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More Clean-Up for Las Virgenes Creek

For the second time in 10 years, the city of Calabasas will rip up the concrete line surface of our landmark Creek and restore it to its natural state. Due to city growth over the last few years, we've actually changed the course of the Las Virgenes Creek, filling it...

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Millennials are the Ones Buying Right Now

I don't think I've heard a generation mentioned more than baby boomers until the millennials came along. Millennials are everywhere and they are taking over the world, which is great. We need more people buying homes, stimulating the economy, and making great...

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5 Home Maintenance Tasks to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Spring has already sprung and temperatures are starting to creep up a bit. We are having more and more days where we can crack the windows open, let the fresh air in, and not be freezing cold. With spring comes spring cleaning. It’s time to tackle some of those tasks...

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How to Really Impress Luxury Home Buyers

Start with Staging Impressing luxury buyers is going to take more than just a gorgeous or large property. It needs to be prepped and staged so that buyers can see themselves living their ideal life there. Ideally, a luxury home should be clean, accessible, and look...

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3 Imperative Steps to Downsizing Your Home

Downsizing can seem like a huge undertaking but with a few simple steps you can make the move easy and as stress-free as possible. If you've been planning to downsize for a while, it's good to plan ahead. You've probably already been thinking about what to do with all...

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Why Would a Home Not Be Listed on the MLS?

Most homes for sale are listed through the Multiple Listing Service, MLS. It is a go-to database used by all realtors and many online listing sites such as Redfin, Zillow, and Trulia. Not all homes are put into the Multiple Listing Service. These are known as pocket...

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Calabasas is the 25th Safest City in the State

According to the latest research by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, Calabasas California comes in at #25 as the safest city in the state of California. As California is the most heavily populated state in the nation and the third-largest Bay Area,...

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What Do High-End Buyers Want in a Home?

Today’s luxury homes offer more to buyers than ever before. Luxury home buyers are searching for a lifestyle, not just four walls and high style. Amenities that may have been considered extravagant or extra are now considered the standard and now luxury home builders...

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7 Hot Kitchen Trends for 2018

Whether you're planning to remodel your kitchen or just looking for some great ideas, 2018 has some unique design looks that are trending right now. You'll find these in a lot of new homes and recently remodeled homes. Whether you take one idea or all of them, here's...

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How Can I Increase My Chances of Getting the Home

We are in a very competitive market and buyers are struggling to make their voices heard over the sea of multiple offers. First-time homebuyers can get shoved aside from those that offer cash, quick closings, or better terms. However, there are tricks to get your...

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Tax Laws Affecting Real Estate in California

Since early November many Californians have had a heightened awareness of the new tax laws, especially in how it will affect homeowners. Many California homeowners are curious, and some are a bit anxious as to how these new laws affect homeownership and the real...

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