24 Beautiful Master Bathrooms

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Okay. We may not want to think about bathrooms any more than we have to, but when you’re talking about the bathrooms in your home, you want them to be as nice as possible. This is especially true of the master bathroom, as this is where you’ll be getting ready […] Read more »

10 Bathroom Trends for 2017

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I admit it, one of my favorite parts of my job is identifying emerging trends. Whether it’s tracking interiors, graphic design, or even music, I love it all. In so far as interior trends for 2017, bathrooms are really standing out. Although these usually small – yet important – rooms […] Read more »

Pinterest Predicts The Top Home Trends Of 2017

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It’s almost 2017 and that means a whole new year lies ahead with fresh ideas to come, including home trends. While no one can predict the future, the amazing team at Pinterest conducted a study to figure out what might be popular in the coming months. Based on recent spikes […] Read more »

AARP: Most Boomers Want to Stay Put, but Active

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The majority of boomers would prefer to age in their current home, but a new report finds that the biggest factor that could sway their decision to uproot would be finding a home that better fosters independent living. By Hanley Wood Data Studio AARP recently concluded its comprehensive “Livability for […] Read more »

3 Innovative Options That Make Aging in Place Possible

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  The old standard of retiring and shuffling off to a retirement community is being re-written by baby boomers who want to enjoy their homes, embrace their communities and age in place as long as they can. By renovating their homes, engaging in the “Village” model, and finding innovative solutions […] Read more »

Boomers Start Downsizing For Retirement

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Last year Michele Leavelle quit her full-time marketing job, put her 3,600-square-foot Dallas house on the market for $319,000 and began searching for a new smaller home where she hopes to live out her years. “Where I move is where they’ll be carrying me out of,” she declares. But Leavelle, […] Read more »

How is an aging baby boomer generation changing the design of homes?

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Universal design is based on several concepts: Equitable use: All people use the design features in the same way. Flexibility in use: The feature can be adjusted depending on the user; for example, both right- and left-handed people could use it. Simple and intuitive: Any user could understand the feature, […] Read more »

What Boomers Want Most

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  Hanley Wood and home builder Taylor Morrison have just unveiled new research on what buyers in the 55+ age group want when purchasing a new home. Research revealed includes findings gleaned from a focus group with buyers in this age group as well as a separate survey of recent […] Read more »