Monthly Archives: September 2014

Real Estate Headlines with $83 Billion, a $20K Mistake and Most Expensive City

Hope you enjoyed September because it’s about to take an 11 month vacation. Yes, autumn is coming with its colored leaves, crisper weather and clogged gutters. But before you realize that holiday shopping season is closer than you think, let’s … Continue reading

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Water Conservation: Time for Some WaterSense!

Dallas, Texas, is not known for being a watery oasis. Rather, it’s known for its hot, arid climate. Our neighbor California is currently experiencing yearly water shortages, along with drought conditions — and Texas could be next, as the state’s … Continue reading

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Breaking a Lease in NYC: What You Need to Know

Breaking a lease in NYC is probably the last thing that people that move here ever think they’ll have to do. But life happens, and there may come a time when a renter will have to break a lease. If … Continue reading

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Home Tip of the Day: The Perfect Host Gift

How many times have you been invited over for dinner and when you ask your host what you can bring, he or she replies “nothing”? Of course, no one likes showing up empty handed, so what do you do? Bring … Continue reading

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6 Must-Try Manayunk Restaurants

Philadelphia is no stranger to uniquely named and somewhat difficult-to-pronounce places. The Schuylkill River is one, for example. Manayunk, a neighborhood located along the edge of the Schuylkill in the northwest corner of the city, is another. Manayunk is derived … Continue reading

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Design Styles: When You’re a Little Bit Country and She’s a Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll

Oh, wouldn’t it be amazing if our significant others always shared our same exact taste in design styles? We’d go shopping together, exchanging loving glances as we danced through the fourth-floor linen department at ABC Carpet & Home, scooping up … Continue reading

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Home of the Week: A Waterfront Compound in the San Juan Islands

In our newest ‘Home of the Week‘ we move from a palatial estate in New Jersey to a stunning private waterfront compound in the most popular town in the San Juan Islands – Friday Harbor. This estate is located on … Continue reading

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Home Tip of the Day: Getting Sand Off Your Feet and Hands

One of the greatest parts about going to the beach is feeling the sand between your toes. And one of the worst parts about going to the beach is bringing that sand between your toes home with you. To avoid … Continue reading

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Coldwell Banker’s Thomson Sisters Debut on Season 25 of “The Amazing Race”

Meet Lisa and Michelle Thomson of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s Thomson Team of Pinecrest, Florida. Lisa, 28, and Michelle, 22, are very competitive and talented Realtors® who have sold more than 2,000 single family homes and condominiums in Miami-Dade … Continue reading

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Designer Homes: Wearable is the New Liveable

We wear designer labels, we eat in designer restaurants, we stay in designer hotels, so it’s only natural that we now can live in designer homes. Luxury fashion brands like Fendi, Versace, Armani, and Missoni are trying their hand at … Continue reading

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