Home & Design

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

How the Pandemic Is Changing Appraisals

While most appraisers are still conducting interior inspections, they’re often putting new safety measures in place.

Are ‘Hot Rooms’ Cooling?

Specialty spaces in a home provide a marketing hook for listings, but buyers may prize flexibility over a “man cave” or yoga nook.

In Listings, Show Off That Pool, Outdoor Space

More house hunters are reportedly looking for homes with a pool and outdoor areas during the coronavirus pandemic.

Pets Get Priority When Shopping for Homes, Survey Says

Nearly two-thirds of pet owners would forgo a home that doesn't meet the needs of their furry friends.

Residential Styles & Structural Elements


The Creole Cottage, which is mostly found in the South, originated in New Orleans in the 1700s. The homes are distinguished by a front wall that...