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Two-story upgraded five-bedroom home

Remodeled kitchen, fireplace

This upgraded five-bedroom house with 2.5 baths and approximately 2,318 square feet is in the Fountainwood neighborhood of Newbury Park. The courtyard leads to a double door entry with a curved staircase leading up to four good-size bedrooms. The fifth bedroom downstairs is in use as an office. The upstairs master suite is light and spacious with a remodeled en […]

Home in gated Oxnard community with patio, resort-like spa and pool

Short drive to beach

This home is in the gated community of California Lighthouse, just a few miles from the beach. The house has two bedrooms, loft and 2.5 baths in over 1,200 square feet of living space. The two-car attached garage has direct access. An additional driveway provides extra parking in front of the unit. The house has high vaulted ceilings, plenty of […]

Regarding Sacramento proposal to tax services

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“A tax on business services would have adverse impacts on California’s working families, put California’s small businesses at a competitive disadvantage and make it more costly for the consumer,” said Chris McClintock of Dilbeck Estates in her presentation at the Hyatt Regency Westlake for Conejo Valley Business Independent Networking Group. The business networking group is an organization that brings together […]

Westlake Island home includes boat dock, pool, spa

This home is on the 24-hour guard gated Westlake Island. The house has four bedrooms and three baths in 3,677 square feet of living space. The house has been remodeled with a large open floor plan and a gourmet kitchen with a huge island. A separate formal living room overlooks the pool and the lake. There is a separate formal […]

Retaining walls can add visual flair to a yard

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Segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are one of the most versatile landscaping tools in the homeowner’s and professional landscaper’s toolbox. Retaining wall units have evolved from just being used to retain soil, transition slopes and prevent erosion. Today’s SRWs can do all that plus serve as multipurpose building blocks for a variety of outdoor-living features, including stairs, columns and freestanding […]

Top trends in roof replacement

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. Thanks to its engineering, stone-coated metal stands up to harsh conditions, including fire, […]

Panoramic views, outdoor fireplace, sport court on large lot

Home features a Pebble Tec pool and spa with waterfalls

This hilltop Lang Ranch house has been remodeled. The 18,252-square-foot private lot has panoramic views, a Pebble Tec pool and spa with waterfalls, outdoor fireplace, granite barbecue center, large sport court, covered patio and huge flat lawn. The property sits at the end of a cul-de-sac, a short distance from Lang Ranch Elementary School, which now has transitional kindergarten. The […]

Top trends to inspire outdoor living space


Outdoor living spaces rank first among special function rooms desired by consumers, according to the American Institute for Architects, and so homeowners are expected to be going all-in for the outdoors in 2018. Trex Company, a maker of premium decking and railing, has gleaned insights from contractors, homeowners and industry experts to compile the following outdoor living trends that will […]

Low HOA , loft and guest bedrooms in Eagle Ridge

Master bath has soaking tub, 2 vanities

Eagle Ridge’s most popular floor plan, this upgraded and well-maintained home has a remodeled kitchen, dual staircases and private rear yard with hillside views. There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms in the 2,734-square-foot home. The downstairs has porcelain tile floors. The light and bright family room has a fireplace and built-ins. The chef’s kitchen includes Viking stainless steel appliances, […]

One-story home with covered patio and low-maintenance backyard

This one-story home with a private yard is in Moopark. The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,500 square feet of living space on a flat 7,301-square-foot lot. The house is newly painted and light and bright. The kitchen and bathrooms were remodeled about five years ago and kept in pristine condition. The remodel includes new wood cabinetry, […]


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