Lesson Learned: Stay grateful, and maintain your sense of humor
Find out how New York City real estate broker and Inman contributor Gerard Splendore provides exceptional client service while maintaining his sunny disposition
by Christy Murdock Sep 23
Welcome to the future: What real estate agents need to know about today's kitchens and baths
The series on kitchen and bath design concludes with a look at smart home solutions and the future of residential spaces
by Gerard Splendore Mar 7
Circa 2010: What real estate agents need to know about kitchens and baths
Being able to discuss trends with buyers and sellers will give Realtors a distinct advantage. Suggesting modern features to sellers before listing will also give agents additional power
by Gerard Splendore Feb 27
Circa 2000: What agents need to know about Y2K(itchens) and baths
The ability to discuss style, features and the changing lifestyle of homeowners from one decade to the next will prove to be very helpful in serving an agent's clients
by Gerard Splendore Feb 20
Circa 1990: Exploring kitchens and baths from 'the age of beige'
Houses of this period are hitting the market all across the country. Many require updates and renovation to meet the needs of today's buyers
by Gerard Splendore Jan 21
Circa 1980: What to know about 'totally awesome' kitchens and baths
The 1980s can be characterized as a 'more is more' period of design, with innovative building techniques and styles
by Gerard Splendore Jan 14
Circa 1970: What to know about disco-era kitchens and baths
After the exuberance, freedom and color explosion of 1960s design and architectural styles, the 1970s were more subdued and reflected the political, economic and financial concerns of this decade
by Gerard Splendore Dec 28
Circa 1960 kitchens and baths: What agents should know
Featuring an explosion of color, glamour and innovation, 1960s kitchens and baths offered style by the mile
by Gerard Splendore Dec 8
What real estate agents need to know about kitchens and bathrooms from the 1950s 

Expert Gerard Splendore takes us back in time to when pastels and metals dominated the design world for kitchens and baths in the 1950s. This amazing time in design changes is still very popular today with those who love vintage fixtures

by Gerard Splendore Nov 29
Circa 1940: Kitchens and baths from the World War II era 
Understanding the development of housing styles, including kitchens and baths, is an advantage for today's real estate agent
by Gerard Splendore Nov 8
Circa 1930: What real estate agents need to know about Depression-era kitchens and baths
The 1930s is known as the beginning of modern design, with both Art Deco and Art Nouveau influencing the styles and colors of bathrooms and kitchens in American homes
by Gerard Splendore Oct 24
Circa 1910: What you should know about kitchens and bathrooms from the late Edwardian era
The kitchens and bathrooms of 1910 will probably have been upgraded and remodeled, but the footprint of the original will still be in evidence
by Gerard Splendore Oct 3
Circa 1900: Kitchens and baths from the Victorian Age
Although houses and their inhabitants have changed greatly over time, kitchens and bathrooms arguably show the most innovations and adaptations
by Gerard Splendore Sep 14
Circa 2000: What agents need to know about aughties home styles
As homes continued to develop into the 21st century, there was a return to traditional aesthetics, updated with more modern features and conveniences
by Gerard Splendore Aug 17
Circa 1980: What real estate agents need to know about the era's totally awesome housing styles
The 1980s were a decade of success, excess and flashy expenditures of money in almost all areas of society. Conspicuous consumption was admired and something homeowners aspired to
by Gerard Splendore Aug 1