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The Report 2018

28 Mar
the report

The overall fundamentals in luxury housing are stable and strong, according to the highly anticipated 2018 edition of “The Report” presented by the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program.  Released at the beginning of each year, The Report is a comprehensive guide to high-end property buying and selling, covering annual trends, statistics, demographics and analysis from […]

Simple Landscaping Upgrades to Attract Prospective Buyers

14 Mar
landscaping

Simple Landscaping Upgrades to Attract Prospective Buyers Here are a few simple upgrades to help boost your curb appeal. SHARON LEE Guest post by James Witts A home can be modern and cozy inside, but without curb appeal, potential buyers will lose interest before they step inside. An attractive, well-kept lawn is one of the first […]

Move to Temporary Housing Seamlessly in Five Steps

14 Feb
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Move to temporary housing seamlessly. Here are 5 steps to help you through your transition without having to feel like a vagabond. Guest post by Laura McHolm Oh my, as if moving once wasn’t bad enough. You need to do it twice? Construction not complete? Haven’t quite found your dream house? Old house sold and […]

Designing with Black and White: Conversation with Donna Mondi

24 Jan
black and white

When it comes to color palettes, nothing is as classic as designing with black and white. Old-World elegance, art deco grandeur, traditional spaces, contemporary expanses—they all look spectacular wrapped in the glamorous color combination. Some of the earliest known black-and-white décor may have been highlighted in checkerboard floors in 15th century European artworks, and most […]

9 Overlooked Items to Prep Your Home for Sale

10 Jan
prep your home

So you’ve prepped your home cosmetically for sale in every imaginable way – fresh paint, a deep cleaning, new landscaping, decluttered closets and even organized the garage! Your house looks better then it ever has and you are ready to hit the market! Before you proceed with the “For Sale” sign in the ground, there […]

Hollywood Closet Design: Confessions

27 Dec
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Hollywood Closet Design: The closet — once an afterthought in architectural design — is having a moment. Fashion-minded homeowners with both square footage and dollars to spare are increasingly opting to turn their dark, narrow closet spaces into Instagram-worthy wardrobes. Some are even going so far as to create closets that rival their favorite designer […]

6 Stunning Ways to Replace Popcorn Ceilings

13 Dec
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Popcorn Ceilings No More This article originally published on Coldwell Banker’s Blog. Guest post by Lauren White Realtors across the nation agree: popcorn ceilings repulse buyers. They see it as a significantly outdated style that also gives them asbestos suspicions. Removal has the potential to raise your home value and keep buyers interested. You’re probably […]

8 Modern Day Gardens That Embody Formal Parterre Design

22 Nov
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Modern Day Gardens and Parterre Design Houzz Contributor, Kristy Woodson Harvey & Beth Woodson A kept-to-perfection garden is fabulously beautiful and can’t help but add to the charm and desirability of a home. And the formal parterre garden, created by 16th-century French garden designer Claude Mollett, is a classic, gorgeous look for anyone with a […]

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