Life at Home

Planning the Perfect Staycation

June 20, 2017

You don’t have to travel far to enjoy a relaxing vacation. In fact, you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your home. Following are some tips to help you unwind from your everyday routine, right under your very own roof—without having to crack open a suitcase! Get ready to plan the perfect staycation: Tell friends and family you’ll be out of reach. Let loved ones know that you’ll be unreachable during your at-home hiatus. And remember to schedule out-of-office messages so business contacts…

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12 Hot Neighborhoods to Watch This Summer

June 13, 2017
Northern Colorado - Hemingway

Summer is here and real estate is hot! Interest rates are low and, in the resale market, we’re seeing bidding wars. Luckily, buyers who choose new home construction don’t have to worry about that, but they do have to decide where to live. It’s all about location, location, location! If you’re making a move soon, but are still scoping out neighborhoods, check out this list of 12 communities to keep on your radar. Sunset Pointe in Herriman, Utah From the low $400s Majestic mountain scenery, generous…

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Summer Reading: Books to Enjoy This Season

June 6, 2017
Stack of books at home

Nothing is better than summer reading. These excellent books are sure to help you get lost in a story, learn something or both! Little Bee by Chris Cleave Little Bee is no beach read. The novel encourages readers to evaluate the true distinction between right and wrong. The two main characters are a Nigerian orphan and British tourist who have nothing in common on the surface. They both show their humanity when put to the test. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell If you’re seeking thought-provoking non-fiction,…

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Building a Las Vegas Home: Five Stellar Masterplans

May 30, 2017
LV Skyline Streetscape

Pools, fitness facilities, sports courts and community activities are just some of the advantages of living in a masterplan. Homebuyers often come for the amenities and stay for the sense of community. Lucky for Las Vegas homebuyers, the area offers several exceptional masterplans. Following are five standouts to consider: Cadence At Cadence in Henderson, you’ll never have to travel far from home to enjoy shopping, dining and outdoor recreation. Residents of this outstanding community appreciate open space with parks and trails for walking and biking.…

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6 Features to Look for in Your Next Master Bath

May 23, 2017
The Clarissa Master Bath

Kitchens are important. Outdoor living spaces top many a wish list. But let’s all take a moment to acknowledge that master bathrooms are where the real pampering takes place. What could be better than retreating to a serene, spa-like space at the end of a long, stressful day—without even having to leave your home? Following are six features to look for in your next master bath. Quartz countertops Enjoy the eye-catching elegance of marble minus the maintenance with sleek, chic and durable quartz countertops. Unlike…

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