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Hawaiian Oceanfront View For Sale… Includes a Spectacular Home!

We’ve featured several Hawaiian properties here recently… I suppose we just can’t resist the stunning views. In case a spectacular home on the Big Island hadn’t already secured a spot on your wish list, this one will certainly seal the deal. This one is quintessential Hawaii with the ubiquitous lanai, sliding walls of glass, gated… Read More

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Fireplace-Envy: Seasonal, Regional and Generational – Photo Gallery

Have fireplaces become just an artistic addition to our decor? I distinctly remember when a fireplace was the ‘cool’ feature to have in your home. I am aware that the region of the country that you live in plays a major role but I’d be curious nonetheless to know how much use your fireplace actually… Read More

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Mel Gibson’s Costa Rican Casa Guanacaste is Stunning, and For Sale

Mel Gibson’s Costa Rican Casa Guanacaste is Stunning, and For Sale Arizona Elite Properties has an office in Costa Rica. I haven’t been there yet but it’s right at the top of my near-future to-do list. While I’m at it, maybe I’ll just have to make a quick stopover at Mel Gibson’s jungle vacation home! I’d… Read More

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The Most Expensive Home in Hawaii Is for Sale

The first thing we noticed is that you’d never need to buy another piece of artwork if you lived here. The artwork is built right in, it’s magnificent and it’s constantly changing. Take a look at this jaw-dropping Hawaii residence… there are just no words… The Most Expensive Home in Hawaii Is for Sale By… Read More

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Jane Fonda has Great Taste, and it’s For Sale

Jane Fonda has Great Taste, and it’s For Sale. Lots of glass, recessed lighting and mid-century modern flair… what a remarkable home! Even with sleek surfaces and acute angles this elegant contemporary residence manages to convey a surprising sense of warmth through engaging artwork, warm wood flooring and complementary earthy tones. Night, day or the… Read More

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Historic Villa Owned and Restored by Ellen DeGeneres, Could be All Yours

Designed and constructed in the 1930’s and beautifully restored, this magnificent home is the sigh-worthy residence of my favorite talk-show host. I would place a substantial amount of money up-front just to walk through it, I can’t even imagine being this property’s commissioned representative. Historic Villa Owned and Restored by Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de… Read More

Phoenix Historic District Mirror’s this Romantic Revival in Pasadena

Phoenix Historic District Mirror’s this Romantic Revival in Pasadena You don’t often think of Arizona when you picture historic homes. Did you know there was once a sizable community of Victorian style houses right in the heart of downtown Phoenix? Few remain and none on their original site, but just couple hours north in the… Read More

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Video: Now Trending – Less Separation, More Purpose in Home Design

The focus is on function, making practical use of every square foot of living space. Something I’ve noticed in New Construction as well as in resale homes that have been remodeled, is the absence of any formal living and dining areas. More space is being dedicated to the family room or greatroom concept. In new… Read More

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What’s New in New Home Design? It’s all About Ease and Efficiency.

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the newest features of today’s New Construction Homes so these 4 things may not surprise you. Some, like universal connectivity and charging stations are now standard fare but others like Geofencing to enhance your security system, are still relatively new and generally just an option. Read on for… Read More

Famous Encino, Calif. Home Hops on the Market

Home to fictitious characters from 24, CSI and Beverly Hills 90210, this 1939 classic is now sleek and contemporary… and For Sale! The grounds alone are impressive but wouldn’t you really love to see this home? Fictional Residents, Real Estate, Famous Encino, Calif. Home on the Market By Zoe Eisenberg Fans of the Fox show… Read More