How to create a home color scheme that captivates buyers

A carefully crafted color scheme can captivate buyers and help them see your space as their new home.

Could kitchens be extinct by 2030?

HGTV, be prepared to mourn — all those sweeping shots of large kitchens adorned with granite countertops, high-shine finishes, commercial grade appliances, and of course, the ubiquitous kitchen island may soon be a relic of the past, along with formal living and dining rooms.

The rise and fall of home decor trends, according to Google search data

According to Digital Third Coast’s latest design trends study, which is based on Google search data from 2004 to 2017, earthy items such as terrariums, succulents and mason jars are all the rage in home decor right now, and retro items, such as vintage…

The hottest new trend in home decor comes from a 300-year-old Christian sect

Although Shaker design originated more than 300 years ago, it’s still resonating with homeowners today. This simple furniture can be easily customized with trendy color palettes and modern finishes — perfect for people looking for a simple style they …

Brightly colored roofs are painting the sky this year

The Metal Roofing Alliance says brightly hued roofs are the emerging trend for 2018, with owners opting for deep blues, vivid reds or crisp whites …

5 home design trends you’re bound to see in 2018

New Year’s is right around the corner, and what better way to ring it in than totally revamping your home? This past year was all about cool neutral color schemes, white accents and marble countertops, but according to Zillow, 2018 will be about creating a warmer, welcoming vibe with these five trends …

How accurate is your home design horoscope?

Many people have used their horoscope to guide career choices, find the most compatible partner and even choose what hairstyle to wear next (Thanks, Cosmo). So why not use the zodiac to help decide which home style and decor best suits you? Find your z…

10 home design trends to watch out for in 2018

Cool neutrals, white kitchen accessories and marble is out, and earth-toned shades, stonework and concrete accents are in, says Houzz for its 2018 home design predictions …

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.  …

Bungalow, Cottage or Colonial? The agent’s architectural house styles cheat sheet (part 2)

Ranch, Craftsman, Cape Cod, Shotgun, Tudor, Victorian, Art Deco, Mediterranean and Contemporary — they are all featured in part one of the agent’s architectural house styles cheat sheet. But there are a number of other designs that are equally popular, as one reader reminded everyone with her comment: “What? No Colonial?!” Here’s how to identify some of the more well-known — and a couple rare — home architectural styles …