In recent years, new-home buyers — and owners who are remodeling — have enjoyed a wealth of choices, ranging from green construction materials to special-use room additions. How you market these trends depends on the buyers’ tastes and interests.
Enhancing the mood of a listing doesn’t have to be expensive. We asked readers for examples of small investments that would increase a home’s value or reduce days on the market. Just take a look at what a coat of paint, new tiling, or even refolded linens can do.
Offering tasty treats at your open house encourages buyers to linger longer. However, food can also be a huge hassle. Mark Nash shares his list of 10 rules you should follow when serving food at an open house, as well as his four favorite open-house recipes.
Housing styles remain fairly consistent, with certain styles more popular in certain regions. What changes are proportions of houses and their components — the materials used, the layout of rooms, and the rooms themselves. Here's a look at what's in now.
Feng shui is an ancient Chinese design philosophy that tries to optimize the flow of energy through any space — a single room, a house, even an office building. Buyers who believe in the principles of feng shui will avoid homes with the following characteristics.