holidays Archive

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

10 Staging Tips for Holiday Decor

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine You don’t have to go all Clark Griswold to show your holiday spirit. Decorations can be subtle, tasteful and inviting when a house is up for sale during the holiday months. Sure, there...
December 19, 2016

How to Create a Warm, Inviting Winter Listing

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating A Welcoming Curb Appeal Maintain a polished look by keeping gutters clean and shrubs trimmed. Be sure to also remove any hazards by shoveling, sanding, and removing any ice...
November 28, 2016

Infographic: 16 Fabulous Outdoor Christmas Decorations

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

7 Tips for an Eco-Friendly X-Mas

LED lights use at least 75 percent less energy than conventional holiday decorations, according to Energy Star. That saves the average family about $50 on energy bills during the holiday, says Avital Binshtock of the Sierra Club in San...
December 20, 2013

Brokerage Gives One Home an ‘Extreme Holiday Makeover’

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Clark Griswold would be so proud. The brokerage First Team Real Estate, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., sponsored an Extreme Holiday Makeover contest, promising to deck out one lucky home in holiday lights...
December 11, 2013

Help Homeowners With Thanksgiving Prep Tips

The cost of preparing a home for holiday guests is difficult to determine. But you can help owners do it wisely and efficiently. Add to your e-newsletter a free article, Tips on How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday...
November 4, 2013

Are you Staging Homes for the Holidays?

By Barb Schwarz, Stagedhomes.com This time a year I am often asked by real estate professionals and stagers whether they should stage their client’s homes for sale in a special way for the holidays. My answer? Yes. It’s absolutely...
November 26, 2012

Should You Stage Homes for the Holidays?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine   The majority of real estate professionals encourage their clients to list their home during the holidays because, they say, the holidays can be a great time to sell a home, according to...
December 19, 2011