Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC (Keller Williams Capital Properties)

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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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LIse,

No, and I don't like stainless steel.  It takes a lot of time keeping it spotless especially if you are going to actually cook in the kitchen.  I like the La Cornue style!  A

Nov 15, 2015 12:05 AM
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Debbie Gartner
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I prefer the lighter ones - they are lighter and just one color, so cleaner.

Nov 14, 2015 10:09 PM
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Roy Kelley
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I may have to hide your question from my wife. She is ready for new appliances. Our old appliances are black.

Nov 14, 2015 09:57 PM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
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I saw the KitchenAid black stainless and thought-YES!!!! Loved them,I would have them now if I hadn't redone mine 3 years ago.

Nov 14, 2015 08:54 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Never; I don't even like Black Galaxy Granite; too dark and difficult to keep clean

Nov 15, 2015 01:02 AM
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Michael Jacobs
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I've seen it.  I wouldn't consider it.   I'm not happy with the stainless steel I have now.  

Nov 15, 2015 12:01 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Have not seen this, and did not know this was something that has come out.  Will have to stop in and see!   If the fingerprints are less visible, I am ALL IN.

Nov 14, 2015 11:11 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
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I will keep the lighter as it does not show the thumb print that would drive the better half to clean more.

Nov 14, 2015 10:15 PM
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No plans to do any remodelling at this time.  They may be out of fashion by that time.

Nov 14, 2015 10:13 PM
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John McCormack, CRS
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I have not seen black stainless steel appliances.  We just updated to stainless 3 years ago and will be sticking with it a while.

Nov 14, 2015 09:55 PM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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I have the Samsung blk/stainless convection oven. Only negative is, it does show spots so you will be cleaning it a lot. I am loving slate, though!

Nov 14, 2015 09:53 PM
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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
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We have always had paneled appliances that blend into the cabinetry design...no reason we think to make them stand out...different strokes !

Nov 14, 2015 09:47 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
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If it is for a client/investor~ it is not up to me to decide. I personally into white ( French style). 

I've seen a black kitchen the other day, it is not for everyone. 

Nov 16, 2015 09:09 AM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
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they kinda arent black in person.. kitchen aid has a cool black..kind of a gun metal color

Nov 15, 2015 04:34 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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I have been trying to guess the next trend for years and have failed at every attempt Lise Howe 

Nov 15, 2015 02:32 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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I have custom white birch cabinets and have black appliances .....I'd love black stainless....

Nov 15, 2015 02:18 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Lise Howe I'm not a fan of stainless steel, but I would think think the black would look better. No, for our next kitchen remodel.

Nov 15, 2015 12:53 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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I am not a fan of the look as it looks so institutional. So no, the lighter ones for me too.

Nov 15, 2015 12:32 AM
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Kathy Streib
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It would probably depend upon the color of the kitchen, how much light it got and how long I planned on staying in the house. 

Nov 15, 2015 12:26 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Wife says ugliest looking fad....

Nov 15, 2015 12:07 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Suzanne likes them!

Nov 15, 2015 12:02 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Black is a dominant color...What do you want to wake up too?

Nov 14, 2015 11:16 PM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
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I still like the regular type, classic, upscale, and with some care will last forever.

Nov 14, 2015 11:16 PM
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Carol Williams
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As with any design questions... it depends.  I like the black appliances in large, open, modern kitchens.  Not soo much in smaller spaces.  

Nov 14, 2015 10:38 PM
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I could go that way in the right remodel... of course, I used some black in every room, so why not the kitchen.

Nov 14, 2015 09:21 PM
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Chris and Dick Dovorany
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No thank you.

Nov 16, 2015 12:01 PM
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Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
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I haven't come across any of these yet Lise Howe ...I'll run by lowe's this week and see if they have any ....will let you know 

Nov 16, 2015 07:28 AM
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Gita Bantwal
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I have not seen black stainless steel appliances. I would not get it for my kitchen.

Nov 15, 2015 08:55 PM
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 Good Monday morning Lise. Kitchen appliances are like cars. You have rider's colors (lighter) and then you have polisher colors (darker). The question is, do you want to ride or do you want to polish? I prefer to ride . . .

Nov 15, 2015 05:26 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Lise. I use them from time to time in the properties we flip, they are well received.

Nov 15, 2015 04:55 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Lise Howe I think this is a new trend.... and I'd say, based on some of my buyer's choice -- yes!

Nov 15, 2015 03:23 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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nope. it's not my style, buyers however love them.

Nov 15, 2015 02:36 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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Lise, I haven't seen any in person, but I like the way they look in photos.  Guess the jury will be out until I meet one face-to-face.

Nov 15, 2015 01:05 PM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
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Lise - I think in the right kitchen the could be pretty cool.

Nov 15, 2015 12:17 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
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I like the stainles steel, but not sure about the black.

Nov 15, 2015 10:13 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
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I like things light, so I prefer white appliances and just about everything else.

Nov 15, 2015 08:30 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
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Not for my taste....makes everyting to dark

Nov 15, 2015 08:17 AM
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John Novak
Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace - Las Vegas, NV
Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate

I don't trust the 'stainless' label. My appliances have always been basic white.

Nov 15, 2015 07:11 AM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
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Lise,
They haven’t hit out market or big box stores yet. Don’t see a problem.

Nov 15, 2015 07:07 AM
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Evelyn Johnston
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No, to dark for me.  I am seeing a return of white appliances and white kitchen cabinets in our area.

Nov 15, 2015 05:38 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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I haven't seen this yet.  So, I can't give you an opinion.

Nov 15, 2015 04:30 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Haven't seen those yet.  I don't think they'd catch on.  Stainless is king right now.

Nov 15, 2015 04:07 AM
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Gary Coles (International Referrals)
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
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I think I would rather have lighter ones -- I would also be concerned with keeping them clean.

Nov 15, 2015 02:12 AM