2019 Design Forecast

2019 Design Forecast

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In this guide, we will look at interior design trends on the rise and my predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come. As there are many more professionals out there with different input, I would recommend you to read up more before making any decision. So What’s In? Effortless technology Living in the digital era has allowed more homeowners to modernize their daily activities. From 2019 onwards you’ll start to see more gadgets and appliances with the talk-to-me tech products. What this means is that we no longer need to type but instead, we can get things done with our voice. How convenient is that? Some of the popular platforms that have these options are Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple HomePod, but I believe…
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Celebrity Real Estate News: Uber CEO sold his Seattle home for $3.8 million

Celebrity Real Estate News: Uber CEO sold his Seattle home for $3.8 million

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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sold his Seattle home in early October for $3.835 million in an off-market deal. Having shifted gears to helm the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company in 2017, the 49-year-old exec was no longer in need of a home in the Emerald City.  Khosrowshahi bought the place in the Pacific Northwest in 2010 for $3 million, according to property records. The purchase came five years after he was installed as CEO of the travel site Expedia.  The Uber boss pocketed a decent profit from the Seattle home sale, which he could put toward a payment on the ultra luxe home he reportedly purchased in San Francisco. According to Socket Site, Khosrowshahi picked up a swanky residence in the tony Pacific Heights neighborhood last year for $16.5 million in an off-market transaction.  Built in 1929, the…
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[News update]If you own a home north of Toronto, you’d better sit down.

[News update]If you own a home north of Toronto, you’d better sit down.

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Condo prices per square foot in the Vancouver city centre have soared 40 per cent over the past year, according to a survey from Century 21 Canada. A new study from realtor Century 21 breaks down house prices in Canada per square foot and it shows tremendous price increase. "Trends in real estate prices per square foot have been fickle for the last year —soft in some cities but stable in others, even varying from suburb to suburb in some cases," Century 21 Canada said in its report. "The trend of fluctuating prices has very likely only increased further since our cut-off for data earlier this summer," executive vice-president Brian Rushton said. While Vancouver's housing market went into serious slowdown mode over the course of this year, condo prices in the…
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