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3/29/2023

6 Interior Design Trends that are Hot for Real Estate Right Now

As we move into a new era of home design, real estate properties are following suit by embracing new interior design trends. From using bold colors and textures to incorporating sustainable materials, these trends are transforming how homes are designed and decorated. In the latest episode of GRGTalks, we sat down with agent Deb Dunham, who talked about her background in interior design and the new trends she sees coming on the market. 

Here are some of the new interior design trends that are taking the real estate industry by storm:

Bold Colors and Patterns

One of the most popular trends in interior design right now is using bold colors and patterns. Whether a statement wall in a vibrant hue or a funky patterned sofa, homeowners embrace boldness in their design choices. This trend is a departure from the more muted color palettes of the past and reflects a growing desire for self-expression and individuality in home decor.

"I'm a child raised in the 70s, so I really do enjoy the retro colors," Deb says. "And they're coming back off and on as accents."

Natural Materials

Sustainability is a growing concern for many homeowners, reflected in using natural materials in interior design. From reclaimed wood flooring to bamboo furniture, eco-friendly materials are becoming increasingly popular in real estate properties. They are environmentally responsible and add natural warmth and texture to a space that can’t be replicated with synthetic materials.

Multifunctional Spaces

As homes become smaller and more compact, multifunctional spaces are becoming necessary. Designers are creating spaces that can serve multiple purposes, such as a guest bedroom that doubles as a home office or a living room that can be converted into a home theater. This trend is about maximizing space and creating a home that meets the homeowner’s needs.

Luxurious Bathroom Spaces

Bathrooms have always been an important part of the home for prospective buyers, and the new trends in renovation have helped make these living spaces some of the best in the house. In particular, a new trend is multiple shower heads. With as much time as we all spend in the shower, these amazing new shower installations are becoming accessible for even the lowest budgets. 

"Multiple showerheads will definitely be around for a while," Deb says. "I can't imagine us all going back down to small, three-inch showerheads."

Vintage and Retro

The vintage and retro-inspired decor is having a moment in the interior design world. From mid-century modern furniture to 70s-inspired wallpaper, homeowners are embracing the nostalgia of past eras. This trend reflects a growing desire for homes that feel cozy and lived-in rather than overly staged or sterile.

Tech-Integrated Spaces

As technology advances, homeowners are incorporating it into their interior design. Tech-integrated spaces are becoming increasingly popular in real estate properties, from smart home automation systems to integrated audio and video systems. This trend is all about creating a functional and convenient home, with technology seamlessly integrated into the design.

Embrace the Trends

These are just some new interior design trends transforming real estate properties. From bold colors and natural materials to multifunctional spaces and tech-integrated design, these trends shape how we think about home design and decor. Whether you’re a homeowner or a real estate professional, staying up-to-date on these trends is important to ensure your property stays relevant and desirable in today’s market.

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