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Useful Tips and Tricks to Make Your House Look More Expensive

Would you consider your home “builder grade?” Meaning, it’s made with low-grade materials that obviously didn’t cost much for the builder? Jumping into a “cookie cutting” property makes … Read More
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“Ultra Violet” Pantone’s Color 2018: How to Incorporate it in Your Interior Design

If you’re an interior design enthusiast or if you’ve been looking around for ideas to spruce up your home’s interiors, you’ve probably heard of Pantone, the international color authority. For … Read More
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6 Tips for Designing the Perfect Home Office Addition to Fit your Business and Personal Needs

Working from home is something more and more companies are allowing their employees to do. In fact, Millennials, or Generation Y if you prefer, is a generation of workers who find the work-from-home … Read More
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Top 10 Trends for New Home Construction and Renovations in 2018 and Beyond

With 2017 and its trends (mostly) behind us, let’s look at what’s hot for renovations and new home construction in 2018. It seems that every New Year brings with it a new set of trends that help … Read More
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Six Kitchen Design Trends We’ll See in 2018

We know smart appliances and all things high-tech will continue to be an ongoing trend well into the future, but what about the other parts of the kitchen that make it what it is? From flooring to … Read More
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What to Consider When Adding a Second Story to a Home

Drastically changing the form and function of your home by adding a second story might seem like a massive undertaking, but sometimes, it makes perfect sense to take this approach. It’s definitely a… Read More
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Should you Build a New House or Remodel your Current One

If you’ve seen the HGTV show “Love It or List It,” you know that there can be some drama in the process of deciding on whether to remodel a home or get out of it and into something that better … Read More
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Remodeling Tips: Adding a Kitchen Island

Americans are super consumers, and we’re always looking for the latest gadgets to help us out in the kitchen. For homeowners looking for a way to tuck away more gear in the kitchen, adding a kitchen… Read More
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Exploring the Benefits of Building a Guest House

Guest houses have been springing up more often over the last seven years. In some cases, it’s because Baby Boomers are helping to redefine senior living and are eager to live in close proximity to … Read More

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