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Can you spot any of these hot trends in your home?

2022’s hottest home trends have been released and “Zillow predicts homeowners will invest in projects and features that make their homes more livable, sustainable, and comfortable.” Can you spot any of these trends in your home?

A Down-to-Earth Color Scheme

Zillow’s latest paint color analysis found that homes with light blue bathrooms are selling for 1.6% more than expected while dark, moody blues in bedrooms are selling for nearly a $1,500 premium. Paint colors can add to the overall aesthetic of your home and they can significantly influence your mood. Many of today’s top interior paint manufacturers were in tune with this trend as they chose their 2022 color of the year. Check them out below for some wall color inspiration!

Sherwin-Williams 2022 Color of the Year- Evergreen Fog SW 9130

Click here to learn more about Sherwin Williams’ 2022 Color of the year.

Benjamin Moore 2022 Color of the Year- October Mist 1495

Click here to learn more about Benjamin Moore’s 2022 color of the year.

Behr 2022 Color of the Year- Breezeway

Click here to learn more about Behr’s 2022 color of the year.

Throwback Decor with a Modern Twist

Throwback home design is hot! Rather than replicating their childhood homes, young homeowners are giving a modern twist to popular home trends from the 1990’s. The popular faux paint finish has been modernized to a plaster finish. Wallpaper has made its way back into style with contemporary and geometric patterns, all-wood kitchens are back with white oak replacing the old cherry cabinet style.

Squishy Furniture

The New York Times says, “Like sweatpants, squishy furniture is in.” Curved couches and rounded corners are dominating the market as homeowners have begun prioritizing what feels good over what looks good. 

A Private Retreat

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused people to prioritize their mental health. Private spaces such as reading nooks, spa-inspired primary bathrooms, she-sheds, man-caves, and spaces for meditation are one of today’s highly sought after home trends. Retreat features can help sell a home for 2.2% more than expected and freestanding bathtubs are contributing to a home selling for a 2.6% premium.


Homeowners are getting creative! Garages are being turned into home gyms. Sheds are becoming home offices and some homeowners are clearing out their old clothes to make room for a “cloffice.”

A “PAWesome” Home

Zillow says pet owners should invest in custom feeding stations, built-in pet beds, and even pet playrooms in 2022. Homes with fenced in yards and dog runs sold faster than similar homes without these features in 2020.

Regardless of whether or not your home encompasses these features, if you are thinking of selling, Michele Harmon Team can help you find the perfect buyer! Give us a call at 713-818-1330 to discuss what your home is worth and how we would love to help you get it SOLD for top dollar! 

If you are a home buyer looking for your dream home with a specific trend or feature, we would love to help you! We go above and beyond for every one of our clients and we will work hard for you! Give us a call at 713-818-1330 to start on your journey to your dream home today!

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