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Neon Colors in Staging?! You’ll Be Surprised How Much You Like It

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey In a throwback to the 1980s, neon colors are popping up in more home decor. The flashiness of neon colors is a sure-fire way to brighten up your home’s interior, and the way fluorescents are being...
May 13, 2019

Hot Home Trend: Countertops Making Waves

Countertops are blending in more to the kitchen design and moving away from that speckled granite look. ...
May 6, 2019

Staging Tip: Remove the Window Screens Prior to a Photo Shoot

Besides a good window cleaning, there’s another way to boost your curb appeal and get those windows shining. ...
April 29, 2019

Staged to Sell: A Virtual Transformation

A real estate pro wanted to make sure the presentation of this 1970s home appealed to the widest buyer pool and used virtual staging to show the possibilities. ...
April 15, 2019

How I Staged It: The Master Suite

A calming color scheme and carefully staged space can make buyers fall in love with the master suite. Get inspiration from these photos. ...
March 21, 2019

The 3 Most Important Rooms to Stage in a House

Staging not only results in a quicker sale but also tends to increase the home’s value too, according to the newly released 2019 Profile of Home Staging report conducted by the National Association of REALTORS®....
March 15, 2019

The Jewelry in Your Kitchen Design

Pendant lights that hang from the ceiling above your kitchen island is really a place to show off great lighting and dress up your kitchen. ...
March 11, 2019

7 Surprising Design Trends for the Home: Which Has Staying Power?

Here are some of our picks for biggest design surprises from IBS 2019 and the Kitchen & Bath Industry show....
February 25, 2019

Take a Peek Inside the 2019 New American Home

The New American Home in Henderson, Nev., was unveiled at the 2019 International Builder Show, showcasing building innovation and home design trends. ...
February 22, 2019

How I Staged it: The Fireplace

Peruse this slideshow to see how staging and real estate professionals are accessorizing this hot home feature. ...
February 4, 2019