Home & Design

Design trends and staging tips to help you get homes sold faster and for more money

Ultra-White Paint Could Cool Homes Better Than Air Conditioning

Scientists say they’ve created a paint that can reflect more sunlight away from buildings. This could have huge implications for energy consumption.

Study: Homeowners Have Gotten Lazy About Security

They’ve developed lackadaisical habits during the pandemic that put their properties at risk when leaving for vacation.

3D Printed Homes Are Gaining Consumer Interest

The laser-fast building style is winning over buyers with promises of greater affordability, energy efficiency, and resistance to natural disasters.

The Construction Conundrum

With inventory still low, more buyers look to plan B: new builds. But that, too, has become tough with labor shortages and supply chain struggles.

Residential Styles & Structural Elements


This style emerged in 1853 when Boston merchant Thomas Larkin relocated to Monterey, Calif. The style updates Larkin's vision of a New...