Real Estate

Grand opening of new community in Chatsworth

Family-friendly celebration event at Deerlake Ranch will take place Saturday

A new master-planned community in the rolling hills of Chatsworth will host a grand opening celebration Sat., Jan. 18. Deerlake Ranch is an all-new home development by Foremost Companies and builders Landsea Homes and Van Daele Homes. The event will have fun family activities, live music, refreshments and a gourmet coffee station while getting a first look at life will […]

Upgraded Simi Valley residence near parks, hiking trails, shopping

French doors lead to patios and backyard

This Big Sky “The Bluffs” Plan 2 house is upgraded with amenities including cherry wood and sculpted carpet flooring, extra-wide baseboards, neutral wall colors with white accents, plantation shutters throughout, and travertine and ceramic tile flooring in the bathrooms and laundry. The secondary bedrooms have mirrored closet doors. French doors lead to the patios and backyard. The house also has […]

Upgraded townhome has private backyard

This Racquet Club villa has a custom mesquite front door. The living room has a custom stacked stone fireplace and a balcony with views. The formal dining area opens to the backyard. The kitchen is remodeled with granite counters, custom hickory cabinets, upgraded stainless steel appliances and a built-in desk. The master bedroom features mirrored organized closets. The master bath […]

Rodeo Realty recognizes agent for successful 2019

Syd Leibovitch, president and CEO of Rodeo Realty, recently congratulated Leo McHale for his outstanding success in 2019 with nearly $29 million in sales. McHale is recognized as the No. 1 top selling Agoura Hills agent from 2011 through 2019, outselling any other individual agent or team with 166 closed sales per Conejo Valley/Flex MLS. With McHale’s expertise and tenacious […]

Seven small upgrades that can make a big impact on homebuyers

Anyone who’s ever bought or sold a home knows how even little things can sway a buyer to feel a particular house is “just right.” While major features such as a good location, a big kitchen, and a certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms all drive a home’s price and how attractive it is to buyers, small details like fresh […]

Coldwell Banker broker associate honored

Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westlake Village, was recently honored for her outstanding production of closed listing and sales for 2019. She has earned the International President’s Circle Award, and is ranked in the Top 5% of Coldwell Banker’s 50,000 agents internationally. A Realtor since 1985, Helton offers superior real estate representation, area expertise, […]

Top trends to inspire outdoor living spaces for year-round use

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 this year. 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 […]

Agents recognized for outstanding production

Coldwell Banker congratulates Sally Brown and Donna Benevento

JoAnne MacDonald, manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westlake Village, recently congratulated Sally Brown and Donna Benevento for their outstanding production in 2019. Brown and Benevento are both relocation specialists, which allows them to work with corporate employees moving into the community and manage corporate inventory on behalf of relocation companies. They work with buyers and sellers throughout Thousand […]

Top five trends millennial buyers look for in homes

Ways to attract the young people entering the market for the first time

For generations, homeownership has been part of the American dream. For most Americans, it’s the largest, most significant investment they’ll make, and because homeownership is the best way to grow their wealth, it’s also the most important investment as well. As the youngest generation of new homeowners, millennials are entering the housing market and are eager to get a home […]

When saying ‘I do’ means a move: 5 tips for combining households

Getting married means a whole lot of changes, not the least of which could be moving to a new house or apartment. Whether you’re getting a brand-new place for the both of you or one of you is shifting all your earthly possessions to join your spouse, it’s a good idea to take proactive steps to make crossing that new […]


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