Design

In Today’s Market, Updates And Staging Are In, Concessions Are Out

By Karen Eubank / June 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Almost daily, there is an article on how updates and staging are necessities when marketing your home. So why aren’t sellers doing just that? Maybe they don’t know the right updates to make, or what provides the best returns on investment. They may not have the right resources or contacts. There’s always the belief it’s […]

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More Realtors Are Using Staging Than Ever Before, According to NAR

By Karen Eubank / April 2, 2019 / 25 Comments

Barbara Cocoran put it rather well: “Why wouldn’t someone stage if they want to sell a house, and if they want to get more money for the house? I don’t get it.” You probably know Corcoran from her regular appearances on Shark Tank. What you might not know is she built a real estate empire, […]

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You’ve Tidied Up Thanks to Marie Kondo — Now Your Stuff Can Bring Someone Joy

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 18, 2019 / 4 Comments
Marie Kondo

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to announce that Nancy Peham, a certified Certified Professional Organizer® with more than 15 years of experience under her belt has joined us as a contributor and columnist. For her first installment, we tasked her with helping us address all that stuff that didn’t bring us joy when we got our […]

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Home Designers Are Singing The Coastal Blues

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / May 28, 2018 / 2 Comments

Home designers are singing the — coastal blues, that is — and are using this color palette in every area of the home. Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber has had a busy Spring attending many of the major trade shows including the International Builders Show and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and discovered that using color […]

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Get Ready to Grill! Capital Distributing Launches Summer Demonstrations With Sizzle

By Joanna England / May 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

My favorite thing about warmer weather is taking the party outside, and there’s no better way to do that than with a fully fledged outdoor kitchen. Though some homes have a grilling station, the outdoor kitchen — complete with hybrid grill, beverage fridge, ice maker, and prep sink — has long been on my list […]

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Sneak Peek: IBB Design Fine Furnishings Invites You to Meet The Designers

By Joanna England / June 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

While we love it when a designer comes in and whip our homes into very stylish shape, sometimes we just want to pick their brains. What’s the method behind it all? And when it comes to interiors, personality is everything. Wouldn’t you want to meet the people you might put in charge of your most personal […]

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