Real Estate

Nursery helps homeowners create an elegant garden plot


One of Elegant Gardens Nursery’s primary missions is emphasize the importance of bringing elegance back into a garden and to remind homeowners of all of the values a well-landscaped home provides. There are two main areas that a good landscape brings to homeowners. The first is financial. Landscaping can add tens of thousands of dollars to the value of a […]

Beware of systems cleaning scams

For their own peace of mind, home owners should get their heating and cooling systems cleaned by members of NADCA, who must comply with a strict Code of Ethics. Some homeowners have been taken by what’s known as “blow-and-go” air duct cleaning. These companies charge what seems a nominal fee but do a very poor job. They may ask you […]

Top trends in new roofing

While replacing a roof can be expensive, it may pay to know more about increasingly popular stone-coated metal. Here are five good reasons: Durability: Combining the strength of steel with the design versatility of crushed stone, stone-coated metal roofing offers a better-looking way to protect your investment. Due to its engineering, stone- coated metal stands up to harsh conditions, including […]

Oak Park property at the end of a cul-de-sac backs to open space

Backyard features a replastered pool and mountain views

This maintained Oak Park home is at the end a cul-de-sac with only one neighbor in the Morrison Sutton tract. The property backs to open space with views of the hills. The house has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in a 3,457-square-foot home. The huge re-landscaped backyard includes flat lawn, pool and spa, covered patio and barbecue area with granite […]

Custom Thousand Oaks home features three bedroom suites

Tucked away in a small enclave of custom homes in the foothills of Thousand Oaks, this house is over 5,000 square feet and is on the market for the first time. Every room is large. The master suite is on the first floor and has two walk-in closets, a fireplace and French doors to a side yard. Two additional bedroom […]

Agent earns Century 21 Double Centurion Producer Award

Sales affiliate Blake Mashburn recently earned the Century 21 Double Centurion Producer Award for his 2018 sales success. The award honors sales affiliates of the Century 21 system that rank in the top 3 percent nationally in sales production or close 140 transaction sides within a calendar year. Mashburn was also named the No. 1 sales agent for the company’s […]

Home on over half-acre lot with pool, spa, pergola, sport court, patios

This remodeled Lynnmere pool home has four bedrooms, a bonus room or fifth bedroom, and three bathrooms in approximately 3,265 square feet. The open floor plan is filled with natural light. The living room has a fireplace, wood floor and vaulted ceiling. The formal dining room features French doors, wood floor and vaulted ceilings. The gourmet chef’s kitchen is remodeled […]

Top tips and tricks to organize and downsize belongings

It’s easy to accumulate a lot of things throughout your life. From clothes and household goods to antiques and treasured keepsakes, decades of living often means decades of stuff. When you get to a certain age, it can be smart to start downsizing your belongings. Sometimes downsizing is inspired by a move and other times it’s simply a proactive effort […]

New community in Santa Clarita features 12 designs

Homes by Pardee and TRI Pointe

Pardee Homes’ new community of Skyline in Santa Clarita comprises new homes on a hilltop setting. By Pardee and TRI Pointe Homes, the four debut collections offer 12 versatile designs with personalizing choices. “These homes blend time-honored style with modern, high-function floor plans,” said Lyndsay Fuller, director of sales and marketing for Pardee Homes LA Ventura. “Indoor/outdoor living spaces are […]

Residence with open floor plan backs to open space

This Brighton floor plan single story pool home in Lynnmere Estates has four bedrooms and three baths in approximately 2,835 square feet. The large single door entry leads to an open floor plan with volume ceilings and wood floors. The formal living room with fireplace has large windows and a glass slider to patio and pool. The formal dining room […]


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