Real Estate

Two Old Agoura lots, over an acre, up for sale

Housing inventory in custom Old Agoura is low. The wait to find the right home can exceed the time it takes to build new. Other advantages to building one’s own home are the ability to choose the layout, style and decor, and also to integrate the modern conveniences and energy efficiency lacking in most older homes. Two lots in Old […]

Home with bonus room, remodeled kitchen

This is a spacious Mountain Valley home with a large bonus room over the three-car garage. The courtyard area has an aboveground water pond. The formal living room has a fireplace and a custom mantel. The remodeled kitchen has new cabinets with pullout drawers, Lazy Susan, glass doors and a breadbox as well as granite counters, designer tile backsplash, refrigerator […]

Alex Gandel looks back at 40 years in the real estate industry

Recently, I celebrated 40 years in business as a Realtor. To say that a lot has changed since my career began would be an understatement. In 1980, personal answering machines had just become popular, and I had just met the first person who owned an automatic garage door opener. Since then, technology has advanced tremendously, and the real estate industry […]

Simi Valley home with wet bar, brick fireplace and no HOA fees

Open floor plan residence with four bedrooms

This single-story home is in the New Groves neighborhood of Simi Valley, walking distance to Lemon Park. The house has curb appeal, a stamped-concrete driveway, fresh sod and a two-car garage. Amenities include a decorative iron-and-wood double-door entry, soaring ceilings and high windows with natural light throughout. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms in over 2.400 square feet of […]

Coldwell Banker agent supports Many Mansions

Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Realty in Westlake Village, has formed an alliance with Many Mansions. Each time Helton closes an escrow, she makes a donation in her client’s name to Many Mansions, an organization that provides affordable housing and services, including job training, case management and homework tutoring, to low-income residents of Ventura County and surrounding […]

Cul-de-sac home in Agoura Hills has private backyard

Master suite includes dual fireplace, retreat area and walk-in closet

This house is set high in Morrison Ranch on a long cul-de-sac with views of rolling hills. The house has four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a loft area in approximately 3,580 square feet. The grand formal entry leads to a curved staircase. There are hardwood floors throughout. The living room has vaulted ceilings. There is a fireplace. Step up to […]

Simi Valley home with bonus room and remodeled kitchen

Backyard has a patio cover and an apricot tree

This is a spacious Mountain Valley home with a large bonus room over the three-car garage. The courtyard area has an above-ground water pond. The formal living room has a fireplace and a custom mantel. The remodeled kitchen has new cabinets with pullout drawers, Lazy Susan, glass doors and a breadbox as well as granite counters, designer tile backsplash, refrigerator […]

Coldwell Banker agents help navigate home buying during difficult times

While most people and businesses are hunkered down, the real estate industry is still operational and moving forward, due to the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to include it in a list of essential services deemed critical to public health and safety. Donna Benevento and Sally Brown are still working to help sellers relocate and buyers find housing. At their […]

Alex Gandel looks back at his 40 years as a Realtor

Recently, I celebrated 40 years in business as a Realtor. To say that a lot has changed since my career began would be an understatement. In 1980, personal answering machines had just become popular, and I had just met the first person who owned an automatic garage door opener. Since then, technology has advanced tremendously, and the real estate industry […]

Two lots in Old Agoura available for purchase

Housing inventory in custom Old Agoura is low. The wait to find the right home can exceed the time it takes to build new. Other advantages to building one’s own home are the ability to choose the layout, style and decor, and also to integrate the modern conveniences and energy efficiency lacking in most older homes. Two lots in Old […]


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