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California Rooms are the New Florida Rooms

07.05.2018 \ New Home Source

This article discusses how linking your indoor space to your outdoor space has become a new trend.  This trend is increasing wellness and the spirits of the homeowners.

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Smart Tech for Multigenerational Homes Produces a Win-Win

05.19.2018 \ Builder

Read about how smart home technology can make life easier for extended families living under one roof.

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Style + Substance: Interior Design Trends for Spring

04.09.2018 \ Mary Cook

This season, the design is all about harmony. Springtime simplicity flawlessly intermingles with bursts of color, shapes, and textures. Discover styles that spark creativity and inspire serenity as experts from Mary Cook & Associates shine a light on five main...

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Design Takes Cue From Older Millennials

04.02.2018 \ GlobeSt.com

These trend-setting renters, including both singles and couples, were top of mind for a multifamily design in Frisco, TX, and space reflects the social interaction and local connectivity that is important to this group.

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5 Game Changers for Building and Development in 2018

02.09.2018 \ Builder and Developer

Game-changers, especially in the housing market, can be devastating — a lesson learned from the 2008 mortgage crisis. A decade later, another major game-changer is coming our way, thanks to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) — the first major tax code overhaul the U.S....

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3 Reasons to Hire a Commercial Interior Designer

01.25.2018 \ Mary Cook

Have you ever walked into a restaurant or store and walked right out again?  Nothing engaged you, or, as commercial interior designers say, converted you to a customer. The same holds true in multifamily buildings, where potential residents walk into lobbies or model...

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