of those that didn’t. Well it turns out there’s an adult-sized one for sale with all the modern touches you could hope for.

Where US Olympic Athletes Call Home

I do love the Olympics. The pageantry. The competition. The Cinderella stories. The patriotic pride. And of course I’ll be humming John Williams’ brass-tastic Olympic Theme in my head for the next few weeks. Whether you like basketball, track & field, swimming or gymnastics, it’s hard not to get psyched up for Team USA.

July 27 / 2012