universal design Archive

Better Design for a Lifetime

By Erica Christoffer, REALTOR® Magazine Accessible design is more than just grab bars; it’s about catering to easier living. Karen Kassik, residential designer, remodeling design specialist, and president and owner of Home Accessibilities, says that accessible is better for...
January 15, 2011

Guiding Your Clients Through Home Modifications

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Home modifications are an important step in getting buyers with disabilities into a new home. That’s why it’s important for real estate practitioners to be educated on the needs of their clients,...
October 10, 2009

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