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910, 2019

Supreme Court Decision Backs ADA-Accessible Websites

By |October 9th, 2019|

In turning down a case, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed a lower court order to stand – a decision that said Domino’s (the pizza giant) must give disabled website customers the same access tools as non-disabled customers. However, federal access [...]

710, 2019

The Statement Ceiling: A Reason to Look Up!

By |October 7th, 2019|

The Statement Ceiling: A Reason to Look Up! Make a space memorable by dressing up the fifth wall. See how these stagers and designers did it. October 7, 2019By: Melissa Dittmann TraceyStaging, Design Trends

2409, 2019

2020 Color Forecast: The Rise of Blues and Greens

By |September 24th, 2019|

2020 Color Forecast: The Rise of Blues and Greens Predictions for next year’s hottest hues already are emerging. Check out the colors you can expect to see dressing up more interiors. September 9, 2019By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey

2409, 2019

Trendy Staging Props That Have Been Overused

By |September 24th, 2019|

Trendy Staging Props That Have Been Overused You may want to think twice about reaching for these popular home accessories. Some stagers say consumers are growing tired of the looks. September 16, 2019By: Melissa Dittmann TraceyStaging, Design Trends

2409, 2019

Staged to Sold: How to Sell a 58-Year-Old Home in 48 Hours

By |September 24th, 2019|

Staged to Sold: How to Sell a 58-Year-Old Home in 48... This home hadn’t been renovated in more than three decades. But it didn’t need a remodel—just strategic staging to modernize the space. September 23, 2019By: Karen PostWorking With Sellers, Staging

908, 2019

Yes, You Can Even Stage a Dorm Room!

By |August 9th, 2019|

Yes, You Can Even Stage a Dorm Room! You can also apply these tricks to decorating smaller areas in a home to appeal to younger generations. August 12, 2019By: Audra SlinkeyStaging

108, 2019

Making a Splash: 5 Cool Pool Trends for 2019

By |August 1st, 2019|

Making a Splash: 5 Cool Pool Trends for 2019 In the warmest days of summer, a backyard pool may be an enticing selling point. Here are tips for making them stand out. August 5, 2019By: Melissa Dittmann TraceyDesign Trends

2507, 2019

A House of a Different Color: Hot or Not?

By |July 25th, 2019|

A House of a Different Color: Hot or Not? Colorful homes are starting to pop up across the country, in everything from a bright lilac to a cheery yellow. July 29, 2019By: Melissa Dittmann TraceyCurb Appeal, Design Trends

1807, 2019

Make the Most of Your Landscape

By |July 18th, 2019|

Make the Most of Your Landscape The yard is the most important element of your home’s curb appeal. Make sure it stands out.July 22, 2019Staging, Curb Appeal

605, 2019

Hot Home Trend: Countertops Making Waves

By |May 6th, 2019|

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The speckled, spotted styles of granite countertops that have dominated kitchen design in recent years are moving out of the mainstream. In fact, those brown speckled granite countertops may even start to now age [...]

2204, 2019

How to Prep a Yard for Spring Buying: 5 Tips

By |April 22nd, 2019|

Photo Courtesy: OPEI By Kris Kiser, President & CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) As the spring selling season kicks into high gear, real estate and staging professionals can help their clients enhance their listings by creating an [...]

1504, 2019

Staged to Sell: A Virtual Transformation

By |April 15th, 2019|

Photo Credit: VHT Studios / Chrissy Barrett The real estate professional: Cris Grayson, broker associate at Baird & Warner in Glen Ellyn, Ill. About the home: The five-bedroom home in Glen Ellyn, Ill., was built in 1975. The home has been [...]