April 25, 2017

Stan Johnson & Co. report: Single-tenant net-lease properties had second best year ever in 2016

The commercial real estate market is a busy one today. And few property types are generating as much activity as are single-tenant net-lease properties. Stan Johnson & Co. recently released its latest research report on this sector. And the biggest news? In the fourth quarter of 2016, the sale of single-tenant net-lease properties grew 34…
April 24, 2017

Staging Tips for Small Rooms

By Justin M. Riordan, Spade and Archer Design Agency When selling a house, small rooms can lead to big problems. Staging can be the key to making a small room look functional and help entice buyers to put an offer on your property. Living Rooms – Proving your living room can fit a full size…
April 24, 2017

7 Ways to Decorate A Shabby Chic Shed

By Emily Bradshaw, guest blogger One of the most popular trends still going strong 20 years after the term was coined. A distressed and timeworn look is the epitome of shabby chic decorating. Contemporary but classic, it has become a popular and universal style. The latest trend is shabby chic sheds. Evolving from the humble…
April 20, 2017

Revisit Your Listing’s Curb Appeal: Have You Done Enough?

By Caroline M. Carter, guest contributor You’ll want to leave potential buyers with a great impression of your listing’s exterior, that is if you want to motivate them to want to see more. But what do you do if the front entrance to a house looks dated, insubstantial and unwelcoming? Change it. Photo courtesy: Caroline…
April 20, 2017

Go 3D With Your Wall Designs

Photo credit: WallArt, mywallart.com Add a third-dimension to your walls: 3D wall panels can offer a unique, eye-catching look. One company called WallArt offers chic, environmentally friendly wall coverings. The three-dimensional effect can help add the “wow” factor to a room, whether styled as ultra-modern or country chic. You can choose from several geometric designs,…
April 20, 2017

Louisville still driving Kentucky’s economic fortunes

the Omni Hotel, opening next year in Louisville, promises to provide another boost to downtown.   Kentucky has several important metro areas, with cities such as Lexington, Bowling Green and Covington serving as economic engines for the state. But today, no single metropolitan area is providing as big of a boost to the state as…
April 18, 2017

Chic Small Space Solutions That Bring Big Impact

Source: Chic Small Space Solutions That Bring Big Impact – Realty Times PotteryBarn.com Size doesn’t always matter. Your small space doesn’t have to suffer just because […]
April 16, 2017

It’s Now Cool to Have Mismatched Fixtures

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A home with a mix of chrome, nickel, brass, and bronze fixtures may prompt some home buyers to pause. But such mismatches are actually on trend. (Good news to those remodelers who may not have gotten around quite yet to updating all of those fixtures to the same color!)…
April 16, 2017

How to Select the Right Sheen to Your Paint

Photo courtesy Paint Quality Institute Many do-it-yourself painters spend hours selecting the perfect paint colors, but give far less thought to the sheen they’ll use.  That’s short sighted, according to Debbie Zimmer, spokesperson for the Paint Quality Institute. “Paint sheen affects not only the initial appearance of a paint job, but also its long-term performance,” says…