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Oct 192018

Art and Architecture: The Versatile World of Brixels™

Bricks + Pixels = contemporary building blocks for luxury home facades and interior design  My prediction: Interior design, art, and architecture in 21st-century luxury homes are about to experience a radical yet practical new trend. Use of an exo...

Oct 162018

Santa Barbara Recognized As One of the Best Small Cities in the Nation

The prestigious honor comes from the Conde Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards Santa Barbara has been named one of the “Best Small Cities in the U.S.” by the folks who read Conde Nast Traveler. Since 2015, readers have praised the Amer...

Oct 122018

Aging at Home in Santa Barbara

Six ways to adapt your home as your needs change As our population continues to get older, aging at home becomes more and more important. Scientists predict that by 2050, the number of Americans ages 65 and older will reach 88.5 million. That’s m...

Oct 102018

Selling a Montecito Home? 5 Décor Ideas to Hide The Kid’s Mess

Hide the mess in plain sight Keeping it together when selling a Montecito home can be a major challenge, especially for sellers with kids. The process of keeping everything clean and tidy when your Realtor brings potential buyers to showings can be ...

Oct 52018

Celebrate the Avocado at The California Avocado Festival®

The California Avocado Festival® is California's Largest FREE music festival Don’t miss the California Avocado Festival taking place October 5 - 7 on Linden Avenue in Carpinteria. This is one of the largest FREE festivals in the entire state of...

Oct 42018

A Formula for Healthy Living: Santa Barbara + 7 Nifty Gadgets

Living in A Healthy Location Combined With a Few Helpful Devices Will Make Your Life a Little Easier Experts will tell you a significant key to healthy living is residing in a healthy community. Those of us who are lucky enough to call Santa Barbara...

Sep 272018

Interesting Financial Advice: Fiscal Fitness

The fitness industry and the world of finance might seem like an unusual pairing but they’re not as disparate as you might think Fiscal fitness is a piece of financial advice that is nothing to scoff about. It’s real. By improving your health, y...

Sep 252018

Home Sales in California: Good News for Homebuyers

Home Prices and Inventory Play Big Roles According to the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.), the number of home sales in California has fallen below 400,000, and below last month’s escrow closings. It’s been two years since exist...

Sep 242018

Current Mortgage Rates Hit 7-Year High

The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate made the largest weekly jump since last April Financial experts report the current mortgage rate has risen to a new high. Today’s average 15-year fixed rate, along with the average 5/1 adjustable-rate mort...

Sep 182018

Santa Barbara Living: Testament to Why It’s a Top 100 City

What makes Santa Barbara one of the best places to live? ranks Santa Barbara, aka the American Rivera, number 30 in the top 100 best places to live. To understand why Santa Barbara living is so prized, all you need to do is take a loo...

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