The Latest Trends In Kitchen & Bath

We recently made the annual trip down to Las Vegas to attend the NAHB International Builders Show (IBS) and met with a number of vendors from across the building industry. From appliances to insulation, plumbing fixtures to flooring, IBS is jam-packed with the latest and greatest in the home design and remodeling marketplace.

New Construction Financing Options

Mortgage rates, new home construction, and the real estate market are a hot topic in today’s news. From tariffs to inflation, the actions of the Fed to terms like Jumbo Loans and Bridge Loans; when it comes to financing, there’s a lot of Q&A’s. This month, we asked several of our local lending partners to weigh in on the state of the industry.

The Harper model home, featuring Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring

Luxury Vinyl Plank and Luxury Vinyl Tile

It’s resilient. It’s easy to clean. And now, it’s more popular than ever before.Luxury vinyl plank and luxury vinyl tile flooring has been on the market for years. Known for its durability and functionality, LVP and LVT are a long popular choice for areas like mudrooms and bathrooms, but the flooring trend is hitting the main living areas of the home, and with good reason.

Matte Black fixtures by Kohler

Matte Black Fixtures

Our favorite new trend for 2019: Matte Black. Coined by Kohler as edgy and masculine, this new finish makes a solid, strong statement wherever it’s used. From industrially inspired master showers to farmhouse kitchens, you can rest assured that black is back.