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The style’s pitched roof makes it especially appealing in rural, remote areas with lots of snow A-frames are easily recognized by their triangular shape. It is the result of bringing the roof down and eliminating the walls, said Brent Campbell, an architect in Asheville, N.C. “They became this sort of iconic shape for rural vacation retreat-type structures,” said Mr. Campbell.In the book “A-Frame,” author Chad Randl, an architecture his
May offers some of the best days of the year to sell a home at a premium, assuming history repeats itself. Home sales over the past 10 years have shown that spring and summer months tend to offer the highest premiums when selling. Home sellers, on average, see an 8.8% premium above market value during these months, according to a new study from ATTOM Data Solutions, a real estate research firm. Ten of the best days to sell are in the month of May
Selling a home in the winter can pose some challenges. Lawns aren’t as green and tidy, and the chilly weather can make it more of a trek for buyers to view homes for sale.HomeLight, a real estate referral company, surveyed 500 real estate professionals in the fourth quarter of 2019 to find out their top advice when prepping a home to show during the winter months.Nearly 30% of agents advised always making sure driveways and sidewalks were clear
Most buyers have “hardwood floors” and “granite countertops” on their minds when reading listing ad copy, but their preferences can differ somewhat after that. Depending on where consumers live, they may be more apt to be drawn to listing ads that point out the “cozy fireplace,” “pool,” or “brick home.”Point2 Homes, an online real estate marketplace, analyzed more than 1.2 million listings in July 2019 to see the most common w
The phrase “blooper room” is being used by real estate professionals to describe problematic spaces that turn off potential buyers to an otherwise ideal home. Just one room in the house that badly needs work could make prospects look the other way entirely.Apartment Therapy recently spoke with some real estate pros about rooms that could potentially be the “blooper room” of your listing:A dated kitchenIf the kitch
Some of today’s most popular design trends could prove to be less than ideal for your buyers. Real estate pros tell Apartment Therapy which interior design trends they believe won’t impress potential buyers—and may even make them want to pass on a home, including:Colorful kitchens. The trend toward bold colors in the kitchen, rather than just white or neutral colors, is catching on. But real esta
At an open house, buyers will carefully size up a home, either to buy or simply out of curiosity. Here are a few details to pay particular attention to when prepping for an open house:The front door: This is the first spot buyers see. Is the paint chipped? Are the lighting fixtures covered in spiderwebs? The front door could set the tone for the rest of the house on whether this is a well-kept house or one that lacks maintenance, Elizabeth L
Using a narrator in your listing video can make a property stand out in the market. It certainly has for a new listing that features Oscar winner and Hollywood powerhouse Michael Douglas. Douglas recently lent his voice to narrate his $32.4 million listing for his home in Spain.Douglas narrates the history of the seven-building estate, called “S’Estaca,” located on the island of Mallorca in Spain. The home was built in the mi
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