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The 10 Most Important Factors for Buying Your Dream Home

  • Make sure you fall in love with your surroundings. Image Via: DesignWorks Development
  • Make sure your lot gives you a view you can't get enough of. Image Via: Guerin Design + Development
  • Figure out whether you prefer the charm of an older home or the sleekness of a newer model. Image Via: Elise Moore Design
  • Think about the style of living that works best for you. Image Via: Hill Construction Company

Purchasing a “Dream Home” is one of those life accomplishments that tops nearly everyone’s bucket list. Whether you prefer a modernized urban loft or a sprawling suburban home with a white picket fence, most of us hope to find a home that feels like it was made specifically for our family. However, searching for your […]

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Staging Your Home For Resale

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  • Image Via: Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects
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Though it may not be realistic, every homebuyer dreams of purchasing a property that looks like it belongs in the pages of Better Homes and Gardens. While you don’t necessarily need a state-of-the-art kitchen or fully remodeled master bathroom that looks like you hired an interior designer in order to find the perfect buyer, looks do […]

How To Create Modern Victorian Interiors

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Owning a character-laden Victorian home sounds dreamy until you move in and discover that the ancient antiquity runs throughout the home — including the wiring, roofing and windows. That’s fine, you can just remodel, right? Well, sometimes it’s not all that simple. Remodeling a Victorian home is not only costly and time consuming, but before […]

10 Rustic Kitchen Designs That Embody Country Life

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You’re standing in your cozy rustic kitchen admiring the warm glow that only aged wood cabinets and a natural fireplace can emit, and the smell of pine trees surrounds your senses. You drop into your favorite plaid-covered chair, resting your stocking feet close to the open flame of the wood-burning stove — just close enough […]

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

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Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with family, skateboarding, watching TV, or waiting for Santa Claus while enjoying the jolly fireplace entertaining system. The following examples will help you create your own version of the ultimate living room. Just […]

How to Create An Outdoor Oasis In Your Backyard

The summer heat is pounding down on your shoulders, scorching your skin. You need an escape, but you need one now— one that doesn’t require a plane ride to a beach resort. Why not look to your very own back yard? No matter how small, your back yard can be turned into an amazing outdoor […]

Historic Homes and Why They Still Manage to Capture Our Hearts

Across the housing industry nationwide, more and more homeowners are opting to buy and restore a historic home over buying or building a new, modern, home. One might find it a bit curious that there would still be such interest in 100 year old objects in an age with unprecedented electronic connectivity and technological innovation, […]

10 Amazing Modern Kitchen Cabinet Styles

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home — we know, it’s a cliche, but only because it’s true. Think of the last big party you threw—you had the entire home spotless; you arranged comfy seating in every nook of the living room; you had tables set for buffet and hor d’oeuvres — but […]

10 Ways to Achieve a Victorian Gothic-Inspired Home

When most people hear the words, Victorian Gothic, their minds immediately envision black walls and decrepit, creepy, haunted-looking homes. In fact, Victorian Gothic is an architectural movement that dates all the way back to the 1740s. This era boasts gorgeous, ornate architectural designs that current homeowner’s want to replicate, for good reason. The Gothic-revival movement […]

How To Make Your Home Look Like You Hired An Interior Designer

Here at Freshome, we have a lot of respect for interior designers and all of the hard work they put into their designed spaces. It takes a certain eye to be able to pull a room together and make it fabulous and functional, all at the same time. With that being said, not everyone can […]

10 Affordable Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Luxury Hotel

After a long day of playing tourist, your body is met by those sumptuous Egyptian cotton sheets and fluffy pillows that leave you wondering if the hotel staff would notice if you slipped one in your luggage. In the morning, you awake from a decadent sleep and pad your feet along the lush, thick-pile carpet […]

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

Small apartments have their upsides – lower rent, often a closer proximity to bustling downtown areas, and a certain irreplaceable cozy charm. That is, if you know how decorate. One misconception that people often fall prey to when  decorating tiny apartments is that all the focus should be on functionality rather than design. That sentiment could […]

Why Interior Design Is Essential When Listing Your Home

The decision to list your home for resale is a big one. No doubt it came about after much thought, weighing pros and cons, and series of long discussions. However, once you decide to put your home on the market, get ready for the next big discussion: interior design. Many times sellers assume that interior […]

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Buying a Home

The process of buying a home could be summed up into 3 words — It. Is. Expensive.  Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or selling one dream home for another, there are tons of things that you should know before buying (in addition to the fact that it’s expensive). Aside from the obvious things, such […]

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