Luxury Home Trends in 2018

 

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Amid remarkable architecture, superior craftsmanship and exceptional design, finishes are often the distinguishing factor that individualize one luxury home from another. In 2018, high-end homeowners are adopting more manageable and sustainable materials that require less maintenance and can better withstand everyday use.

This year is perhaps the most we’ve seen manufactured materials in affluent homes. Products such as luxury vinyl and porcelain tiles mimicking wood grain textures are becoming more prevalent. Additionally, stone finishes that echo marble and onyx have been developed so well that it has become difficult even for real estate experts to differentiate the authentic from the replica.

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Summer Showcasing Tips Which Help Get Your House Sold

 

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Summer brings to mind many images of happy days. Perhaps it’s sitting on the patio sipping cocktails with friends under an umbrella. Maybe you think of cookouts with the entire family while the kids run around the lawn, or possibly you dream of warm summer nights around a bonfire with someone special. Whatever summer brings to mind, you can be sure that these are all things potential buyers will be considering as the days continue to heat up. It’s important to keep the season in mind when preparing a home for a showing.

Here are a few tips and tricks to suggest to your clients to help create a summertime space that sells
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New Hurricane Insurance Targets Only the Higher Deductibles

New Hurricane Insurance Targets Only the Higher Deductibles

 

In Florida, discussions about hurricane insurance often focuses more on what isn’t covered than what is covered.

 

Did water rise up through your sliding glass door and damage your wood floor and drywall? Sorry, you need flood insurance for that. Damaged roof tiles didn’t exceed your $6,000 deductible?

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The Most Lucrative Home Renovations

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Chef’s kitchens and elegant bathrooms sell luxury homes, but some of the most lucrative renovations for resale may be surprising. According to remodeling’sCost vs. Value 2018 report, the top five home renovations that will draw the largest return are those detailed below. All of these improvement projects have recently been trending up in terms of recouped investment.

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Tour the $53M Penthouse at 321 Ocean

In 2016 this beauty in the coveted neighborhood of South of 5th hit the market for $53 million and just sold for half the value – $26 million!! Happy Buyers will enjoy this ultra-luxurious Penthouse with incredible views and Miami Beach’s hottest restaurants just steps away.

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89 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

A great first impression is key to selling your house or condo prospective buyers want to see your home in “showplace” condition. It is crucial to tackle these tips before your home is photographed for listing photos as 98% of buyers start their home search online. You have just a few seconds to create a winning first impression. Here are 89 ways to prepare your house for sale guaranteed to sell your home quickly!

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The Luxury Market Report

The latest statistics are showing that the majority of luxury single-family markets featured in The Institute’s report are trending towards buyer’s markets despite slight increases in median list and sales prices, inventory and sales, and a marginal decrease in the days on market.

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