Category Archives: Home Improvement

How to Keep Your Home Warm Using Smart Home Technology

It’s officially autumn, which means Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner, the leaves are changing colors in many parts of the country, and for many Americans, it’s about time to turn on the heat in our homes. If you live in the north, you know that maintaining a  Read more »

October 16, 2015Permalink

The Remodeling a Kitchen Diary: Dreaming Stage

The kitchen. The heart of a home. The one room where everyone agrees an upgrade adds the most value to your home. But it’s also one of the most daunting and expensive things a homeowner can do. This will be the first in a series of blog posts as I share  Read more »

October 16, 2015Permalink

How to Use Social Media to Sell Homes in a Global Market

How to Use Social Media to Sell Homes in a Global Market

Digital marketing has become an important component of advertising in many industries, but in real estate it is particularly essential because today’s market is more global than ever. Digital marketing has become an important component of advertising in many industries, but in real estate it is particularly essential because today’s  Read more »

September 24, 2015Permalink

Getting Down to the Heart of the Matter with Home Sellers

On an August episode of LXTV Open House, Coldwell Banker COO, Mike Fischer, talks about how home seller sentiment has changed over the last decade. While Coldwell Banker is celebrating it’s 109th anniversary this August, there is one thing that never changes: Coldwell Banker is always on the pulse of  Read more »

September 3, 2015Permalink

Your Home’s September Honey Do List

Our to do lists always seem to grow in September. Summer is coming to a close, school is kicking into full swing and the homework just keeps piling on. To make your fall home prep just a little bit easier, here is your home’s Honey Do List for September. 1.  Read more »

September 3, 2015Permalink

Americans Are Ready for the Smart Home

While once only reserved for lofty dreams of aspiring to live like the ‘The Jetsons,’ the smart home is finally going mainstream as Americans fully embrace the technology. Coldwell Banker Real Estate partnered with CNET, the world’s largest and most trusted online source of consumer technology news and reviews, to  Read more »

August 14, 2015Permalink

Home of the Week: A Modern Treehouse in the West Virginia Mountains

This architectural standout resting on 19 private wooded acres is a sight to behold. Join us for an inside look at “Virginia West”. In our newest ‘Home of the Week‘ we move from a Georgian home in Chicago to a bold and beautiful nearly all glass home in Berkeley Springs,  Read more »

July 10, 2015Permalink

Five Tips for Making Your Home Energy Efficient

With most of the country now officially experiencing summertime temperatures, we are now starting to see our monthly utility bill spiking upwards.  Here are five areas of the home that with a small to moderate upgrade could help to reduce your home’s energy consumption. Programmable Thermostats. According to Energy.gov, turning your thermostat down/up  Read more »

June 18, 2015Permalink