Are you planning on selling your home this year? Or do you sell client or investment properties? If you’re in the residential realm, this first of two articles on real estate trends impacting design and remodeling choices can help you get better results. It will share overall trends and key dos and don’ts on the most important space in the home from a resale perspective: The kitchen! (Next month, we’ll look at technology and bathrooms.)

Engineered stone countertops — AKA quartz — are trending strongly for kitchens
(Photo courtesy: Lennar)