February 2016

Found 12 blog entries for February 2016.

  

Prime Time's legendary talk show host Oprah Winfrey recently plopped a modest $28.85 million dollars on a gorgeous horse farm along the coast of Montecito, California.  

Winfrey has maintained a record as top celebrity real estate owner AND seller for the past 10 years and doesn't appear to be any too interested in relinquishing this title any time soon.  

Her 23-acre, three-quarters-of-a-mile-from-the-beach palatial estate, known as Seamair Farm, rests up against the mountains in the heart of Montecito where many other celebrities reside.

Winfrey purchased the estate via auction and the farm prodcues many varieties of produce including a two-acre avocado grove and several varieties of citrus trees.  

The spacious

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Spring is quickly approaching and many homeowners will eagerly take to the dirt tirelessly working to restore their winter worn lawns and gardens.  While gardens are often equated with fruits and vegetables, they take on many different styles and can serve both aesthetic and nutritional purposes.  Regardless of rationale, consider giving your yard a makeover for these top four reasons:

1. - Gardens provide a great sensory experience and daily opportunities to connect with natural beauty around us.  

2. - Gardening is a great workout!  Keep stiff joints loose and limber and enjoy quiet relaxation while digging away life's stresses.

3. - Studies suggest that gardening, when practiced six hours a week for three consecutive months, has the

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No Oscar party is complete without the necessary delectibles.  Afterall, your tastebuds need to celebrate, too!  There is no other way than to create a party in your mouth with these nominated, mouth-watering delights!  Lang Premier Properties suggests these three luxurious treats for a guaranteed party success!



TUXEDO BROWNIES by Elizabeth LaBau Print   Ingredients For the Brownies:
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
  • 8 oz unsalted butter, cubed
  • 10.5 oz (1.5 cups) granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4.25 oz (1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 6 oz (1 cup) white chocolate chunks
  • 3 oz (1/2 cup) chocolate
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All the country is abuzz with anticipation of tomorrow evening's 88th Annual [Oscar] Academy Awards presented by United Healthcare.  Comedien Chris Rock will be hosting the event, so be sure to join Lang Premier Properties in tuning in to ABC tomorrow evening, Sunday, February 28, at 7e|4p and be sure to fill out your ballot for the Official Oscars Challenge!  

The FULL list of nominees are as follows:

BEST PICTURE

The Big Short

Bridge of Spies

Brooklyn

Mad Max: Fury Road

The Martian

The Revenant

Room

Spotlight

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ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo

Matt Damon, The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne, The Danish

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New Luxury Home for Sale in Chesterfield Twp.

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3 Beds | 2.2 Baths | 2,509 sq. ft. | 1996

Description

This magnificent Chesterfield Township ranch style home has been recently remodeled and built to accommodate a large family. Updated kitchen and laundry appliances make your daily chores effortless. With beautiful bamboo hardwood floors and granite countertops, this modern home is as beautiful as it is comfortable. This single-story home also boasts a spacious two car garage, and a large finished basement. Relax in the warm jetted tub or next to the elegant natural fireplace.

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A cozy fireplace great for reading a book or spending time with friends.

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Newly Renovated Home for Sale in Detroit’s Historic District

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3 Beds | 1.1 Baths | 1,420 sq. ft. | 1919

Description

This classic remodeled Detroit home is a spacious colonial house great for any family. This home features three bedrooms, modern stainless steel kitchen appliances with granite countertops, and a warm natural fireplace. The classic architecture of this home provides plenty of character and elegance. Being remodeled in 2016, this Historic Detroit house boasts fresh paint, new carpets, a fully equipped alarm system, and a brand new heating system! Find the charm of Southeast Michigan’s wonderful Detroit in this modern classic.

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A fireplace perfect for

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New Luxury Lease now available in Country Club Village

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4 Beds | 2.5 Baths | 2.468 sq. ft. | 2005

Description

This luxurious Rochester Hills colonial home lease is the perfect place for a large family that loves to cook. Located in the prestigious Country Club Village of Rochester Hills, you will enjoy incredible views from your spacious back porch. With a gorgeous kitchen and full service laundry room, the modern appliances in this home make your daily to-do list a breeze. This modern Country Club Village house boasts four bedrooms for all your family and friends, new hardwood flooring, and vaulted ceilings. Enjoy modern luxury with your family in this beautiful

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Popular Scottish-born DJ-singer-songwriter Calvin Harris recently listed his 1953 timber frame mansion with Bravo TV's famous celebrity realtors Josh & Matt Altman of "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles".  The zen-like estate is listed at a modest $9,995,000 and is nestled securly in the Hollywood Hills overlooking Sunset Strip.  

The contemporary 9342 Sierra Mar Drive 2-story residence hosts an impressive professional chef's kitchen as well as an elaborate theater system and luxurious family room which boasts a lavish wet bar.  The mansion houses a contempory glass and steel staircase and is supported by lofty beams beneath two-story ceilings under which are housed four bedrooms and seven bathrooms.  The estate includes a guest house and pool as

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Kourtney Kardashian on Cover Girl Red Carpet  

Kourtney Kardashian recently purchased a luxurious home in Calabassas, California.  The reality television diva wanted a home where she could envision her children, Mason, Penelope, and Reign, during holidays and family celebrations embracing life's childhood adventures.

Kourtney believes her home makeover process is one which will produce lifelong memories; that design is so much more than fabric and paint, rather about creating a sanctuary which encourages creativity and wonderment.   In collaboration with Martyn Lawrence Bullard, interior designer, Kourtney has been able to turn her vision into reality.

Kourtney suggests tips for designing the perfect childhood oasis: 

1. - Soothing paint palets are a must.  Try to choose colors

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Little ballerina on stage

Home staging is quickly becoming a popular, heavily relied upon service for successful home sellers. Tasteful staging tends to yield faster home sales at greater values.  While the price of hiring a professional stager can be daunting, well-intended sellers often make simple mistakes in prepping for the market.  

Here are 10 simple steps for successful home staging:

1. Furniture placement is key.  Large pieces make small rooms appear closet-like while small pieces can make a large room look sparse.  

Underground Interior (furniture, vintage, antique)

2. Outdated decor is unappealing to buyers who are looking for a NEW home.  Such a large puchase is expected to bring with it a sense of freshess throughout.  

3. Bright, floral wallpaper or large, geometrical patterned curtains are taboo.

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