An Old Kitchen Gets a New Look for Less Than $1,500

by hookedonhouses on October 23, 2014

Kitchen Renovation BEFORE | hookedonhouses.netGretchen told me that when she and her husband Steven bought their house near Philadelphia, she liked the quaint vintage 1950s kitchen that came with it. But the longer they lived (and cooked) there, the clearer it became that it needed some updates: “It felt old and dingy, and the fluorescent light didn’t do it any favors.” So they gave it a facelift that didn’t cost a fortune, and here’s how it looks now: [click to continue…]


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A White Gingerbread Victorian For Sale in San Marcos

by hookedonhouses on October 22, 2014

Victorian at 832 Belvin San Marcos TX For Sale | hookedonhouses.netThis Victorian in Texas is a head turner. Although it’s been updated, it still has much of its original character intact, including the intricate gingerbread trim and stained-glass doors. It’s on the market, so let’s take a look… [click to continue…]


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9 Funny Finds from the Real Estate Listings

by hookedonhouses on October 21, 2014

These real estate photos are making me laugh (and scratch my head) this week…

agent riding dolphin in real estate photo

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Cobble Hill Carriage House from “Eat Pray Love” For Sale

by hookedonhouses on October 20, 2014

Carriage House from "Eat Pray Love" Movie For Sale | hookedonhouses.netRemember the cool old carriage house where Viola Davis’s character Delia lives in the movie Eat Pray Love? Those scenes were filmed on location in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood inside what was once a firehouse in the 1800s. It’s on the market, so let’s take a look… [click to continue…]


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Before & After: Ellen Pompeo’s Place in Los Feliz

October 16, 2014

Grey’s Anatomy actress Ellen Pompeo and her husband Chris Ivery hired decorator-to-the-stars Martyn Lawrence Bullard to “reinvent” the Mediterranean-style villa they share with their two young daughters.

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Can You Match These 6 Singers to Their Houses?

October 15, 2014

For Celebrity Week here at Hooked on Houses, I thought it would be fun to play a little game. Can you match these singing superstars to their houses?

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Reese Witherspoon at Home in L.A.

October 14, 2014

Vogue magazine recently interviewed Reese Witherspoon inside her beautiful Spanish-style house in Brentwood as part of their ongoing “73 Questions at Home” video series. For Day 2 of “Celeb Estate Week” here on my blog, I thought I’d show you some highlights from the tour…

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Actress Michelle Williams Selling Boerum Hill Brownstone

October 13, 2014

Michelle Williams bought this four-story brownstone in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn about 10 years ago with then-boyfriend Heath Ledger. She continued to live there with their daughter Matilda after his death in 2008 but is now selling it for $7.5 million. Take a look….

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