Home & Design

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

Help Boomers Make Their Next Move

Now that a huge wave of baby boomers have left the workforce, many are considering where and how to live in their older years.

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.

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...