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This is What Buster Olney’s Prediction for the 2014 MLB Season Looks Like in Real Estate

Ah, the start of the Major League Baseball season. A time where the grass looks greener. The hot dogs are a bit tastier. And hope springs eternal.

Slideshow: Show Stealing Properties from Seattle and Denver

In light of hometowns and the BIG upcoming game, we thought it would be clever to construct a compilation of 10 beautiful properties from both Seattle and Denver.

Home of the Week: A Mercer Island Treasure

In our newest ‘Home of the Week’ we move from a European inspired home in British Columbia to a waterfront treasure in picturesque Mercer Island, Washington.

Home of the Brave: Another Look at the ‘People’s House’

Today just so happens to be Independence Day and the 237th birthday of our great nation: The United States of America. To celebrate what is arguably one of the most historic and important birthdays of all-time, let’s take a look at a few more of our favorite spaces in our country’s most famous home – The White House

Reliving Revolutionary War History at the Ford Mansion

During the American Revolutionary War, George Washington took refuge in Morristown, NJ at Ford Mansion.

July 03 / 2013

Home of the Week: Indoor/Outdoor Living on Lake Washington

Our newest ‘Home of the Week’ takes us away from last week’s gem in Hawaii to an ultra luxurious and lavish estate with views seemingly plucked right out of one of those postcards you find at tourist shops. Located in the prominent Faben Point community in Mercer Island, WA, words do little to capture the grandeur of this $16.7 million opulent home.

The Perfect Home for MLB Opening Day

Welcome to baseball season. Sure March Madness has its Final Four still to come and the NBA is winding down its regular season, but this time of year is special for baseball. The Major League Baseball season has begun. Stadium across the country today are filled with hope and wonder as every team starts their season with the goal of winning a championship. While the outfield grass is trimmed and watered, as homeowners we’re doing much of the same as we’re prepping our lawns for mowing.

Gonzaga and the Home to Cinderella

What a great time of the year! We are nearing Spring and the re-birth of so many things including baseball. But if you’re like me, this time of year is reserved for one thing only…March Madness! And we enter this special time with Gonzaga, a school of 4800, hidden away in Spokane, WA as the #1 team in college basketball. You might already know the story. Eighteen years ago, Gonzaga crashed the NCAA party and starting in 1999 began a string of 14 straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament. They were once a school everyone rooted for. Today, they are the hunted at the top of the heap.

Slideshow: 6 Timeless Homes for Daylight Savings

For those that live in areas that observe daylight savings, this weekend we will lose an hour of lives. It will be gone as we have to move our clocks forward an hour in this annual ritual that I’m not quite sure of the purpose of it. So to combat the losing of time, I thought we should look at some homes that mock the constraints of time. These properties are timeless. How do I know that? It says it right in their property description on coldwellbanker.com, and after you take a look at them, I’m pretty sure you’ll agree.

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?