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7. Nicole Pelton Real Estate + Interior Design
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I am a licensed Realtor with Keller Williams and Interior Design professional, native to the metro-Detroit area, and strongly believe my purpose is to help people improve their lives. Whether that be to help my clients find their dream home or upgrade their current surroundings, I am passionate about helping locate, develop, and create spaces that are beautiful, functional, and attainable. Design your dream home with me! My role as a designer is to determine the needs of clients and provide solutions that exceed expectations and improve functionality, creating interiors that are efficient, functional, & affordable. I pride myself in having exceptional attention to detail, the ability to multitask and problem solve, as well as a passion for serving others. Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you will make in your lifetime, but it does not have to be complicated! With the help of the right Realtor, your journey can be a positive experience. I am eager to help guide you through the real estate process and help you to achieve your goals of purchasing or selling your property. For clients with the goal of selling their property for top dollar in a short period of time, I offer staging and design consultation services free of charge, along with professional photography, as part of my marketing plan. Through the design process, we will highlight the home's best features and determine the scope of work necessary to prepare a the property to be market-ready, then provide local resources for any essential projects. For home buyers, I offer a free Home Buyer's Guide that demystifies the purchasing process by simplifying it to an easy to understand step-by-step system. I also offer my list of recommended resources, including lenders, perfect for anyone who would like to ensure their road to homeownership is as smooth as possible. Helping first-time home buyers navigate through this exciting journey is one of my favorite things about what I do, and I look forward to being a resource. For clients who are looking to purchase new construction and choose me to represent them as their agent, I offer design consultation free of charge to help turn their vision into reality. Many people do not realize the benefit of being represented by a Realtor, until they are far along in the process and begin feeling overwhelmed. Having an industry expert to help negotiate, explain the process, and provide guidance is an invaluable asset, and it comes as no cost to the buyer! Credentials: Bachelors degree of Science in Interior Design from Eastern Michigan University; over 7 years of experience as a design professional. I also hold a real estate license in the state of Michigan, and am a proud member of the KW Professionals team in Plymouth, MI.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do interior designers do?

Interior designers do much more than pick complementary paint colors and choose matching furniture — although those tasks are important parts of the job. Unlike decorators, interior designers usually have an associate of science degree or certificate of achievement in interior design from an accredited program. They’re trained in drafting, lighting and computer aided design (CAD), and are experts in room-specific design and residential space planning. Interior designers use these skills to plan and design safe, highly functional and beautiful interior spaces, from kitchens and bathrooms to family rooms and bedrooms. They determine space requirements, work within building codes and inspection regulations, and meet accessibility standards. An interior designer’s day-to-day job includes creative and technical tasks, both of which often require great communication skills:

  • Creating model rooms and visuals using design software.
  • Researching different textiles, materials, finishes, lighting and furniture.
  • Hiring suppliers, vendors, and contractors.
  • Estimating costs and making bids on potential jobs.

How much do interior designers charge?

You can hire an interior design for a job as basic as a one-room consultation or as complex as supervising the design of an entire new home, helping with space planning, choosing color palettes, and shopping for furniture, flooring and artwork. The size and scope of the job will determine how much an interior designer charges; the average national cost for an interior designer ranges from $75 to $100 or more per hour. Other cost factors include the person’s reputation — interior designers to the stars are usually more expensive — and region. Most interior designers charge an average of $100-$225 for an initial consultation, but some will charge an hourly rate, usually starting at an average of $50, for larger projects that require extensive consultations. Hourly rates may be available for smaller projects, such as redecorating a living room or staging a home for sale; for instance, shopping and consulting can cost an average of $75 to $100 per hour, while staging costs and average $95 per hour. For many homeowners, a percentage of an interior designer’s cost is recouped through the professional discounts they receive from their vendors.

How do you choose an interior designer?

Choosing an interior designer is all about finding one whose signature style fits well with your tastes and who can work within your budget. To choose the right professional for your interior design project, ask yourself these five questions:

  • What is your signature style? Good interior designers can both describe their personal aesthetic and demonstrate their signature style through their portfolios. Make sure it appeals to you.
  • How will you make sure the design fits my lifestyle? Good designers understand that the interior design must improve a homeowner’s experience in their home and fit into their lifestyle; for example, a white suede sofa is a poor choice for a family with large dogs and small children.
  • How much do you charge? Depending on the project, an interior designer may charge an hourly rate, a flat fee or a percentage of the project’s total cost.
  • How will you stick to my budget? An interior designer should have a plan for staying within your budget, which includes full transparency of costs and flexibility when choosing materials and furnishings.  

Because an interior design project is highly collaborative and based on hard-to-define personal preferences, it’s most important to choose a designer who communicates clearly and listens closely to you.

How do you find a good interior designer?

For many homeowners, the difference between a good interior designer and a bad one is simply a matter of taste — but all good designers have similar skill sets. Interior designers usually have a degree or certificate in interior design, with training in design principles and lighting, drafting, and computer aided design (CAD) software. Good interior designers have strong color balancing skills and understand how different colors influence spatial perception and moods. They know the building and electrical codes in the areas where they practice, and they make sure that any contractors they hire also work to those codes. They are knowledgeable about different upholstery fabrics and draperies, stay ahead of residential design trends, and maintain their own individual creativity. Also, good interior designers have excellent space designing skills, so they can arrange a space efficiently and with ideal traffic flow. Ultimately, hiring a good interior designer means pinpointing one whose signature style is complementary to your personal style — so checking out many designers’ portfolios is a must — and whose communication methods match yours.

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