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October 01, 2000

In 10 years of building luxury homes in south Florida, builders Kathy and Rick Harwick have discovered two of the most important things that appeal to their market.

October 01, 2000

New home design isn’t one of those things that changes from year to year or season to season like fashion.

October 01, 2000

We’ve all heard of the new generation of millionaires, the pocket-protector set in their late 20s and 30s who have made a killing with Internet startups and other young people cashing in on the tech-happy stock market.

October 01, 2000

In a valley cradled by the Catalina Mountains, this $700,000 spec home features an authentic adobe-style exterior that harmonizes with its desert surroundings.

August 01, 2000

You and I both know it -there are as many different types of custom and small volume builders in the market as there are houses. I like to think there is a builder for every buyer, and some deserve each other more than others.

August 01, 2000

There is little that isn’t changing in our world today -- a trite but nonetheless true statement. I got a firsthand look at just how much has changed -- and how fast -- when I tried to help my fourth grade daughter with long division.

August 01, 2000

Outdoor spaces are more than just an add-on feature in today’s luxury home market -- buyers are demanding them as an extension of their floorplan. And in order to work well with the entire home, these spaces must have the right design, features and mat...

July 24, 2000

What’s the point of living beside the shore of a breathtaking northern Michigan lake unless a home’s design takes full advantage of it? Before he began designing this 5100 square foot vacation home, architect Kevin Akey’s clients made it clear to him t...

July 24, 2000

Sitting in a meadow at the foot of the woods, this 3600 square foot cottage in Westchester County, New York, exudes an almost enchanted, fairy tale-like charm. Looking a hundred years older than it actually is, the home’s appeal comes from the painstak...

July 24, 2000

Designed for a couple looking for a home that reflected their love of music and entertaining, this spacious 10,500 square foot custom residence in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, lets them enjoy both--within a picturesque setting.

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