Saturday
January 31, 2015

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  • Despite the increased prominence of back doors, mudrooms, and other alternative entryways, most visitors still enter a home through its front door. Here’s how you can help buyers and sellers set the stage for a gracious point of arrival.

  • Everyone wants to be hip, and the latest trends in design can help distinguish one home from another. And it’s not all flash; many of next year’s home fads are geared to pare maintenance and energy use and deliver information faster. Here’s a look at what’s coming.

  • Buying a vacation home requires different criteria—and sometimes a different timetable—than a primary home purchase. Help potential clients compile a smart second-home wish list.

  • Jill Dover has found a universal prescription for those with memory loss, physical challenges, and sometimes no hope.

  • It’s not your grandmother’s look any more. Find out why wallpaper has a growing appeal among trendsetters and younger buyers.

  • Here are 10 trends in home amenities and interior design that elicit interest from the newest generation of buyers.

  • Some buyers want them, others don’t. But before your clients rush into major structural changes to rid their home of a formal dining space, here are some options that may affordably meet their needs.

  • Good lighting can make a room look more attractive, larger, more romantic — even safer. Help home owners make smart decisions that turn buyers on.  

  • Help your buyers and sellers dodge renovation obstacles to make the most of their basement space by converting it to a home office, hip lounge, gym, theater, or wine tasting room. The sky’s the limit.

  • Widely popular in the 1950s, ranch-style homes are making a comeback among Baby Boomers, first-time buyers, and many in between. Help buyers understand the pros and cons to determine if this type of home is right for them.