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Find Out the New, Hot Home Color for 2019

The paint company Behr has named its top pick for 2019's Color of the Year. See the trending color in home design. ...
September 17, 2018

Staged to Sell: A Fixer Upper to Show Stopper

Justin Riordan with the Spade and Archer Design Agency offers up three tips in how he staged this former fixer upper. ...
August 27, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Furnishings With Curves

Furniture is getting curvier this year. Rounded options are pushing out the sharp-edge designs. ...
August 6, 2018

Wallpaper for the Fifth Wall: A Modern Fix for Popcorn Ceilings?

To make a bigger statement with a ceiling, some designers are turning to wallpaper. It also might be the answer to modernizing that dreaded popcorn ceiling in your listing. ...
July 30, 2018

The Secret to Kitchen Envy: A Stylish Island

Home buyers love kitchen islands. Make it the showpiece of your kitchen. ...
July 16, 2018

Staged to Sell: A Country Estate in Gaithersburg, Md.

Home stager: Libby Paulson with Preferred Staging The home: Paulson staged this remodeled, single-family country estate in Gaithersburg, Md., which featured cathedral ceilings, a two-story stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen, formal living and dining room, two staircases, and a walkout basement...
July 9, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Bringing Back the Brass

We’ve seen brass fixtures gradually coming back over the last few years, and the trend is only getting bigger. See how golden brass tones can warm up some of your décor....
June 25, 2018

Make the Front Porch a Selling Point

The front porch is making a comeback, and the younger generation is bringing an interesting spin to this iconic home feature. ...
June 18, 2018

Staged to Sell: This Staged Home Sold for 107% of Asking Price

View inside this single-family home in Essex County, N.J., to see how real estate pros and stagers Amy Burke and Katie Miedler transformed this property and showcased it as "fresh, updated, classic, and timeless." ...
June 11, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Geometric Patterns in Décor

Color forecaster Pantone cited geometric patterns as one of the top home design trends to watch in 2018. Shapes and, in particular, circular ones are being showcased in more home decor. ...
June 4, 2018