Design Trends

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While considering the sale of your Orlando luxury home, keep in mind the importance of an appropriately staged house. Presentation is everything! Be sure your Orlando, Windermere, and Dr Phillips home for sale is ahead of the pack, and gain a competitive edge, by considering the following staging tips for your real estate sale. 

Home Staging Tips for your Orlando Home Sale1. Curb Appeal – The most important step in home staging, is creating enticing curb appeal. You do not get a second chance to make a first impression, and the first impression of the potential home buyer takes place before they even step out of their vehicle.

  • Keep landscaping well trimmed, free of weeds, and the lawn manicured. 
  • Accent your property with potted plants and colorful blooms.
  • Power wash exterior
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Staging your home is very important in today’s buyers real estate market when selling your home. Staging is a way of preparing your home for viewers so that they can see themselves living there. It’s all about showing your home’s personality and charm. This means getting rid of all personal clutter and memorabilia as this portrays you and your home and you want buyers to see it as their home. A clean, open space is generally the key to staging a home properly.

However, homes that seem very ordinary also won’t sell as well. This is why developers spend so much money on designers specifically to come and stage their model homes. Nice furnishings and accessories can help sell a home and it can be difficult for buyer’s to envision the space as their own if

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Building an energy-efficient Orlando new home is a huge trend these days, with the prominence of global warming being just about everywhere we go. Energy efficiency is not only great for the environment it can lead to healthier living as well as cutting monthly bills drastically. When thinking about building an energy-efficient home, there are a few things to keep in mind.

The first thing to consider is the climate the house will be built in. How hot or cold the weather will be will as well as if the climate is dry or humid be a large factor in the materials that are needed. Solar paneling may be an option if there is enough sunlight provided during the day. Because soil is different in different climates, it’s also a good idea to have the soil tested

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Orlando Green HomeEveryone is going green these days and it’s no different when it comes to homebuilding. Homes take up a lot of the energy consumption being used and by micro-managing and making sure that one thinks green when thinking about the small details, this can have a huge impact on the environment, the bank account, and the health of everyone living on the planet.

One of the biggest advantages to building green are the health benefits involved. Often, indoor air quality can be much poorer than the air quality of the outdoors. This is because there are many furnishings, carpet and insulation that can release toxins and trap moisture. There are also a number of household products that can release harmful toxins into the environment. These include cleaners,

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One of the things I love about living in the Orlando area is that all of my friends from around the country love to visit here. With this in mind we have always tried to have a nice comfortable guest room for all of our out of town vistors. A guest room can be much more than just a spare bed with a lamp and maybe a night stand. These rooms can be a true getaway paradise for guests that stay with you, keeping just a few design trends in mind.

The first thing is to make sure that the guest will be comfortable staying in the room. The best place to start is with the bed. For added comfort, a plush mattress topper can be added to make the guests feel as if they truly are sleeping in luxury. Double sheeting also adds a touch of class. To do this, place one

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