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2019 Luxury Real Estate Trends

By Alyssa Mammano

Interior Design

Luxury is always timeless in design, though style continues to evolve in a cyclical ebb and flow. As trends emerge with each passing year, some steadfast sentiments remain infallible while new progressions build upon those constants. This year, the juxtaposition of layers is an emergent interior design movement wherein varying textures, colors, prints, materials and even design styles are blended in a complementary fashion. Continue reading

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duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Homes August 2019 Uncovered

It’s been 24 years since we launched our Luxury Homes magazine, adding it to our portfolio of offerings. Over these last 24 years, trends have changed; the financial market has risen, dropped and risen again; Presidents have come and gone and residential neighborhoods have continued to expand in areas surrounding major metropolitan markets. One thing has remained consistent (albeit expanded) – our ability to reach a targeted demographic of affluent, wealthy individuals with not only our print publications but now also with our rapidly growing digital, social and event-driven footprints.

— Thomas L. duPont, Publisher Emeritus Continue reading

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A Carefully Restored Historical Landmark

By Linde Hyder

Quietly nestled among towering pines in a colorful setting that changes with the seasons, lies the Dug Road Inn, an Italianate-style home built by one of Decorah’s first businessmen. Steeped in local history, the landmark property is ideally situated within minutes to the Upper Iowa River, Luther College and the Vesterheim Museum. Continue reading

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Get the Very Best of Life by Working with Royal Shell

When you commit to working with Royal Shell, you’ll get a lot more than a team of real estate professionals. Imagine a first-class ticket to the very best properties — be them to buy, rent or vacation — in the piece of paradise that is Southwest Florida, the rolling hills of Central Florida and the endlessly exquisite mountains of North Carolina. Then, picture a five-star experience for every property you wish to rent to vacationers — and world-class business resources and national and global connections at your fingertips when it’s time to put your property on the market. Continue reading

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Keys Real Estate | Knight & Gardner Realty

A company continuing the lifelong success and civic consciousness of its founder. Continue reading

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Top 5 Homes of the Week

Summer is a great time to expand your real estate portfolio and find an estate perfect for indoor and outdoor entertaining. Water frontage encourages lively sports such as waterskiing or surfing, while an outdoor kitchen and ambient pool with a mountain backdrop can be just as ideal.  Tour our Top 5 Homes of the Week offering abundant amenities below.
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Car Enthusiast’s Magnificent Masterpiece – Timeless Contemporary Home with 8-Car Garage

Combine Monogram Builders with the vision of Sol Fleishman, and a magnificent masterpiece of a timeless contemporary home is built! Enter into the two-story glass foyer and you are immediately in awe of the details of this home. Continue reading

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Carmel Realty Company and Monterey Coast Realty Join Forces with Alain Pinel Realtors Carmel

CARMEL, CALIFORNIA ▪ JUNE 1, 2019 ▪ Carmel Realty Company (CRC), the 100-year-old locally owned, luxury real estate brokerage, has acquired 22-year-old Alain Pinel Realtors Carmel (APR). The union of the two respected, family-owned companies, now with over 100 agents and staff, has created an even more powerful organization, solidifying Carmel Realty’s leadership position in the Monterey County luxury real estate market. Continue reading

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duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Homes July 2019 Uncovered

It’s amazing how quickly time flies. It seems like just yesterday we were sharing winter getaway ideas, wearing coats and sweaters and even experiencing shortened daylight hours. Now, many of us are preparing for summer vacations and the long, hot, lazy days of summer. This time of year, although typically a time for a more relaxed state of mind, can be a great time to consider adding to your real estate portfolio.

— Thomas L. duPont, Publisher Emeritus Continue reading

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Outdoor Kitchens & Pools

By Alyssa Mammano

Evolved from days of grill-centric designs and sporadic outdoor seating are modern-day summer kitchens and outdoor spaces configured with entertaining in mind. Once again at the cusp of home improvement project trends, outdoor living areas have become equally as comfortable as indoor spaces. Continue reading

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