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Secret Rooms and Spaces For Your Home
Secret Rooms and Spaces For Your Home
  • March 17, 2018
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Everyone needs a little privacy, and today’s homeowners are finding creative ways to get it. From hidden passageways to covert safes and stealth walls, it seems homeowners have some intriguing requests for their builders and architects. Are you interested in adding a secluded space to your home? Here are some of the most popular ones […]

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Professional Design Principles: Wabi-Sabi
Professional Design Principles: Wabi-Sabi
  • February 4, 2018
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Minimalism, boho and art deco had their moments, but it seems the luxury market is shifting to a new design principle. The trend that professional designers love for posh interiors? Wabi-sabi. With a focus on embracing nature, randomness and imperfections, wabi-sabi is the ideal style for anyone who wants to steer clear of a perfectly […]

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It’s A Great Time To Finance An Investment Property
It’s A Great Time To Finance An Investment Property
  • January 4, 2018
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If purchasing a weekend home, vacation house or investment property has ever been on your radar, now could be a great time to act. With historically low mortgage rates and high demand for short-term vacation rentals and long-term rental properties, conditions are prime for second-home purchases. Here are four reasons why a second home would […]

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High-End Countertop Materials
High-End Countertop Materials
  • December 18, 2017
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Today’s top home designers are mixing materials, finishes and styles like never before — and high-end countertops are the new benchmark in luxury design. Gone are the days of granite as the pinnacle of countertop design. These are the materials you’ll want to set your sights on: Quartz. Quartz countertops are one of 2018’s top […]

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3 Pitfalls That Can Impact Your Retirement Savings
3 Pitfalls That Can Impact Your Retirement Savings
  • November 23, 2017
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A long-term savings strategy like planning for retirement relies on small steps taken over an extended period. Make sure you’re on track by avoiding these common mistakes. Underfunding Retirement Accounts Are you among the 71 percent of Americans who aren’t putting enough away for retirement? The most effective determining factors of a well-funded retirement are […]

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Where to Take Your Next Luxury Vacation
Where to Take Your Next Luxury Vacation
  • October 3, 2017
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Vacations allow you to escape the routine of your everyday life. Making the most of your time away from home is up to you. If you’re interested in springing for once-in-a-lifetime hotel accommodations, here are a few unique options. Relax in Luxury Looking to indulge beyond the traditional hotel and continental breakfast? A well-appointed retreat […]

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Are You Ready for a Vacation Home?
Are You Ready for a Vacation Home?
  • September 17, 2017
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Are you considering investing in a home away from home? Vacation home sales remained high in 2015, indicating that many Americans feel drawn to get away. Before deciding on a second property, be sure to ask yourself these questions first. How will you use it? Whether it’s a seasonal home, future retirement spot or a […]

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High-End Kitchen Features of the Future
High-End Kitchen Features of the Future
  • August 9, 2017
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When it comes to luxury kitchens, some features have become commonplace, like full-size professional appliances and expansive stone-topped islands that double as prep stations and seating areas. So what are upscale kitchen designers predicting as the biggest must-haves in the coming years? Here are a few developments to keep an eye on. Emphasizing a Personal […]

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Should You Buy or Rent a Vacation Home?
Should You Buy or Rent a Vacation Home?
  • July 12, 2017
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Whether you’ve always dreamed of a mountaintop chalet or long to spend more time on the beach, your perfect vacation home awaits. But once you find it, is it better to rent or buy? There are several questions you should ask before you make the commitment to purchase a vacation home. Where should you buy? […]

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The Latest in Smart Home Technology
The Latest in Smart Home Technology
  • June 21, 2017
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Most Americans are familiar with the idea of smart home technology, which offers connected, optimized comfort and convenience via smartphone apps. But the emergence of whole-house hubs like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, which use a simple interface to connect separate features through Wi-Fi networks, has broadened the appeal. Smart Home Tech for All […]

