When you are selling real estate, it's important to make the most of your 500 word description in the MLS. Knowing what style the home is to target the best buyers is top on the list. This article was very helpful in confirming the difference between a modern and contemporary style kitchen- but also gives insight into the overall style definition which would apply to the entire home. Bainbridge Island has a variety of styles, including both modern, craftsman, Contemporary (or Northwest Contemporary).