17 Top Design Trends for 2017 in Faster Selling Homes

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What's trending in new homes in 2017?  Here are 17 of the top features, finishes, and floor plans that this custom home builder sees making their mark this year! 


  Top Color and Finish Trends for 2017  
What kinds of home design trends do we anticipate for 2017? 

Top Color Trends for 2017 - With Options Other than Grey - see what's happening with accents and neutrals this year.
Is Chrome Back? What's happening to brushed nickel?  - Chrome used to be the builder base, nickel was an upgrade.  Have they switched places?
What's Upcoming for Hardwood Floors in 2017? - See some of the most popular options for new custom homes, here.
  2017 Kitchens: Islands, Sinks, Cabinets  
Kitchen Design Guides for 2017 

Single vs. Double Bowl Sinks - Which type of sink should you choose, and why?
Island Size Guidelines (And When to Add a Prep Sink)  Find out what size your island should be, based on five big factors.
Why You'll Be Seeing More Shaker Style Cabinets - Clean, sharp Shaker cabinets are going strong, see photos.
  2017 Master Baths: Paint Colors, No Tubs, and Vanity Layouts  
Master Bath Trends 

9 Gray Paints for the Master Bath vs. The Best Blue Hues - See photos and get exact names for these top colors.
No Tub in the Master Bath - with Photos and Floor Plans  - More buyers are skipping the tub.  See how it works out.
Best Master Bath Layouts with a "His and Hers" Vanity Layout  - Separating your spaces can be a big help.  Includes favorite photos.
  2017 Trim Trends  
From Wainscoting and Crown to Drop Zones and Pantries

Wainscoting Trim - all kinds of different ideas about where, and how, to include wainscote in your home.
7 Crown Moulding Ideas - from colors to styles, how to make your walls stand out.
Drop Zones Built Into the Mud Room  - Today's most popular built-in request, a dedicated place to "drop" coats, bags, and more.  
5 Most Popular Walk in Pantries with Trim Shelves  If you've ever been to Costco, you'll love these pantries.
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
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Thanks for sharing all these links! There is a lot of useful info here.

Jan 09, 2017 03:06 AM #1
Kathryn Acciari
Century 21 Real Estate - Shrewsbury, MA
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Clean lines are the great connector among these trends. Days of clutter and over-embellishment are gone, gone, gone. Nice collection of articles!

Jan 09, 2017 03:52 AM #2
Stanton Homes
Stanton Homes - New Home Builder - Raleigh, NC
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Absolutely, Kathryn!  We have had more requests for true Contemporary style homes, too, over the past year.  

Jan 09, 2017 03:58 AM #3
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is great information to share with prospective home buyers.

Have a most productive January.

Jan 09, 2017 05:23 AM #4
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