Real Estate

Experienced agent of 39 years now affiliated with Pinnacle

After 24 years with Troop Real Estate—now known as C21 Everest— Alex Gandel, a top producing real estate agent in Simi Valley, has changed his brokerage affiliation to Pinnacle Estate Properties. Gandel is celebrating his 39th year in real estate. The new opportunity with Pinnacle Estate Properties will provide state-of-the-art systems, management and tools designed to benefit all of Gandel’s […]

Added cost to homebuying or smart way to get in?


The homebuying process is exciting, but can also seem fraught with added costs, like a home inspection, title insurance and closing costs. And if you can’t afford a full 20 percent down payment on a conventional home loan, then you will most likely pay for private mortgage insurance (MI). Some people consider private MI yet another added cost, but it […]

Camarillo condo with two-car garage

HOA covers tennis courts, pool, spa

Mountain and pastoral views can be seen from the patio of this Vista Camarillo condo with three bedrooms and two baths. The updated kitchen features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Wood-like laminate floors are found throughout. The living room has a fireplace. A private laundry room is adjacent to the unit. There is a two-car detached garage. The master […]

Residence close to Westlake Lake has park-like backyard

Entertainer’s home features side yard with tropical pool area and waterfalls

An entertainer’s home in Three Springs Estate, this house has five bedrooms plus an office and three baths and sits on a cul de sac. The approximate area is 3,311 square feet for the home and 23,985 square feet for the lot. Natural light streams into the living room from many decorative and stained-glass windows, crowned by a half arch-top […]

Moorpark Country Club Estates home has two powder rooms in master suite

This single-story home in gated Moorpark Country Club Estates has four bedrooms and 4.5 baths in over 4,000 square feet. The house, which has a private courtyard, sits over the championship golf course. The backyard is an entertainer’s dream with a pool and spa, covered cabana with Lynx built-in barbecue, fireplace, flatscreen TV and a rose garden. The gourmet kitchen […]

Coldwater Banker WLV agent honored for 20 years of service

Donna Benevento of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Westlake Village was recognized for her 20 years of service by the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors at the recent installation and awards luncheon at the Westlake Village Inn. “Donna is passionate in serving her clients’ real estate needs. Tenacious when it comes to details, she is devoted to offering an […]

Valley View Estates home backs to open space

Large backyard has built-in barbecue, fruit frees and grassy area

This Valley View Estates home is at the end of a long, private driveway on a large lot that backs to open space with views. This is the largest model with four bedrooms—one bedroom and bath are downstairs—and three baths, plus a bonus room with fireplace and wet bar. The living room has high-volume ceilings, lots of windows to let […]

Japanese Zen garden, pool, spa with fountains in yard

This house in the guard-gated community of Mont Calabasas has five bedrooms and 5.5 baths in 4,994 square feet of living space. The house also has a bonus library, game or theater room on the second floor. The lot is approximately 31,500 square feet and is on a culde sac. The two-story house has one bedroom with a full bath […]

Newbury Park residence has private patio backing to creek and open space

Indoors has an open floor plan with laminated wood flooring downstairs

This Brighten Lane home has an open floor plan with four bedrooms and three baths; one bedroom and bath are downstairs. The secondary bedrooms are good size; some come with a walk-in closet. The upstairs guest bath has double sinks. The master bath has two separate vanities and large garden tub. The house has laminate wood-like flooring downstairs, plantation shutters, […]

Camarillo home sits on over half-acre lot

This home in Camarillo offers mountain, island and ocean views without driving up steep roads. The house is a short distance into the Camarillo hills and offers views from every bedroom and living space inside. The formal areas feature vaulted ceilings, wood-like flooring and a contemporary fireplace. The completely remodeled kitchen is ready for the chef with white marble countertops […]

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