• Pandemic home remodeling is booming: Here’s what your neighbors are doing
    There is a lot of activity in Justin Sullivan’s backyard, as workers hammer out his new deck, and jackhammers pound through the basement. Concrete for the new pool has already been poured. The Sullivans had planned a renovation before the pandemic hit, but then suddenly it became a much bigger project. “The pool, the home […]
  • Construction on New Homes Slows as Supply-Chain Woes Hit the Housing Market
    The numbers: New construction slows down U.S. home builders started construction on homes at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.56 million in September, representing a 1.6% decrease from the previous month, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. Compared with September 2020, housing starts were up 7.4%. The pace of permitting for new housing units also […]
  • Don’t Sweat Sweater Weather! 6 Must-Do Home Maintenance Tasks for Fall
    “Sweater weather” takes on a whole new meaning when you’re a homeowner. From lawn maintenance to winterizing the pool, the change of the season ushers in a slew of extra items for your to-do list. There’s plenty to keep you busy this fall if you’re feeling ambitious and ready to try your hand at some […]
  • Home Remodeling Index Pushes to Record Levels of Positive Sentiment
    CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Positive sentiment among residential contractors across the U.S. pushed to even higher levels in Q2 2021, according to the latest U.S. Remodeler Index (USRI), which surveys design and construction pros in three industry segments: design-build, full-service as well as specialty home improvement. It registered a confidence level of 75.3, up from a very strong […]
  • Home Remodeling Spending Expected to Increase into 2022
    There’s more good news for integrators in terms of potential projects coming from existing homes. According to the latest Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, annual gains in home remodeling and maintenance spending are set to accelerate in the second half […]
  • We Asked Home Shoppers What They Want to Know About Homeowners Insurance—Here Are the Answers
    Home is where the heart is … as well as a lot of other possessions. That’s why getting quality, reliable homeowners insurance is about so much more than checking an item off the to-do list when you’re buying a home. So we asked home shoppers what they want to know about homeowners insurance, and they […]
  • 5 Decor Trends to Steal from the 2021 Real Simple Home—Including the ‘It’ Color of the Year
    When we work with professional interior designers to decorate each room in the Real Simple Home, they’re given free rein to select any colors, patterns, decor, and furniture they like. So long as the space is beautiful, functional, and helps solve any design challenges within the room, the rest is up to their creative whims. This […]
  • Home Trends October 2021: Real Estate
    Have you noticed more of a trend for second home purchases? There is a much higher interest in second homes now. COVID forced us to live differently. We realized we could work remotely, so why not mix it up? Second-home sales rose 16% in 2020 and are up 33% through April of this year. The […]
  • ‘Friluftsliv’ is trending: Here’s what to know about the latest interior design craze
    CNN —   We’re all familiar with hygge, the concept of heightening our cozy and comfy experience at home, which became omnipresent just as Covid-19 — and all its stay-at-home mandates — came to fruition. And now, as the pandemic is allowing room for more socialization, comes “friluftsliv,” the al fresco Norwegian sister concept that entails embracing […]
  • 2021 Autumn Interior Design Trends and How to Recreate them
    ‘Tis the season for cool weather, dark colors and falling leaves. Autumn is here! Your pumpkin spice latte, oversized sweaters and caramel-scented candle deserve a comfy space to occupy—and so do you! Ready to get your home in the seasonal mood? UK-based company Online Mortgage Advisor recently took a survey of Pinterest design trends, filtering the inspiration […]
  • 7 Old-School Interior Design Trends That ‘Grandmillennials’ Are Revitalizing
    THOUGH 35, Whitney McGregor considers herself an old soul, an identity she shares with many young people drawn to unmodern things. The Greenville, S.C., designer—one of many self-identifying grandmillennials giving new life to traditional décor—embraces florals on florals and doesn’t quail in the face of scallop-trim. Décor motifs like scallop-trim are subject to the trend-pendulum’s swing. […]
  • Remote Work, Affordability Driving the Hottest Markets for Real Estate, August 2021
    As more professionals have been able to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re fundamentally changing the real estate landscape. Smaller, cheaper parts of the country have edged out the bigger, pricier cities to become the nation’s hottest housing markets as those who can work from anywhere are chasing affordability. In August, Burlington, NC, where buyers […]
