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  • Watercolors on Walls? You Bet!

    Watercolors on Walls? You Bet!

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Want to make a bigger statement with a wall? Watercolor wallpaper can add some pizzazz and wispiness to an otherwise blah wall in the home. Pinterest called watercolor wallpaper one of the hottest trends that emerged from its home design survey in the U.K., in which the site analyzed […]

     
  • 5 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Basement

    5 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Basement

    Article Submitted by Fixr.com The basement doesn’t just have to be a space to throw all of that extra storage. Show it as usable space, and it may even help you increase the value of the home. Basement remodels typically recoup about 70 percent of their costs at time of resale, which can add a tremendous amount […]

     
  • Hot Home Trend to Watch: The Two-Toned Kitchen

    Hot Home Trend to Watch: The Two-Toned Kitchen

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Two-toned colored kitchens are gaining popularity this year. White and gray painted cabinets are dominating kitchen color schemes, according to the 2017 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends survey conducted by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Photo by Rebecca Hay Designs – Look for kitchen pictures Particularly gray-toned kitchen […]

     
  • That Small Backyard Can Still Be a Selling Point

    That Small Backyard Can Still Be a Selling Point

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Don’t underestimate the power of a space based on its size. Sure, your listing may be size-challenged in the yard department, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be a showpiece. “As building lots continue to be smaller and scarcer, lot preparation with the goal of maximizing livable outdoor […]

     
  • The Best Homes for ‘Porching’

    The Best Homes for ‘Porching’

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Porching is gaining a following. And as the summer heats up, who doesn’t want to hang out on a cozy, stylish front porch or veranda while reading, sipping wine, or saying “hello” to neighbors as they pass by? Some houses were just made for porching too. Check out some of […]

     
  • The Best Homes for ‘Porching’

    The Best Homes for ‘Porching’

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine  Porching is gaining a following. And as the summer heats up, who doesn’t want to hang out on a cozy, stylish front porch or veranda while reading, sipping wine, or saying “hello” to neighbors as they pass by? Some houses were just made for porching too. Check out some of […]

     
 
 

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