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Melissa Dittmann Tracey

Podcaster / Blogger / Journalist

Melissa Dittmann Tracey is known as "the housing muse" and is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the real estate and home design industry for more than 15 years. She is the creator and host of the Housing Muse Podcast. She is also the creator of the Styled, Staged & Sold blog (the No. 1 home staging blog in the country voted by Feedspot for the last four years and counting). You also can hear her weekly on the syndicated radio show and podcast, Real Estate Today, with her segment "Hot or Not?" in home design. She has contributed to dozens of publications over the years, including BobVila.com, Homes.com, HouseLogic.com, PEOPLE, Chicago Tribune, REALTOR, and more.