Nearly $100 million in federal stimulus money will go to getting rid of lead paint from low-income homes, Vice President Joe Biden announced Friday. The toxic paint--which can lead to health problems, particularly in children--is often found in...
By Barbara Ballinger ATLANTA—Granite may still be the benchmark for countertops—with its high quality, unique colors and patterns, and great durability—but more home owners are seeking alternatives in the latest chic materials that also offer...
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The kitchen cited in NKBA’s design competition is part of a new house in Corona Del Mar, Calif., and demonstrates good practices that other home owners can learn from and may desire in their own residences.
By Barbara Ballinger ATLANTA—If you’ve learned to program your DVRs and iPods, you’re in luck. Digital use is spreading throughout the home, and dozens of products on view from manufacturers at the annual National Kitchen & Bath Association’s...
Want to let your buyers and sellers know what kitchen and bathroom trends today are apt to wow them soon in showrooms and homes?
Whether enticing, energizing or relaxing, the ultimate goal is to elicit an emotional reaction and connection to that particular space.
Maybe a house-sitter is just what your staged property needs to deter any would-be vandals from carting away any of your fancy furnishings and staging accessories.
The empty unit had been on the market for six long months. After I staged, it sold in two months within the price range the developer wanted, and it didn't even take a Hollywood starlet to intervene.
Every house and every property is different, and I recognize that a “walk through” can inspire specific ideas for each property. But here are some universal suggestions that will make any house look more appealing for sale.
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