small spaces Archive

8 Ways to Make Small Rooms Feel Larger

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine When selling a home, you don’t want buyers to step foot in a room and suddenly feel cramped. They will quickly start questioning whether they’ll be able to fit their belongings in there...
October 15, 2012

Small Is ‘In’, Formal Spaces ‘Out’

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The sagging economy is influencing home design as more home owners favor smaller indoor and outdoor spaces that are often cheaper to maintain. Forget the formal spaces that are rarely used. Home owners...
July 19, 2010

Staging Secrets: How Do You Enlarge a Space?

Oversized furniture and too much clutter can instantly make a small space seem even smaller. But buyers often say they want a spacious, cozy home — not a small, cramped one. So how do you show off a home’s...
May 24, 2010