Design & Decorating

Aug. 22, 2019

Thinking of Selling? 6 Ways To Ready Your House for Market!

There are a lot of reasons to be selling a home, and if selling your home is in your plans, there’s a lot you can do to get your home ready—even if you don’t plan to sell until next year.

By the way—next year is an election year, so if ...

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March 28, 2017

5 smart reminders for your home sellers

March 23, 2017 – Besides staging, sellers also should take a few more steps to ease the stress of their sale. Realtor.com® offers up some of the following often-overlooked tips:

1. Highlight improvements and any issues.

"If you've owned your home for a while, make a list of ...

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Jan. 27, 2017

5 home design trends for boomer clients

The number of homebuyers age 55 and older will grow over the next decade. At the recent International Builders' Show in Orlando, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) talked about expanding market challenges and ways the industry can cater to this market segment.

In one session, Deryl Patterson, president ...

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Jan. 24, 2017

Home improvements: Which ones recoup the most money?

If a home improvement project costs $1,000, how much money will the homeowner get back if he sells the home – his return on investment (ROI)? In 2017, only attic insulation recoups more than its cost.

The 2017 Cost vs. Value Report looked at 99 U.S. markets and ...

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Jan. 9, 2017

5 home design fads fading out in 2017

Shiplap and white-on-white kitchens may finally be falling out of favor. The two trends have dominated home design in recent years, but realtor.com says they'll be fading fast in 2017. Here are some of the home design trends realtor.com predicts will fall to the wayside in the ...
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Oct. 3, 2015

Florida Block Homes vs. Frame Homes

Nicky Martz seeks out an expert about better understanding the difference between block and frame homes in new construction. Let's meet Jim Shay, with Armstrong Homes, currently building homes in Stone Crest.

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