New is Number One When It Comes to Buying a Home

If you're in the market for a home this year, don't be fooled by the brisk chill in the air - the spring house-hunting season is actually closer than you think. That means now is the perfect time to start your planning. Space requirements such...

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How Baby Boomers Compare to Other Home Buyers

Baby boomers are making their mark on housing once again, this time as they age toward retirement—and whether moving up, downsizing or purchasing a second home, their preferences are clear-cut across the board. According to a recently released study by the National Association of Home Builders...

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The Must Have List of the Millennial Homebuyer

For years, consumer buying power and purchasing trends have focused around baby boomers. However, within the past several years, the spotlight has shifted to the 80-plus million Americans between the ages of 25 and 34 known as millennials. Now the largest demographic group in history,...

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Landscape Design Trends for 2016

Landscape design has reversed course over the seasons, as the indoors further move outward and the outdoors become an extension of household living. The trend, ever evolving, shows no signs of slowing down this year, either. “The latest trends reflect the desire to bring the indoors...

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Trough Sinks and Free-Standing Tubs for 2016 Custom Home Design

Looking at designing a new bathroom(s) in 2016? Our contacts at decoratorswisdom.com are steering clients toward three trends taking hold in custom home bathroom design: 1. Trough Sinks - According to the site, a “trough sink” also known as a “double sink” is more elegant than it sounds....

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Timeless Versus Classic Kitchen Design

A smartly-designed kitchen—one that caters to both the current and long-term—will serve the needs of your household for years to come. But what does “smartly-designed” mean? “Designing a kitchen is 50 percent science; it's about making the space efficient and functional right down to the placement...

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