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FLAIR FOR THE FLIP Tips on Interior Design with Bravo’s Ryan Brown Ryan Brown has seen his fair share of ugly-duckling properties. Crumbling foundations. Soil irregularities. Failing structural systems. Through it all, the 22-year design veteran maintains his trademark cool and pragmatism — two qualities......

Coldwell Banker | #1 in Residential Real Estate The proof is in the numbers. With over $4,969,750,000 in sales volume and representing 6,970 sides of sales transactions in 2017*, it is no surprise Coldwell Banker is the market leader in Orange and Riverside Counties. What......

JACOBSON ATTENDS PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL LUXURY ALLIANCE NETWORK EVENT MIAMI (MAY 3, 2018) – Georgina Jacobson of Newport Beach, a Global Luxury Specialist affiliated with the Coldwell Banker | Global Luxury, recently attended the International Luxury Alliance Network event held at the 1 Hotel in Miami.......

Hockey great Wayne Gretzky has purchased his old six-bedroom, eight-bathroom mansion in Thousand Oaks, California, for $13.5 million. It is a property he previously sold to former baseball star Lenny Dykstra for $18.5 million. Under Mr. Dykstra’s ownership, the home sold at a foreclosure auction......

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was signed into law Dec. 22, slashes rates for corporations, provides new breaks for private businesses and reorganizes the individual tax code. Specific to real estate, the new legislation will affect homeowners, homebuyers, real estate investors and......

Looking to try something new this year? When it comes to restaurants, you’ve got choices—a whole lot of them. Some of the most anticipated new additions to the dining scene are brand-new concepts, some find familiar faces finessing new styles, and some are picking up......

Last month’s real estate figures for North America show that residential property sales in the luxury market decreased by 6.7% over November 2017 while the median days on market increased from 31 to 41 days. Compared to December 2016, the median luxury home sale price has decreased by......

The Institute’s Luxury Market Report is your guide to luxury real estate data and trends for North America. Produced monthly, this report provides an in-depth look at the top residential markets across the United States and Canada. Active Members of The Institute receive exclusive access......

The Georgina Jacobson Group Named one of the Top Teams Nationwide by the Wall Street Journal Success Starts Here: Coldwell Banker Sales Associates Among Nation’s Best The 2016 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Report, The Thousand, was just released and once again Coldwell Banker® shows up in......

Todd and Katie Traina’s classic mansion in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights has a surprise in its basement. There, in a cavernous space that was once an indoor swimming pool, is a re-creation of the now-defunct Manhattan night club El Morocco—down to its white plaster palm......

Pininfarina became a household name for its beautifully crafted Italian cars, but the 85-year-old design firm has shaped everything from kitchens to pens to the stunning new H2 Speed, a hydrogen-fueled concept car. Now, its new branch dubbed Pininfarina Home Design aims to create such......

Americans Are Ready for the Smart Home There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door – after you’ve already left home and gotten to your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and......

Provided by Coldwell Banker Previews International® Want a big-picture view of high-end residential real estate? The first Luxury Market Report of 2016 offers a rare look into luxury, city by city and trend by trend. Click our link below! Top 20 U.S. Cities for Luxury Home Listings......

A new showroom has joined the passel of high-end furniture stores on Los Angeles’s Beverly Boulevard. Open since November, it is the new L.A. location (previously on Robertson Boulevard) from the Italy-based Luxury Living Group, which also has boutiques in cities including Miami, London, and......

U.S. Home Prices Still Rising at Steady Clip, According to Survey Home prices continued rising at a steady clip in January, another sign that 2016 will offer more of the same in the housing market: tight inventory leading to rising prices and sales volatility. The......

Visions of lush green lawns, English gardens bursting with color and a sparkling fountain filling the air with the tinkling of thousands of water drops may float through your head when dreaming of your ideal home. But, you’re responsible, so you’ve planned for your new......

You’re probably familiar with the idea that little things add up to a lot. But did you ever stop to think about how that can be applied to the upkeep of your home? Homeowners know that one of the responsibilities of ownership is keeping up......

For many of us, bright, beautiful colors bring joy to our lives. When we make our homes our own, we tend toward the colors that make us happy. When we think about selling our home, however, we need to understand just how subjective color is.......

Do you fantasize about downsizing? Do you dream of having less to take care of so you have more time for yourself to do the things you enjoy? You’re not alone. Minimalism is trending in our culture right now, from de-cluttering your life with the......

Did you buy an older home because you fell in love with its character? Many homes built in previous decades or centuries feature details that often aren’t prevalent in new construction, such as Dutch doors, transom windows and even dumbwaiters or laundry chutes. One of the......

Do you hear that? It’s the first breathy sigh of your spring garden, waking up from its winter’s nap. Longer days, warmer temperatures and dreams of lazy afternoons spent lounging among the flowers is enough to get any homeowner motivated to get their garden ready......

When you’re house hunting, it’s good to know your “living personality.” The home you choose should reflect the way you like to live rather than the latest trend in home design. If you are a minimalist at heart, you may be looking for something different......

Organizing just the first step toward preparing for a sale. When you’ve lived in it for a long time, getting a home ready to sell can seem daunting. If you are considering selling your home this year, make it your New Year’s resolution to get......

No matter where you live or are selling your home, there are simple things that play an important role in how welcome your potential buyers will feel. Showing off your home in its best possible light is extremely important, so pay attention to the little......

Are you looking for a new place to call your home? If so, you may enjoy reviewing CNN Money’s post on the best places to live, top earning towns, and most affordable places to live. As of last week (September 5, 2013) the average 30......

Have you found that your home no longer suits your needs and lifestyle? Perhaps your family size has changed or you have recently retired and are just seeking something new. If you are in the 55 and over age bracket, you may find yourself in......

Have you considered refinancing your home lately? If so, you are not alone. According to the Freddie Mac Quarterly Refinance Report, many homeowners throughout the United States lowered monthly mortgage payments, shortened the length of their loans, and utilized fixed mortgage rates in the second......

Maybe when you bought your home, you dreamed of growing old there. You envisioned future generations coming to visit and saw yourself establishing lifelong neighborhood friends. However, as much as you still love it, over time, your home may have gotten a little worn in......

Are you thinking about selling your home? According to the July 2013 National Housing Survey conducted by Fannie Mae, 74% of those surveyed feel that now is a good time to buy a house while 40% believe that now is a good time to sell.......

The kitchen is the heart of your home, literally as well as figuratively. That means it’s a room in need of a sturdy floor that can cope with spills, dropped dishes, and stomping feet (even if the feet are small). It’s also a room that......

Gardening is more than a popular trend, it’s also just plain fun to grow food at your home. Touted as a step towards self sufficiency, gardening can save you money and has other perks, such as the fact that homegrown veggies and herbs simply taste......