Real Estate

Tips to sell homes faster and for more ca$h

Boost sales and reduce time on the market

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 […]

Updated Morrison North Meadows home on large lot

Master suite includes sitting area, fireplace and balcony overlooking yard

This five-bedroom, three-bath updated property is on an oversize lot in Morrison North Meadows. The house is light and bright with natural sunlight throughout. Amenities include travertine, hardwood and tile flooring as well as vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, glass doors and newer windows. The formal living room has high ceilings and a fireplace. The open concept floor plan blends the […]

Make room for daddy

Accessory dwelling units, aka granny flats, now legal

My clients want a property that is large enough to build a granny flat for their parents, who need part-time assistance yet still want their independence. Ventura County had not permitted accessory dwelling units, also known as granny flats or mother-in-law apartments, in the past, but Senate Bill 1069 has now forced local governments to allow them. These separate dwelling […]

Property backs to open space and includes large gated RV parking area

This five-bedroom, three-bathroom home has 3,100 square feet of living space on a more than 17,000-square-foot lot that backs to open space. The property has a huge, gated RV parking area with dump station. One bedroom and bathroom are downstairs. The living room has volume ceilings. There is a formal dining room. Marble flooring appears in the hallway and kitchen. […]

Oak Park residence has large backyard

Features fenced pool, spa, built-in barbecue and basketball area

This Oak Park Morrison Sutton 605 plan house is on a cul-de-sac. The house has four bedrooms and a loft, which can be a fifth bedroom, and 3.5 bathrooms. The huge master suite includes a sitting area. The house has large family room and two fireplaces. The kitchen has a center island. The house has over 3,400 square feet on […]

Coldwell Banker agent recognized for his consistent production in 2018

Manager Tom Dunlap has once again commended Kevin Cordasco of Coldwell Banker for his recent and consistent production during the first half of 2018. “Kevin is one of the most knowledgeable and conscientious agents I have ever met, and he truly cares,” Dunlap said. Cordasco has appeared in Coldwell Banker’s Top 100 of Southern California numerous times in the past. […]

Estate on nearly 3 acres in gated Sherwood Country Club overlooks seventh fairway

Backyard has covered patio pavilion with automated screens, fireplaces

This estate is within the guard-gated community of Sherwood Country Club. Totally private, the sprawling property of approximately 2.95 acres overlooks the seventh fairway of the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course. The Southern-style property has nine bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. The house comes fully equipped with top-of-the-line appointments, appliances and interiors. The main floor features a large covered porch, double staircase […]

Realtor recently closes escrows totaling more than $10-million in volume

Coldwell Banker agent congratulated for listings, sales

Joanne MacDonald, branch manager of the Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Office, recently congratulated Pat Helton, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westlake Village, for her outstanding production in listings and sales. During a recent period, Helton closed escrows in excess of $10 million in volume. Helton has achieved the International President’s Circle Award, ranking her in the […]

Simi Valley home has covered arbor-style patio in backyard

First time on the market, this house was built in 2013 by Richmond American Homes. This Costa Del Verde two-story home has a great-room-style floor plan with four bedrooms, a downstairs office/possible fifth bedroom, an upstairs loft and 3.5 bathrooms in 3,964 square feet of living space on a 10,000-square-foot lot. The exterior has professional landscape and hardscape, a large […]

Lake Sherwood waterfront home with guest house, dock

Built in 1937, Wildwood Cottage is a waterfront property with panoramic views of Lake Sherwood and the Santa Monica Mountains. Monterey Revival styling is joined to more traditional cottage architecture. The house has been expanded and remodeled. Meandering stone pathways lead down to the guest house, main house, separate office/workshop/studio and boat/hobby shed. The main house is mid-point on the […]


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