So what has the recent slump in real estate affected home remodeling trends in Southern California?

After 4 years of heady growth, real estate inventory is going up and prices have cooled somewhat. Conventional wisdom would lead us to believe that value home remodeling like kitchen design, landscape design, bathroom remodeling or cabinets replacement, will also go south due to paucity in home equity loans.

However, that has not been the case. Homeowners concern for addition in value and functionality continue to grow, and Kitchens continue to expand and bathrooms get remodeled often. Especially in Burbank, Malibu, Chatsworth, Woodland Hills, and Fernando valley, home remodeling companies like 4 Seasons ( continue to report significant uptake. What is more noteworthy is that higher end homes continue to press for

obtaining more luxurious elements; both remaining highly desirable and popular remodeling projects. However, home improvement industry experts are reporting a surge in specific remodeling trend themes. Current remodeling projects are witnessing a dramatic emphasis – as niche needs are sought to be met, often focusing on a single family member. Specific attention to detail for smaller projects are required as the internet has

made the consumers extremely savvy and knowledgeable. Right from the wood veneer to the remodeling layout, consumers are increasingly becoming vocal about their needs and interests.

Landscape Design is another cyclical trend industry mostly picks up in the fall. This time too, home remodeling companies like will prime themselves for the fall and summer of 2007.
For the uninitiated, this means that the housing boom will continue