January 17, 2018

Home & Design: Feature Articles

  • 09/16/2015

    Architects, developers, and designers are moving past green homes and open floor plans. Here’s what trend-conscious buyers need to know.

  • 09/16/2015

    Home inspections often don’t delve into landscaping issues—but should.

  • 09/02/2015

    As Americans wrap up summer vacation season, many seek more effective work areas for returning students and adults alike. Help buyers weigh whether a listing offers suitable space for everyone to get down to business.

  • 07/27/2015

    There's a wealth of architecture and design information online that you can share with your clients. But how do you know which site is best for them? We curated these ten so you can help buyers and sellers find the right one for their design challenge, budget, location, and web experience preferences.

  • 06/19/2015

    Many people prefer to rent rather than own, and that target market represents a sizable niche for residential investment buyers. Help these investors find the best properties for their dollars, so that being a landlord becomes a win-win.

  • 05/13/2015

    Make sure that buyers and sellers agree on what items stay—or go—well before closing.

  • 05/06/2015

    Kitchen cabinetry, countertops, backsplashes, and appliances can sometimes turn off buyers at the first hello. Yet, a total redo may be too costly. Show clients how they can rework parts of the room for an impressive refresh. 

  • 03/18/2015

    Sellers may be in denial about home odors. Here’s how you can help them address smells that are driving buyers away.

  • 03/09/2015

    Help sellers understand how cutting down on furniture and accessories in their home will both help them simplify their lives and get the best listing price in the shortest time period.

  • 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?