Monthly Archive:: October 2011

Colorful Interiors: What Are the Top Color Picks for 2012?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Color experts are already giving their forecasts for the hot hues for 2012. And next year, the inspiration for color is mostly being drawn from the great American outdoors. “Native plants and flowers,...
October 31, 2011

Make Those Green Features Count: Appraisers Add ‘Green’ Form

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Green or energy-efficient features in a home often don’t get factored into appraisals. But they can be an important selling point in a home, and many home owners say “green” should count when...
October 24, 2011

Extend the ‘Shelf Life’ of Your Outdoor Living Space

By Charlene Storozuk, Dezigner Digz Sadly, summer is officially over. However, if your home is currently on the market, now is not the time to bring your outdoor living space to an end for the year. If you do that, you’re...
October 17, 2011

Trend Watch: Luxurious Bathrooms Don’t Always Need a Fancy Tub

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Home owners may be starting to rethink what all makes up a luxurious, spa-like bathroom. Whirlpool tubs for several years have been on the wish-lists of many home buyers, but now some buyers...
October 11, 2011

Staging Solutions: See How They Sold It

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com Recently, Stagedhomes.com collected clever ideas and anecdotal stories about how home stagers and real estate professionals have made one important tweak to a house that helped it sell. The submissions poured in from across the...
October 3, 2011