Real Estate

Protecting personal data when buying or selling a home

Privacy is the state of being free from unwanted or undue intrusion or disturbance in one’s private life or affairs. Privacy has become an important aspect of everyday life. With the advent of the internet and social media, your neighbor knows more about you today than 20 years ago. When it comes to the home selling and buying process, your […]

Eagle Ridge home on cul-de-sac

Backyard has barbecue center, bar seating and two-burner cooktop

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

Think fast

Storms and flooding require a fast, effective mold and odor solution


Storms and flooding result in widespread occurrences of mold, mildew and associated foul odors. The CDC and FEMA both advise the need to treat flooded structures as soon as possible to help prevent mold development. Star brite’s Performacide is a viable treatment for mold control. The EPA-registered product uses chlorine dioxide (ClO2) technology to eliminate mold, mildew and associated smells. […]

Remodeled South Shore home offers pool and privacy

Kitchen has farmhouse sink, marble backsplash and white Shaker cabinets

This is a South Shore pool home with privacy. Behind the home is a huge, private greenbelt with quick access to the lake. The house has been remodeled. The 2,222-square-foot home has four bedrooms and three baths. The kitchen has white Shaker cabinets, stainless steel appliances, farmhouse sink, Carerra marble backsplash from counter to ceiling, marble countertops and a huge […]

Custom-built estate features entertainer’s terrace

Home also includes theater, library, wine cellar, sauna and chef’s kitchen

This Tuscan-Mediterranean house was designed by architect Janev Valentine and sits behind the second gate in the Estates at the Oaks. The house was custom-built in 2009 with quality finishes, wood-beam ceilings and stone accents, including wood and stone floors. The estate is mostly on one floor with one bedroom suite and a bonus room suite on the second level. […]

Camarillo home with great views

Vaulted ceilings in formal areas

This Camarillo home offers mountain, island and ocean views. No need to drive up steep roads to find the views. The home is a short distance into the Camarillo hills but still has views from every bedroom and living space in the home. The formal areas have vaulted ceilings, wood-like flooring and a contemporary fireplace. The completely remodeled kitchen has […]

One-story Lynn Ranch home with RV parking area

Den has 50-inchflat-screen TV

This one-story Lynn Ranch home offers an open floor plan with four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a spacious master suite with a bathroom. The house, with over 3,200 square feet, has been completely remodeled inside and out. The high-end gourmet kitchen has a French oven, stainless steel appliances, farm sink and marble counters. The patio overlooks the private yard with […]

Realtor has consistently high production

Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a Realtor for 37 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 […]

Custom home sits on over half-acre lot zoned for horses

Property has pool, spa, putting green, and access to equestrian trails

This custom 4,300-square-foot home is on more than a half-acre that is zoned for horses. The property has a pool and spa, putting green, large barbecue center, gazebo and a huge covered patio. The interior has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. An original bedroom downstairs has a wet bar and is in use as an office. The living room has […]

Consider the benefits of natural light in the home

Tips for making houses more energy efficient

With the California winter time in full effect, sunlight can be harder to come by. According to a recent study by the Environmental Protection Agency, humans spend an average of 90 percent of their days indoors, so savoring every opportunity for natural sunlight is more important than ever, especially during winter months. More time spent indoors and longer nighttime hours […]


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