kitchens Archive

The Secret to Kitchen Envy: A Stylish Island

Home buyers love kitchen islands. Make it the showpiece of your kitchen. ...
July 16, 2018

Kitchen Design Is Getting Mixed Up

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Get two-toned in the kitchen. There’s no need to get too match-y, if you want to be on trend. Kitchen cabinets are popping up in more than one shade to add an eye-catching...
August 1, 2016

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...

3 Hot Kitchen Trends for 2014

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Three big kitchen trends are expected to heat up in 2014: black countertops, open shelving or glass-front cabinets, and darker paint colors, according to a survey of 2,000 adults for Zillow Digs Home...

Home Trend Watch: Home Owners Want More Kitchen Space

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine More home owners want more space in their kitchens and are expanding the kitchen’s use for more than just cooking, according to the latest findings from the American Institute of Architects’ quarterly Home...

Trend Watch: Kitchens Are Getting Larger, Bathrooms Are Getting Cozier

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The recession had sparked home owners to be more modest with designs of kitchens and bathrooms, but the improving economy is making home owners want more out of their house. Residential architects are...
April 15, 2011

Help Sellers Get More Bang for Their Kitchen Remodel Buck

By G. M. Filisko, contributing writer, HouseLogic A do-over in the kitchen will bowl over buyers—and sellers will recoup most of the cost when they sell. A mid-range kitchen remodel brings an average 72 percent return on investment, while...

From NKBA: Digital Tech Comes Home to Tubs, Toilets, Ovens and More

By Barbara Ballinger ATLANTA—If you’ve learned to program your DVRs and iPods, you’re in luck. Digital use is spreading throughout the home, and dozens of products on view from manufacturers at the annual National Kitchen & Bath Association’s convention...
May 3, 2009