Thursday
March 5, 2015

Home & Design: Feature Articles

  • 02/04/2015

    We've all been fed—and have sometimes believed—more than a few old wives’ tales: Poinsettias are lethal, tomatoes are vegetables, and a pat of butter will soothe that nasty burn. But what about the popular myths in real estate?

  • 01/27/2015

    Here are three predictions for residential design, including a growing kitchen niche, a caveat on smart home devices, and updated staging tips.

  • 01/21/2015

    The show home at the 2015 International Builders’ Show reaches a new level of environmental friendliness, but it also showcases a new way to bring design and technology concepts into fruition on a large scale.

  • 12/08/2014

    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.

  • 11/14/2014

    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.

  • 10/21/2014

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

  • 09/17/2014

    Illegal drug activity in a home, even from years ago, can come back to taint a real estate transaction.

  • 07/16/2014

    Learn how to weave the intricate details of a property's past into a compelling tapestry that will linger in the minds of buyers.

  • 07/16/2014

    For history lovers, nothing beats the charm of a home built in a bygone era. Just make sure old-house buyers know what they’re getting into.

  • 07/16/2014

    When errors are made, owners have more options than they may realize.