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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 [...]

By |2019-01-22T03:02:41+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Home|Comments Off on Can a Shipping Container Home Be Stylish? Check This One Out!

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 [...]

By |2019-01-11T03:02:58+00:00January 11th, 2019|Home|Comments Off on High-Tech Home Design From CES 2019

Why You Should Consider Staging the Staircase

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Photo Credit: L.J. Smith Stair Systems A great staircase can be attention-getting in your listing. Don’t forget to stage it and highlight it in your property photos to give it the attention it deserves. “A circular staircase creates a positive first impression as people walk into the home,” says [...]

By |2019-01-08T03:02:52+00:00January 8th, 2019|Home|Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Staging the Staircase

The Hottest Paint Colors of 2019

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine The paint companies have released their color forecasts for the new year. Here are the hot hues expected to make waves in 2019. Which one is your favorite? Living Coral / Photo Credit: Furniture Choice Living Coral: Paint company Pantone announced “Living Coral” as its 2019 Color of the [...]

By |2019-01-03T22:25:36+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Home|Comments Off on The Hottest Paint Colors of 2019

Holiday Lighting Tips for Safety and Style

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Framing a home in a glow of lights can show off your holiday spirit and your home this season. Depending on how much you commit too, you could become the talk of the town. But there’s that fine line between magical glow of holiday spirit and, well, the one [...]

By |2019-01-03T22:25:35+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Home|Comments Off on Holiday Lighting Tips for Safety and Style

The Most Shared Kitchen Photo of 2018

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Of the 17 million professional photos of home interiors and exteriors on Houzz, it was this photo of a gray and walnut kitchen that captured the most attention over the year: Photo by Stonington Cabinetry & Designs – Look for kitchen design inspiration The kitchen was designed by Justin [...]

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Add Some Plaid to Your Holiday Decor

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Holiday decor is going gingham style this year. Checkered plaid is one of 2018’s hottest holiday design accessory. Black and white or red and black buffalo prints are popping up in everything from Christmas stockings, ornaments, table runners, and wreaths. The buffalo prints are really a nod to the [...]

By |2019-01-03T22:25:34+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Home|Comments Off on Add Some Plaid to Your Holiday Decor

4 Tips for Using Paint to Update a Home

Photo Credit: Clare Painting a room can be a quick, transformative update for new homeowners to accomplish. Say your clients recently purchased a home and now they need a little design inspiration to bring it into all its glory. Paint is often the fastest and more transformative way to quickly update a space. Interior decorator Nicole [...]

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