How to Prep Your Kitchen On A Budget When Selling Your Home

By Margie Fontanilla |DeLeon Interior Designer Few would question the notion that the kitchen is one of the most important areas of a home. The kitchen sees the highest traffic, incorporates the most appliances, and provides the most function.…

Constraints on Staging Inventory

By Michael Repka Impact of Home Presentation In the Silicon Valley housing market, it behooves homeowners to prepare their homes for the market in the best way possible. Given that most homeowners take care of repairing broken or inoperative items…

Construction Techniques – Insulated Concrete Forms (“ICF”)

By Michael Repka Over the past decade, the building industry has become more environmentally conscious while also striving to find ways to improve the quality and durability of homes. One construction technique that has seen increased popularity…

Modern Design Principles

By Leah Li | Interior Designer Among all interior design styles that are currently popular, there is a clear increase in the demand for Modern interiors. Coming from a background of designing exclusively with European Modern interiors, I am a true…

Avoiding Floorplan Flaws

Finding Your Own Voice in Design

To help you out, let’s explore the processes, timelines, and potential options available when you purchase a home.

Remodeling Guide

By Tilu Arora | Interior Designer You may have heard horror stories about problematic remodels, such as budgets spiraling out of control or sites left half-finished. But is this the reality? On the contrary, remodeling your home nowadays is actually…

Bang For Your Buck

By Margie Fontanilla | Interior Designer If you’re planning to sell your home, it’s important to think about how to emphasize your home’s most attractive features and deemphasize any perceived flaws. Interior design trends are constantly changing,…

Tesla's New Solar Roof

By Adrian Tan | Realtor®, MBA, Buyer Specialist for Palo Alto Tesla, Inc. started taking $1,000 deposits for its new solar roof tiles back in May and will begin installing roofs in California any day now. So, what do you need to know about their…