Monday
November 24, 2014

Home & Design: Feature Articles

  • 02/01/2008

    Charm radiates throughout the beautiful old house your clients just bought — but so does cold air in the winter and hot air in the summer. Should you suggest that your clients increase the energy efficiency of their house?

  • 02/01/2008

    Decluttering and cleaning are the two most important things sellers can do to get their house ready for showings. But small touches — new bathroom towels, a well-placed bouquet of flowers or an accent color — can liven up your listings.

  • 02/01/2008

    Think of a house as a consumer — and a greedy one at that. Here are some simple greening options, along with more advanced approaches, that you can pass along to your clients and customers.

  • 02/01/2008

    First-time buyers often don’t know much about home maintenance. You can help by giving them a maintenance schedule that’ll prevent small problems from turning into big headaches.

  • 02/01/2008

    Don’t know a capital from a cupola? You’re in the right place. These classic architecture styles are often echoed in modern homes. With this crib sheet, you can bring new depth and authority to your listing descriptions.

  • 02/01/2008

    What is good architecture and how do you get your buyer clients to focus on the bones of the house, not just the exterior?

  • 02/01/2008

    Keep these three basic design principles, plus functionality, in mind as you view homes, and you’ll be able to help sellers optimize their home’s appeal and help buyers look past shag carpeting and poor furniture layout to see a room’s potential.

  • 02/01/2008

    Good design may be timeless, but staying up to the minute on home trends has become a round-the-clock national obsession. Staying up on the latest trendy touches that say “own me” to prospects can help sell your listings faster.

  • 07/01/2007

    The latest environmentally friendly home features aren’t just good for the planet — they look great and are a huge draw for conscientious buyers, too. In order to be in tune with the growing number of prospects who seek a greener lifestyle, you should know about the latest eco-friendly housing trends.

  • 07/01/2007

    A staging Q&A to accompany our July 2007 feature.