Home & Design

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

Home Features Prompting More Americans to Move

Many aspiring buyers are searching for larger backyards, bigger kitchens, and more.

5 Kitchen Trends to Watch

From countertops to flooring to colors and beyond, see what styles are hot this year.

The Most-Read Home Design Stories of 2021

From home cosmetic enhancements to spotting serious foundation defects, find what’s creating all the buzz in home design over the past year.

Homeowners Misjudge Costs of These Renovation Projects

With continued shortages of construction materials, the increased expenses of certain home improvements may give many sticker shock.

Design Trends

Nora Crosthwaite home gym

A Home Gym? No Sweat

Many homeowners are still reluctant to work out in gyms as COVID-19 remains a threat. Here’s how they can outfit a space without spending a bundle.

Staging Strategies

Residential Styles & Structural Elements


Gable dormers have a gabled roof, with two sloping planes that meet at a central ridge. During the English Tudor period in the 16th century,...