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6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019

In This Section By the Numbers: A look at January's Market Highlights page 62

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Give your home a modern makeover page 72

Top home improvement projects for older homes page 68

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BY The NUMBERS

a look at January's Market Highlights

550 67

Monthly Sales

Avg. Days on Market

2600 $195k

Quarterly Sales

Median Sale Price

Market Highlights January sales remained virtually unchanged from December.

Information courtesy of Pensacola Association of Realtors

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Days on Market (DOM) averaged 67, two days less than December

Pending sales rebounded from December, with 272 reported at the end of January—nearly 100 more than last month.


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6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019

The influence of global cultures is increasingly visible in home decor as technology expands homeowners’ worldviews. Acting on the inspiration of global trends can be as simple as shifting your outlook to bringing eyecatching features and everyday functions into your home. For example, playing with color, replacing doors and incorporating unique accents can help contribute to an on-trend style that flows seamlessly from room to room. Colors offer the opportunity to create a mood and update a space. Doors provide an average of 800 square feet of previously untapped design potential that can add visual interest and enhance the functionality of a room. As you make plans to redesign spaces within your home, watch for these trends in 2019. Nordic Noir If you crave simplicity and cleanliness, embrace the Scandinavian approach to design that’s all about moderation. Nordic Noir upholds values of minimalism and timeless devotion to well-made elements that are beautiful in their own simplicity. Muted colors like blue-gray and pale rose come to life on walls and in fabrics. Doors made of dark metal and wood paired with glass panels bring natural light and warmth into the home. Urban Country This trend brings the look and feel of rural living to urban spaces by pairing crisp white 64 On The Market

and warm neutrals with ornate fixtures. Elements like a craftsman-style front door with sidelights help to accentuate the home’s original detailing, while well-crafted, handmade pieces bring the heart and soul of country living into the space. Urban Country is perfect for the fast-paced urbanite looking to live a more balanced, slow-paced lifestyle.

Pretty and Calm As female buying-power continues to increase, spaces are being redesigned to fit the lifestyles of modern women who often appreciate both contemporary and traditional design. Biophilic elements mixed with pale-hued colors, luxurious touches and textured glass doors are all key features for Pretty and Calm design. To achieve this style, play with textures that feature warm yet bold colors like pale blue, sunshine yellow and sage. Don’t be afraid to experiment with dissimilar materials to find the right combination of interest and comfort. Live and Work If you’re one of more than 3.4 million Americans working from home at least half of the time, you may require transitional spaces that accommodate both productivity and downtime. To adopt this design trend, consider the use of furniture and products that can serve multiple purposes. For example, modern barn doors in bold tones of vibrant orange or cool blue can provide privacy during work hours and serve as an industrial design accent off-hours. Mediterranean Escape If you classify yourself as a traveler, you may favor the style of Mediterranean Escape. People who travel tend to bring blended influences from various cultures home. This trend helps homeowners showcase the intricate detail and culture in those treasured pieces. Paired with wrought iron accents, warm colors and arched doorways, Mediterranean Escape adds sophistication and story to nearly any space.

Rustic Luxury Geared toward those who need a personal Trends don’t have space where they can to impede individual restore energy and find design. Global influences balance, Rustic Luxury like sustainability, design helps homeowners craftsmanship and disconnect from the simplicity can be the demands of everyday life. foundation for creating an With this trend, the focus is on environment tailored to meet creating harmony between natural unique lifestyles and needs. Find more information and 2019 design inspiration at and architectural design elements. Try mixing sculptural design pieces and greenery MasoniteTrends.com. with natural wood doors and concrete benches for a calming counterbalance to frenetic, fast-paced living.


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Top home improvement projects for older homes Do you own an older home, and are you looking to make upgrades that matter? Strategic enhancements not only increase a property's resale value, but also its functionality. This is particularly important among young homebuyers. Sixty-eight percent of millennial homebuyers reported buyer's remorse, according to a Bank of the West survey. Today's high home prices in cities across the country mean that many millennials are buying older homes rather than newly built ones. Shortly after the purchase, these homebuyers feel disappointed with the dated features of their homes, unsure what and where to renovate.If you feel you've settled for your home, or perhaps you love the older property but want to give it a face-lift, here are some leading home-improvement projects for older homes: Technology additions Smart-home features are frequently requested in new construction. Fortunately, your older home can become a smart home too when you implement technology, such as home automation. Thanks to WiFi, there's no need for clumsy and costly rewiring. Smart thermostats, smart music and programmable lighting are prime examples. Tankless water heaters Tankless water heaters are ideal for older homes because they are easy to install, take up much less space and can reduce energy costs by as much as 60 percent. Because they heat water on demand, you never have to worry about running out 68 On The Market

