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5 Types of Flooring on Their Way Out, According to Real Estate Agents


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If you’re looking to update your floors before putting your home on the market, think twice about these that real estate pros say their clients aren’t loving right now. 

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Ciao, carpet.

Pets, kids, and general upkeep fatigue have caused many hopeful homeowners to turn their noses up at carpeting.

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Au revoir, espresso-colored hardwoods.

Deep, dark hardwood colors are on their way out. People want light and bright. Lighter colors are easier to style.

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Have a nice one, hardwoods.

While hardwood floors are pretty timeless, a lot of people are opting out of using them because they can be hard to maintain. 

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Goodbye, gray.

Gray floors have had their moment, but that moment has passed. He believes that luxury vinyl flooring is taking over instead.

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Catch ya later, ceramic.

Porcelain is the new ceramic, especially if it’s rectified porcelain, where the tile is cut to allow virtually no grout line.