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High-Tech Home Design From CES 2019

As more homes get teched out, how do you make a home smart but stylish too? CES 2019—Las Vegas’ annual mega tech show—is showing off thousands of high-tech products, including a growing number to outfit a smart home....
January 10, 2019

Why You Should Consider Staging the Staircase

A great staircase can be attention-getting in your listing. Don’t forget to stage it and highlight it in your property photos to give it the attention it deserves....
January 7, 2019

The Hottest Paint Colors of 2019

The paint companies have released their color forecasts for the new year. Which one is your favorite?...
December 31, 2018

The Most Shared Kitchen Photo of 2018

Of the 17 million professional photos of home interiors and exteriors on Houzz, it was this photo of a gray and walnut kitchen that captured the most attention over the year....
December 24, 2018

Holiday Lighting Tips for Safety and Style

Framing a home in a glow of lights can show off your holiday spirit and your home. But there's a technique to getting it just right. Here are some tips from the pros. ...
December 17, 2018

Add Some Plaid to Your Holiday Decor

Checkered plaid is a hot design accessory this holiday season. ...
December 10, 2018

3 ‘Subtle’ Holiday Staging Tips

Want to give your listing a little holiday flair–without going overboard?  Elyza Brillantes, design program manager at Havenly, offers some of the following tips: 1. Infuse greenery. Greenery is always a must for staging your home so the space...
November 26, 2018

Black Friday Shopping? The Top Searched Furniture Items by State

Find out the most searched-for home furniture items based on Google shopping data and broken down by state. ...
November 19, 2018

Denim Design: The Jean-Look Is Hitting Home Decor

If you thought jeans were just for wearing, you are mistaken. Denim is becoming a hot fabric in home décor. ...
November 12, 2018

Show Us How You Staged It!

Calling all stagers and real estate professionals! We want to see your best photos of staging the following areas in a home: The entryway, fireplace, and master retreat. ...
November 8, 2018