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5 Booming Markets to Watch
5 Booming Markets to Watch
  • May 7, 2017
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As jobs and culture progress in cities across the world, so do their housing markets. Each of these locations has an alluring combination of healthy job growth and high-end tastes, making them especially desirable to upscale buyers. Booming Markets for Luxury Real Estate  Toronto, Ontario – Named one of the best cities to live in […]

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4 Top Trends Among Luxury Buyers
4 Top Trends Among Luxury Buyers
  • April 2, 2017
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Whether you’ve been living in the luxury home market for years or you’re looking to move up with your next home purchase, it’s worth knowing what home features are currently making an impact. Here are four trends that buyers are looking for in 2017. Smart Home Systems In today’s market, homebuyers spending top dollar expect […]

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3 Options for Real Estate Investing
3 Options for Real Estate Investing
  • March 16, 2017
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Are you looking to diversify your portfolio? Real estate investment has increased steadily, and some individuals are particularly drawn to the luxury market. Here are three choices investors may consider when looking to put some money into high-end real estate. Rental Properties Investing in a piece of high-end real estate and leasing it to trustworthy […]

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Luxury  Backyard Features
Luxury Backyard Features
  • February 19, 2017
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Dreaming of an island getaway or a break from the daily grind? Forget plane tickets and hotel rooms. In fact, you don’t have to go more than a few feet for a little R & R. All it takes is a few key additions, and you can turn your backyard into a relaxing retreat right […]

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The World’s Most Inspiring Architects
The World’s Most Inspiring Architects
  • January 13, 2017
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A home’s look, feel and personality owe much to the vision and sensibility of its original designer. Several notable architects have pioneered seismic shifts in design over the years, achieving widespread recognition and accolades along the way. Here are three visionaries who have influenced building design worldwide. Frank Lloyd Wright This household name may be […]

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High-Dollar Homes Around the World
High-Dollar Homes Around the World
  • December 18, 2016
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The extravagance and variety of the most expensive homes in the world are testaments to the unique wants and whims of the planet’s wealthiest homebuyers. Here are a few of the most exclusive listings making headlines this year. Historic Tuscan Estate With the Best in Italian Design Renovated in 2003 and large enough to serve […]

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Are Your Retirement Savings On Track?
Are Your Retirement Savings On Track?
  • November 21, 2016
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Whether you’re in the early stages of your career or your golden years are just around the corner, planning for retirement is a significant long-term commitment to balance alongside finding and owning the home of your dreams. Unfortunately, many Americans are underprepared or overconfident about their retirement. It’s important to check in regularly with your […]

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Unique Room Ideas to Suit Your Lifestyle
Unique Room Ideas to Suit Your Lifestyle
  • October 21, 2016
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It’s important to make space in your life for the things you love. By dedicating extra rooms or areas of your home to your favorite pastimes, it’s easier to incorporate your interests into your lifestyle and turn a house into a sanctuary. Highlight Health and Fitness If the hardest part about working out is going […]

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Upscale Property Rental Services
Upscale Property Rental Services
  • September 4, 2016
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You probably consider your home an investment for your long-term goals. But it can generate short-term investment income as well. Of course, you don’t want to open your home to just anyone with an internet connection and a credit card. As short-term rental sites have gone mainstream, so have specific services to help high-end property […]

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Designing The Perfect Vacation Home
Designing The Perfect Vacation Home
  • August 15, 2016
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Vacation homes aren’t just about location. Whether you’ve bought a property to rent out or you’re investing in a vacation spot for your family, there are plenty of other factors to consider. Want a vacation-worthy property? Here are some ideas to enhance the vacation experience: Create a communal space. Make sure there’s somewhere the entire […]

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3 Finance Tasks To Tackle Now
3 Finance Tasks To Tackle Now
  • July 5, 2016
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It’s easy to put off financial tasks until deadlines demand action, but you’ll get more peace of mind by tackling certain items before the year comes to a close. Enjoy quality time with friends and family without having these to-do’s rattling around in the back of your mind. Make Charitable Contributions Now is a great […]