  • ‘The Era of Sub-3% Mortgage Rates May Be Behind Us’: The Fed’s Policy Shift Could Have Major Repercussions for Home Buyers
    As the Federal Reserve looks to curb high levels of inflation, its next moves are set to have a big impact on the mortgage market. And many people’s ability to purchase a home could hang in the balance. The Federal Reserve warned on Wednesday that it’s close to being ready to taper the bond-buying program […]
  • Update: A Shocking Peek Behind the Scenes at How Companies Pick the Colors of the Year
    Drum roll, please. At long last, the time has arrived when our nation’s top color forecasters announce their much-anticipated Colors of the Year. Haven’t heard of COTY? Just about every paint company and trend tracker out there today predict certain hues as “the next big thing” poised to dominate in fashion, home furnishings, and just […]
  • Artificial intelligence is taking over real estate – here’s what that means for homebuyers
    Brick-and-mortar real estate may seem like the only tangible thing left in an increasingly virtual world, but it too is being taken over by artificial intelligence. Some of the biggest names in the business, such as Compass, Zillow and LoanSnap, are now employing AI to help find buyers the perfect mortgage and the perfect home. And for real […]
  • The 2021 Real Estate Market: Predictions For The Final Quarter
    In early July 2021, Fannie Mae confirmed something that most real estate professionals already knew: Buyers and sellers are currently on a very different page. Over half of buyers (64%) think it is now a bad time to buy. By contrast, an even higher percentage of sellers (77%) think it is a great time to sell. But […]
  • 3 Post-Pandemic Real Estate Trends That Are Here to Stay
    The real estate industry is one of the top industries that have been impacted by the pandemic. To make home buying and selling more accessible while adhering to CDC guidelines, realtors have sought new effective methods to show properties virtually. However, even post-pandemic, these trends are so convenient for modern buyers they might just be […]
    Houzz identified the top emerging home design trends based on the latest search insights* from our community of U.S. homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home professionals. The trends reflect a need for dedicated activity spaces within the home, a desire to bring the outdoors in, a requirement to create flexible interior spaces and a passion for luxurious […]
  • Six Residential Interior Design Trends That Don’t Enhance Wellness
    There are so many residential design innovations and features that enhance wellness. These include steam showers, bidet-style toilets, combi-steam ovens, induction cooktops, smarter home technology and low maintenance surfaces like engineered stone and porcelain slab. Then there are design details, styles and trends that can put your home’s wellness potential at risk. Here are six, […]
  • Interior designers share 15 home-decor trends they think you’ll regret in a few years
    Joe Cangelosi, the owner of Joe Cangelosi Design, told Insider that marble countertops weren’t the best option — particularly for those who plan to spend a lot of time using their kitchen. “They’re beautiful, but they also chip and stain easily,” he said. “Choose quartz instead. They have options that look just like marble. Or if you […]
  • 7 autumn homeware trends that will make you want to cosy up by the fire
    You might still be in summer mode, but autumn is fast approaching. As we begin to turn our homes into cosy havens, there are plenty of autumn 2021 décor trends to help lead the way. From punchy patterned wallpaper to tablescaping ideas, here’s what to embrace in the forthcoming season. “With 2020 and 2021 being such challenging years, I […]
  • Young Adults Flock to Vacation Rental Ownership
    Vacation rental ownership among young adults is climbing. Even despite limited credit histories or down payments, young adults are finding a way to purchase a vacation rental, eyeing it as a lucrative investment. The proportion of homeowners under age 30 who purchased a vacation property doubled between June 2019 and June 2021, according to Evolve, […]
  • The Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2021, According To Realtors
    Laura Woods Sat, August 28, 2021, 3:21 PM·5 min read It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the real estate market into a wild domain. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, you’re likely eager to know how long this will last. In June 2021, home prices across the U.S. surged […]
  • Home Sales Rise as the Limited Number of Properties on the Market Improves
