Monthly Archive:: July 2013

Home Trend Watch: Upsized Homes on Downsized Lots

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine More Americans are showing preferences for bigger home once again, even if it means squeezing the home on a small lot, according to the first quarter Institute of Architects’ Home Design Trends Survey....
July 29, 2013

10 Most Desirable Do-it-Yourself Outdoor Projects

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine The warmer weather has home owners looking to spruce up their home’s outdoor spaces. So when it comes to do-it-yourself outdoor projects, which projects are most home owners tackling? A survey of more...
July 22, 2013

Buyers Say They Want This in their Home’s Kitchen….

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July 15, 2013

3 Popular Types of Hardwood Floors

Wood floors are in high-demand among home buyers. In fact, 90 percent of real estate agents say that homes with hardwood floors are easier to sell, and 90 percent also say that homes with hardwood flooring tend to sell...
July 8, 2013

The Housing Supply Is Looking Greener

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Green building is moving into the mainstream. About one in five homes — or 20 percent — built last year were “green,” according to a study by McGraw Hill Construction. What’s more, researchers...
July 1, 2013