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Santa Barbara homeowners make LEED-certified updates to luxury real estate

23 Apr 2014
Across California - and throughout much of the United States - environmentally-conscious individuals have sought to reduce their impact on surrounding areas by changing the ways in which they live their everyday lives. Although many people have attempted to do so by purchasing an electric car or hybrid vehicle, local owners of luxury real estate h Read More
Architects incorporate modern design trends into classic Santa Barbara real estate

Architects incorporate modern design trends into classic Santa Barbara real estate

26 Sep 2013
As one of the most affluent areas in California, Santa Barbara has been the birthplace of numerous trends that have permeated popular culture. Aside from being a venue for film and television shoots, and home to famous personalities, the community's attractive exterior design scheme of Spanish Colonial Revivalism, which includes white-was Read More
Design trends from Santa Barbara's trend-setting home offices

Design ideas from Santa Barbara's trendsetting home offices

18 Mar 2013
The modern office is changing, and many Americans - especially those who run their own businesses or work in more creative fields - are spending more time working from home. This is true in California, where a large number of residents are their own bosses, often able to decide when and where they complete their work. Because of this, a great numb Read More
3 great ideas for your Santa Barbara home office

3 great ideas for your Santa Barbara home office

18 Mar 2013
A growing number of Californians are choosing to complete at least some of their work from their homes, which has led to a rapid rise in the demand for creative and functional home offices. People demand drastically different features and layouts from their home offices, but many owners of Santa Barbara real estate have been drawn to a few particu Read More
Helping the environment while improving the style of your Santa Barbara home

Helping the environment while improving the style of your Santa Barbara home

7 Dec 2012
Every year, more Wine Country residents update their homes to be more environmentally friendly. In years past, this has meant utilizing some rather bulky or otherwise inelegant features, such as large solar panels. However, as technology has improved, many people have begun to add eco-friendly features to their Santa Barbara real estate witho Read More
A dining room redesign in time for the holidays

A dining room redesign in time for the holidays

1 Nov 2012
The approaching holiday season offers a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family and share stories, laughs and good food. Because of this, many people start to reconsider their dining rooms. Big holiday gatherings require a large, warm space in which guests can relax and enjoy a comfortable meal. With this in mind, many of the owner Read More
Creating a Santa Barbara home for social functions and a quiet home life

Creating a Santa Barbara home for social functions and a quiet home life

6 Sep 2012
Creating a home that is well-suited for hosting festive dinner parties and fundraising events is an important task for many who own Santa Barbara real estate . The region is home to a great deal of active and community-oriented people who use their homes as much for holding events as they do for holding their belongings. Because of this, much atte Read More
The top three tips for developing a modern bathroom in your Santa Barbara home

The top three tips for developing a modern bathroom in your Santa Barbara home

27 Aug 2012
After you purchase a Santa Barbara home, you might want to decorate your bathroom to give it a sleek, stylish look. There is a variety of design options available, and the ideal accessories can suit any homeowner's tastes. JustLuxe recently named some of the top design trends for bathrooms in high-end homes. Consider the following options when Read More