Monthly Archive:: June 2010

Do You Need a License to Design?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Should interior designers be licensed? The question is being debated among a Pennsylvania House panel on whether to require interior designers to get licensed in the state. Nevada, Florida, and Louisiana currently are...
June 29, 2010

Bonus Rooms and Man Caves: Make Something Out of Nothing

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz As you know, in real estate every square foot counts (especially when it can be turned into liveable space).  That’s just what we did on this project.  This vacant attic had great bones and a...
June 25, 2010

Knock, Knock. Who’s There? A New Door

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic Sellers who replace their front door may get a full return on their investment or even turn a profit from the increase in their home’s value, according to Remodeling Magazine’s most recent...
June 23, 2010

Kitchen & Bath: Building in Flexibility

By Barbara Ballinger, Architecture Coach columnist Cash-conscious consumers continue to seek value, whether they purchase a $10,000 bathtub with jets, chromatherapy, and soothing sounds, or a $25 gallon of low- or no-VOC paint in chic fashion-forward hues. Part of...
June 21, 2010

Rent Furniture to Give New Life to Your Vacant Listings

By Julie Chrissis, New England Staging Group Selling a vacant home poses all sorts of challenges for real estate professionals. It feels uninspiring, doesn’t photograph well, the rooms appear smaller than they are, there is typically a lack of...
June 17, 2010

The Big, Bad & Ugly of Home Decor

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Sometimes what works in creating a great photo of a home doesn’t work in reality. That’s the main point of an article on “10 Decor Trends to Skip,” written by The Nest and...
June 10, 2010