    The numbers: Existing-home sales edged higher as the inventory of homes for sale grew, giving buyers some more breathing room in a tough market. Existing-home sales rose 2% to a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 5.99 million in July, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. Compared with June 2020, home sales were up 1.5%. Economists polled by MarketWatch […]
  • These Are 2021’s Emerging Design Trends, According to Houzz
    New season, new trends. We’re more than halfway through what has been another rather turbulent year, with many of us still spending more time at home. Unsurprisingly, renovation and design activity has been a popular topic since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, so Houzz was curious to see what new design styles, features, and aesthetics have surfaced over the […]
  • Home Trends August 2021
    By Liz Bingham Photos courtesy of M.S. Rau, New Orleans   This month, for the Art & Philanthropy issue, The VOICE’s CFO, Co-Owner and Science Columnist Steve Humphrey caught up with M.S. Rau Third Generation Owner & CEO Bill Rau to learn more about his exquisite collection and what’s in store for the future of […]
  • Home trends: Pandemic must-haves redefined home design
    The pandemic has had a major impact on real estate in terms of pricing, inventory, availability and values. But it has also left its mark on home design with many homeowners, builders and remodelers reimagining almost every room in the house. When the pandemic forced both parents to work from home, and children were schooling […]
  • Interior design trends 2021: 38 key decorating looks, revealed
    We’ve found all of the biggest interior design trends for 2021. We spoke to trend experts and high profile designers to get them to share their trend predictions and insights, we reviewed and analysed the interior trends of the past year, and compared them with current search trends on Google, Pinterest, retailer sites and more. […]
  • Surprising Interior design trends to keep ahead of the curve
    words Alexa Wang Interior Design is a process that requires a lot of creativity and imagination. The opportunities are endless when it comes to turning an ordinary home into an extraordinary place. Many people believe that when they start working on the design of their interiors, they should start right from the door, but this […]
  • 5 interior design trends emerging for 2022
    Basic colors The trend this year is “naturalness,” the site says, because bright colors annoyed many people who were spending so much time at home. Warm and cool shades of beige will continue to be popular, as will the entire palette of blues. Benjamin Moore’s Aegean teal is a mix of blue, green and gray. […]
  • 7 Interior Design Trends That Will Be Huge This Fall
    The verdict is in: Cozy fabrics, warm, earthy tones, vintage pieces and private spaces are taking over the fall design scene. At the start of 2020, many were forced to reconfigure our homes into multi-multi-functional spaces that could accommodate the needs of working parents and home-schooled children. However, the novelty of ‘work from home’ has worn […]
  • So long shiplap? 4 home designs trends that are on their way out reviewed Google Trends data and information from a select group of interior designers to discover which formerly hot home trends might be going out of style. Rose gold Back in 2018, rose gold was the go-to finish for home fixtures. But aside from a small bump in 2020, its popularity has declined ever since. “Like […]
  • 7 New Home Decor Trends To Know & Experiment With
    “I think the biggest trend [of 2021] is the increased interest in interiors in general,” explains interior designer Kate Lester. “People are more willing to invest and spend money in their homes after realizing that they are the ultimate safe space. We are realizing how important it is to put in that additional effort into your […]
  • Hot or Not? We Trace the Rise and Fall of America’s Most Popular Home Design Trends
    In case you haven’t noticed, design trends have been shifting quite a bit lately. It’s little wonder: Americans have had plenty of pandemic-fueled time on their hands, cooped up in their homes, obsessively scrolling through Instagram, bingeing HGTV—and rethinking their design choices. Home trends that seemed to make so much sense before COVID-19 may no […]
  • A new trend to watch in the housing market and some good news on Covid
    A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. (CNN)The American Dream of home ownership may be slipping out of reach for adults coming of age in and around the Great Recession and starting families in and around the pandemic. But that dream […]
  • Smart homes should include a safe word for emergency situations
    When you think home security, Alexa and Google Assistant are not the first devices that come to mind (despite the inclusion of a camera in the Nest Hub Max.) After all, no one really wants their smart assistant to be that smart — the last thing we need is a Terminator situation. The question is: Why not? A […]
  • Home trends: Kitchen cabinet style focuses on functionality
