Coldwell Banker Advantage Blog

A:  Plan ahead.  Since your home will become a worksite once the remodeling begins, inconveniences will arise that can be minimized with a little planning.  Begin by having a frank discussion with the contractor to set guidelines and develop a clear understanding upfront about the various project stages and the processes involved.  Talk, for example, about where building materials will be stored, how to best protect your belongings from dust and debris, areas of your home that will be off limits to workers and whet... read more
| 1

3 Inspiring Ideas for a Kitchen Redo

Posted by Laurie Donofrio on September 04, 2015 in  Uncategorized
(Family Features) Updating your kitchen doesn’t have to be expensive. Draw inspiration from these ideas, offered up by the experts at Lowe’s (Lowes.com), purveyor of the Frigidaire Professional line, among other housewares.

 • Incorporate the farm-to-table trend with a farmhouse sink, which will work in kitchens with existing farmhouse or transitional styles. Go for classic white or a darker metal finish, such as an antique copper single-basin, to make a vintage statement.
 • Don’t get voted off the island –... read more
| 0

What is NC State like?

Posted by Laurie Donofrio on July 09, 2015 in  Area Info
NC State campus, what a place. Take a sneak peak at NC State University and what it has to offer. From the Classic architecture to the advanced Modern architecture, NCSU has the atmosphere you are looking for. The Hunt library was declared the coolest library in the world by Complex Magazine, for everything from it’s modern lines to it’s storage of 2 million books that the robot, BookBot can retrieve for you. North Carolina State campus is better known for it’s iconic Memorial Bell Tower and of co... read more
| 0

How can we make our house like that vacation spot?

Posted by Laurie Donofrio on June 12, 2015 in  Uncategorized

Sure, we would all like to live like we do when we are at that fancy hotel, but

| 0
Home Warranty Service Agreement vs. home insurance: What’s the difference? A home is arguably the biggest and most significant purchase an individual or family will make in a lifetime. With a significant purchase comes a substantial list of questions, and one of the most common inquiries builders and real estate professionals will receive is: “What is the difference between my homeowner’s insurance policy and a Home Warranty Service Agreement?” What a home insurance policy will protect While homeowner policies vary... read more
| 0