7 Hottest Interior Design Projects of the Year

Every year, the interior design world awards the best products and innovations that change the way we look at our living space. Here’s a quick look at the spaces and the interior design projects that really got the attention of designers this year.

1: SOHO 3Q by Ippolito Fleitz Group

SOHO 3Q by Ippolito Fleitz Group. Photography by Creatar Image.
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Coworking spaces have sprouted in cities over the last few years. The latest, most awe-inspiring one is the SOHO 3Q in China which was designed with millennials in mind.

It’s five levels consist of amenities that workers need such as workstations, conference rooms, and canteens. It also has a variety of seating options to suit different purposes whether it’s for working or recharging.

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What to Look for During a Home Inspection

When buying a new house, you should always have a professional inspect it. Unless you’re an expert and have purchased many properties, this is a hard and fast rule. But if you’re not then you hire a home inspector. Once you get your inspection report, this article covers the biggest areas to look for during a home inspection. You may also like to read about what inspectors aren’t likely to tell you.

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Can you tell if this home’s roof has problems?

Home inspectors know a great deal. But most are not experts in any given area. Their job is to highlight obvious problems and encourage you to seek further advice from specialists for suspicious parts of the house.

What follows are the most important parts of the house when it comes to expensive repairs. Pay special attention to these when reviewing the inspection report.

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Moving Disasters: 7 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make!

Whether it’s a box bursting open, the exhaustion that seems inevitable, or an injury, you may have already experienced some of the downfalls of moving with previous relocations. However, just because you’ve had a less than ideal experience in the past, read on to learn how to avoid any moving disasters in your future! 

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Avoid these seven moving disasters to get your next move off on the right foot. 

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Moving to the Suburbs Due to the Pandemic? Here’s What You Should Know

The coronavirus and the restrictions mandated by our political leaders have challenged livelihoods and affected the masses across the globe. The damage has been historic. Most profound may be the fear that has been instilled into our minds. Social distancing and wearing face masks are just the beginning. People are rethinking almost everything in their lives. Many are now moving to the suburbs due to the pandemic to enjoy greater space and privacy. Relocation is now a growing topic on many people’s minds, maybe even yours.

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Think about it. People are moving away from crowded cities to more open-spaced suburbs to keep themselves safe. Safety is perhaps the primary keyword of 2020. Social distancing is on everyone’s minds therefore, less crowded places are simply safer. Added benefits are increased privacy, serenity, and less noise.

However, the decision to move to the suburbs means we should consider some important issues. Careful consideration is necessary. That’s what this article is all about. We will list the things you should know before packing up so that you’re making an informed decision. Let’s begin!

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3 Tips on Choosing an HVAC for Your Investment Properties

Today’s new generation is all about renting. Outfitting an investment property comes with a certain responsibility. You need to make sure that the appliances and other fixtures and fittings will do the job you require of them. Nowhere is this more important than picking the right HVAC for your investment properties.

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It’s an expensive piece of equipment. It should stand the test of time. A better running system will save you money over time. Below are three tips to ensure you pick a system that does all that and more.

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Home Improvement & Remodeling Ideas That Increase Your Home’s Value

People watch lots of reality TV shows. And to be fair, they show some great ways for people to increase their home’s value. They make it look really easy. In reality, it’s not that simple. So it’s also smart to read articles like this one to find remodeling ideas that increase your home’s value without being impossible to pull off. 

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There are many factors that can affect your home value, which might not be shown on any tv show. For example, market prices often fluctuate unpredictably. Today’s surprising surge maybe tomorrow’s predictable loser. 

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3 Home Improvements That Will Help Sell Your Home Faster

Whether you’ve only just decided that you want to sell your property or you’ve already got it on the market, sometimes homes just don’t sell. What do you do? Read on to learn about some projects that will sell your home faster and increase your property’s value.

Outdoor projects, like improving curb appeal, will always help sell your home faster.