    Just like floor plans, paint colors, appliances, lighting and flooring, another key element that can make your kitchen look incredibly fresh or impossibly outdated is your cabinetry. There are numerous choices when it comes kitchen cabinets ranging from surface type, color, hardware, doors, spacing and size. And the trend of what’s in style right now […]
  • 7 home design trends that could go from Instagram-worthy to dated in a few years
    Grass-green shag carpet evokes the Nixon era on the lower level of my family’s turn-of-the-century farmhouse. The wall-to-wall floor cover, like a teddy bear underfoot, was all the rage in 1974, when my grandparents left urban life to retire at the homestead. Most trends — appliances in harvest gold and avocado, reflective brass fixtures, open […]
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    According to the interior designer Emily Shaw, the days of cookie-cutter homes and identical Pinterest-approved decor are heading out the door. Anyone searching for proof need only scroll through the 23-year-old’s TikTok account, where videos of her loft apartment show bold geometric shapes, funky wallpaper, and gold accents. “The whole eclectic nature of having different types of […]
  • Sustainable and Green Home Design in 2021: Top Trends
    Interest in eco-friendly homes has grown rapidly in recent years at the public recognizes the impact of climate change and the critical importance of protecting the environment. As new materials, products, and techniques enter the market, trends in green and sustainable home design change as well. To look into what is trending among homeowners, surveyed 48 experts in […]
  • Today’s Personal Loan Rates: July 21, 2021—Rates Fall For Well-Qualified Borrowers
    Personal loan rates fell last week. This means if you’re looking to finance a home remodeling project, vehicle, unexpected bills or temporarily need to improve your cash flow, you can still snag a reasonable rate, as long as you’re a high-qualified applicant. From July 12 to July 16, the average fixed interest rate on a […]
  • A Housing Frenzy Is Sparking Bidding Wars From New York to Shenzhen
    Around the world, property markets are going bananas. From the U.S. to the U.K. to China, housing is riding an extended boom. Global valuations are soaring at the fastest pace since 2006, according to Knight Frank, with annual price increases in double digits. Frothy markets are flashing the kind of bubble warnings that haven’t been seen since the run up to the financial crisis, […]
  • 3 fundamental changes from the pandemic economy that could become permanent
    The post-pandemic economy is taking shape. Fifteen months after the US first plunged into lockdown, the economy is well on its way to a complete reopening. Spending is up, businesses are rehiring, and Americans are — slowly — returning to work. Economists largely agree that economic output will grow at the fastest rate since the […]
  • 4 Pandemic–Fueled Home Remodeling Trends
    You are here Home News and Commentary Daily News © Maskot – Maskot/Getty Images 4 Pandemic–Fueled Home Remodeling Trends Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Print June 23, 2021 Sprucing up the home has become a favorite pastime during the pandemic. Home renovation spending has increased by 15% over the last year, reaching a median outlay of […]
  • Gen Z Is Eager to Buy Within 5 Years
    Get ready for Gen Z to make a bigger mark in real estate soon. Nearly three-quarters of this age group say they prefer buying a home over renting long-term. About 40% of young adults between the ages of 18 to 25 also say they plan to enter the housing market within the next five years, […]
    Now that the temperature is rising and the sun is staying out longer, it’s finally time to make the most of your balcony. For years, an outdoor space was a nice perk but not exactly a necessity. But after spending an unprecedented time inside, a private dose of Mother Nature is the gift that keeps on giving. After all, […]
  • 10 Ways to Beautify the Backyard in One Weekend (and the Products to Do It)
    Sure, it might seem daunting, but taking your backyard to-do list one item at a time lets you accomplish more than you think over the course of a weekend. Get your backyard in tip-top shape by tackling a combination of these tasks (depending on your setup) and before you know it, your outdoor space will […]
  • June 2021 Monthly Housing Market Trends Report: New Listings Stage a Comeback in June as Home Prices Hit a New High
    The national inventory of active listings declined by 43.1% over last year, while the total inventory of unsold homes, including pending listings, declined by 20.3%. Newly listed homes on the market are up 5.5% nationally compared to a year ago, and 11.7% higher for large metros over the past year. However, sellers are still listing […]
  • The 15 Biggest Interior Design Trends for 2021 (and What’s Out!)
