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It’s Easy Being Green: How to Add This Year’s Hottest Hues of Green to Your Décor

This year in home decor, green is really having its moment. Learn how to infuse more green into your listing. ...
October 15, 2018

How to Understand Home Staging Pricing and Proposals: Do’s and Don’ts

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource A lot of real estate agents are looking for a good, reliable home stager that can magically transform their listings into the price point their seller is hoping to achieve.  The trouble and...
September 10, 2018

Before and After Photos: How Staging Can Make a Big Difference

The following are some examples of rooms that were “styled to sell” by meeting targeted buyer’s specific needs....
September 3, 2018

Virtual Staging Transforms Cold, Vacant Spaces Into Warm, Welcoming Homes

Savvy real estate professionals are using many new tools to help their listings gain an advantage and sell faster--including virtual staging. View the possibilities. ...
August 20, 2018

Watch for Asbestos When Renovating Older Homes: You May Be at Risk

Asbestos is only considered dangerous when contaminated materials have been worn down or damaged, which is a standard part of most renovation or remodeling work....

Homeowners’ Favorite Décor Pieces by State

What’s your state’s favorite home accessory—centerpiece bowls, trays, throw blankets, vases, or more? Take a look at this chart from a survey conducted by Next Day Blinds to find out....
July 23, 2018

Report: The Buyers and the Design Trending in 2018

Whether you’re selling your own home or staging a home for your seller, paying attention to industry trends can go a long way toward ensuring a fast and successful sale....
July 2, 2018

How to Make a New House Your Own

The keys are in your buyer's hands! They've gone through the process ... the search, deciding, inspection, stress, closing, and finally, the elation of buying a new home. Now, they have to make it their own. Here's how....

Which Remodeling Personality Type Are You?

What's your home improvement persona: The Sensible Improver, the Project Planner, the Reliable Renovator, the Visionary, or the Extrovert? View this infographic....

How Long Do Common Household Items Last?

Learn the average lifespan of items in your home. ...