There’s no doubt about it, some of South Bay’s most exclusive and coveted properties are located on the Stand. Beyond just having a majestic beachfront location, homes built on The Strand boast fine craftsmanship, unique designs, and epic ocean views from sprawling balconies and rooftops. Let’s take a look at some of the most stunning […]
Accessory Dwelling Units – What you Need to Know.
Accessory Dwelling Units are not a new thing, but the demand for properties that have an ADU or the potential to add one has increased over the past few years. These dwellings are often called various names such as carriage houses, in-law suites, guest houses, generational homes, garage conversions, casitas, etc. Regardless of what we […]
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Top South Bay Luxury Listings – Palos Verdes
Luxury listings are always fun to preview, whether you are in that particular market or just curious to see how the rich folks are living. Here at Merit Real Estate, we too love previewing these stunning luxury listings that grace our local marketplace. This week, we are highlighting our top 5 luxury listings in Palos […]
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Are 3D Printed Homes the Future of Residential Construction?
Over the past 18 months, the new home market has faced a number of challenges, notably, the rise in building costs, shortage of building materials, supply chain issues, and access to qualified labor. These challenges are no doubt the direct effects of the Covid19 pandemic. With the demand for new homes is drastically outpacing the […]
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Top Smart Home Systems for 2021
Updating your home to modern aesthetics is something that homeowners have been doing for decades. With recent advances in ‘Smart Home’ technology, updates are no longer just to keep up with visual style. Now, homeowners have to keep their homes up to date with all the latest tech. After all, Millennial buyers are looking for […]
15 Awesome Fall Scented Candles
Fall 2022 has officially arrived! The pandemic has wound down and social activities appear to be back to pre-pandemic levels. That means fall activities like pumpkin patches, Halloween parties, and fall festivals. In addition to these social autumnal activities, we can bring the coziness and comfort of Fall into our homes. So, break out the […]
Wearing a homeowner shirt is a great way to show your pride as a homeowner. Becoming a homeowner is a special feeling. It’s the type of joy that you want to shout from the mountain tops so that everyone knows about it. The next best thing to shouting from the mountains would be to just […]
Fruit Display Favorites that will Elevate your Kitchen
Elevate the simplest and cleanest kitchen or dining room design instantly with a bright and interesting fruit display. Fruit bowls and displays are classic elements of design for kitchens and dining areas. There are so many great design options for fruit displays. You can find various display vessels that will provide you with stylish ways […]
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Staircase Railing Styles that will Elevate your Design
A staircase and its railings are the focal points and design features in a home. The style of railing should match the overall style and aesthetic of the home. Here are some classic staircase railing styles that will elevate your home’s design instantly! Traditional Wrought-Iron Staircase Railing Wrought-iron railing is timeless. Wrought-iron railing is used […]
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Design Ideas That Won’t Go Out of Style
When remodeling or updating a home, it can be difficult to make decisions about finishes while keeping trends and long-term desirability in mind. We’ve compiled a shortlist of styles that have been around forever and will continue to endure the test of time. Simple Style with Pops of Pattern Remember that if something is simple […]