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Townhome features large backyard patio, grassy area

This light and open Braemar townhome features a living room with a custom fireplace and custom built-in cabinets. The formal dining area has French doors leading to an interior courtyard. The upgraded sunny gourmet kitchen has granite counters, upgraded cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The dishwasher, microwave and oven were installed in 2019. The spacious family room […]

Clearing the air: 5 facts to know when choosing new roofing


When choosing products and materials for a new roof, many homeowners focus mainly on color and what their shingles will look like next to their existing siding or brick. Naturally, aesthetics and curb appeal are important. But an even more crucial element of a new roof is the attic ventilation system. If a roofer doesn’t install a well-designed ventilation system […]

Beat the heat and the high home energy bills

Did you know that the average household spends $2,000 a year on utility bills, with nearly half going to cooling and heating the home? The U.S. EPA’s Energy Star Program offers resources to help consumers save energy, save money and protect the climate— all while beating the heat this summer. Biggest bang for the buck is to seal and insulate: […]

Updated Simi Valley home with patio and grassy yard

Close to shopping and restaurants

This updated five-bedroom, two-bath single-story home has an updated kitchen with custom glass tile accents, backsplash and coffee bar, quartz countertops, custom white wood cabinetry, large windows, stainless steel LG appliances including a five-burner gas range and oven, microwave, dishwasher and a stainless steel farm-style sink with a view window to the back. The custom-built bar extends on both sides […]

Townhome in 55-plus community

Neighborhood offers pool, spa and clubhouse

This townhome is in Paseo De Flores, an active adult 55-plus community in Simi Valley. The community includes recreation facilities such as a pool, spa and clubhouse. The Plan A private end unit has a downstairs master suite, an upstairs loft and secondary bedroom and bathroom. There are two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in 1,551 square feet of living space. […]

Century 21 Everest agent earns Double Centurion Producers Award

Christy Rueckert, sales associate with Century 21 Everest, was recently recognized with the Double Centurion Producer Award for sales production. The award is presented to a select group of top-producing Century 21 agents who rank within the top 1% of agents globally. “Christy Rueckert is a consummate professional who time and time again exceeds the expectations of her clients in […]

Ventura beach home features whole walls of glass sliders

Kitchen has been totally remodeled

This beach home with views is in the gated Solimar Colony community on Ventura Beach. Solimar is known for luxury homes, sandy beaches, privacy, surfing, and ocean and coastal views. Malibu architect Michael Barscchini designed the house, which is 15 minutes from Santa Barbara and Montecito. Full walls of glass sliders take in the views of the ocean from the […]

Remodeled Thousand Oaks home has outdoor kitchen, pool, spa

This remodeled, single-story home is at the end of a cul-de-sac in Thousand Oaks. The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One bedroom is in use as an office. The gourmet kitchen has alder cabinets with underlighting accent and granite counters, GE Monogram stainless steel appliances, a six-burner stove and a double convection oven. The refrigerator is built-in. There […]

Tudor-style home has an outdoor oasis with covered patio, saltwater pool

Master suite includes fireplace, his-and-hers closets and balcony

This house has five bedrooms and seven baths in 6,239 square feet of living space on a 20,143-square-foot lot. The English Tudor home features a grand two-story entry with a stained-glass window, French doors throughout, stone fireplace, elevator, oak floors, front and back staircases and beamed/finished ceilings. The expansive family room has a step-down bar. The formal dining room has […]

Coldwell Banker broker associate commended for outstanding sales of over $8.5 million

Joanne MacDonald, branch manager of Coldwell Banker Westlake, recently congratulated Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential, for her outstanding sales production of over $8.5 million in open and closed listings and sales during a recent period this year. Her areas of expertise are Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Newbury Park, Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Calabasas […]


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