January 2019

There are 4 blog entries for January 2019.

White is the top pick for counters and backsplashes, and gray is the most popular color for walls, a Houzz study reveals

Erin Carlyle January 27, 2019

Many homeowners are choosing hardworking materials and neutral color palettes for their renovated kitchens, according to the 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study. Quartz counters have overtaken natural stone as the top choice for upgraded counters, and engineered materials are now ahead of traditional hardwood for floors, the study shows. Read on>> to find out about top kitchen renovation trends for counters and backsplashes, as well as floors, appliances and walls.

 
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Orlando housing market closes out 2018 with an increase in annual median price, decrease in annual sales

Orlando’s annual median home price for 2018 ($232,500) is 5.7 percent higher than the 2017 annual median price ($220,000) thanks to another 12 consecutive months of year-over-year price increases, according to the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association’s year-end report. Read more>>

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Here's what trends are big on the home front this year—and which ones have overstayed their welcome. BY LUCIA TONELLI

 

Oh, the joys of the new year. January 1st has become our opportunity for a reboot, and arbitrary as it may be (why not July 12th?), it's an opportunity to leave behind what's bad and embrace what's new and good. When you're deciding what to overhaul, don't forget about the home front. For decor lovers looking for tips on 2019 decorating, we talked to some of our favorite designers about the home trends that are IN and OUT this year. Read more>>

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