Tag: Pool

Home of Week: Queen Latifah New Jersey Home Hits the Market

Nestled in the charming community of Colts Neck, New Jersey, known for its rolling equestrian farms, and rambling country roads, stands a majestic 7,000 sq. ft. luxury estate fit for a Queen. And wouldn’t you know, a Queen actually does live here. Queen Latifah that is. Built to her specifications in 2001, this home of the Grammy award-winning artist and talk show hostess combines traditional design with contemporary features, and is a perfect marriage of the styles. Throughout the home, you’ll see her personal touches like the custom bamboo and marble kitchen back splash.

January 07 / 2014

The Perfect Home According to Pinterest

We here at Coldwell Banker thought it would be a great idea to pull the most pinned and liked images from our various Pinterest boards and build the perfect home.

August 01 / 2013
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How to Shock Your Swimming Pool

As a non-pool owner, I had no idea what it meant to shock a swimming pool until recently. I was at a pool and overheard the owner saying he needed to shock his pool that evening. Having no clue what he was referring to I inquired, “why would you shock a swimming pool?” The man informed me that shocking gets rid of the bacteria and unwanted organic material that can get in your pools water.

July 17 / 2013

Slideshow: 5 Homes with Incredible Swimming Pools

With summer quickly approaching, everyone is gearing up for the season’s hottest pasttime: swimming! The beach can be fun but there is nothing like having your own oasis right in the backyard. Swimming pools have long been a focal point for homes because they bring everyone together where real lasting memories are made. Whether you [...]

June 04 / 2013
Author Ariel Williams
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We Promise You’ve Never Seen a Pool Like This

You know that list you make every time you dream about hitting the lottery…you know the one. Not the one that includes paying off student loans, other debts and helping friends and family in need. It’s the fun one, meant for big dreams of lavish luxuries and gadgets that are only bought by people who [...]

Home of the Week: A Brentwood Haven

Brentwood, Tennessee may be home to Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban and Sara Evans, but I guarantee they would love to call this place their own. Located in an exclusive community, this mansion in Brentwood is more than just a place with elaborate decor and artistic touches. It’s also a very livable home with all the right touches to match luxury with comfort.

The Essential Summer 2012 Playlist

Music makes everything better. Think back to all of the quintessential and anthemic songs that accompany the biggest events in our lives like weddings, graduations and birthday celebrations. We perform better at the gym when we’ve got some tunes playing and movies would make little sense without their music scores. (Click here to see a [...]

Is your pool ready for summer?

Break out the beach towels and sunscreen because summer is officially here! Break out the beach towels and sunscreen because summer is officially here! In areas of the country where temperatures climb during the summer, having a swimming pool can be a blessing and a great place to spend warm days. It can also be [...]

June 27 / 2012

7 Drool-Worthy Pools

Since there isn’t quite enough room for a pool in my backyard I indulge myself in the envious admiration of some of the amazing poolside homes on coldwellbanker.com.

June 21 / 2012

Is that swimming pool safe? What homebuyers should know

By Allstate When an agent takes you to a home and slides open the patio door to reveal a backyard swimming pool, you’ll likely have one of two reactions: you’ll either conjure up images involving lazy Saturdays and margaritas, or you’ll stiffen up with thoughts about the pool safety implications. In either case, a swimming [...]

May 24 / 2012