[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]
We all have our own list of things that are on trend, but maybe don’t excite us. Shiplap. Inspirational phrases on walls. Soaking tubs. But when one writer said she hated her kitchen island, we decided to ask our readers if they harbored similar disgruntlement against the fairly ubiquitous feature. Realtor.com writer Cathie Ericson said: […]
We hear the question from time to time — are open houses really worth the time and effort? After finding several debates in various real estate and business publications, we took to Facebook and Instagram to ask our readers what they thought.
This week’s Friday Question had its genesis in a conundrum we faced here at CandysDirt — we found a local listing that was quite well, not conducive to good marketing of a home, to put it delicately. At the time, we talked amongst ourselves about why the photos in the listing may have looked the […]
For this week’s social media-generated story, we asked our readers on Facebook about design trends they feel are O-V-E-R. And boy, did ya’ll have some opinions. Some of you are OVER granite. Others feel TVs mounted over fireplaces are on their way out. Karen Eubank, our resident design maven and stager, says the vessel tub is […]
This week’s social media-generated story actually came about as the result of two different stories about honesty we asked readers to react to — one that gave a shockingly low number of those surveyed who felt that Realtors were trustworthy, and another that delved into the depth and scope of MLS manipulation.