dining room Archive

Show Off a Home’s Dining Space

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Nearly three-quarters of about 1,700 home owners recently surveyed say that they use their dining rooms on a daily or weekly basis, according to the 2014 Houzz Decorating Trends Survey. The majority of...

Open Floorplans Getting Closed Off? Demand Grows for Separate Kitchens

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Open floorplans have been in high demand in recent years, with buyers showing preferences for open kitchens and dining areas tucked into great rooms. But could that be changing? A New York Times...

What New Homes in 2015 Will Look Like

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The sluggish housing market has reshaped what Americans will look for in their next home as home owners get more practical with their wish-list and wiser about their use of space. By 2015,...
March 28, 2011

Dining Rooms Are Out, Social Areas Are In

By Erica Christoffer, REALTOR® Magazine Households across the country are moving toward a more casual dining experience. While ease is a virtue, buyers also want technology-equipped, stylish spaces where their family members can come together. For all these reasons,...

A Home’s Intended Purpose: Does Your Home Pass the Test?

By Charlene Storozuk Before a property goes on the market, it’s important that every room be showcased in a way that portrays its intended purpose. If not, potential buyers can become confused as to the function of the space. ...
July 27, 2009