Monthly Archive:: October 2012

Would You Buy a ‘Haunted’ House? 32% of Buyers Say They Would!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Haunted houses must not be too spooky because 32 percent of potential home buyers say they’d buy a haunted house or a home with suspected paranormal activity, according to a new Realtor.com survey....
October 29, 2012

8 Ways to Make Small Rooms Feel Larger

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine When selling a home, you don’t want buyers to step foot in a room and suddenly feel cramped. They will quickly start questioning whether they’ll be able to fit their belongings in there...
October 15, 2012

The ‘Prius Effect’ on Home Sales?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine More studies are showing the power of green on boosting sales prices. In the most recent study, University of California researchers found that green-certified, single-family homes sold for $34,800 more — or 9...
October 8, 2012

How to Select Paint Colors for Open Floor Plans

By Jennifer Couch, Houseplansandmore.com Selecting paint colors for your walls can be a daunting task. There are so many colors to choose from! Some people simply feel stuck with the colors on the walls and live with them for...