Monthly Archives: September 2013

Taking a Passive Approach with Homes Can Pay Off

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine Photo credit: Habitat for Humanity Homes constructed using passive design principles may soon grow in popularity, thanks to a recently debuted Habitat for Humanity home in Washington, D.C., that proved ultra energy efficient homes … Continue reading

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Tax Credit for New Windows, Doors

Homeowners still have time this year to rack up a $200-$500 federal tax credit on new windows and doors, according to consumer website HouseLogic. The key is ensuring they install products that fit the Feds’ exacting standards. Lead the way … Continue reading

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How Staging Can Eliminate Buyer Confusion

By Patti Stern, PJ & Co. Home Styling LLC When I first met with a recent client, Stuart, he shared memories of raising his family, gatherings with friends, and 23 years in his beautiful 3,200-square-foot contemporary home. The home offered … Continue reading

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Can I control my shades from iPhone or iPad?

Screen Shots of iPhone PlatinumApp The short answer is YES, With all Hunter Douglass electric shades, all you need is a small box called App Bridge and your iPhone or iPad. We recently installed electric roller shades and used Hunter … Continue reading

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Alessandra Branca – Traditional Patterns with a Modern Point of View

I am always on the lookout for new fabrics, and came across new designs from Schumacher. What caught my eye was the use of colors to revive an old fashioned damask style and make it more modern and fresh. There … Continue reading

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