Real Estate

Exterior home trends of 2020 for low maintenance, high curb appeal

Whether thinking of selling a home next year or simply looking to update certain elements, investing in a home’s exterior will deliver a return on its investment in both resale value and enjoyment. From siding and garage door to the landscape and patio, there are many opportunities to refresh the outside of your home for style and function. The top […]

Newest family trend: multiple generations under one roof

If one family trend is an indicator, aging in America is in for a transformation. As people plan their retirement years, more and more are preferring to make the right adjustments at home to age in place, rather than exploring alternatives such as assisted living facilities and nursing homes. For many, that can mean opting to live under the same […]

Downsizing as you age: 8 smart organization tips and tricks

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 […]

How to make the dream of owning a home a reality

Consider private mortgage insurance

In the housing market, those who choose to pursue the dream of owning a home face several important decisions, such as how much to put toward a down payment. Twenty percent down is typically recommended by most lenders. While 20% is not a requirement, paying less can have a big impact on the amount you pay monthly. It is important […]

5 top improvements to help homes sell faster and for more ca$h

The real estate market is heating up, and if you’re planning to sell your home in the future, you want it to sell quickly and for as high of a price as possible. By taking proactive action now, you can make a few strategic home improvements that can help you achieve both your goals. To boost your home sale and […]

Home on cul-de-sac in Thousand Oaks has remodeled kitchen

House has been freshly painted

This bright single-story house sits on a quiet cul-de-sac in Thousand Oaks. The recently remodeled home has laminate flooring throughout and all-new dual-pane vinyl windows. The spacious entry opens to a large living room with recessed lighting and a fireplace. The kitchen has been remodeled with Alder cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and stainless steel double sink, and has […]

Two-bedroom condo with updated kitchen, furnace

This two-bedroom, two-bath bottom-floor end-unit condo faces miles of open space. The home features a fireplace, two large patios with views and wood flooring. The condo was recently painted. The master en suite bedroom has a large walk-in closet. There is a separate closet with room for full-size washer and dryer. The updated kitchen has appliances. The new A/C and […]

40-year real estate veteran is still a top producer

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 induction into the Master’s Hall of Fame. He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Calabasas and Woodland […]

Backyard has covered patio and solar-heated saltwater pool, spa

Home is in Wood Ranch adjacent area

This house is in the Rancho Madera Tract adjacent to Wood Ranch. The open floor plan has wood-like flooring on the lower level along with high ceilings and an abundance of light. The living room has a freestanding fireplace (not included) and a custom built-in wine rack. The dining room has a barn door feature that leads into the kitchen […]

Updated townhome in private, gated Wood Ranch community

Association’s amenities include tennis courts and lake access

This updated townhome is in the privately gated Wood Ranch community called The Greens. Community association amenities include tennis courts and lake access. The house has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in 1,864 square feet of living space. Updates include baseboard, interior paint, flooring, custom shades, built-ins and a glass bead fireplace. The granite island kitchen has a breakfast bar, […]


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