Real Estate

Balancing two—or more— generations under one roof

Tips for seniors who opt to live with relatives

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 […]

Updated residence has loft and downstairs office/4th bedroom

This updated view home is on a cul-de-sac in gated Eagle Ridge. The house has three bedrooms, loft, downstairs office and three bathrooms in 2,632 square feet of space. Entry is through leaded glass double doors. Amenities include light hardwood floors, entry chandelier, custom window treatments, thick crown molding and baseboards, and cased windows throughout. The kitchen has granite counters, […]

Two-bedroom condo in senior community

This 55-and-older senior condo is in the best location in the gated community. The interior of the single-level, two-bedroom, two-bath condo has wood flooring and plantation shutters. The kitchen has granite counters, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances and custom pendant lights. The kitchen opens to the living room, which has a media niche. The master bedroom is light and bright […]

Wood Ranch residence backs to open space, has hill views

This Valley View Estates home is in Wood Ranch and sits at the end of a long, private driveway on a large lot which backs to open space with views of the hills. This is the largest of the models, with four large bedrooms, including one bedroom and bath downstairs; three bathrooms; and a bonus room with fireplace and wet […]

Custom family home with pool, spa, gazebo on over half-acre lot zoned for horses

Property has basketball courts, putting green, patio

This house, just reduced in price, is on a sweeping corner lot. The great custom family home of approximately 4,300 square feet sits on a lot of more than half an acre that is zoned for horses. The property includes paved RV access, a pool and spa, basketball court, putting green, large built-in barbecue center, gazebo, treehouse and huge covered […]

Cape Cod-style residence features an extra downstairs suite with separate entrance

This classic Cape Cod-style house has a wraparound porch, six bedrooms and 5.5 baths. The downstairs bedroom suite has a separate entrance and can be used for a home office or mother-in-law suite. The interior features an open-concept kitchen with breakfast counter, custom cabinetry, double ovens, butler pantry and beveled glass opening into the large family room. The spacious master […]

Conejo Valley agent wins Best of Los Angeles Award

Local Realtor is a top-five producer in the area

Lydia Gable has won the Best of Los Angeles Award for Best Residential Realtor Conejo Valley 2018, according to Aurora DeRose, award coordinator for the Best of Los Angeles Award community. “It really does matter who you work with in real estate. The agent you choose could make all the difference in how successful you are in selling your home,” […]


Black and white is the new black? A reemerging trend

Black and white always has been a classic color pairing, and this neutral palette has resurged as a hot design trend. Whether your look is modern or traditional, knowing how to properly use black and white can provide balance and boldness to a home. Here are tips to help integrate this trend into your space. Create a luxurious living room. […]

Raising the bar and wine cellar to new heights

When you’re looking for a great place to unwind with friends, as more and more Americans are discovering, few spots can beat your own home bar or wine cellar. What’s cool in wine cellars A recent survey of home decorators, designers and fabricators found four facts and trends to consider when you want to install your own bar. What are […]

Cleaner air for a clean household

In the last several years, a growing body of scientific evidence has indicated that the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Since most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors, the EPA adds, for many […]

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