Being a REALTOR® Archive

10 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value on a $200 to $2K Budget

Submitted by HowMuch.net Maintaining and increasing your home’s value can pay off in major ways. Not only does helping your home hold value help it sell for its full amount, it can also help your home sell more quickly,...

Top Kitchen Design Trends for 2016

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Transitional, traditional, and contemporary styles remain the most popular in kitchen design but two new kitchen styles are popping up: industrial and farmhouse, according to the 2016 Design Trends Survey from the National...
May 2, 2016

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist by Terrys Fabrics. . The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist by Terrys Fabrics....
April 18, 2016

Here Are 10 Homes That Changed America

PBS singles out 10 homes that have had a large impact on evolving the design of U.S. homes over time. PBS is running a three-part series, “10 Homes That Changed America,” that shows off these homes that have such...
April 11, 2016

10 Trends Driving the Next Decade of Home Design

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Over the next 10 years, expect functionality, accessibility, and sustainability to be major themes guiding the look of homes. That could include everything from embracing healthier building materials and furnishings to homes that...
March 28, 2016

Design Trends That Make People say … ‘No!’

By Justin M. Riordan, Spade and Archer Design Agency Design trends are just that: trendy. They change from day to day, year to year, and decade to decade. The ones that are popular now won’t be soon. The ones...
February 1, 2016

4 Ways to Help a Home Seller Tackle Clutter

By Tori Toth One of the most cost-effective ways to prepare a home for sale is to organize it, but I know for many home sellers it’s no easy task. It’s important to contain and, in fact, erase clutter...

The New Kitchen Finish: Black Stainless

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine Among all the tech hype at CES 2016 this week, appliance manufacturers are showing off their latest high-tech, super energy efficient models. But they’re also doing it under a new finish: Black stainless....
January 8, 2016

You Won’t Believe This Holiday Light Display

Happy Holidays  - from Styled, Staged & Sold! To honor the holiday, take a look at this video of one rockin’ holiday display. Holiday Light Show  ...

Infographic: 16 Fabulous Outdoor Christmas Decorations

16 Fabulous Outdoor Christmas Decorations by Terrys Fabrics....