A Surprising Turn of Events for the 2022 Color of the Year

A Surprising Turn of Events for the 2022 Color of the Year

Historically, paint color companies have chosen very different colors of the year in order to stand out from their competition. This year, the colors are remarkably similar and all fall into the green hue family. THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE. Seriously, it...
My Secret Strategy for Staging in a Seller’s Market

My Secret Strategy for Staging in a Seller’s Market

This is the hottest seller’s market I’ve EVER seen in Nashville, which is true for so many areas across the country. Houses are often under contract the first day, and bidding wars are not uncommon. I recently wrote about why home staging is particularly...
Open House Tour Ideas

Open House Tour Ideas

I, like we all, have missed many “normal” things over the last 18 months. One of which is attending design events and touring homes. It’s both inspiration and research for me. So it was nice to be invited to tour a designer home this week with other...
Paint Consultation Success Story

Paint Consultation Success Story

I want to share a fun paint consultation success story that involves a long-distance relationship. Lisa is in New York, and she has recently put her lovely home on the market. Over the last several years, I’ve consulted with her on exterior paint colors (see...
Should You Stage Your Home in a Hot Real Estate Market?

Should You Stage Your Home in a Hot Real Estate Market?

The real estate market is as hot as I’ve ever seen it. Many agents and homeowners have asked me whether or not staging adds value or if it’s even needed in a time when homes are flying off the market, often selling above list price. Should you stage your...