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Painting Your House? Here are the New Color Trends

Maybe it is time to give your house a facelift.

During the pandemic, it became popular to paint houses farmhouse white with black
trim, or moody, monochromic black or grey. Now homeowners are drawing from
the natural world with deep greens, earthy browns, warm taupes, or rich creams.

The move away from black-as-night shades is not so much to light, bright colors as
to dark olives and deep greens that work like a warmer neutral. A sense of drama
without being as severe.

Icy whites are giving way to creamier whites and warmer, light beige styles. An off-
white exterior color gives a crisp, clean look, but is not as sterile as paper white.
Brights have not disappeared. Homeowners increasingly are using strategic bold
colors to draw the eye to certain elements like the front door. A dusty green house
might have an orange-red front door.

So when you are picking out paints consider a creamy white or grey and greens
from pale to dark.

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About Emilie

A transplant from the Pacific Northwest, Emilie has first-hand knowledge of the ins-and-outs of first-time home ownership and remodel. She has become involved in the local art community and all the diversity Southern California has to offer.

Emilie’s passion to be involved in her community led her to become a licensed Realtor and Broker.  She continues to educate herself with different aspects of real estate to support clients with a variety of needs.  She is certified as a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) to work with U.S. Service families and veterans to find affordable housing solutions.

Having worked for both a small boutique firm and a company with a global presence, in 2023 she formed Emilie Broughton Real Estate to work with buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in California and New Mexico.

Emilie represented her region as a California Real Estate State Director for three years.  She has served as President of the Pasadena Foothills Association of Realtors and is a seven-time recipient of the Five-Star Real Estate Professionals Award for the outstanding service she provides to her clients.

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