2017 is here and all of those trending ideas are upon us to start updating this that and the other thing. So, what does that mean in the real estate world, if you want to stay on top of what is new, now, next? It means that you want to have the forecast in-front of you to know what people are looking for, right? Right.
In 2017, what are folks looking for in their homes? They want minimalistic décor. That’s right, they want the contemporary clean lines of the mid-century, meets the rustic embrace of an old ranch farm house. I think we can think Joanna and Chipper Gaines of Fixer Upper for this little twist on style. Black windows. Yes, inside and outside. If you’re updating your windows, go for that Old Chicago style sash. It looks clean and chic.
On the inside, the color of the year by Pantone is Greenery. This throws a loops into the greige theme, which still holds strong; however, people are starting to throw punches of color into their world with jungle themes and more color with the likes of the Greenery phase. Hanging plants. Yes, we are seeing hanging plants everywhere next to those black sashed windows.
Just take a look on Pinterest, if you want to see what is trending.
The ideal home that the new buyer is looking for in 2017 has efficient, high-impact space with the open concept to the extreme in the kitchen living room combo, which will even have the “disappearing kitchen” meaning the kitchen blends into the wall.
If you have questions about what you should update, or who to talk to for making the “right” choices to prepare your home for being on trend in 2017 and beyond, let’s talk today!