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Modern Light Fixtures Have It All
Modern Light Fixtures Have It All
  • June 12, 2016
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Many of today’s light fixtures combine new technology and avant-garde design to form modern works of art — even when they’re switched off. Looking to elevate your home’s interior? Here are a few modern lighting trends to know. Clustered Arrangements Small pendants can make a striking statement when grouped. Whether you’re clustering colorful glass bowls […]

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Does Your Home Need A Wellness Room?
Does Your Home Need A Wellness Room?
  • May 9, 2016
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Modern life is filled with digital screens, constant notifications and alerts, and other stressors that must be managed in order to stay mentally and physically healthy. Creating a sanctuary at home that caters to your wellness activity of choice ensures you can clear your mind and condition your body when it’s most convenient for you. […]

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What to look for when buying a condo
What to look for when buying a condo
  • April 14, 2016
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As more real estate buyers gravitate towards upscale urban living, condominiums are making a comeback. Condo life offers easier upkeep and chic amenities, and buying a condo can also be a smart investment. Here are a few perks and special features to consider if you’re thinking of adding a condo to your property portfolio. Community […]

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Trend Forecast: Where To Invest Next
Trend Forecast: Where To Invest Next
  • March 2, 2016
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New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles consistently rank as some of the hottest luxury real estate markets. For savvy investors, however, securing stylish properties in other dynamic, promising locations could be the way to go. For 2018, take a closer look at smaller cities known for their tech-savvy workforce and high quality of […]

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Real Estate Investment Mistakes To Avoid
Real Estate Investment Mistakes To Avoid
  • February 6, 2016
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Real estate is the preferred form of investment for many, but it’s not always easy to know where to start or what challenges to watch out for. Create a strong portfolio that will continue to benefit you for years to come by avoiding these common pitfalls. Sticking to One Market Location matters, of course, but […]

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How To Incorporate Art Into Your Home
How To Incorporate Art Into Your Home
  • January 4, 2016
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It can take years to put together an art collection that captures your style and makes your house feel truly one of a kind. Whether you’ve invested in lots of original pieces or tend to gather more affordable prints, here’s how to display your selections in the way they deserve. Think three-dimensional. Fine art is […]

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How Much Is My Home Worth?
  • April 24, 2015
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By Jeff Setlow Realtor/Founding Partner at GetAnAgent.com April 24, 2013 Don’t be fooled by an automated property value available on many popular real estate websites today. Determining the market value of a property can be a difficult chore. An experienced appraiser or Realtor will tell you that there is an element of art or subjectivity […]

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How To Custom Build Your Home Purchase
  • April 16, 2015
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by Jeff Setlow Realtor/Founding Partner at GetAnAgent.com Knowing what truly matters most to you in homeownership and knowing what you can afford  are each key to buying a house you can happily live with. While many first-time Buyers soon become overwhelmed by the business of purchasing their piece of the American Dream; both they and […]

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Make the Most of Selling Your Home
  • April 11, 2015
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by Jeff Setlow Realtor/Founding Partner at GetAnAgent.com When you’re ready to list your home for sale, there are a few key elements to making your transaction go smoothly and profitably. Following these simple yet crucial guidelines mean thousands, even tens of thousands, more in your pocket. Buyer and Seller Beware Choosing the right real estate […]

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  • March 28, 2015
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Top Six Mistakes First-time Home Buyers Make
  • March 11, 2015
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By Dave Lund Realtor®/Founding Partner at GetAnAgent.com A reinvigorated housing market means many first-time Buyers are again on the hunt for their first home purchase. Don’t let these common mistakes diminish your dreams of home ownership. 1.  Agent Opt Out With internet searching so readily accessible today, buyers entering the market sometimes overlook the fundamental […]

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