• Take a Peek Inside the 2019 New American Home

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  • Guest Contributor: Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating The start of a new year in the real estate industry signals a prime opportunity for sellers to do what it takes to get their home noticed among the sea of listings soon to flood the spring market. After tackling the clutter, necessary repairs and updates, the key to making the best first impression for buyers is using on-trend styling touches to help them emotionally connect. Check out our suggestions below for ways of using some of the trends for 2019 to enhance a home’s features, engage buyers, and […]

    Using the Latest Decor Color and Trends to Attract Buyers

    Guest Contributor: Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating The start of a new year in the real estate industry signals a prime opportunity for sellers to do what it takes to get their home noticed among the sea of listings soon to flood the spring market. After tackling the clutter, necessary repairs and updates, the key to making the best first impression for buyers is using on-trend styling touches to help them emotionally connect. Check out our suggestions below for ways of using some of the trends for 2019 to enhance a home’s features, engage buyers, and […]

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  • A Home You’ll Be Proud to Own! Superbly maintained Kickerillo custom home located in intimate cul-de-sac in Prestigious 24 hour manned/gated Lakes of Parkway. Home accents include: foyer with lovely winding staircase, Italian tile floors with granite inserts, over-sized study with french doors, light and airy formal dining, island kitchen with Miele dishwasher, Viking professional gas cook top, living room opens to breakfast and kitchen, master bedroom suite with access to backyard, master bath with natural stone tiles, frameless glass shower, spa tub, spacious bedrooms and closets, high ceilings, unique custom-built large laundry room, plantation shutters, pergola with lightnings, fan […]

    Lakes of Parkway Home Move-in Ready!

    A Home You’ll Be Proud to Own! Superbly maintained Kickerillo custom home located in intimate cul-de-sac in Prestigious 24 hour manned/gated Lakes of Parkway. Home accents include: foyer with lovely winding staircase, Italian tile floors with granite inserts, over-sized study with french doors, light and airy formal dining, island kitchen with Miele dishwasher, Viking professional gas cook top, living room opens to breakfast and kitchen, master bedroom suite with access to backyard, master bath with natural stone tiles, frameless glass shower, spa tub, spacious bedrooms and closets, high ceilings, unique custom-built large laundry room, plantation shutters, pergola with lightnings, fan […]

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  • By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The fireplace is a hot home accessory to accent when a home is for sale, and a little staging can go a long way in giving it the attention it deserves. Staging and real estate professionals submitted some of their favorite staging photos and tips for our new slideshow, How I Staged It: Give the Fireplace Top Billing. Check out these stunningly staged fireplaces for ideas to inspire your own staging. Want to have your photos featured? We’re looking for staging insights and photos for making over the entryway and dining room. Submit your […]

    How I Staged it: The Fireplace

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The fireplace is a hot home accessory to accent when a home is for sale, and a little staging can go a long way in giving it the attention it deserves. Staging and real estate professionals submitted some of their favorite staging photos and tips for our new slideshow, How I Staged It: Give the Fireplace Top Billing. Check out these stunningly staged fireplaces for ideas to inspire your own staging. Want to have your photos featured? We’re looking for staging insights and photos for making over the entryway and dining room. Submit your […]

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  • What is trending in home design in the new year? The designers at Houzz chimed in with their top picks. Here are a few of their choices for top home decor trends: Photo by Caroline Sharpnack – Search kitchen design ideas Tile backsplash feature wall. More kitchens are using tile for an accent wall, taking the tile from countertop to ceiling. The tile is even behind floating shelves and range hoods to create an eye-catching feature wall. Photo by Jours & Nuits – Browse home office photos Glass and steel room dividers. In recent years, we’ve seen increased popularity in […]

    7 Hot Home Design Trends to Watch in 2019

    What is trending in home design in the new year? The designers at Houzz chimed in with their top picks. Here are a few of their choices for top home decor trends: Photo by Caroline Sharpnack – Search kitchen design ideas Tile backsplash feature wall. More kitchens are using tile for an accent wall, taking the tile from countertop to ceiling. The tile is even behind floating shelves and range hoods to create an eye-catching feature wall. Photo by Jours & Nuits – Browse home office photos Glass and steel room dividers. In recent years, we’ve seen increased popularity in […]

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  • By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A shipping container for hauling heavy freight in trains, trucks, and ships isn’t often associated with anything glamorous. But the housing industry wants to prove otherwise. Photos by: Rocket Lister, rocketlister.com This 3,000-square-foot home in Phoenix is made up of stacked shipping containers, but you’d never know it once you walked inside. It’s modern, open designed interiors matches the style and spaciousness of any other single-family home today. Homes constructed of shipping containers are drawing more attention in the building industry. These homes are flood and fire-proof, eco-friendly, energy efficient, and there’s certainly no shortage of them to […]

    Can a Shipping Container Home Be Stylish? Check This One Out!

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A shipping container for hauling heavy freight in trains, trucks, and ships isn’t often associated with anything glamorous. But the housing industry wants to prove otherwise. Photos by: Rocket Lister, rocketlister.com This 3,000-square-foot home in Phoenix is made up of stacked shipping containers, but you’d never know it once you walked inside. It’s modern, open designed interiors matches the style and spaciousness of any other single-family home today. Homes constructed of shipping containers are drawing more attention in the building industry. These homes are flood and fire-proof, eco-friendly, energy efficient, and there’s certainly no shortage of them to […]

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  • Just Listed! Lakes of Parkway home nestled on a intimate cul-de-sac, featuring: guard gated entrance, excellent floor plan, beautifully landscaped, wood floors & tile on first floor, carpet upstairs, spacious rooms & closets, island kitchen, plantation shutters, home theatre system and over-sized patio ready for the perfect gathering. Come see this beautiful home that is wonderful for you and yours! Visit http://1607KeenenCourt.mydphouse.com for more details.

    Just Listed! 1607 Keenen Court

    Just Listed! Lakes of Parkway home nestled on a intimate cul-de-sac, featuring: guard gated entrance, excellent floor plan, beautifully landscaped, wood floors & tile on first floor, carpet upstairs, spacious rooms & closets, island kitchen, plantation shutters, home theatre system and over-sized patio ready for the perfect gathering. Come see this beautiful home that is wonderful for you and yours! Visit http://1607KeenenCourt.mydphouse.com for more details.

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  • By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine As more homes get teched out, how do you make a home smart but stylish too? CES 2019—Las Vegas’ annual mega tech show—is showing off thousands of high-tech products, including a growing number to outfit a smart home. From smart mirrors to rollable TV screens, CES 2019 vendors are evolving the look and function of many everyday household items. Particularly interesting is a gradual movement to the attention of detail in how these high-tech products are being integrated into a home’s design. It’s becoming less about having a massive monitor on display or smart […]

    High-Tech Home Design From CES 2019

    By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine As more homes get teched out, how do you make a home smart but stylish too? CES 2019—Las Vegas’ annual mega tech show—is showing off thousands of high-tech products, including a growing number to outfit a smart home. From smart mirrors to rollable TV screens, CES 2019 vendors are evolving the look and function of many everyday household items. Particularly interesting is a gradual movement to the attention of detail in how these high-tech products are being integrated into a home’s design. It’s becoming less about having a massive monitor on display or smart […]

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