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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

Your home deserves to have a fresh start next year, too!
Posted by Natalie Arnold on December 26, 2016 in No Category
December is synonymous with festive decor, choosing the perfect holiday gifts for loved ones, and food – lots of food. It is also the time of year when many vow to make positive changes, whether it be hitting the gym more regularly or dedicating more time to family and friends. But how many  of you make resolutions for your home? Whether you plan to buy or sell in 2017, or your home is just in need of a little TLC, these ideas will help give your space a fresh look. Check out all of our s... read more
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Prevent a Holiday Disaster at Home With These 10 Must Read Tips

Keep Your Kids (2 legged and 4) safe this holiday season with these 10 tips!
Posted by Natalie Arnold on December 19, 2016 in No Category
There is no ignoring it now. The twinkling trees, tinsel and….attractive trouble are all around. Whether you are singing “Feliz Navidad” or “Dradle Dradle Dradle,” we can all agree this is one of the greatest times of the year, BUT it’s also filled with hidden dangers for your children and pets. In fact, it is one of the most dangerous times of the year for your dog Dasher, your cat Blitzen and your two legged crawlers. So, don’t let all the sparkle distract... read more
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The 2016 Smart Home Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Natalie Arnold on December 15, 2016 in No Category
We’ve laid out a comprehensive smart home gift guide for this year’s holiday season and everyone who will be gathered in your home. The holidays are right around the corner. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have time to get something special. For the second year in a row, we’ve put together the Smart Home Holiday Gift Guide for everyone on your list. For the one selling their home: Smart Home Staging Kit According to a Coldwell Banker survey this year, 71 percent of Ame... read more
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Dallas Suburbs That Offer Country Living

Posted by Cindy Dunnican on December 14, 2016 in  Rowlett Texas  Sachse Texas  Small Town living
Some of the most quickly growing communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex are the outlying small towns that are hanging onto their individuality and values. Here are some of the rural Dallas-Fort Worth suburbs. Dallas suburbs now extend farther from city limits than ever before. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is home to perhaps 100 suburbs. As the cities grew, small towns within a half-hour driving distance found themselves exploding with population growth. People began migrating farther away from the ... read more
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What Agents Want You to Know About Smart Homes

Posted by Natalie Arnold on December 14, 2016 in No Category
At last week’s Gen Blue conference, Coldwell Banker agents Danny Hertzberg and Angel Piontek took the mainstage to tell us what we need to know about buying and selling smart homes. Americans are already riding the smart home wave – in fact, 44 percent of buyers who want move-in ready homes say smart home tech is a must. To help make getting a smart home easier Coldwell Banker introduced a Smart Home Staging Kit. As with any new technology, there is an adoption curve when it comes to smart... read more
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