Colors of the Year for 2021

Amber Randhawa Home Staging, Interior Decorating, Real Estate Trends

Every year we hear about multiple Colors of the Year being chosen for the upcoming change of the calendar, and perhaps no other year has put people in the mode for change quite like 2020. Will everything in our topsy turvy world go back to normal on January 1st, 2021? Unfortunately that is not the case, but there is definitely …

Today’s Strong Housing Market Explained!

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

When concerns about Covid-19 first overtook our world in early spring, many people feared the housing market would be yet another casualty of the virus. While the market did initially see a downturn, that dip was very short-term, and housing sales have skyrocketed in the other direction. What explains the change? How has the housing market remained so strong while …

How Much Do You Know About Home Appraisals?

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

If you have ever purchased or sold a home, then you are familiar with the part of the home sale process known as the appraisal. But what exactly is an appraisal, and why is it important for you to have one? An appraisal is an official valuation of the property in question, conducted by a trained and authorized individual. Appraisals …

First Time Home Buyers Love Atlanta

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

The real estate market has changed a bit during the Coronavirus pandemic, and in many cities, Atlanta included, sales have slowed somewhat. In good news for sellers however, home prices have continued their steady rise. Even so, the personal finance website WalletHub has found that Atlanta still ranks among the best locations for first time home buyers. To determine what …

How to Increase Your Profit with a Vacation Rental Home

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

With so many different types of investment opportunities these days, you may be considering real estate as your next investment venture.  Purchasing a vacation home you can rent out can be a fun and highly lucrative option.  Let’s go over some tips on how to increase your profits when it comes to owning a vacation rental. Know the Risks of …

Home Sales are….UP?

Amber Randhawa Real Estate Trends

Yes, you read that correctly. MarketNsight has released May numbers and it shows that Atlanta’s pending home sales for the first half of May 2020 are up 18% over the same period last year. This information comes as a surprise to many people who believed that the Coronavirus epidemic would slow home sales. It was widely believed that potential sellers …

Open Houses in the Age of Coronavirus

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Real Estate Trends

Now that Georgia is gradually opening back up, industries all over are trying to navigate new guidelines and rules, along with varying comfort levels people have with being out and about. This is the case for real estate agents as well, who are accustomed to taking a very personal approach to the services they provide. Even in the midst of …

Will Coronavirus Change What We Shop for in Houses?

Amber Randhawa Real Estate Trends

Not surprisingly, the Coronavirus and shelter-in-place orders have left some prospective home sellers and buyers playing a waiting game, unwilling to jump into the market until a sense of normalcy returns. There are still houses on the market though, and while there may be fewer people looking to make a large move or life change, other people are looking to …