Monthly Archive:: October 2009

Room Makeovers: What Could You Do in 2 Hours With $250?

Three real estate pros accepted REALTOR® Magazine’s staging challenge: They had 2 hours to transform one room for under $250. They tackled a home office, living room, and master bedroom. See how they transformed these rooms by being budget...
October 27, 2009

Are You a REALTOR® and Master Stager?

In February 2009, REALTOR® Magazine launched the Masters Series, a video diary of top-producing practitioners, who represent expertise in a certain field within real estate. We traveled all over the country to meet some of the best real estate pros,...
October 23, 2009

Pop Quiz: Name This Architecture Style!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Hint: This architecture style is often known for being square or rectangular with one or one-and-a-half stories and steeply pitched, gabled roofs. In the mid-20th century these small homes were popular in suburban developments. <br...
October 22, 2009

Bathroom Update: Maximum Impact on a Minimal ($71) Budget

By Charlene Storozuk Let me start out by telling you that our home was the recipient of this quick and easy facelift.  My husband and I bought our home as a fixer-upper. It’s taking longer than expected to finish...
October 19, 2009

Picture It: Create a Character to Guide Your Design

By Mary Cook, Mary Cook & Associates Now more than ever, model homes are key sales tools for developers. In the current housing market crisis, people are weighing every factor in their decision on buying a home. Beyond the...
October 14, 2009

Guiding Your Clients Through Home Modifications

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Home modifications are an important step in getting buyers with disabilities into a new home. That’s why it’s important for real estate practitioners to be educated on the needs of their clients,...
October 10, 2009