Feng Shui Renovations

Feng Shui Move-in Consultation

I often find myself property-scouting with clients for properties to buy and live in. Feng Shui was only introduced to the U.S. on a large scale very recently; hence, most houses were not designed with Feng Shui principles in mind.

In most cases, you’ll need some Feng Shui suggestions before moving in, which includes colors, materials, furniture layout, etc. But nothing structural.

In some other cases, and depending on the budget, you may be thinking of a more structural renovation, like adding a master suite or a second floor.

Either way, creating a good Feng Shui house from an existing house where Feng Shui was not taken into account requires less time and it is less expensive than trying to find the perfect Feng Shui house “ready to go”.

The fastest and easier way to do it right is to do it with a professional.
I receive dozens of calls every month by frustrated home-buyers trying to do it themselves by searching online or reading a book. Real Feng Shui is very complicated and it takes years to learn and hundreds of case studies to master.

Now, if you really want to learn it, we are happy to have you in our classes at UCLA or online. You can visit our Feng Shui School site to learn more at

Or, if you are to busy to learn it, you can hire us to review a property for you and have your solution to a perfect Feng Shui house in a jiffy.

In my experience, here here what most home owners ask for. See if any of them can work for you:

1) Inspect a Property Before it’s Purchased (to ensure it is a worthwhile building). Some properties need more corrections than others, which implies an increase in budget to do the corrections with. During a pre-purchase inspection I inform my clients on what is needed to be done and they can then get a quote for its implementation BEFORE acquiring the property. This is the most effective way to financially plan your purchase and your Feng Shui improvements all at once.This is done during escrow, or, preferably, before making an offer, which can save you the escrow’s associated costs on the wrong property.

2) Move-In Consultation. This is done after the property has been purchased and happens sometime between the closing of escrow and the moment you get the moving truck at your door. During this time I visit the premises and make recommendations in terms of colors, materials, and furniture layout so when the truck actually delivers your items the walls are already painted in the right colors and you know where to place your main furniture. This is by far the most popular consultation of all.

3) Renovation Consulting. This is often done after the property has been purchased, and the new owner has  already planned for it, with the associated construction budget needed. It is often done when the property in question is very old, or is in unsuitable condition, or the new owner simply wants to do some structural upgrades to it before moving in. This consultation is more complex than #2 and it could be more extensive and require a larger budget. It will probably involve an architect, or a designer or contractor of some kind as well. From a Feng Shui standpoint, this can also be the most effective way to change the energy of a property by incorporating the Feng Shui corrections during the redesign stage.

What is your situation? Are you buying a new house for yourself and your family? Are you curious to know how to improve your new (or existing) house? We can provide in-person consultations as well as long-distance consultations (thanks to the latest technology resources) and assist you while you are buying your new home, or are getting ready to move into it. Read more about it here

Let us know how we can help you turn your new home into a great Feng Shui home. Email me directly at or call us at 310 860 8989.

To have your property reviewed and evaluated by Dr. Mainini or one of our other qualified associates, please contact us at (310) 860-8989 or email

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We now offer a quality Feng Shui Property Certification upon request. The purpose of this certification service is to acknowledge the Feng Shui quality of a space or a project that we have consulted on, existing or under design, giving added value to the building for our client’s benefit as well as their tenants and buyers.


Feng Shui for Architecture provides American developers, architects, interior designers, building managers, real estate professional, design and construction professionals with opportunities to learn about Feng Shui practices and requirements to successfully serve your clients.

Our in-house Feng Shui Master Simona Mainini, Dr. Arch. is the go-to-person for educational presentations and resources on Feng Shui, which include first-hand knowledge and experience from working directly with the Chinese market and its Feng Shui requirements.

Our aim is to help build bridges between the two cultures to promote a beneficial alliance between real estate buyers/tenants needs and developers supply.

To have Dr. Mainini speak to your staff, association, or group, please email us and we will get back to you right away.

"Your Feng Shui advices have allowed us to sell our property quickly and smoothly. It had set in the market for months with little activities prior. After we implemented your remedies, we started getting showings and sold with multiple offers. For that, we are very grateful."- J.T. Real Estate Specialist, Sotheby’s International Realty

“I have been an entrepreneur for many years; consulting with Dr Mainini has been one of the very best decision I have made. Even though she is not Chinese, she does know a lot about the culture and is truly a master in Feng Shui.Following her professional advice, I arranged my home furnishing and within a month, I close one of the largest transaction in my business. Besides high professionalism and excellent customer service, she is a very caring and passionate being- she is very passionate about her profession and very caring to her clients. I am very grateful to Dr Simona Mainini”- C. Yang, entrepreneur, Santa Monica

“Thank you so much for all your help with our new house. Not only it is beautiful and comfortable, we enjoy spending time both inside it and outside in our backyard very much, and the new space has brought us so many new career opportunities—most of which we never dreamed of! My husband’s business has tripled its venue, both my children have achieved their highest academic results ever and they are also in demand on their athletic teams. Not only are we happy as a family now, we are also very successful and accomplished in all other aspects of our lives. Thank you again, Dr. Mainini!"—G. & J. Y., Newport Beach, CA

“Dear Dr. Mainini… My family and I just moved into our new house. Given the great results we experienced after you consulted for us on our previous house, we decided to now have you consult for us once again on this new one. To be honest, we shopped around for other Feng Shui consultants too, but none of them worked out as successfully as you did for us in our previous house, so please, please, please come and work with us again in this new house.”—S. & K. H., Burbank, CA

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