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Interior designers reshape real estate buying

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

What makes a house purchase a 10? It rapidly increases in value, and it makes you feel great every day you live in it. If you only get money out of the deal, I'd give the purchase a five. What's so great about a feel-great house, and why should you want one? It fits your lifestyle, its colors ebb and flow through the house in a calming fashion, the room shapes and openings have a logic that makes furniture arranging easy, and it still looks good five years after you bought it – a period that also brought two more children and a dog into the household. So, how do you get from here to there and end up with a house that is a win-win both financially and personally? Engage some expertise in the "make my house work for me" department. If you are working with an architect, he or she will tailor the house to you. But if you're working with a custom home builder or purchasing a new house from a production home builder, you need to bring in an interior designer who specializes in reside...