Home Trends Archive

NextGen Home Mixes Smart Technology and Green

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey LAS VEGAS – “It’s bigger, greener, stronger and smarter than any that have come before”—touts iShow, the makers of the NextGen “First to the Future” demonstration home model, which is open for tours at the...
January 21, 2009

Home Fads That Are Falling Out of Style

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey LAS VEGAS – Some home features don’t stay popular forever. More homes are inching away from incorporating the following home features, according to recent consumer preference surveys from the National Association of Home Builders. 1....

10 Hot Trends in Home Design

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey LAS VEGAS — Contemporary touches are what home owners and buyers desire in 2009, according to a panelist of designers at a session Tuesday on “Design Trends Marketplace” at the International Builder Show. Today’s minimalist design...

Designing for Everyone: Elements of Universal Design

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey LAS VEGAS – As baby boomers age, they’re going to expect more from their housing, and universal design elements are expected to be sought-after features. Universal design elements—sometimes thought of as features that allow home...
January 20, 2009

Live from the 2009 International Builders Show

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey LAS VEGAS – If you want to see the latest home design trends and innovations, Vegas is the place to be this week. So that’s where we are. In kicking off our new blog, REALTOR...
January 20, 2009

Welcome to Styled, Staged & Sold!

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey Welcome to Styled, Staged & Sold! This blog, by REALTOR® Magazine, is dedicated to giving you the latest design news and trends to help you spruce up your listings and educate your clients. We’ve assembled a team...
January 9, 2009