<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Open House]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:33:03 -0400 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:33:03 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Full Episode: The Dicola Family's Dream House]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:39:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GTTR-DICOLA-FULL.jpg
The Dicola girls had a big wish for their mom. George and his team of experts come to the rescue.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Open House Goes Green]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:47:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-5248-Promo.jpg
This week on an all-new Open House, guest host George Oliphant takes you inside some of the country's most sustainable homes. Check your local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[George Surprises Grandma With a Stunning Room]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:18:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-Gonzalez-promo.jpg
This week on an all-new George To The Rescue, grandma is moving into the Gonzalez home, and George is showing up to give grandma the room she has always dreamed of. Check your local listings for air times...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: The Leggios' New Kitchen]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:48:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-LEGGIO-FULL.jpg
Arlene Leggio's kids call her a "kitchen MacGyver" and for good reason. Her kitchen is falling apart and she's keeping it afloat simply with tape and paper clips. George pays the family a visit and finds a more...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: The McIntyres' Big Surprise]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:48:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-McIntyre-FULL.jpg
An irritating bathroom leak has created a hole in the McIntyres' kitchen ceiling. George finds the source and takes care of the issue once and for all, and has a little fun along the way.]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour The Magic Castle]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:00:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Magic-Castle.png
We're inside a world-famous club for magicians and magic enthusiasts in the heart of Hollywood. It's a place where one can only visit by invitation only and the unexpected lies around every]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: Design and Function Go Hand In Hand]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:35:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Kenneth-Walter.jpg
Chicago-based designer Kenneth Walter prides himself in seamlessly blending style with function. He takes us on a tour of a home he designed featuring plenty of unexpected pairings.]]>
<![CDATA[The Hunt: Apartment Hunting Uptown]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:51:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ATheHunt_722x406_2185935481.jpg
Wendy takes her client Jan to a couple of great uptown apartments. Jan is looking to invest in New York real esate. Lets see if if Wendy can find her the perfect pad. For more information on the property, please...]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Queen Latifah's Colts Neck Home]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:29:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Queen-Latifah.png
Every queen needs her palace and Queen Latifah's Colts Neck, New Jersey home is just that! The actress, talk-show host, and all-around entertainment icon has about nine acres of land, an Olympic-sized pool...]]>
<![CDATA[Inside an Enchanting Duplex Penthouse]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:34:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-1158-Fifth.png
We're inside an enchanting duplex penthouse on Fifth Avenue. The current owners say they fell in love with the apartment at first sight. It features a conservatory, solarium, and a terrace...]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: Vintage and Romantic Home Design]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:17:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Kelly-Giesen.jpg
Interior designer Kelly Giesen is known for blending classic and modern styles to create one-of-a-kind spaces. Kelly takes us on a tour of her Manhattan apartment which has a vintage, yet romantic vibe. ]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: Create a Chic and Distinctive Space]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:15:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/OH-Joan-Dineen.png
Interior designer Joan Dineen is known for creating spaces that are chic and distinctive. The design of her own Upper East side townhome is a perfect place to showcase her design aesthetic.]]>
<![CDATA[A Kitchen Nightmare Turns Dream Come True]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:54:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/220*120/GTTR-LEGGIO-PROMO.jpg
This week, on an all-new George To The Rescue, one mom gets a dream kitchen you will have to see to believe. Check your local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Living Room Goes From Drab to Fab]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:02:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OHNYC_1256_DAYKEOVER_Still..png
Open House presents Daykeover with Libby Langdon. Watch as Libby transforms a drab living room into a stylish entertainment space in just one day.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week Open House Presents Daykeover]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:52:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Daykeover.jpg
Libby Langdon transforms a drab living room into a stylish entertainment space in just one day. Tune in Sunday on NBC. Check your local listings.]]>
<![CDATA[The McIntyres Say Goodbye To a Pesky Leak]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:09:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/208*120/GTTR-McIntyre-promo.jpg
This week on an all-new George To The Rescue... An irritating bathroom leak has created a hole in the McIntyres' kitchen ceiling. George finds the source and takes care of the issue once and for all, and has...]]>
<![CDATA[Flood Destroys The Hults Family's Home]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:17:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/gttr-rescue-hults.jpg
While deployed and serving in Afghanistan, major Hults' home was flooded during Superstorm Sandy. From finishing the living room to completely renovating the kitchen, George makes sure this dedicated soldier and...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside an Italian Villa in San Marino]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:20:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/square-feet-musician1.jpg
We're in San Marino, California in a magnificent Italian Villa. This spacious mansion includes six bedrooms, five baths, private elevator and plenty of luxurious features, both inside and out!]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: A Spacious Stunning Home in River North]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:44:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/SQFT-West-Superior.jpg
We're in Chicago at a stunning and spacious home in the heart of River North. There's plenty of space for entertaining and family activities. The owner gives us a tour. View the listing.]]>
<![CDATA[The Hunt: A New Home For An Extended Family (Part 1)]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:43:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/hunt-sarasohn-1.jpg
We're on the hunt with real estate broker Wendy Sarasohn for the perfect apartment for a family of six. Newlywed Carole Holmes Delouvrier and her husband have been living in her apartment in Carnegie Hill,...]]>
<![CDATA[The Hunt: A New Home For An Extended Family (Part 2)]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:03:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/hunt-sarasohn-2.jpg
We're back with Wendy Sarasohn and her client Carole, who's looking for a larger home for her newly extended family. Now, Wendy is showing a newly renovated apartment in the heart of Manhattan's Gold Coast. View]]>
<![CDATA[Beau Bridges Sells English-Style Hidden Hills Home]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:50:31 -0400 LA Times.]]> LA Times.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/jedsmithrdbeaubridges1.jpg
Emmy-winning Bridges got $2.4 million for the 6,800-square-foot home after first listing it for $3.25 million in 2010, reports the LA Times.

