We are seeing unprecedented amounts of rain in our area which has lead to flooding. This has effected many people/homeowners and forecasts for the future show potential for this to continue.
19 Current Home Building Trends
19 Current Home Building & Design Trends
Now I know everyone loves to be up on the current trends. Here are ones that home owners will love in 2017
Floor-to-ceiling steel windows and doors
White walls & trim (low contrasting)
Grey is moving into Greige or Taupe
Painting dark cabinets & stone ( two tone grays, white, navy , soft blues)
Quartz, Corian, Butcher Block and Formica's 'Natural Stone' counter tops
Wood tile trending for floors & walls with herringbone being the go-to geometric
Luxury vinyl is trending
Large area rugs with faded antique patterns or geometric shapes, hides, plush faux fur or shag
Unique, large scale lighting fixtures ; lots of glass & geometric shapes
Modern bathrooms with front & center bath tubs
frameless-zero-entry & steamer showers
Dramatic home entryways (sweeping staircases, large chandeliers, plush rugs)
An 'Open Concept' is now on nearly very buyer's 'must-have list'
Opening up the kitchen with large eat on islands & removing bar-height contertops
Solar Energy-new construction being pre-wired for it, along with other eco-friendly elements in high demand: form spray insulation, tankless water heaters, a/c units with a higher seasonal energy efficiency rating (SEER-16 and up)
Smartphone home automation-controlling the thermostat, lighting , pool equipment, security systems, surveillance cameras, appliances, garage doors and more
Year-round outdoor living areas using; fans, fireplaces & heaters and auto-roll-down screens to help with mosquitoes and allow a sense of enclosure on cool winter nights
#1 building trend: Barnitecture -mixing contemporary elements with barn-like structures (sliding barn doors are popular interior 'barnitecture' element
#1 design trend: reclaimed, rustic timber (in doors, flooring, beams, accent walls, fireplace mantels, shelving and more) achieving a "hill country modern","soft modern" or organic modern" style (compliments Barnitecture nicely!)
A native Austinite, Carlos grew up in South Austin and wouldn’t dream of living anywhere else. He is admittedly biased to the South Austin lifestyle, though he loves helping friends in all areas of ....