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Understanding a Home’s Potential for an Open Floor Plan

Aug 01, 2016

Architecture is about the kitchen, dining room and family room flowing into one open space. Accomplishing an open floor plan doesn’t demand additional square footage- it’s more about repurposing space. If a client says, “This is our dream home—except for the floor plan,” never let them walk away without first calling in a trusted contractor to discuss opening things up. Non load-bearing walls are inexpensive to remove. If it is a load-bearing wall, you can install a support beam or pillars.

NEW_SCOTT URQUHART (2)Thanks to Scott Urquhart, CRS, for another great tip. Scott is a broker associate with Century 21 Troop Real Estate in Camarillo, California. Scott has been a CRS since 2009.