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A boxy item here and there is fine, but 2017 will be the year rounded edges and circular furniture return.
"We're taking the edge off," says Patti Carpenter, a global trend ambassador and founder of carpenter company.
"It's all about finding a place of calm and comfort in this constant chaos and information that we constantly have coming at us." In short: Home will be about comfort in 2017 — not edginess.
I've spent a lot of time and money doing exterior remodeling of my home, plus a sizeable remodel of the master bath. We have fairly new appliances, but the counters and cabinets probably need replacing. Answer: This is one of those questions where the answer depends on variables such as condition of competing inventory, whether it's a hot, cold or neutral real estate market and the likelihood of return on investment.
However, the rest of my 22-year-old home needs attention inside. In my experience, many sellers put way too much money into fixing up their homes for sale.