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MCA-Model Home Merchandising or VR? Both are Essential to Rent or Sell Homes Today-2

Model Home Merchandising or VR? Both are Essential to Rent or Sell Homes Today

05.23.2019 \ Builder & Developer

Using virtual reality can supplement other model home merchandising tactics for a comprehensive approach.

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MCA-The Power of Merchandising Model Homes-3

The Power of Merchandising Model Homes

04.08.2019 \ Builder & Developer

In the race to achieve high occupancy rates, effective model home merchandising increases the likelihood of success.

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MCA-5 Design Trends in Value Add Buildings-4

5 Design Trends in Value Add Buildings

09.03.2017 \ Builder and Developer

These are uncertain times for builders and developers. And for good reason: land and construction costs are rising and credit lines are declining, according to the most recent Mortgage Credit Availability Index from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Also, many...

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MCA-The Law and Order of Real Estate Now: Mind Millennial Buying Habits-5

The Law and Order of Real Estate Now: Mind Millennial Buying Habits

08.18.2017 \ Builder and Developer

In today’s real estate market, it’s more fitting than ever to remember that “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” Millennials are increasingly choosing to buy homes rather than rent. And like their Boomer parents, most want to live in the suburbs,...

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MCA-5 Keys to Design Sustainability in 2017-6

5 Keys to Design Sustainability in 2017

02.01.2017 \ Green Home Builder

Due to the discernible longevity of sustainable design, real estate professionals are now able to rely on green building trends to help sell projects, with a major focus on functionality, deliberate aesthetics, community-building, eco-friendly furnishings, and...

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MCA-Surya Announces Winner of Space Contest-7

Surya Announces Winner of Space Contest

09.12.2016 \ Surya

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Sept. 7, 2016 — Surya has named the winners of the third round of its popular Surya Spaces Contest. In early July, the brand invited its customers to submit photos of their favorite design projects featuring Surya rugs and accessories for the...

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