10 design ideas to revive your outdated listings in 2018

Most real estate agents can walk into an original space and date the construction based on the wall and ceiling finishes, the color of the hardware, the way light fixtures look and the colors employed. And let’s be honest, a dated home will draw less i…

Wondering how to stage your listing? Get inspo from these 5 design styles

Staging a home doesn’t have to be limited to neutral paint, sparsely decorated countertops and shelves, and non-assuming furniture and decor. Instead, take some inspiration from the most popular design styles in your state to help pull in buyers with a…

What’s hot and what’s not in 2018 kitchen trends

Houzz released the results of its 2018 Kitchen Trends study, which revealed that homeowners are obsessed with clutter-free countertops, ingenious storage options and easy recycling …

What design elements are millennials looking for in a home?

With millennials becoming the largest segment of homebuyers, it’s critical for homesellers and their real estate agents to know their design preferences. Thanks to the 2017 Taylor Morris Consumer Survey, we know what recent and prospective millennial homebuyers are into.  …

Builders ditching granite and vinyl for mid-tier priced products

What do cast iron sinks, granite countertops and vinyl tile have to do with the current housing market? They’re either either too cheap or too expensive — and therefore at odds with the types of homes builders are building right now.  …

When indoor meets outdoor: Making blended living spaces an upsell

Blended living spaces, or connecting indoor and outdoor spaces, are trending, according to HomeAdvisor. Think fusing together a kitchen and a backyard patio with large glass sliding doors or roof extensions, or using sturdy-yet-stylish design pieces to…

4 ways to help clients get the most out of a fix-and-flip investment

Whether your clients want to know how to spot the next up-and-coming neighborhood or can’t decide which part of the house to invest the majority of their budget in, there are a ton of factors to consider when it comes to the business of fix-and-flips …

Pinterest’s top 10 home trends for 2016: Global decor

Forget about going around the world in 80 days — instead, transport yourself in a few steps with chic decor that pays homage to various cultures, spanning from the snowy plains of Scandinavia to the hot sands of the Sahara …

What’s hot and what’s not in 2017 kitchen trends

Tuxedo cabinets. Hidden appliances. Sleek wood paneling. It reads like a scene ripped out of the latest James Bond movie, but they’re actually the stars of Zillow Digs’ latest Home Trends Forecast for …

Hot home design trends for summer

Bay Area home designer Tineke Triggs founded Artistic Designs for Living in 2001 and has since created one of San Francisco’s preeminent design firms working in the city and Marin County. She has a unique ability to transform interiors using a combination of left and right brain thinking and bespoke product sourcing to create fresh designs that are both beautiful and accessible …