House & Home: Style and Design Ideas for Your Listings

Ideas for how to spruce up your listings and information on the latest trends.

February 1, 2009

In today’s competitive market, sellers need every edge they can get. Our special House & Home feature covers the style and design trends you need to know.

2009 House & Home Guide

How sellers can make these essential spaces look current and cool.

Easy exterior fixes can make a house stand out.

Give your listings a new look.

From countertop composting to solar cooking, these innovative products will help reduce your carbon footprint.

The science behind the spectrum.

Find out how long those kitchen appliances, flooring, fixtures, and more should really last.

Take this interactive quiz to test how in-step you are with today's customers wants and needs in a real estate transaction.

Glean expert advice on how to get your listings in showing shape. Visit REALTOR® Magazine's new blog for tips and trends on staging, remodeling, design psychology and all things green.


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...