A new year is often associated with new beginnings, and in the case of 2021, for many, this may mean a new home. According to Housing Wire, interest rates are likely to stay low, while the inventory of new homes available on the market will start to rise in 2021. Yet while low mortgage interest rates can be an incentive to buy a new home now, they're also an incentive for people to refinance and stay in their current home longer.
For those not looking to move, an investment in their current spaces may be where many choose to spend their disposable income this year. However, there’s a lot of thought and planning that goes into creating a beautiful space. So knowing where to start, or which investments or upgrades to make, can be tricky.
Fortunately, there’s a wealth of fantastic design tools and apps that make updating your home—or just playing interior designer for a day—much easier.
Below you'll find a few of our favorites.