    One thing that’s happened over the past year? We’ve all gotten a lot more intimately acquainted with our homes (more than we ever thought possible.) But after staring at the same four walls for over a year, there’s a good chance that, like us, you’ve been looking for ways to freshen up your space. There are only so many […]
  • 7 interior-design trends that will disappear this year, and 8 you’ll see everywhere
    Shiplap is falling out of fashion. Shiplap was popular throughout the 2010s. ocwarfford/Shutterstock Interior designer Rachel Street, host of DIY Network’s “Philly Revival,” told Insider that shiplap is one of the fastest fading trends. Once used to waterproof boats, shiplap siding became a trendy way to decorate interior walls in the 2010s. “Shiplap appears in nearly every TV […]
    We’re 4 months into the new year and we can now see where we’re going in terms of interior design in 2021. I’ve already shared with you the color trends for 2021 but what about the rest of our homes? In this post I’ve rounded up the home decor trends of 2021 that I’ve been […]
  • 40 Beautiful, Budget Ideas for Patios and Porches
    Update your outdoor spaces on the cheap with these designer-inspired ideas. Add Pattern Underfoot Set the stage and get the most bang for your buck with an eye-catching outdoor rug. There are tons of stylish, low-cost options available to buy or, if you’re on a super tight budget, you can DIY your own by painting a basic […]
  • 20 Brilliant Bathroom Mirror Ideas You’ll Love
    The Warm Wood Mirror Warm up a cool white-and-marble bathroom by introducing a touch of wood. The mirror above perfectly matches the scale of the vanity and has a honey-hued finish and gorgeous wood grain that lend an organic element to the setting. And thanks to the mirror’s thin trim and curved edges, you don’t […]
  • Ten Home Design Trends Here To Stay For 2021
    Unlike Chip and Joanna Gaines, the pandemic has been the biggest influence on interior design that no one asked for. At the beginning 2020, designers were touting two-tone kitchens and bold colors as the next big trends. Little did anyone know that practical amenities like home offices, gyms and bidets would end up being the most important […]
  • Renovation trends for the year ahead
    Home renovation trends are ever-changing. Renovations that might have been de rigueur 20 years ago may seem dated now. Recognizing the potentially popular trends of tomorrow is a great way for homeowners to give their homes a fresh new look and put themselves in position to capitalize on popular trends when they put their homes […]
  • Remodeling Trends for 2021
    RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Creating or re-doing a home office is a big item on many people’s remodeling lists this year. People want a quiet space, where you can shut a door to work. They’re even turning rarely used closets into offices. Another one people are working on is more outdoor living space. They are […]
  • 7 home design trends that could go from Instagram-worthy to dated in a few years
    Grass-green shag carpet evokes the Nixon era on the lower level of my family’s turn-of-the-century farmhouse. The wall-to-wall floor cover, like a teddy bear underfoot, was all the rage in 1974, when my grandparents left urban life to retire at the homestead. Most trends — appliances in harvest gold and avocado, reflective brass fixtures, open floor […]
  • 6 of 2021’s coolest home trends you’ll soon see everywhere, according to Etsy
    Over the past year, we’ve spent more time at home than ever, which might have prompted moments of scrutinizing your living space. If you’ve found yourself wanting to update portions of your home or apartment, Etsy published a report on a few of the 2021 top home decor trends that have recently been spiking in online searches. […]
  • House Hunters Are Leaving the City, and Builders Can’t Keep Up
    LATHROP, Calif. — They had a down payment. They were prequalified for a mortgage. They were willing to move almost an hour’s drive eastward. But the number that really mattered was “32.” If a saleswoman standing in a model unit plucked a bingo ball with that number from one of several buckets arrayed on a […]
  • 5 home decor trends in 2021
    The past year saw a surge in home remodels and updates as homeowners reimagined the spaces they were suddenly spending much more time in. More than half of homeowners invested more in home-related purchases in 2020 compared to the prior year, according to a recent survey by Cinch Home Services, a home warranty provider. That rush to renovate is […]
  • How the pandemic has changed home design, according to 3 designers
    There’s no question about it, the pandemic has changed how we live — especially when it comes to our homes. As we found ourselves spending a lot more time in our houses this year due to lockdowns and social distancing, we also had more time to figure out what we want and need in a […]
  • 2021 Design Trends: Internal Sliding Glass Doors
