Tag: pop culture

Homes from Grammy Nominee Hometowns

With the Super Bowl of music award shows airing in less than three weeks, we’ve noticed that many of this year’s Grammy nominees have strong ties to their hometowns. To commemorate the 56th annual Grammy Awards and the joy that music brings to our homes, let’s take a look at some homes from their old stomping grounds.

What They Didn’t Show You on Undercover Boss

If you recently saw  Undercover Boss on CBS, Buffet, Inc. CEO Anthony Wedo awarded a new home to employee Whitney Durant.  What CBS did not show was the work of Coldwell Banker Reap Realty agent Alicia Abels in Alexandria, LA.  Alicia assisted Whitney in the purchase of her family’s new home. Congrats to Alicia for [...]

Homes from “VMA” Nominee Hometowns

The music has changed, but today’s most popular artists still wear their “homes” on their sleeves no matter where their travels take them. With the MTV Video Music Awards nominations recently being announced, it occurred to us that the nominated artists in the “Video of the Year” category all have especially strong ties to their hometowns. To commemorate one of the most entertaining music award shows around, let’s take a look at some homes from their old stomping grounds.

The New Playboy Mansion?

Playboy mogul and serial entrepreneur Hugh Hefner lives in one of America’s most famous homes, but he didn’t let that get in the way of buying a new $4.995 million place from Coldwell Banker recently.

Star Trek Inspired Homes

While we don’t have any listings in other planets or galaxies, we do happen to have homes on coldwellbanker.com in 51 countries. In the spirit of the new film being released next week; join us for a look at some Star Trek inspired homes.

May 09 / 2013

Red Hot Decor Inspired By Taylor Swift

Nashville’s country-pop princess Taylor Swift has made her affinity for all things red crystal clear.

No Electricity? No Problem: Homes for Characters on NBC’s Revolution

How does it feel when you’re out and about with family or friends all day without access to a charger and for some inexplicable reason your phone battery dies? Or how about when one of those pesky late summer thunder storms roll in cutting your lights out, reducing you to Ben Franklin-like candle usage like it was 1783 again? Not fun?! Now imagine for a second, if an unknown phenomenon disabled all advanced technology on the planet, from iPads, iPhones and computers to airplanes, batteries and cars. No more lights. No more stoves. No. More. Facebook. (oh, the horror!)

September 17 / 2012

Outstanding Home in a Drama Series: Game of Thrones

If you prefer blankets to swim trunks and skis to surfboards, then the castle at Winterfell from “Game of Thrones” might have piqued your interest if you were in the market for a cozy home (or hut) a few thousand years ago. The next nominee for “Outstanding Home in a Drama Series” is none other than Winterfell Castle, which is widely considered to be the capital of the North. Winterfell is located between the capital of the Seven Kingdoms (King’s Landing) and the dreaded “Wall” that keeps civilized society separate from Wildlings and very angry frozen zombies.

MTV Movie Awards: Movie Home of the Year

In the spirit of the MTV Movie Awards, the team here at Coldwell Banker has convened behind closed doors and decided on five “Movie Home of the Year Nominees” from 2011 films that were nominated by MTV for some award or another. Rest assured that the homes nominated below exhibit excellence in the area of looking awesome.