6 Home Design Fads That Are Fading

Some home design trends may best be left in the 2010s. Paint firm Sherwin Williams surveyed 700 professional interior designers to learn which once-popular decorative items they’d like to say goodbye to in 2020. Here’s what they hope goes away: 1. Macramé   Last year’s boho trend is fading fast, and one of the signatures […]

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Vinyl Flooring Is Stealing the Spotlight

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Vinyl can get a bad rap. Often it’s confused with linoleum and conjures up memories of outdated, cheap 1980s flooring rolled out in sheets. But lately, vinyl is showing itself as anything but “cheap” looking. It can be laid out in planks, tiles, and sheets and it’s getting some […]

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Find Out the New, Hot Home Color for 2019

Photo credit: Behr The paint company Behr has named a rich, bluish hue its 2019 Color of the Year. Blueprint is a mid-tone blue that is described as warmer than denim but softer than navy.Behr is predicting that embracing a full range of blue, teal, and gray will be a key style for home design in […]

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Hot Home Trend: The Statement Shower

The shower in the master bathroom is getting a lot more attention. In fact, it’s one of the main splurges among renovating homeowners, according to the 2017 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study. These “statement showers,” as Houzz dubs them in its report, include high-tech features, like rainfall showerheads, dual showers, curbless showers, and body sprays. […]

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Celebrity Real Estate’s Home Interior Decorator

  Photos Contributed by TopTenRealEstateDeals.com As President Obama’s time in office neared its last months in 2016, their future home outside the White House was a frequent guessing game in celebrity real estate media. Most of the rumors were that the Obamas were buying a new family home in Hawaii, Palm Springs, New York City, Washington, […]

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Sustainable, or Green Real Estate Will Be the New Normal

The United States is going through an energy revolution that within 20 years will reshape people’s homes and communities, experts said at the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2017 Sustainability Summit in Washington, D.C., this week. Most people aren’t aware of the green real estate revolution right now, but that will change as the cost of […]

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