Monthly Archive:: January 2013

Big Homes Stage a Comeback

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine After five years of downsizing, home owners are showing a desire for more space. In the past year, builders are reporting higher demand for larger homes. In fact, 84 percent of home owners...
January 28, 2013

The Color of the Year for 2013 Is …

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Home interiors are going green this year. Pantone has named “Emerald” its color of the year for 2013. Pantone describes the jewel-like hue as a “lively, radiant, lush green” that can offer sophistication...
January 21, 2013

New Years Resolutions for Home Renovations That Can Save Money

By Ken Torrino Every year, when January rolls around, we make a resolution regarding our diet or spending to live out a better year.  So often we let the needs of our home slip through our mind, but a...
January 14, 2013

8 Kitchen Trends to Watch in 2013

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Kitchens are a popular spot that home shoppers judge in a home. So what are the trends in the kitchen for 2013? HomeThangs.com, a home improvement superstore, offers up some of the following...
January 7, 2013

3 Hot Kitchen Trends for 2014

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Three big kitchen trends are expected to heat up in 2014: black countertops, open shelving or glass-front cabinets, and darker paint colors, according to a survey of 2,000 adults for Zillow Digs Home...
January 6, 2013