High-Tech Home Design From CES 2019

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...
Why You Should Consider Staging the Staircase

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...
The Hottest Paint Colors of 2019

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:...
The Most Shared Kitchen Photo of 2018

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...
Holiday Lighting Tips for Safety and Style

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...