3 Critical Front Entrance Design Tips

October 1, 2011 by Leave a comment

Once you open the front door, what are the first 3 things you want to do?

  1. Put down the items in your hands - like your purse, keys, mail and packages
  2. Take off your coat or put away an umbrella, and
  3. Then put away what you brought home, or turn on lights and the television.

So here is what to look for to making coming home easy --

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Front Entry Way Design Features

September 20, 2011 by Leave a comment
Front Entry Way Design Features

The Front Entry Way to your home sets the overall impression and tone for your family and your visitors when they arrive.

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Master Bedroom Layout and Design Tips

September 13, 2011 by Leave a comment
Master Bedroom Layout and Design Tips

The overall design of most floor plans make this the most spacious bedroom in the house and usually a rectangular or square-shaped space.  Arranging your bed, lighting and a location for an entertainment center are top priorities.

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Basic Home Comfort Features

September 7, 2011 by Leave a comment
Basic Home Comfort Features

Windows, Doors and Lighting- How many windows are in the home? How are they positioned toward the sun and the weather?

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Outdoor Home Design Tips

September 1, 2011 by Leave a comment
Outdoor Home Design Tips

The possibilities are endless with Outdoor Home Design. What is your checklist for the outdoor design features you want in your next home? Space to garden, a pool, a big backyard for playing and sports?
Or, just a balcony with a breeze and a comfortable chair?

Some of the types of items you might want to consider are:

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How to Choose the Best Home Floor Plan

August 29, 2011 by Leave a comment

Start by asking yourself some of the following questions and make some notes about your idea's to refer to when you are out with a Realtor or spend some time looking for a new place to live.

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Home Location Choices

August 26, 2011 by Leave a comment
Home Location Choices

Just because you continue to live in the same city or state doesn't mean you can't change your lifestyle for the better with a move to a new type of home location!

Here are just a few of the home location changes you could explore -

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Livable Kitchen Design

August 14, 2011 by Leave a comment
Livable Kitchen Design

This room is probably used more often and for more different types of activities than any other part of your home! This is the one you have to get right to really love your home and be comfortable living there for a long time.  A "Livable" kitchen design must have more than granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances!

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What is Livability?

August 13, 2011 by Leave a comment

What is "Livability" in regard to a home?  You will find a lot of information on the Internet about "Livable Communities". But not very much about what design features create a "Livable Home".

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