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10,256 Be The Buyer Ideabooks
The 4 Things Home Buyers Really Want in Kitchen Cabinetry
For the biggest return on your kitchen investment, you've got to know these key ingredients for cabinetry with wide appeal
"For the biggest return on your kitchen investment, you've got to know these key... prospective buyers, your kitchen is the perfect place to invest money. The trick is to... attract the right buyers. There are four key factors to consider: quality, symmetry... appeal to the majority of people by spending your money on what most of them really want... m can be ordered in any width, but the geometry of the cabinet is standard. The cost..."
7 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster to a Younger Buyer
Draw today's home buyers by appealing to their tastes, with these guidelines from an expert decorator
"today's home buyers by appealing to their tastes, with these guidelines from an expert decorator... about the audience they will be marketing to is one of the most important things... home on the market to sell, you should know that the next owner will likely be younger... although the goal may be the same, to appeal to the younger buyer, considerations must... them to the buyer. Updating them to something the buyer might not like would be co..."
Attract Home Buyers Easily With Great Photography
Show your home's best face in real estate listing photos to have potential buyers knocking down your door
"potential buyers knocking down your door... sell if the listing photos don't do their job. Your photos should be light, bright... ne of the most powerful tools you have when marketing your home for sale is amazing... potential buyers jump in and schedule a showing. Here are some simple ways to get the... anchor the space so the buyer could see the potential. But if the space is smaller... knowing the size of the rug! I just had a client move, and the buyer was begging for..."
The Way to a Man's Heart Must be the Outdoor View
"for the weekly yardwork....but on the other days...I like to have it as my sanctuary... over is the bbq...but there are ways to have both the perfect setting right along with... he owns the backyard. I let him think that come Saturday mornings when it's time for... with the backyard bbq. Let me show you a few of my favorite backyard settings ..... don't be afraid to show me yours.... :) Love the loft in the city as well. The green in the couches brings in some landscape..."
8 Natural Home Materials That Can't Be Beat
See how designing with natural stone, clay, wood and more can give a house luminosity, depth of color and lasting appeal
"these are the things we're accused of. But in defense of the architect, there are just... of the vocabulary is the materials we select. My preference, as with so many architects... can't be beat. And the uniqueness of each piece of quarried stone, batch of hand-mixed... architects can be difficult. More often than not, we don't listen and we don't respect the... to use the full range of our vocabulary when telling that story. A big portion of..."
7 Bad Things Your Home May Be Hiding
"about all the things you can't control, educate yourself. The best way to control your... The unknown — it's what causes most homeowners to pause before embarking on a remodel... into, and the lurking, unseen issues in your walls, floors or foundation could easily... about the bad and ugly things you might find during a remodel.... living in the walls. When the windows were replaced the installer thought the poo falling..."
A Single-Wall Kitchen May Be the Single Best Choice
Are your kitchen walls just getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency, share light and look amazing
"getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency, share light and... elements, the sizing and articulation of the countertops, and the use (if any) of a nearby... relates to the rest of the house, particularly the adjacent dining and living spaces.... where the three elements of the semisacred work triangle — refrigerator, sink, stove... wall. The efficiency of single-wall kitchens happens through the spacing and location..."
Fit to be Tiled: Get Some Pattern on the Floor for Excitement Underfoot
Get all the visual delight of a rug with more durability by treating your floors to a pattern done up in tile
"t all the visual delight of a rug with more durability by treating your floors to... rhaps the oldest patterns that can be found underfoot are tiles. Prized by the Egyptians... exalted by the Romans and Turks, and popular among the Victorians in their conservatories... floors can be an exciting alternative to carpets or wood. There are myriad choices when... It can be a shiny ceramic that allows precise, brilliant patterns, or a more subdued..."
Be a Butterfly Savior — Garden for the Monarchs
Keep hope, beauty and kindness alive in the landscape by providing a refuge for these threatened enchanters
"alive in the landscape by providing a refuge for these threatened enchanters... out from the counter inside to oversee the $20 transaction. It felt like a drug deal... five. As the last bits of habitat in the Midwest for wildlife like monarch butterflies... met with the seller in a McDonald’s parking lot, I discovered she was about 13, and... s are being removed, our gardens are becoming last refuges. Our small lots provide..."
Black Wallpaper: Don't be Afraid of the Dark
"up the darkness while still giving your room the rich beauty of a black painted wall... have to be afraid of the dark!... might be a good middle ground for you. A black, patterned wallpaper can break up... depending on the pattern you are using, the texture may not really show through. There... help with the texture showing through. In that case, the texture would remain intact... intact to be able to go back and paint. Chalkboard paint could be an interesting option..."
Why Your Home Office Should Be in the Backyard
"goodbye to the goldfish, then march out the door ready to conquer the world. Walk across... Outside the house, you won’t be fair game to anyone inside. You’ll be able to control... harm both the quality of your work and the quality of your life, if you let it. Int... Leaving the house reduces the expectation of availability by your family and friends... without the hassle of building The best of all possible worlds is to work at home..."
Meant to be, by the Sea: Coastal-Inspired Design Ideas
"We'll also be meeting up with one of the masters of seaside-inspired design, Jane Coslick... about all the work that went into the places we see. So, since I've got beachside bungalows... Each of the rooms pictured here have elements that would be very simple, and inexpensive... you like the look. Check out the captions below each photo for low-cost, high-impact... going to be staying at (and reviewing) not one, not two, but THREE fabulous seaside..."
Look Up: There May Be Living Room in the Attic
"look to the attic. This untapped territory could be transformed into that extra guest... can’t beat the great views. If you’re considering cleaning out the cobwebs and bringing... $200k to the project base cost. On the other hand, the remodeled house will be able... might be the only one left standing on the street ... where ever the project might... cold in the winter, too hot in the summer. And we have new insulation! We converted..."
My Houzz: Parents-to-Be Whip Up an Apartment Overhaul, Hold the Color
Scandinavian style mixes with a minimalist palette to create a soothing, clutter-free interior for this new family's Netherlands rental
"before the arrival of their son. They needed the meditative state as they installed... painted the walls and pulled everything together in just two weeks. Houzz at a Glance... Tilburg, The Netherlands Size: 110 square meters (about 1,184 square feet); 2 bedrooms... appeals to the minimalist in me x Beautiful! What is the name of the flooring? My kind... Maybe the need to avoid color at home says something about the fit of the career..."
Be Bold, Be Brave With Color
"need to be matchy-matchy throughout a space. Lest you want your home's interior to... to use the color wheel in home decorating... color can be paired with white or another neutral to balance the brights. That bedroom... examples, the pops of color have already brightened our gray sky day. I love these examples... Drysdale, the interior designer who is known for her use of Signature Bold Colors. It... for all the goodies on the shelves. Kitchens get in the easy habit of being pretty..."