Meritage Homes Announces Wireless Home Automation Package

Meritage Homes recently announced that a suite of Wi-Fi-enabled home automation solutions would be included in newly constructed homes sold after July 5, 2017. Known as the M.Connected Home™ Automation Suite, it includes features that allow homeowners to monitor and control key components of their homes, such as Wi-Fi-enabled lighting, video doorbells, thermostats, smart door locks and more. M.Connected Homes™ include[...]

NAHB Releases Top Green Homebuilding Products, Practices

According to a recent NAHB survey, single-family home builders, on average, use roughly 10 different green products or practices listed by the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) when building their homes. The survey asked builders to respond if they commonly used any of 21 listed green products and practices recommended by the NGBS. Additionally, the survey asked if single-family home builders[...]

Spring Atlanta Home Show Displays Latest in Home Remodeling

Running for three days only at the Cobb Galleria, the Atlanta Home Show is the perfect place to fulfill all home improvement needs. The Atlanta Home Show is the largest home remodeling expo in Georgia and will display hundreds of vendors, exhibits and shows. From March 24 to March 26, the Atlanta Home Show will host over 350 companies displaying the[...]

The Interior Partners: Award-Winning Designs for Builders, Residential

On this week’s All About Real Estate segment of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick are joined by Cindi MacPherson, partner with The Interior Partners, to discuss upcoming trends in the interior design industry. The Interior Partners specializes in model home merchandising, residential design, commercial and professional interiors and sales centers and clubhouses throughout the Southeast,[...]

Building a Sustainable Future

Robert Reed, Director of Community Sustainability Services for Southface Energy Institute, joined Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio to discuss the EarthCraft program. Reed has a long career as an architect committed to sustainable buildings in Georgia communities, from new home to multifamily buildings to renovations of older homes. Southface began in 1978 with a group of hardy environmentalist volunteers who spent[...]

Tips for Decorating Your Home with the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year

Greenery: it symbolizes energy, life and revitalization, something we could all use in 2017. Pantone said it best when they unveiled Greenery as their 2017 Color of the Year: “The more submerged people are in modern life, the greater their innate craving to immerse themselves in the physical beauty and inherent unity of the natural world.” Add some liveliness to[...]

Room and Board to Host New 2017 Collection Open House

Julie Dewald, retail marketing manager at Room & Board, joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to discuss the upcoming Open House event at Room & Board Atlanta on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio’s All About Real Estate segment. Room & Board is a modern home furnishings and accessories retailer, known for creating exclusive contemporary designs from modern living spaces, dining rooms[...]