What’s hot and what’s not in 2018 kitchen trends

Houzz released the results of its 2018 Kitchen Trends study, which revealed that homeowners are obsessed with clutter-free countertops, ingenious storage options and easy recycling …

10 home design trends to watch out for in 2018

Cool neutrals, white kitchen accessories and marble is out, and earth-toned shades, stonework and concrete accents are in, says Houzz for its 2018 home design predictions …

All About Clean: Master Bathroom Trends

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Scrub-a-dub-dub, Houzz says homeowners are ditching the tub

Homeowners are looking for large, high-tech bathrooms with sleek color palettes and finishes, according to the Houzz 2017 Bathroom Trends Report …

Thanks, Apple: Real estate apps just got a huge AR boost

Apple released its newest operating system and with it a promising frontier for real estate apps looking to offer augmented reality …

What buyers should know before choosing a fixer-upper

Despite being in the midst of an inventory shortage, buyers have been resilient in their quest to become homeowners. For many, that means putting time and money toward transforming fixer-uppers into the dream home they’ve always wanted …

Houzz garners $4B valuation in latest funding round

Houzz has reportedly raised $400 million in Series E funding that values the home remodeling and design platform at $4.3 billion, according to Equidate, a marketplace for investors and shareholders to trade equity in private technology.  …

Give clients home goods discounts with Houzz Trade Program

Houzz has launched the Houzz Trade Program, a new feature to the three-year-old Houzz Marketplace that gives industry professionals the opportunity to profit from purchasing and recommending products through discounts and rebates …

First-Time Homebuyers Shell Out More for Upgrades

While first-time homebuyers are facing certain challenges entering the housing market, that doesn’t mean they aren’t spending on upgrades to the homes they end up owning. According to a recent report by Houzz, first-time homebuyers in 2016 dropped more than ever on renovations, spending an average $33,800. Homeowners overall spent an average $60,400. First-time homebuyers […]

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Facing inventory woes, millennials turning toward fixer-uppers

According to Houzz’s 2017 House and Home report, millennials and first-time buyers aren’t letting low inventory woes keep them down; instead, they’re embracing fixer-upper homes and renovating them to meet their needs …