Styled, Staged & Sold

Bringing you the latest home and design trends.
  • The Secret to Kitchen Envy: A Stylish Island
    Home buyers love kitchen islands. Make it the showpiece of your kitchen.
  • Staged to Sell: A Country Estate in Gaithersburg, Md.
    Home stager: Libby Paulson with Preferred Staging The home: Paulson staged this remodeled, single-family country estate in Gaithersburg, Md., which featured cathedral ceilings, a two-story stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen, formal living and dining room, two staircases, and a walkout basement with full kitchen and bath. The home is listed at $709,500. Paulson’s tips: 1. Greenery is […]
  • Report: The Buyers and the Design Trending in 2018
    Whether you’re selling your own home or staging a home for your seller, paying attention to industry trends can go a long way toward ensuring a fast and successful sale.
  • Hot Home Trend: Bringing Back the Brass
    We’ve seen brass fixtures gradually coming back over the last few years, and the trend is only getting bigger. See how golden brass tones can warm up some of your décor.
  • Make the Front Porch a Selling Point
    The front porch is making a comeback, and the younger generation is bringing an interesting spin to this iconic home feature.
  • Staged to Sell: This Staged Home Sold for 107% of Asking Price
    View inside this single-family home in Essex County, N.J., to see how real estate pros and stagers Amy Burke and Katie Miedler transformed this property and showcased it as "fresh, updated, classic, and timeless."
  • Hot Home Trend: Geometric Patterns in Décor
    Color forecaster Pantone cited geometric patterns as one of the top home design trends to watch in 2018. Shapes and, in particular, circular ones are being showcased in more home decor.
  • How to Make a New House Your Own
    The keys are in your buyer's hands! They've gone through the process ... the search, deciding, inspection, stress, closing, and finally, the elation of buying a new home. Now, they have to make it their own. Here's how.