My Sunroom: Come In and Sit a Spell

August 13, 2014

Welcome to my sunroom! I get a lot of questions about it from readers wanting to know everything from how big it is to how well my Ektorp sofa is holding up. It’s been 2 years since I shared any summer photos of it, so I thought it was time to invite you back in and answer […]

Read the full article →

Harrison Ford’s Country House in “Patriot Games”

August 11, 2014

Harrison Ford starred in the 1992 movie Patriot Games as former CIA Analyst Jack Ryan, who witnesses (and foils) an attempt to assassinate members of the Royal Family in England. More interesting (to me, anyway) was his traditional two-story house back in Maryland with the big front porch overlooking Chesapeake Bay.

Read the full article →

Real Estate Sampler: Susan Lucci’s Beach House & More

August 9, 2014

Here are 8 real estate listings that caught my eye this week… 1. Susan Lucci’s House in the Hamptons

Read the full article →

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s New House in Calabasas

August 9, 2014

Okay, so I’ve been fielding lots of emails from readers about reports that Kim and Kanye spent $20 million on a new estate in the hills of Calabasas. And over the last couple days, the top search on my blog has been for photos of it. So for those of you who were asking about it, here’s the […]

Read the full article →

Homearama House Tour #5: The Bella Noelle Model

August 8, 2014

This is the final house tour from the Homearama I had a chance to attend in Liberty Township, Ohio, which is about halfway between Cincinnati and Dayton. The Bella Noelle was built by Clayton Douglas Homes and won the “Favorite Decorating” award at the show. Take a look!

Read the full article →

Homearama House Tour #4: The Villa Maribella Model

August 7, 2014

Welcome to Day #4 of Homearama House Tour week. Today we’re taking a look at the Villa Maribella model built by Justin Doyle Homes. The program describes it as having “Old World Elegance.” Come inside and see what you think…

Read the full article →

Homearama House Tour #3: The Virtuoso Model

August 6, 2014

Moving on to the third house tour in this year’s Homearama at Carriage Hill in Liberty Township, Ohio, we have the Virtuoso model by Daniels Homes. The program says, “With its floating stairs and old barn beam ceilings, this three-level, four-bedroom house is modeled in the contemporary style.”

Read the full article →

Homearama House Tour #2: The Asheville Model

August 5, 2014

Continuing on with our tour of model homes at this year’s Homearama in Liberty Township, Ohio, we have the Asheville model built by Arthur Rutenberg Homes. The program describes it as “a French Country-style home featuring a double spiral staircase reminiscent of a classic 19th century manor.”

Read the full article →