Home & Design

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

4 Easy Ways to Light Up Your Listings

Home stagers show how lighting can improve a home’s presentation for showings and online photos.

As Remodeling Surges, Electrical Issues Become Nuisance

Some buyers may want a pre-inspection to evaluate an older home with potential problems before making an offer, real estate pros say.

NAR Survey: Design Shows Raise Buyer Expectations

Sixty-three percent of real estate pros say buyers requested a home resembling those staged on TV. Read more from the “2021 Profile of Home Staging."

Getting the Right Light

Energy-saving technology has made choosing bulbs much more complicated. Here’s how to make the smartest and most flattering choices for a home.

Residential Styles & Structural Elements


Hipped dormers have a hipped roof with three sloping planes that meet at the top. Prairie Style and Craftsman houses will sometimes have hipped...