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Category: Trends

Enticing Buyers with Transitional Design

Many first-time buyers and young families are waiting longer to purchase homes than previous generations did. When they finally decide to buy, some projects naturally captivate their interest, especially when they offer distinctive design, functional lifestyle layouts and compelling price points. Piquing that initial interest starts at the street. Not all younger buyers want modern,…

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Our Vegas Trifecta

Over 100,000 people attended the 2019 International Builder’s Show in Las Vegas last month, and so did we. But why should you care? Well, if you didn’t go, you can still learn about some winning trends and ideas – without the stress (and sore feet) of convention travel. And if you were there, odds are…

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2019 National Multifamily Housing Council: Our Experts Recap Their Experts

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) commenced last month in San Diego, CA, and included the Apartment Strategies Outlook and the first ever Women’s Event. Combined, the NMHC achieved record-breaking attendance and delivered top-tier expertise and analysis to help builders, developers and others in the AEC industry refine their multifamily…

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Trendsetting Infill Projects for Every Buyer

Whether your target market is first-time homebuyers, move-up families or single professionals, there’s a trendy yet timeless infill project for all! AVION AT DENVER CONNECTION – WESTERLY COLLECTION For many buyers, these homes exceeded all expectations within a very attainable price point, leading to a spike in sales. The community offers single family attached or…

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living room and dining room, open and spacious floor plan with large seamless entrance to backyard
living room and dining room, open and spacious floor plan with large seamless entrance to backyard

Indoor/Outdoor Living Spaces That Impress

The days of unfolding a few lawn chairs on the patio and calling it “outdoor living” are long gone. Today’s outdoor living areas are extensions of the interior that represent a key selling feature for most buyers. Every year, demand for increased connectivity between indoor and outdoor spaces seems to grow. Capitalizing on that demand…

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Townhomes on The Rise

Imagine: The American Dream. What are you picturing: A white picket fence, beautiful large windows with window boxes, corbel detailing, 3-car attached front load garage? Maybe not anymore…Townhomes are on the rise for two specific market segments: younger Baby Boomers and Millennials. At first glance, it’s odd to think Boomers and Millennials could have anything…

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2018 DSM Home Show Trends

If you missed this year’s Des Moines Home Show, don’t fear! We want to share our insight about the latest trends, fads, and fan favorites from the event. We toured each of the six custom-built homes presented at this year’s show and saw things we expected, loved, and were pleasantly surprised by. Here’s a recap of our…

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