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5 Upgrades to Make Any Home a Luxury Home

Relax in Your Luxury Home with a Few Updates
Posted by Laura Quinn on January 07, 2017 in  Design  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Luxury  Technology
What makes a home a luxury home? If you ask those of us in the Real Estate industry, we can give you price ranges, size requirements, upgrades, ages, locations, and the many other characteristics that make up a luxury home. The catch? Just don’t expect us to agree on any of it. Like beauty, luxury seems to be in the eye of the beholder. In fact, when defining luxury, most of us just seem to know it when we see it. Or do we? The luxury home is transforming. No longer ostentatious or opulent, the new ... read more
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Aged to Perfection: The 1940s Home

1940s Homes in Dayton, OH
Posted by Laura Quinn on May 09, 2016 in  Dayton  Dayton Is Home  Design  History  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Real Estate
There are few things that Daytonians love to brag on more than our rich and extensive history. Yes, there are a variety of different factors that make Dayton one of the greatest cities on earth (hello! craft beer, doughnuts, and all things aviation!), but few that hold the same weight as our contributions to American history (lookin' at you, Wright Bothers). Truth is, Dayton has been setting standards since 1796, when the Thompson Party realized that Cincinnati just ain’t all that (sorry Cincy lover... read more
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Are You the Scary House on the Block – 7 Ways to Enhance Your Curb Appeal

Spruce Up your Home with these Tips
Posted by Laura Quinn on October 31, 2016 in  Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtor  Dayton  Design  Home Decor  Lifestyle  Real Estate
Every year throughout the month of October, I work relentlessly to transform my home into the spookiest spot on the block. I string rubber bats to the porch, cover my front door in spider webs, and strategically hide fake rats around in hope that my friends or family might jump and scream just a little because it’s dark or they weren’t paying enough attention (or they had that 3rd glass of wine). I’ll admit that I’m one of those people who are just a little too into Halloween. Hone... read more
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GAMES FOR A WINTER'S NIGHT IN

Board Games and Cozy Rooms for when it's too Cold to Go Outside
Posted by Laura Quinn on December 07, 2016 in  Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtor  Design  Home Decor  Lifestyle
               Winter is upon us now, and being outside does not seem particularly appealing unless there is snow to play in! So what are we do with these cold nights in? Maybe make some warm and comforting hot cocoa and sit in front of the fireplace with friends/family? That sounds perfect to me, especially if they look like any of these fireplaces shown above! Now, get into that game box we all know that you have, and have some fun! I will even sha... read more
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Home Pubs: What to Have on your Shelf this Fall

Fall Beers and these Home Pubs go Hand-in-Hand
Posted by Laura Quinn on October 17, 2016 in  Design  Home Decor  Lifestyle
1065 Windmill Every year around this time, pumpkin flavors and fall spices take over our grocery stores, and pose us with the question, “Which seasonal beer this time?” There is an overwhelming amount of pumpkin flavored beers, and believe you me, I love me some pumpkin, but there are some that are too “pumpkin” and not enough “beer.” So which ones should you move off the store shelf, to your shelf? We are pairing our favorite fall drinks with our favorite home pubs in ... read more
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