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New Year’s resolutions for building professionals

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions, but that doesn’t mean your list has to be headlined by the usual suspects like “run a marathon” or “ditch French fries for side salads.” We love the idea of professional resolutions. Whether you’re an entry-level employee, a mid-level manager or the owner and founder, turning the calendar with a l...
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10 features luxury home buyers demand

It’s a good time to be in the luxury home business. According to new housing data from the National Association of Realtors, sales of existing homes priced at over $1 million increased by 16 percent in October compared to the year before. The luxury market is now the hottest in the housing industry. It takes a whole lot more than sheer square footage to put a home in the luxury cate...
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Online reviews more influential than ever

We don’t mean to create unnecessary panic, but do you know what former clients are saying about your company online? It’s important you do, because new research from YouGov.com shows 80 percent of American adults read online reviews before making a purchase. And we’re not just talking millennials, either. That figure is consistent across all age groups. Among respondent...
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How to manage a dream home project

The absolute pinnacle of residential building is bringing to life a dream house for a client. In this situation, clients have saved typically saved a considerable amount of money, cultivated a vision and created an ideal outcome. And while clients may have built new in the past, every process is completely new. So, how do you set expectations and help realize a client’s dream hom...
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Trick space to make small rooms appear larger

Ever heard a homeowner complain about a living room that’s too spacious? Neither have we. Whereas homeowners with sprawling living rooms must labor to adequately furnish them, those stuck with a smaller living room must learn to trick the space. This goes beyond smaller furniture, light colors and creative use of mirrors. Here are some surefire tips from ApartmentTherapy.com, a sit...
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