of hot water. What's more, longer warranties than what can be found with traditional storage-tank water heaters are now available. Check out the new 25-year warranty from Noritz on select tankless water heaters. Wall removal Removing a wall between the kitchen and living room can enhance the functionality of the area and provide a modern open concept design. Cutouts in walls are another option if the wall cannot be completely removed. Remember to ensure any wall is not load-bearing before removal, so you don't impact the structural integrity of the home. Popcorn ceilings Once upon a time, popcorn ceilings were the top trend installed in every house. Today, they distract the eye and make a home look old. Consider hiring someone to redo your ceilings or research how to scrape it yourself. Leave flat or add a knock-down texture, which is a popular modern drywall finishing technique. New paint/wallpaper That '70s pea-green paint in the bathroom and the '80s floral wallpaper in the bedroom instantly date your home. By updating the walls, your house will feel more modern and you can customize to your personal tastes. Dedicate a weekend to painting the walls in your favorite spaces and you'll be amazed at the transformation. Painting old grout After years and sometimes decades, grout in bathrooms and kitchen spaces really takes a beating and turns a dirty color that's impossible

to clean. It can be time-consuming and tedious to replace grout, so to get a fresh look consider painting it instead. Specialty grout paint makes the process simple with easy application features that simply roll on. Update hardware Hardware throughout a home gets dingy and dated. To update a space without an overhaul, simply change out the hardware. Cabinet knobs, drawer handles, towel racks and more in a modern metallic hue can make a space feel fresh again without much investment. Don't forget about air registers, which can also impact the visual appeal of a space. Energy-efficient insulation There are many modern insulation options available today that weren't around when older homes were built, and many of those homes have little to no insulation at all. In addition to insulation, remember

to seal spaces for air loss, such as air ducts, doors, windows, pipe inlets and the attic. Embrace the history Be sure to research the history of the home and neighborhood. Would pulling out that original wood built-in be a detriment to the home's authenticity and value? Perhaps you can hire someone to update the original wood flooring, so it has the modern stain tone you like, but the planks still maintain the home's original luster. Light fixtures Light-fixture styles change through the years and can make your home appear older than necessary. Replacements can make a world of difference. For example, replace an old brass chandelier with a modern pendant design. Not only will it be a style update, but the light output can make the space more usable.

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Give Your Home a Modern Makeover Even if your home has seen a generation or two of living, creating a contemporary new look may not require a full-scale renovation. The key to creating a more modern feel is all in the details. Many of these elements can be tackled one by one so you can transform your home into the modern marvel you desire on a timeframe and budget that fits your lifestyle. If a contemporary home is your ultimate goal, start with these key features to create a more modern look.

Lighting Dingy lighting and dim rooms are the antithesis of modern design. A contemporary space is airy and bright, and the lighting fixtures often help set that tone. Replace outdated fixtures with modern alternatives that boast sleek lines and finishes. Add more fixtures, including table-side task lighting and floor lamps, to brighten a room with limited natural light. Have some fun with the lighting by incorporating colored or textured globes that allow the fixtures to become focal points of contemporary design rather than functional afterthoughts.

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Windows When it comes to curb appeal, windows play an essential role in the overall aesthetic. Old, outdated windows are a telltale sign of an aging home, so when you’re planning for a modern exterior upgrade, be sure to include the windows as part of your plan. An option like Milgard Trinsic Series vinyl windows offers an expansive viewable glass area and a narrow frame to help you embrace modern home design. Not only do they provide even sightlines for clean, unobstructed views, they’re manufactured for maximum durability and energy efficiency and require little to no maintenance.

features; think of them as a canvas for making a bold design statement. For the patio, consider a sleek and contemporary door with a frame profile so narrow you’ll hardly know it’s there. For example, Milgard offers a contemporary Trinsic Series sliding patio door with the maximum available viewable glass area and an optional narrow handle that blends seamlessly into the frame to lend a modern flair. The doors are also ideal for low-maintenance living; the durable vinyl frames don’t absorb moisture or require painting. 

Hardware Even the smallest details matter when it comes to contemporary design. You may not need to replace or update your cabinetry, Walls but you’ll most likely want to No matter the color, a freshly select hardware that fits a more painted space simply feels new. modern motif. Avoid weathered For a true contemporary style, and overly polished finishes in honor simplicity in design and brass or nickel, and opt instead keep colors on the lighter side. for selections like matte black, However, don’t be afraid to gold and copper, which are all introduce a pop of color in the well-suited for contemporary form of a bold accent wall or kitchens. Don’t be afraid to mix even wallpaper that makes a statement. A good rule of thumb: and match for a bit of an eclectic look, such as different pulls for maintain a simple palette of the upper and lower cabinets or a no more than three shades to unique style for drawers. incorporate a truly minimalist, modern atmosphere. Explore more contemporary design ideas for your home at Doors The entry and exit points to your Milgard.com. home are more than functional


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