Home Trends on the Horizon

Amber Randhawa Interior Decorating

What will the last half of 2020 bring as far as new home design trends? Come 2021, what will buyers be looking for and what will the DIY crowd be doing to update the look of their homes? We’ve looked into the crystal ball and we are here to tell you what the most sought after home elements will be …

How will Coronavirus Affect the Housing Market?

Amber Randhawa Real Estate Trends

Spring normally ushers in the busiest time of year for the residential real estate market, but this year is different from any other in recent memory. The Coronavirus and social distancing measures intended to fight its spread are changing almost every aspect of our lives and home sales are no different. There will be some potential sellers that are no …

Minimizing Your Home’s Flaws when Preparing to Sell

Amber Randhawa Home Staging, Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

If you’re considering putting your house on the market and moving to another one, chances are good there are things about your current home that you are not happy with. But before you get overly concerned that your house is less than perfect, keep in mind that very few homes truly live up to all of their owner’s expectations, and …

In Praise of Walls

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips, Interior Decorating

Are Buyers Turning Their Backs on the Open-Floor Plan? Open floor plans have been the design of choice in newly built homes for several years now, and as far as HGTV is concerned, they seem to be the only option for renovations of older homes as well. But for every kitchen wall torn down to create one giant main floor …

How Much is A Good School Really Worth?

Amber Randhawa Homeowner and Homebuyer Tips

Years ago the most oft-repeated adage in real estate was “Location, location, location.” In today’s market, that might be appropriately rephrased as, “Schools, schools, schools,” as “high-ranking school district” is found at the top of more and more buyers’ wish lists. In a 2017 study by the National Association of Realtors, 26 percent of home buyers considered the quality of schools …

Sayonara Shiplap?

Amber Randhawa Interior Decorating

Few interior design trends are as synonymous with the 2010s as the modern farmhouse look, with all-gray and all-white interior color palettes, and shiplap transforming walls throughout homes into rustic farm scenes. Many design professionals are now hoping this trend has peaked, and they are eager to see the farmhouse craze draw to a close. Sherwin-Williams surveyed 700 interior design …