A home that is well looked after will almost definitely be more appealing to buyers than one that is run down. Large projects like converting a garage or adding a screened-in porch can help increase the value of your property and make it more appealing, but there are also some small things you can do to make it sell faster. Below are some of the best things you can do to make your home sell faster.

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What Does It Take to Move?

Thinking about moving? Maybe you’re moving to Louisville? Read on to learn about the things you might not consider but should that we’ve titled, “What Does It Take to Move?”

To move to a new home you need to prepare as seriously as you do for a hike, keep in your head a lot of information, because there will be no time to fix it. We want to share experiences that will simplify the process of preparation and packaging of personal belongings. First of all, make a list of the most important things in your opinion and collect them separately from others.

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Things to Keep in Mind When Hiring Long Distance Movers

When you are moving to a new home, obviously you will need to move all your stuff. As excited as you are about moving there are a lot of things that you need to take care of before being able to relax in your new home. So, are you up for the job? Or, will you be hiring long distance movers to reduce your stress and make things easier? This piece reminds you of what to take into consideration.

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4 Reasons to Install a Wireless Security System

Our home is meant to be a place of peace. It is where we go to relax and unwind after a long day. It is a safe haven for families to spend their time together. Unfortunately, while property crime and break-ins have decreased rapidly across the USA in recent years, they are still quite prevalent. Learn how to combat crime when you install a wireless security system.

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In fact, a burglary still takes place every 13 seconds in the USA. This can be a worrisome thing for families to consider and deal with. As a result, families should have safeguards in place to protect their homes. Most notably, consider installing a wireless security system. Whether you go with Alarm Grid or another quality provider, there are many good reasons to install a wireless security system. This article is going to take a closer look at a few of them.

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4 Things You Should Know Before Building a House

Most people buy a house that has already been built. The stats back this up. It might be because starting the construction of a new home can be incredibly stressful. That can definitely be the case. So what are the things you should know before building your dream home?

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Building a house is a big deal! There hundreds of moving parts and plenty of ways for a non-reputable builder to take advantage of you.

Building your house should be straight-forward and exciting. If you keep the things mentioned below in mind, you can have an incredible journey to a new home.

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Turning Your Living Room into a Private Retreat

A retreat offers you a private space where you can withdraw and unwind. In many cases, your private retreat might be a much-needed place to disconnect and recharge. Different people will have different uses for their retreat spaces. Some might prefer their private retreat to be a quiet place to read while others might prefer a personal spa experience.

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The good thing is, no matter how you prefer to use your retreat space, these sorts of spaces can easily be created in your own home with just a few design considerations, and you won’t even have to worry about a full renovation.

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5 Disaster Preparedness Tips Real Estate Buyers Need to Know

Real estate is a good long-term investment because its value increases as the years pass. However, there is an essential factor one has to consider when investing in a property. Disaster preparedness is a topic that most real estate buyers overlook. It is not simply inspecting the structure of the building or assessing the location of a potential real estate. Even the most secured area can only take the brunt of an unexpected disaster.  

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The Best Month to Sell Your Home Is May

Here’s a question I get a lot. “What is the best month to sell your home?” The absolute, most accurate answer is, “That depends on your situation.” But without knowing anything about your particulars, and I had to pick one month, it would be May. Here’s why.

Here’s my very own neighborhood of Springhurst. Don’t those Spring flowers look amazing?
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New Generation Prefers Renting Over Buying a Home

Out with the old, in with the new. It is undeniable that each generation has affected the shape of the market differently in its era. Thus, with the Millennials overtaking the market, and with the unfolding of the new generation leaf, Generation Z, marketers have lots of things to consider. So, why are many renting over buying a home?

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Businesses should know how to approach their consumers. With this said, it is crucial to understand how the new generation thinks when it comes to buying necessities and how they perceive expenses. 

As you delve deeper into this article, you will find out why the newer generations, both Millennials and Generation Z, are often finding an apartment over buying a home.

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