4 Features that Make Any “She Shed” Fabulous

Creative types often do their best work when they can get away from the hubbub of daily life. Busy professionals need space to take calls and concentrate on building their business. And during the holidays, many a frazzled host wishes for a place to retreat from the requests of their demanding (but still beloved) house […]

The 2022 Colors of the Year Help You Go Green and Become One with Nature

Some people flip tarot cards. Some read tea leaves. But as real estate experts, we prefer to analyze (some would say overanalyze) a different medium to make predictions about the year ahead.  Yes, we are once again talking about the Colors of the Year!  Our annual post examines the Colors of the Year chosen by […]

Vintage vs. Outdated: 5 Home Features to Keep and 5 to Replace

When it was brand new, your home was the bright and shiny epitome of contemporary design and state-of-the-art features! But now, 20, 40, or even 100 years after it was built, it could use a little help. We know it’s tempting to take a sledgehammer to the walls and rip the whole structure to pieces, […]

Make Your Home Feel New with the 2021 Colors of the Year

Home, sweet home…. Right? After spending more time than ever inside our homes this year, many are experiencing pandemic fatigue in a variety of forms. Some realized quickly that their particular domicile didn’t offer the lifestyle they need, leading to a skyrocketing demand from home buyers. Others hunkered down (leading to an even scantier supply […]

Be the First to Decorate with the 2020 Colors of the Year

For months, designers and color experts from around the globe have been looking forward. Forward not only to the coming year, but to the next decade: the 2020s. They have taken inspiration from the natural world. Global movements and tipping points around us have generated visual inspiration. And the result is a wide-ranging palette of […]

3 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Holiday Home Sale (and How to Fix Them)

There are a host of great ways to ruin your chances of selling your home over the holidays. For one, you could channel your inner Kevin McCallister when greeting prospective buyers. But it’s the bustling holiday season. So, you probably don’t have the time to build elaborate Rube Goldberg devices designed to take out even […]

10 Ceiling Styles that will Make Your Home More Luxurious

What features of your home do you see when you’re at your most relaxed? When you’re laying in bed on a lazy Saturday morning. When you’re lounging on the couch after a long day at work. What is it that you inevitably end up staring at? The ceiling. Ceilings might seem like an overlooked home […]

How to Reduce Winter Energy Costs like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

You know to use energy-efficient light bulbs and to adjust your thermostat at night and when you’re away from home. But over the winter, there are additional steps you can take to make your home more energy efficient and save money in the process. During a professional home energy assessment, an energy auditor examines your […]