March 18, 2018

Home & Design: Feature Articles

  • 03/02/2018

    Use this eight-point checklist to find trustworthy craftspeople in your local area so you can develop a solid lineup of experts to share with your clients no matter what the project.

  • 02/02/2018

    It's long been believed that every home needs at least one bathtub to attract the widest group of buyers. But with increased interest in big, well equipped, walk-in showers, does a tub really matter that much?

  • 02/02/2018

    Stagers, decorators, and real estate agents often look to the newest trends in residential design to revamp listings, but the past can also offer inspiration. Here are five ways to use the elegance of this bygone era to help your next listing stand out.

  • 01/02/2018

    No two people will look at a listing in exactly the same way. Here’s how to identify your target audience and stage unused space to address buyers’ needs.

  • 01/02/2018

    Today’s focus on clean, connected, and toxin-free living may have its roots in the hospitality industry, but this trend is making its way into multifamily developments and single-family homes. 

  • 12/06/2017

    Every industry tracks innovations in its field, and housing is no different. As a real estate pro, here are the need-to-know products and services promising to transform homes and your clients’ lifestyles over the next year or so.

  • 11/14/2017

    Learn how to help your clients add more private living space within an open plan, or make a traditional layout of separate rooms feel more spacious and connected.

  • 10/02/2017

    You can’t have a house without walls, yet so few people really consider the materials used to make up this vital component of a home. Learn how new materials, sprays, and decorative finishes offer so much more than just support for a roof.

  • 09/13/2017

    Bookshelves and cabinetry incorporated within a home’s architecture once was equated with grandeur, offering homeowners the opportunity to showcase personal treasures and knickknacks. But over time, the pieces may look dated. Here are updating ideas with pizzazz that buyers may love. 

  • 07/17/2017

    More builders are constructing homes that claim to produce all the energy homeowners will need. But is this really possible in all climates, and is the front-end cost reasonable? Here’s how to help buyers and sellers make informed decisions about net-zero properties.