Interior Design | Home Improvements

Interior Design | Home Improvements

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Most new homeowners have something about their property that they want to change. And as family needs and design trends shift over time, many will eventually choose to remodel. Some homeowners make updates to their property before listing it to maximize their potential sale price.

Whatever your reasons are for taking on a home improvement project, it’s wise to consider how the money you invest will impact your home’s value.

We’ve taken a look at six popular home renovations and identified those that—on average—have the best and worst returns on investment. So before you lift a hammer or hire a contractor, take a look at this list and see if your remodeling efforts will reward you when it comes time to sell.



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Urban Farm Style is Sweeping the Nation along with the Boca Raton Community

If you were to ask any of our interior designer friends, “What is Urban Farm Styling,” they would most likely reply with “The cutting-edge of home interior designing.” This style includes elements such as natural stone and repurposed wood #RepurposedWood to subway tiling #SubwayTiling on backdrops and flooring. However, there’s so much more to the rustic look for your Boca Raton Condo. However, is it right for you? Take a read through this week’s blog and learn a more about the fashionable look. The style is sweeping the nation as well as our community.

The Palette of Urban Farm Design is Ideal for Boca Raton Residence

At first glance, the urban farm style conveys an

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Best Flooring Solutions for the Boca Raton Home

Flooring can help enhance any home's interior design whether you select a Pergola, bamboo or tile. However, the type of flooring you choose can tell a lot about your personality. One thing you'll notice from our many home listings is the lack of carpet throughout most properties. When it comes to carpet, you'll quickly realize most of the luxury houses and condos eliminate this finish. Perhaps when it comes to selection, it might be the practicality or is the homeowner showing their 'practical' side? In this week's article, we'll demonstrate some of Boca Raton's best flooring solutions for you to consider and what this material says about you.

Don’t Follow Every Flooring Trend

To start, we might

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Refresh, Regroup, Remodel Keys to Selling Your Home in Today’s Market

While the pricing for luxury homes and condos may be going up, and the inventory slowly increasing, the sales are going down leaving more of a buyer’s market. However, as the prices continue to rise along with the inventory, so does the longevity for a listing. You can expect to see many of the luxury single-family and condos on the market longer than 180-days due to the influx of the market. However, we’ve got a few tips and tricks to help you sell your home sooner by refreshing, regrouping and remodeling. In today’s luxury market, we need all the ammo we can get to sell faster. Read on to learn more.

Tip 1: Pay Attention to Your Bathroom for a Faster Home Sale


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If you are a current homeowner, or in the market to buy, you’re probably curious about the latest trends in home design.

Sellers who make strategic updates before listing a property can generate increased interest from buyers and, in some cases, a premium selling price. And buyers should consider which features of a home will need updating immediately (or in the near future) so they can factor renovation costs into their overall budget.

Even if you have no immediate plans to buy or sell, we advise our clients to be thoughtful about the colors, materials, and finishes they select when planning a remodel. Making over-personalized or unpopular design choices could hurt a home’s value when it does come time to sell. And selecting out-of-style or

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Boca Raton Luxury Market and Real Estate Selling Tips for this Year’s Buyer

This year’s buyer is looking for some updates when it comes to interior design. However, there are more measures you can take if you’re selling a home in the luxury market. This year’s trends include a practical approach when it comes to textiles, color, and material. But, renovations for Baby Boomer homes are becoming more prevalent as well. If you’re looking for tips on how to sell your luxury property in this year’s market, look at our blog which will give you some realistic ideas that work for Boca Raton real estate.

While most of the housing in the South Florida area has been exploding with millennials’ buying their first homes, the luxury and high-end real estate

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Properties currently available for sale with a fireplace in Boca Raton

Home Decor That Sparks A Fiery Passion

While many people may not think of Boca Raton and fireplaces in the same sentence, you’ll learn that’s just a bunch of combustion! In fact, what you’ll find is an allure in this Palm Beach County town as well as anywhere in the country. This type of home décor sparks a fiery passion no matter where you live. Read this article to learn more about the magic of fireplaces and how they’re ‘blazing-cool’ within the luxury housing market even in Florida!

Sitting Around the Fireplace is One of the Oldest Past Times

No matter if it’s a warm evening or a cold one, a fireplace can create a welcoming spot for people to gather around with an

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From, What Is a Soaking Tub? A Luxurious Bathing Fixture That Has Basic Bathtubs Beat

Deeper than the average bathtub, soaking tubs are designed to offer the ultimate in relaxation by allowing you to fully submerge. Just how far can you sink? Soaking tubs average 23 inches in height, while a standard tub typically comes in at under 19 inches. 

Read on.

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Repurposed Wood, Metal, and Glass, Making a Statement in Boca Raton Homes

If there’s one thing sure about Boca Raton homes, they are full of character and personality. Whether you live in a beachfront condominium or a country club estate, you’re going to select décor that fits your personality. That being the case, may include contemporary artwork such as a modern painting or a statue made to reflect your lifestyle or something you greatly admire. This week’s article focuses on those who love recycled materials turning wood, metal, and glass into stunning statues, mirrors and more! Read on to see how such smart ideas can help enhance your home.

“Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder”. Moreover, beauty is recycling and making the environment even

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From, 7 Home Pizza Ovens Worth Drooling Over, With Special Guest Star Phil Rosenthal

This culinary article focuses on Phil Rosenthal who is the creator, show runner, and executive producer of the popular sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond".

A custom pizza oven will bring you at least 2 benefits:
For starters, these ovens are popular because they can produce delicious slices with a perfect crust.
Then, they are also great for people who love to entertain.
Read on.

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