Friday Question

Best of Friday Question: Who Can We Blame for the Carpet in the Bathroom Trend?

By Bethany Erickson / December 28, 2018 / 0 Comments

[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 […]

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From Facebook: Kitchen Islands — Yay or Nay?

By Bethany Erickson / December 7, 2018 / 3 Comments
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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: […]

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From Facebook: Are Open Houses Really Worth It?

By Bethany Erickson / November 10, 2018 / 2 Comments
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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.

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From Facebook: What Do You Do With an Uncooperative Seller?

By Bethany Erickson / October 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
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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 […]

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From Facebook: What Design Trends Are On the Way Out?

By Bethany Erickson / October 13, 2018 / 6 Comments
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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 […]

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Honesty and Real Estate — Who Can You Trust?

By Bethany Erickson / October 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
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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.

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