Thursday, February 21, 2019 / by Jennifer Gilbertz
2019 our culture is hyper focused on capturing the beauty of every moment and striving for this ideal of perfection in our lives and in our homes. Millennials are flocking to Instagram to document and compare their lives to the multitudes of others in this rat race of keeping up with the Jones’. Today’s real estate market is no exception to the rule and its smart to gear your homes decor and curb appeal to appeal to the masses. Currently the millennials are becoming one of the fastest growing consumers in the real estate market and in order to cater to millennial tastes here are a few tips to get you on the fast track to having a Pinterest/Instagram worthy abode.
Let’s start with what buyers will notice first, curb appeal. Curb appeal sets the tone for the entire showing. If your home lacks curb appeal or is in bad condition buyers will assume the outside of your home will reflect the interior. You want to have your best ...
Friday, February 8, 2019 / by Jennifer Gilbertz
Guilty as charged, I am owning up to my own ridiculous consumerism and endless need to buy junk I don’t need. I have always been drawn to sales racks, discount stores, and buying endless amounts of crap. Growing up in a lower middle-class family made me value money however, not enough to outweigh the need to spend. I was never spoiled by parents, but I wasn’t deprived either. From an early age I found ways to make money and as soon as I made some it was spent on clothes, bedroom decor, CDs, (yeah, I’m dating myself lol) etc. Now fast forward into adulthood and I still find myself being drawn by retail stores on the regular. Luckily, I had an epiphany after watching a documentary on Minimalism. GOD BLESS NETFLIX! I love a good documentary. The creators of this minimalism lifestyle led an extremely minimalistic life. If it wasn’t something they couldn’t live without they did not own it. Very l ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 / by Amber Tice
Millennials have entered the housing market and have very specific ideas about what they want in their new home. Home design trends are becoming more innovative and reflective of the way we live today. These young home buyers want bright homes which are informal and inviting; places where friends and families can gather and relax together.
Who Are These Millennial Home Buyers?
Millennials are also the first generation that grew up on technology. Most never knew a home without a computer, video game console or cell phone. They want their spaces to be intuitive and innovative. They buy “smart” products! Self-adjusting blinds, lights, appliances and other home features appeal to their sense of a technologically advanced home. Homes are being built with these buyers in mind.
Top 5 Home Design Features
Urban Designs: Such as a large loft style home with great flow located in the middle of a vibrant, cultural, and energetic area. ...