    Internal sliding glass doors‘ popularity as an interior design trend has increased tremendously over the years. Internal glass partitioning and door systems have taken root in most home decor and craftsmanship. The sliding door is ideal for the separation of interior spaces such as separating your home office and the living space. Every home is […]
  • I Stalk Home Décor Accounts—6 Design Trends That Are Dying
    Interior design has always been a passion of mine, but it wasn’t until this year—with a lot of time on my hands and a cross-country move in the works—that I became a full-fledged member of the Instagram home décor community. And let me tell you. It’s a wonderful place to be. The social media platform […]
  • Landscaping Trends That Can Add Value to Your Home
    It’s not always what’s inside that counts. When it comes to selling your home for the best possible price, the outside appearance can be crucial. First impressions count, and a cluttered, untidy, drab or simply boring exterior can be a real turnoff, and even shape the potential buyers’ opinion about the rest of the property. […]
  • Do you agree? Interior designer reveals 10 things that make a house feel outdated
    To help you identify if you have any old fashioned décor, Zoe Warren, interior designer at, has revealed 10 things that make a house feel outdated. Have any of these dated home décor trends made an appearance in your home? And do you agree with everything on the list? Take a look below and cast your […]
  • Flooring Forecast 2021: Here’s What’s Trending in Bathroom Floors
    If a well-designed house is like a complete outfit, we like to think of the bathroom as the perfect accessory that ties everything together. It’s a little space with the power to make a big impact and a prime opportunity to make bold design choices—starting at the ground level with great flooring. From a price […]
  • How Much Does It Cost To Paint a House? A House-Painting Primer
    When your home needs sprucing up, one of the simplest (and cheapest) ways to give it a makeover is paint. Inside or out, a fresh coat of paint can transform the look and feel of a house. Only how much does it cost to paint a house? That depends on a variety of factors, which […]
  • 9 Best Home Organization Projects Based on How Much Time You Have
    You’re running late, you can’t find your keys, and your child is asking you where his lunchbox is. Honestly, you have no idea! We’ve all been there. After a year of our living, working, and recreating at home, all of our houses are in need of a dust-down and reorg. And the truth is, taking […]
  • How Much Does It Cost To Paint a House? A House-Painting Primer
    When your home needs sprucing up, one of the simplest (and cheapest) ways to give it a makeover is paint. Inside or out, a fresh coat of paint can transform the look and feel of a house. Only how much does it cost to paint a house? That depends on a variety of factors, which […]
  • 6 Lessons First-Time Gardeners Learned During the Pandemic
    When the COVID-19 pandemic first forced us to shelter in place, many homeowners reacted by taking up trowels and digging in the dirt. By planting victory gardens, folks tried to beautify their backyards and skip those long lines at the grocery store by raising their own crops of lettuce, tomatoes, and strawberries. Alas, not every newbie […]
  • Here’s What Your Mortgage Lender Wants You To Know About Buying a House Right Now
    Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, people want—and need—to buy homes. The housing market has been red-hot for a while, but the current market conditions make buying more of a challenge than ever. “There is a shortage of houses in many markets. This is creating bidding wars, offers over asking, and appraisal gaps—houses are going quickly,” […]
  • 8 Must-Follow Instagram Accounts To Inspire Your Next Decor Makeover
    We’re all spending more time on our phones than we probably should, so while you’re there, why not get some fresh inspiration for your next makeover project? We believe that not all scrolling is created equal, which is why we created this list of some of the best home design accounts on Instagram—and a few […]
  • Got Half-Done Home Improvement Projects? Here’s Why and How To Finally Finish the Job
    With everyone spending more time at home, many people are embarking on home improvement projects that, alas, never seem to get finished. Like that half-painted laundry room or the closet organization system that’s still sitting in its box. We all have them. So why is it so hard to follow through to get them done? “While […]
  • 10 Mother’s Day Flower Delivery Services That’ll Get to Mom on Time
    When in doubt, flowers make a thoughtful gift for mom. Supermarket Mother’s Day flowers work great, but if you don’t have time to run to the store or just want a little more variety, online flower delivery services make a convenient alternative. Because when you order flowers for Mother’s Day online, you can find more unique bouquets and […]
  • The Effects Of Remote Work On Real Estate Across The U.S.
