2018 Flooring Designs

FIND A NEW LOOK: THE BEST FLOORING DESIGNS for 2018 From the unexpected to new spins on the classics, we take a look at the latest flooring ideas and trends, from cork and wood to stone and carpets Homeowners looking for remodeling inspiration or to increase the property value of their home with new floors now have … Continue reading 2018 Flooring Designs

Home Staging On A Budget

The Five Golden Rules of Home Staging on a Budget    When you show your home’s best features by staging it effectively, you help increase your final selling price without breaking the bank. In fact, on average, sellers receive $2 in increased sale price for every $1 they put into staging a home. As the … Continue reading Home Staging On A Budget

Homeownership Makes “Cents”

5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’ The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but there are many basic similarities. Today we want to talk about … Continue reading Homeownership Makes “Cents”

Buying or Selling in 2018? Pro Resolution

Buying Or Selling In 2018? 5 Reasons To Resolve To Hire A Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell a house this year, you need a real estate professional on your team! There are many benefits to using a … Continue reading Buying or Selling in 2018? Pro Resolution

2018 Home Décor Trends

2018 Home Decor Trends: 6 Interior Design Ideas for Your Bedroom By Erin Davis Your bedroom should be the coziest place in your home—a personal getaway where you can relax, re-energize and be yourself. There’s nothing better than coming home after a long day to a luxurious, comfortable space. We can expect some great bedroom design … Continue reading 2018 Home Décor Trends

Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

11 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling  By Charles Muotoh When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you’ve put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. While you … Continue reading Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

Buying A Home Is Not Scary

Buying a Home Can Be Scary… Unless You Know the Facts [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home, which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 40% of millennials who purchased homes this … Continue reading Buying A Home Is Not Scary

2018 Kitchen Trends

What’s hot and what’s not in 2018 kitchen trends Homeowners are shelling out for extra storage, new countertops and wireless appliances BY Marian McPherson  JAN 10 Houzz today released the results of its 2018 Kitchen Trends study, which revealed that homeowners are obsessed with clutter-free countertops (75 percent), ingenious storage options (66 percent) and easy … Continue reading 2018 Kitchen Trends

2018 Home Design Color Forecast: Purple!

2018 Design Forecast: Color Me Purple   The color of 2018 is no shrinking violet. Pantone, the authority in color for design, fashion and more, recently debuted its 2018 Color of the Year: “Ultra Violet.” The color—”dramatically provocative and thoughtful,” according to the company—is cool and cosmic, with an otherworldly vibe. Image Credit: Pantone “We are … Continue reading 2018 Home Design Color Forecast: Purple!

Housing Bubble? No!

A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO! With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing bubble (and subsequent burst) like the one we experienced in 2006-2008. Recently, five housing experts weighed in on the question. Rick Sharga, Executive VP at Ten-X: … Continue reading Housing Bubble? No!