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Say No to Granite

August 14th, 2011 · 7 Comments

You can say I’ve seen a few homes over the years and it’s always refreshing when you see a new concept starting to unfold in design. For the longest time it was commonly perceived as granite countertops being benchmarks of luxury in a home. They’re so prevalent that it’s no longer special in my eyes. […]

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Tags: Home Staging · Homes of the Future · Luxury Products

IceStone the New Granite?

September 25th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I don’t know about you, but I walk through a lot of houses here in Dr. Phillips and Windermere and it seems like every house has granite counter tops now. According a an AP article, 40% of new homes included granite counter tops. Personally, I’m getting tired of seeing it everywhere. What used to be […]

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Tags: Green Homes · Home Staging · Homes of the Future · Luxury Products

Life|ware is the Ultimate Technology for Homes

June 11th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I think I found my new dream gadget. It’s the life|ware digital & home automation control. It controls practically everything in a home which can be the music, lighting, thermostat, television, kitchen appliances, security system, or anything else for that matter. Homes of the future will have a digital network that controls everything and that […]

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Tags: Homes of the Future · Luxury Products · Real Estate Technology

Never Run Out of Hot Water Again

May 6th, 2008 · Comments Off on Never Run Out of Hot Water Again

Say goodbye to ever running out of how water again or having to wait for the water to heat up. The Eternal Hybrid Water Heater produces an endless supply of hot water instantly and is the most efficient water heater on the market today because it doesn’t waste any water while you wait for the […]

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Tags: Green Homes · Luxury Products

The Ultimate Bed for Rich Geeks

January 11th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Ultimate Bed for Rich Geeks

The Starry Night Sleep Technology Bed by Leggett and Platt was revealed at CES this week and it’s got enough bells and whistles to complement any ultra luxury home or satisfy the richest of gadget geeks. It will be released in 2009 for $50,000 with all the upgrades so you gotta have money to buy […]

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Kohler DTV Shower Controller for Luxurious Baths

November 21st, 2007 · Comments Off on Kohler DTV Shower Controller for Luxurious Baths

Here’s a gadget for the techie control freak luxury home buyer that is just cool. The Kohler DTV is a touchscreen interface for the shower that controls the temperature and up to 8 shower components. It eliminates the need for multiple valve handles so it really does streamline the look of any shower and comes […]

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Counter Tops, Coffee Tables, and Walls Will Become the Home Computer in the Next Few Years

November 1st, 2007 · Comments Off on Counter Tops, Coffee Tables, and Walls Will Become the Home Computer in the Next Few Years

Homes of the future will have interactive surfaces with coffee tables, walls, and countertops that will be able to download recipes, edit photos, manage your schedule, and everything else current home computers can do without a mouse or keyboard. Microsoft says this new surface computing technology will be available within the next 3-4 years for […]

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Luxury Home Buyers Will Soon Expect Automation Technology in their Homes

October 27th, 2007 · 2 Comments

One of the biggest trends in luxury homes these days is home automation and Crestron is the leader in this technology. Home automation systems allow home owners to control the lighting, climate, audio distribution, home theater, security, and intercoms from a single touch pad or from a remote location. Imagine unlocking your front door for […]

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Chic Commodes

September 28th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I noticed this post on the Realestatebloggers site about all the options in commodes these days. It’s a crappy subject (can’t resist) that doesn’t come up too often in conversations about real estate but after seeing this video I may have to begin taking commodes into consideration when assessing a home’s value.

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Tags: Luxury Products · Real Estate Oddities