    Last April, real estate markets across the United States virtually ground to a halt as most viewings and closings were put on hold. A year later, we’re looking forward to what could be one of the most active seasons on record in recent years. Key factors driving the current upturn include historically low mortgage rates […]
  • 10 Kitchen Gadgets That Make Cooking More Fun
    Looking for something to make cooking fun again after spending so much time at home in the kitchen lately? Us, too. Prepping, cooking and storing your food can be a bit more entertaining with some handy and user-friendly products. To help you out, we’ve selected 10 kitchen gadgets, all of which have brilliant design in common that’s […]
  • Spring 2021 Design Trends: 5 Fabulous Looks on Our Watchlist (That Should Be on Yours, Too) By Larissa Runkle
    The six additional weeks of winter predicted by Punxsutawney Phil have come and gone—and aside from a few cold snaps here and there, it’s safe to say that spring is most definitely here. And we couldn’t be more excited to head out into the fresh air and prep our backyards for enjoying the warmer weather. […]
  • What is grandmillennial style? Shop the latest home decor trend
    (CNN) —   While the interior design world continues to be dominated by the farmhouse home decor trend mixing stark white, minimalist interiors with black and natural wood accents, another smaller trend has recently emerged, and to say it’s the polar opposite is an understatement. Meet grandmillennial style, aka “granny chic.” Boasting more than 43,000 […]
  • These Are the 2021 Flooring Trends Home Shoppers Need to Know About
    First comes moving, then comes improving…right? Maybe not. Especially when it comes to flooring, the best time to renovate your new home could actually be before you’ve moved in. With no furniture to move or family to work around, your empty new house is a perfect candidate for beautiful new floors and no added stress. To make […]
  • Most Popular 2021 Sustainable Interior Design Trends
    There are a lot of great trends in the sustainable building sector. Many eco-friendly building practices center around the importance of using construction practices that have a low carbon footprint. While this is important for green building experts that want to minimize their impact on the environment, it is also important to look at other issues. […]
  • This Is the Best Week (and Day) to Sell Your Home
    This week could be the best time to put your house on the market, according to a new report suggesting April 18 to 24 is the sweet spot for more potential buyers, less competition, a higher price, and less time on the market. Properties listed the third week in April sell 14.1% faster than average, […]
  • Top 5 Design Trends Of 2021
    Design trends come and go, and with the pandemic hitting and everyone stuck inside, the trends have especially changed this year. Check out the list below of the top 5 trends Haute Design thinks are here to stay in 2021. It’s out with the old and in with the new, as they say. Temporary Wallpaper Wallpaper […]
  • Home remodeling trends: What’s in and what’s out for 2021
    After a year of spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes fit their new realities. Open floor plans are out; dedicated spaces for remote work and learning are in. Yards are being transformed into entertainment spaces and walls are being repainted. At the same […]
  • 90s trends are hitting our interiors, one more time – Designers reveal how to give them a modern revival
    Anybody who spent years following Carrie, Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte around the East Village will already be well aware that Sex and the City is set to grace our television screens once again. However, this isn’t the only nineties trend set to take over our modern homes. Searches for ‘90s interior design trends’ are seeing a 100 percent […]
  • 5 Delightful Dining Room Decor Trends You’ll Want To Copy for Spring
    This time of year is always bursting with color outside. And with all those blooming buds and fresh green shoots, it’s understandable that you would want to bring that vibrancy inside, too. Where to start? Well, as always, we do the heavy lifting for you—scrolling through Instagram for the latest inspiration, this time with an eye […]
  • 5 Home Remodeling Trends to Watch for in 2021
    After a year of spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes fit their new realities. Open floor plans are out; dedicated spaces for remote work and learning are in. Yards are being transformed into entertainment spaces and walls are being repainted. At […]
  • Top new home design trends for 2021
    Many home owners are rethinking their space after spending so much time at home in the past year. The pandemic shifted activities that typically take place outside our homes, such as work and school, into our living spaces. Designs this year reflect changing preferences and lifestyles while at home. New home designs will likely include […]
  • 8 best desk organizer accessories and storage options for the home office
