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Is Green Building Really a Sound Investment Opportunity?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Throughout the past decade, there has been a global push by consumers and manufacturers to start using so-called “green” materials to sustainably design buildings and preserve our environment in the process. This includes a trend towards green building for residential and commercial properties. Read along to learn more about its uses and many benefits.  

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Topics: design, investment property, green building

Staycation Ideas for Embracing the Comforts of your Home

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Destination vacations are overrated. Planning a trip away from home can be expensive, time-consuming, and stressful. Instead, why not turn your next vacation into a staycation by transforming your home into a relaxing paradise. All you need are a few DIY touch-ups, some creativity and a renewed outlook. Use some of these staycation ideas and your home will be vacation-ready in no time.

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Topics: residential real estate, design, Tips, Summer

What is a Smart Home?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

With the increasingly rapid progress of technology, every sector of our lives is being improved and built on with the consumer in mind. These technological advances are starting to make their way into residential real estate and our homes. Houses that utilize this state-of-the-art technology and devices have been coined “smart homes”.  A smart home makes use of all the newest technology that simplifies and eases the way that we live. Follow along to find out exactly what is a smart home and what features can turn yours into one, too.

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Topics: residential real estate, design, property value, Luxury Homes

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