Home & Design

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

What Homeowners Should Know About Solar Panels

Help homeowners weigh the options with these five considerations.

Choices for 2022 Color of the Year: Green Is Gold

Greens are emerging as the “it” color for the new year.

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.

Design Trends

The Plan Collection

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.

Staging Strategies

Residential Styles & Structural Elements

Second Empire

Second Empire
Popular in the Midwest and Northeast, this Victorian style was fashionable for public buildings during Ulysses S. Grant's presidency, but...