Monthly Archive:: May 2013

8 Interior Home Features That Buyers Most Crave

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Home buyers are sizing up homes with a long list of preferences. The typical home shopper buys a home with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, according to the National Association of REALTORS(R)...
May 27, 2013

Psst! What’s Your ‘Secret’ Staging Tip?

What are your secret weapons in prepping a home prior to a showing and making it shine? Do you rub baby oil to make stainless steel shine? Or have you used kitty litter to try to remove oil stains...
May 27, 2013

10 Bath and Kitchen Trends to Watch This Year

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Shades of gray, quartz finishes, and energy efficiency are all growing in popularity in kitchens and baths this year, according to a National Kitchen & Bath Association survey of 2013 design trends. NKBA...
May 20, 2013

A Close Look at the Top Home Improvements

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Show Off Your Staging Photos of the Great Outdoors

Calling all real estate and staging professionals: I’m looking for your best photos showing how you staged a front porch or deck of a home! Some of your photos may be used in an upcoming issue of REALTOR(R) Magazine...
May 8, 2013

Could Your Listing Use a Stylish Update?

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Home Styling Fifteen seconds. That’s how long a home for sale has to make a good first impression. And, that’s if you can get today’s sophisticated buyers off their mobile device and to...