HOUSE SAVVY: A home’s outdoor space determines its entertainment potential and value

With the coronavirus quarantining people to their homes and dampening travel plans, the value of private outdoor living options has never been more significant as people yearn for spaces that improve wellness, reduce stress,

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HOUSE SAVVY: 5 Top Priorities in 2020 Bath Design

Wellness  Showers are not just for hygiene.  The right combination of multi-spray configuration--overhead rainhead showers, handshowers, multifunction showerheads, body sprays—can elevate mood and invigorate well-being.  Add the luxury of steam for removing toxins and

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Orlando Parade of Homes 2020 – August Edition

Orlando Parade of Homes 2020 Illustrates Talent in a Market That Will Host the 2021 International Builders Show By Beverly & Steve Smirnis It was our pleasure to

Dallas/Fort Worth Building Savvy – August 2020

Summer sales indicate that we as an industry are rebounding faster that anyone thought. Some builders in the state are reporting sales numbers back in pace with the great year most of them enjoyed in 2019, anticipating to finish 2020 only slightly below their original projections.

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Lessened Dependency on Car Ownership And It’s Profound Impact on Housing

July 2020 Special Report Lessened Dependency on Car Ownership And It’s Profound Impact on Housing By Beverly Smirnis Since the second half of the 20th century, zoning codes

HOUSE SAVVY Surface Trends — The Top 10

July 2020 Focus Section Surface Trends — The Top 10 1. The Color Blue  A denim-like blue was chosen by both Pantone (Classic Blue) and Sherwin-Williams (Naval) as Color

Dallas/Fort Worth Building Savvy – July 2020

In this month’s Sales Savvy, Paul Evans advises: “Remind every person you call that you are not taking this mess sitting down! You can let the situation we’re in take us over or we can choose to take over the situation.”

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