Photo Credit: MLS]]>
<![CDATA[The Dicola Daughters Get a Wish Come True]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:01:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-Dicola-Promo.jpg
This week on an all-new George To The Rescue, the Dicola girls had a big wish for their mom. George and his team of experts come to the rescue. Watch this Saturday on NBC. Check your local listings.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: The Everett Family Rescue]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:12:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7401-Everett.jpg
After a tragic accident took the lives of their parents, the Everett siblings of Randolph, NJ learned to cope as a family of four. Now, George pays the family a visit to give them a much needed home rescue. ]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: The Everett Family Rescue]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:03:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7401-Everett.jpg
George comes to the rescue of the Everett family home in Randolph, NJ.]]>
<![CDATA[Zac Efron Lists LA “Midcentury Gem”]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:48:06 -0400 Realtor.com. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home. ]]> Realtor.com. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home. ]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/139368828.jpg
Efron is asking $2.849 million for the Rodney Walker-designed home, reports Realtor.com.

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: A Luxurious and Spacious Escape in Brentwood]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:12:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Brentwood-CA.jpg
We're in Brentwood, CA at a fully automated home complete with a beautiful entertainer's courtyard, outdoor fireplace and more. You'll feel like you're living in a resort.]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Wright-Designed William Winslow House For Sale]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:00:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-William-Winslow.jpg
The William Winslow House in Chicago is an iconic home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It was in fact his first independent commission. This home highlights Wright's design]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside The Historic Hale House in Harlem]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:04:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-Hale-House.jpg
The Hale House was founded in the late sixties by mother Clara Hale, who became a national icon for taking in sick newborns and nurturing them as her own. Now the historic home is on the market and this...]]>
<![CDATA[Escape To This Mediterranean Villa in Long Island]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:22:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/OH-Fish-Tank.jpg
Come inside a one-of-a-kind home in Old Westbury, Long Island. This Mediterranean villa has oversized rooms, and an indoor pool, and floor to ceiling aquariums. You'll definitely be living in your own...]]>
<![CDATA[The Rescue: Mayor Booker Helps Transform The Boys & Girls Club]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:34:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/gttr-booker.jpg
With the help of mayor Cory Booker, George comes to the rescue of the teen room at The Boys & Girls Club of Neward, NJ. From a new floor to TVs and a little something extra for the kids who love music, the room...]]>
<![CDATA[ A Modern Smart Home With Views]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:49:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OH-250-WEST.jpg
Come inside a 4-bed, 4.5 bath penthouse in Tribeca in New York. It features its own private entrance and offers breathtaking views.The space also offers high-end finishes and smart]]>
<![CDATA[Tips of The Trade: Make The Most of an Open House]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:51:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-COLDWELL-OPEN-HOUSE.JPG
Our partners at Coldwell Banker are sharing their best tips to make the most out of an Open House. Whether you're having one or visiting one... there are some things you should know to make it worth your time.]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Tour of This Nightclub Bachelor Pad]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/nightclub-bachelor-pad.jpg
Don't want to leave home to enjoy the nightlife? You can party 'til dawn at this $2,695,000, 5,000-square-foot house in Old Brookville, NY that boasts its own nightclub, complete with a dance floor, bar, lounge,...]]>
<![CDATA[George Comes To The Aid of The Everett Family]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:23:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/GTTR-Everett-Fam-2.jpg
After a tragic accident took the lives of their parents, the Everett siblings of Randolph, NJ learned to cope as a family of four. Now, George pays the family a visit to give them a much needed home]]>
<![CDATA[On Market For $2.7M]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:03:06 -0400 Realtor.com.]]> Realtor.com.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/elvisdumervil1CASTLEROCK.jpg
The ex-Bronco is asking $2.225 million for his home after originally hoping to get $2.7 million for it, reports Realtor.com.

