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The Fine Art of Outdoor Dining in Santa Barbara

ENJOY DELICIOUS FARE, BREATHTAKING VIEWS, AND THE PERFECT OCEAN BREEZE Outdoor dining in Santa Barbara is the perfect alfresco repast. From the Santa Ynez Valley to downtown Santa Barbara, you’ll find the freshest ingredients on your table...

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The Backyard Shed: Your New Home Office?

WHETHER OUT OF NECESSITY OR CONVENIENCE, A TREND IS BORN Sales of backyard sheds are spiking.  It seems more and more homeowners are needing a Santa Barbara home office. After all, the idea of a separate, quiet, office space is top of mind ...

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Luxury Bunkers: Time to Invest in a Private Shelter?

INCREASING FEARS OF MAN-MADE AND NATURAL DISASTERS ARE MAKING THIS A GROWTH INDUSTRY Around the world, affluent folks are paying big bucks to create underground luxury bunkers in preparation of a nuclear disaster, climate catastrophe, or other...

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New Real Estate Trend: Buying a House Sight Unseen

Would you ever buy a home based on a real estate trend? Buying a home without seeing it first is – as crazy as it sounds – a new real estate trend. According to those in the know, it’s becoming a new normal in America. Of course, most...

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Today’s Top 6 Luxury Real Estate Trends

Think smart homes, hi-tech bathrooms, a separate home for entertaining, a cooler kitchen, custom detailing, and creating a self-sufficient home I love to blog about the latest luxury real estate trends. A recent post I wrote focused on the Sca...

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