Real Estate

The ABCs of fire safety in and around the home

Five do’s and don’ts to keep in mind

A fire department responds to a fire every 24 seconds, and a small flame can turn into a major fire rapidly. With Americans spending more time at home than ever before, it is important to be ready before disaster strikes. To ensure a family is prepared for the unexpected, make sure to know these five fire safety do’s and don’ts […]

Advantages to paying off a home mortgage faster

Making extra payments to the principle can help make ownership attainable

Buying a home is a major life step. Homes are by nature expensive and most home buyers cannot afford to purchase a home outright. Because of that reality, most home buyers finance a home purchase with a mortgage. A mortgage allows them to spread the payments for a home loan across many years. The result? Mortgages can make home ownership […]

Spanish-style estate in Hidden Hills has pool/guest house with fireplace

Master suite has separate entrance from the backyard

This private custom Spanish estate is in Hidden Hills. The long driveway starts at a private gate and leads to the motor court with two three-car garages. The main residence is primarily a single story with only the master en suite upstairs. The formal living room with fireplace opens up to a garden with lighted fountain. The open concept family […]

Two Coldwell Banker agents recognized as consistent top producers in the area

Joanne MacDonald, manager of Coldwell Banker Realty Brokerage Company in Westlake Village, recently congratulated Donna Benevento and Sally Brown for their outstanding real estate production. They are consistent top producers with extensive relocation experience, working with transferees and the marketing of corporate-owned properties. Their knowledge of the community and their industry is unparalleled. Having both personally relocated several times, they […]

New senior living community graces Westlake

Includes resort-style amenities such as a spa, art studio, theater

This brand-new senior living community in the village-like environment of Westlake is safe, healthy and state-of-the-art. Varenita is in a natural environment surrounded by foothills and close to award-winning neighborhoods and businesses, In this creative and cutting edge community, seniors can explore the next chapter of their life. Varenita offers a stimulating and social lifestyle that helps seniors maintain their […]

Agent receives recognition

Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor for 40 years. He is one of the all-time top producing agents in the Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards including being inducted into Master’s Hall of Fame. He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Calabasas and Woodland […]

Turning the dream of home ownership into a reality

To determine a budget, multiply monthly income before taxes by 28%

For anyone dreaming about owning their own home, it’s never too early to start planning. Bank of America’s 2020 Homebuyer Insights found that 89% of prospective buyers remain motivated to buy their first homes, and four in five consider saving for it a priority. More than half are either on pace or actively accelerating their home purchase plans. That’s not […]

New senior living community graces Westlake

Includes resort-style amenities such as a spa, art studio, theater

This brand-new senior living community in the village-like environment of Westlake is safe, healthy and state-of-the-art. Varenita is in a natural environment surrounded by foothills and close to award-winning neighborhoods and businesses, In this creative and cutting edge community, seniors can explore the next chapter of their life. Varenita offers a stimulating and social lifestyle that helps seniors maintain their […]

Coldwell Banker agent among top 1,000 nationally

Sandvig is part of the Realogy Brokerage Group

Congratulations to Karen Sandvig, who is among the top 1,000 agents for Coldwell Banker nationally for the third quarter of 2020. This is a huge achievement but not surprising, given her determination to do the best job possible for her loyal clients. “I am pleased to recognize you for being named among Realogy Brokerage Group’s top 1,000 sales associates for […]

Hidden Hills estate has outdoor kitchen, spa

This private custom Spanish estate is in Hidden Hills. The long driveway starts at a private gate and leads to the motor court with two three-car garages. The main residence is primarily a single story with only the master en suite upstairs. The formal living room with fireplace opens up to a garden with lighted fountain. The open concept family […]


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