Photo Credit: Realtor.com]]>
<![CDATA[Barry Bonds' Mega Beverly Hills Mansion Sells For $22M]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:59:21 -0400 LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home. ]]> LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home. ]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/98784410_02.jpg
The 17,100-square-foot Italian villa was originally listed for $25 million, reports the LA Times.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Look Inside $14M Greenwich Mansion]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:30:46 -0400 Sotheby's International Realty here.]]> Sotheby's International Realty here.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/weill+mansion+1a.jpg
Former Citibank CEO Sandy Weill is selling his 16,400-square-foot Greenwich mansion. The asking price is $14 million.

Photo Credit: Sotheby's International Realty]]>
<![CDATA[The Rescue: Finishing Up One Family's Renovation Project]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:47:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/OHNY-Marrons.jpg
Hardworking Do-It-Yourselfers Chris and Jennifer Marron were in the process of fixing up their decrepit downstairs when an unfortunate accident stopped their plans. George Oiphant of George To The Rescue...]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: A Lackluster Loft's Stunning Transformation]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:32:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/OHNY-Keith-Baltimore.jpg
We're in the Soho neighborhood in New York City with interior designer Keith Baltimore. See how he turns a lackluster apartment into the ultimate bachelor pad.]]>
<![CDATA[Bob Stoops Parts Ways With Norman, OK Home]]> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:57:07 -0400 Realtor.com. The original asking price was $2 million.]]> Realtor.com. The original asking price was $2 million.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/oklahomasoonersberrystoops1.jpg
After being on the market for two years, the home of Oklahoma Sooners’ Bob Stoops has sold for $1.465 million, reports Realtor.com. The original asking price was $2 million.

Photo Credit: MLS]]>
<![CDATA[Designer To The Stars LM Pagano Lists Hollywood Hills Home]]> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:43:49 -0400 LA Times.]]> LA Times.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/lmpaganohollywoodblvd1.jpg
Pagano, who has a client list that includes Johnny Depp and Nicolas Cage, is asking $3.1 million for her 4,320-square-foot Colonial Greek Revival Mansion, reports the LA Times.

Photo Credit: MLS]]>
<![CDATA[Bradley Bayou Buys $5M Chelsea Townhouse]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:12:05 -0400 The Observer.]]> The Observer.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/bradleybayou535201.jpg
The designer, author, artist, and real estate developer paid about a half million less than the $5.5 million ask, reports The Observer.

Photo Credit: MLS]]>
<![CDATA[“Big Bang Theory's" Kaley Cuoco Buys Kardashian-Owned Villa]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:54:05 -0400 LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home. ]]> LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home. ]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/kaleycuocoeng.jpg
The actress and her husband Ryan Sweeting recently purchased a Mediterranean villa once owned by Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom, reports the LA Times.

Photo Credit: Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Leonardo DiCaprio Buys Donald Wexler-Designed Home]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:45:08 -0400 LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home.]]> LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/leo4.jpg
DiCaprio paid $5.23 million for the 7,022-square-foot Modernist showplace, reports the LA Times.

Photo Credit: FilmMagic]]>
<![CDATA[Google’s Bill Maris Sells Home Neighboring Tim Cook]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:33:08 -0400 Realtor.com.]]> Realtor.com.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/billmariswebsterpaloalto1.jpg
Cook paid $1.98 million for the condo in late 2010 and records show it sold for $2.849 million, reports Realtor.com.

Photo Credit: MLS]]>
<![CDATA[1920s Mediterranean Asks $8.45M]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:27:08 -0400 Wall Street Journal.]]> Wall Street Journal.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/labarrington426_1.jpg
The Italian Villa, built in 1925, sits on more of a half acre near Brentwood Village in Los Angeles, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Photo Credit: MLS]]>
<![CDATA[Kourtney Kardashian Buys From Kayshawn Johnson]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:45:27 -0400 LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home.]]> LA Times. Click through the gallery to see photos of the home.]]> http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kardashian8.jpg
Reality TV stars Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick purchased the French-style home, reports the LA Times.

Photo Credit: FilmMagic]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour an Urban Chic Apartment With Ryan Serhant]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:00:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Ryan-Serhant.jpg
We're in Tribeca at a large three-bed, three-bath home that features an open floor plan, high ceilings and walls of windows. Bravo TV's Ryan Serhant of "Million Dollar Listing NY" takes us on a tour of...]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: "The Detailed Interior" Designer's Newest Project]]> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:58:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/OH-Ellie-Cullman.jpg
We're on the Upper East Side inside a home designed by Ellie Cullman, interior designer and author of "The Detailed Interior." Ellie found her design firm more than 30 years ago and has been named one of...]]>