Housing Records Set in 2021

Over the past year, the real estate market saw several housing records hit a new level. Many of these are attributed to the strange and unexpected changes that were driven by the pandemic and how it had an impact on several areas of the economy and daily life.

Here are 10 of the housing records that hit a new number in 2021 according to research conducted by Redfin.

The average home sold for almost $400,000

The national median home sale price had an all-time high. The number as of June 2021 was an astounding $386,000 which is an increase of 24.4% from the previous year. And those numbers are not currently the all-time high. 2021 hit another record towards the end of the year due to double digit percentage increases.

Home supply drops to…

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How much does moving cost

As you consider a move, you may be asking yourself how much moving costs. According to one estimate, costs tend to range from $1,500 to $15,000.

It's wise to plan ahead for the costs associated with a move, so the price tag doesn't surprise you during an already hectic time.

Here are some factors to consider as you figure out how much to plan on spending.

How Much Will You Do Yourself?

One of the major costs associated with moving is hiring movers. Figuring out how much moving costs requires deciding how much you can do yourself, or with the help of friends and family, and how much help you will need from hired professionals.

Professional movers offer a range of services, from full service moving packages that include packing,…

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Making Your Luxury Home Help with Resolutions

According to estimates from the University of Alabama’s Medical School, UAB Medicine, less than 8 percent of people who make New Year resolutions stick to them. It is said that most resolutions involve something along the lines of health, eating, exercise, and organization and that most resolutions are dropped by the end of January.

Some say that one of the most common reasons people drop their new year goals is that they do not first make a plan and set themselves up for success in being able to achieve their new goals. Your luxury home can be a great means of help (or sabotage) in meeting your new year's resolutions.

Here are some ways in which you can make your luxury home work for you in setting you up for new year goal meeting success.

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10 Master Bathroom Design Trends for 2022

One of the best ways to add value to your home, for your own enjoyment and for home equity, is to add or remodel a master en suite. If you are in need of ideas for your master bathroom renovation, look no further. We have a list of 10 master bathroom design trends for 2022 to inspire you.

1. Twin Shower Heads

A great way to upgrade your shower is by adding an additional shower head. Both practical and beautiful, having twin shower heads makes an efficient place to get ready with your partner each morning and lends a symmetrical aesthetic.

2. All-in-One Shower & Bath

Not to be confused with a tub-shower combo, and all-in-one shower and bath is a tub and luxury shower encased in glass. It's a hot master bathroom design trend this year and…

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The major news outlet Bloomberg reported that in 2021 at least 40 residential properties sold for over $50 million across the country. They cite the source of data compiled by the appraisal company Miller Samuel.

This is said to be around an 835% increase in purchases of super-luxury homes over purchases made in the year 2020 which was also noted as a record year for luxury real estate. The surge in sales for this tier of real estate has been surprisingly unexpected by some real estate experts.

Some are attributing it to being fueled by the booming stock market and low mortgage interest rates coupled with a very large amount of homeowners spending a majority of their time in their houses. Staying in the lap of luxury was more highly sought out as…

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The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be the most hectic and stressful time of the year. Maybe this is why so many people started making New Year’s resolutions to turn a new leaf on their life when the new year begins. They want to put off the old stressful hectic life and take on a new more peaceful and productive one.

One item that is trending within the luxury home design is the incorporation of what is called wellness design which can help to accomplish the task of achieving those New Year’s goals to pay more attention to self-care and relaxation wellness.Wellness Home Design

Wellness design in your house means you do not have to take time out of your busy schedule to travel to a luxury spa to meet the needs of self-care. You can do…

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It is without question that are many people that love their pets. There are so many luxury pet products on the market from freshly cooked pet food to high-tech squeaky toys and they are all highly popular.

Just since the beginning of the pandemic with more time at home, there is a growing trend and demand in the segment of building luxury spaces in homes for furry family members.

One real estate agent from South Carolina for example became a TikTok Internet sensation almost overnight by sharing on the social media platform how he created a special room for his two-year-old golden retriever.

The TikTok video shows that he created a façade in one of the closets in his home with a custom opening for his beloved dog. He shared his project by posting…

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If you are stuck as to what to purchase for a friend’s or family member’s present for the holidays, why not get them a luxurious gift for their home? After all, many of us are spending much more time than we ever did before at home, and these items will probably see much more use than other alternatives like a cashmere scarf.

Here are some luxurious gift ideas for the home that your friends just may consider their favorite present this year.

Luxurious Gift Ideas for the Home

A fancy tea kettle and tea service set

Who doesn’t need a tea kettle at their home? Why not gift this traditional home staple with a luxury elevation. There are several amazing tea service sets that you can gift the friend who describes themself as the “grand millennial” or “refined traditionalist.”

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5 Must-Haves When Looking for a Luxury Property

The term “luxury property” will have a different meaning for each individual. The furnishings, conveniences, and amenities of a dream home are what make it luxurious. Because the stakes are so high, a person should be aware of the elements to consider when prioritizing their search for luxury real estate. The characteristics of the luxury residences offered by Team Amato distinguish their properties. Luxury can be very distinctive for the buyers, whether natural or modern. The following are some of the most important factors to consider.

1. Distinctive architecture

A luxury property should be distinctive and stand out from the crowd. The buyer must continue looking for that one aspect they adore, such as moldings or layout. Distinctive…

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Real Estate Secrets of the World's Most Luxurious Homes

When it comes to the term “luxury homes" or "luxury real estate” it can mean many different things and can be very dependent upon the specific pricing of a local real estate area. One area of luxury real estate that is truly luxury all across the world, is high-profile luxury homes. The very top tier of the most expensive homes in the world. Most often these homes are purchased by A-list celebrities and elite business owners/company heads.  

When it comes to “super-luxury real estate” things run a little bit different. Here are some of the real estate secrets of the world’s most luxurious homes.

Income verification may be required for a high-end luxury home

  In some cases, especially when a luxury home is owned by a high-profile person,…

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