    With the switch to remote work en masse, telecommuters festooned home offices on short notice with varying degrees of success. With more companies continuing to work remotely in the long term, professionals may need to invest in proper workstation solutions to enhance their day-to-day workflow. There are innumerable desk organizer accessories on the market to […]
  • Top 5 Interior Design Trends That Should Be Left In 2020
    It’s out with the old and in with the new, as they say. Haute Design is listing the top 5 things that interior designers should leave in 2020. #1 Having no home office This one is pretty self-explanatory. In the wake of Coronavirus and everyone having to work from home, the necessity of a home office […]
  • A Plan for Prioritizing Your Home Shopping Wishlist, Based on Your Personality
    Would you rather have marble countertops or an attached garage? A wood-burning fireplace or a dedicated office space? When it comes to finding your dream home in a tight market, you may have to make some tough calls and be prepared to be decisive. Whether that means getting your financing squared away with a Verified Approval […]
  • 5 Home-Design Trends That Developed During the Pandemic
    WALLS! Why: Open concept sounds great—until you’ve been quarantining at home with your family and really just need your space. Thus ways to create designated home offices, gyms, guest rooms, or kids’ spaces are a hot commodity. The easiest way to achieve those boundaries? This novel concept called “a wall” Big and tall Why: Floodplain regulations are […]
  • How the U.S. Housing Market Was Rocked by COVID-19—and Where We Go From Here
    As home buyers already know full well, the residential real estate market has been on a wild tear for the past few years—and the pandemic has pushed things to new, uncharted extremes. Buyers who had been cooped up indoors for months rushed into the market seeking larger homes in suburban and even remote locations. They […]
  • 15+ interior design trends for 2021 you need to know about
    It’s that time of year where we start looking into their interior design crystal balls and predict the biggest interior design trends 2021. You will definitely notice a theme here – so many of these new trends are about making your house cozier, warmer and more inviting. There’s lots of nature going on, and soft […]
  • 12 Vegetables and Flowers You Can Plant Outside Right Now—Even Before the Last Frost
    Finally, at last, the Longest Winter Ever will soon be in our rear-view mirror—which means it’s a great time to kick-start your spring garden (or victory garden part deux). “In most of the country, late March and early April signify the start to the gardening season,” says Amy Enfield, a horticulturalist for Miracle-Gro. Worried that temperatures may plunge below […]
  • Don’t Shed Your Sweats Yet! The Year’s 8 Hottest Living Room Design Trends Bring the Cozy, Comfy Vibes
    Much as we might hate to admit it, the living room of 2020 was good to us. It was a space that became our office, our classroom, and comforted us during all the stay-at-home orders of the past months (and months). But as a result of all that time at home, the way we want […]
  • Daylight Saving Time Is Coming! Tackle These 7 Home Improvement Tasks ASAP
    It’s that time of year again. Daylight saving time takes effect on Sunday, which means we’ll set our clocks forward and lose a precious hour of sleep that night. For those of us who already feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, the thought of losing time might sound stressful. But there is a silver […]
  • 10 Home Decor Trends for Spring That Are Taking Over TikTok and Instagram
    Given their focus on aesthetics and tutorials, Instagram and TikTok have become natural platforms for decorating professionals and enthusiasts to share picture-perfect rooms and detailed DIYs, often capturing—and frequently leading—the biggest interior design trends. As of late, it’s a virtual and visual world in which painted arches and peel-and-stick wallpaper prevail, sleek, straight lines are […]
  • 5 outdoor home trends to look for this spring
    The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, but perhaps none more so than home life. With people spending more time indoors in the past year, trends in 2021 have focused on incorporating outdoor environments as much as possible. Home decor online marketplace Riverbend Home has released its newest edition of the home trends […]
  • Give Your Bathroom Decor a (Spring) Break: 5 Travel-Inspired Trends From Instagram
    If you’re dying for a real vacation right about now, we have good news—and bad news. While spring break might still be canceled, that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the magical vibes of travel into your home with some fresh decor. After scouring Instagram for the hottest looks, we’re here to bring you these top five […]
  • 2021 Home Buying Trends in the U.S.
    Every year, the real estate market changes. That includes things like mortgage restrictions, qualifying criteria, interest rates and, of course, a fluctuating inventory. Sometimes, there’s an abundance of homes available to buy, and other times, inventory is incredibly tight. Depending on the situation, it’s either a buyer’s or seller’s market. While all of these things might […]