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Homebuyer optimism leads to dwindling inventory in Santa Fe

24 Apr 2013
Home sales continue to rise in regions across the country, and Santa Fe is leading the pack. According to WBR C, Santa Fe real estate is among the most popular in the country right now, as buyers are flocking to that city and other similarly sized metros such as Reading, Pennsylvania. This popularity has led to a surge in buying activity and  Read More
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Indian Wells Tavern is the perfect spot for a relaxing meal

24 Apr 2013
Some nights call for an out-of-the-ordinary dining experience characterized by expert, formal service and intricate dishes. However, more often than not, a simple, satisfying, comfortable dining experience is more apt to fit the bill. For nights like those, restaurants like Indian Wells Tavern are the ideal venues. This beloved restaurant tucked i Read More
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Builder optimism bodes well for Monterey housing market

24 Apr 2013
There are several metrics by which to measure the strength of a region's housing market - sales price, inventory, average time a house spends on the market - but few are as straightforward as builder optimism. When home builders feel confident enough to undertake ambitious construction projects, it is usually a strong sign that a given me Read More
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Renowned sitar player comes to Santa Fe

24 Apr 2013
With its multicultural and culture-loving residents, Santa Fe has justly earned a reputation for bringing in interesting and unique artists from across the world. On May 3, the GIG Performance Space will welcome the last in this long line of worldly artists, when internationally renowned sitar player Ustad Roshan Bhartiya takes the stage. Although Read More
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Shrinking inventory boosts home prices in Ventura

24 Apr 2013
Homes have been selling quickly in Ventura and other California metros, which has led to fierce competition among buyers and rising prices. According to the  Ventura County Star , the tightening buying market has led many people to offer cash for homes or make higher down payments .  According to the source, the shrinking inventory isn&# Read More
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Monterey homes benefit from creative courtyards

24 Apr 2013
Houses in Carmel-by-the-Sea are often defined by their relationship to two features: the sun and sea. Most of the houses in this beloved region face the Pacific and are designed to make the most of the rising morning sun. It's no surprise, then, that when homeowners decide to renovate their houses, they focus a great deal of attention on makin Read More
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CiCi's is an LA breakfast landmark

24 Apr 2013
Every community needs a top-notch breakfast restaurant, and Los Angeles is blessed with an embarrassment of riches in this area. However, for residents of Tarzana district of the city, there is really only one breakfast spot to garner universal acclaim: CiCi's Cafe.  This classic Los Angeles breakfast spot is known for its sophisticated p Read More
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Through a glass slipper darkly: San Francisco Ballet's new Cinderella

23 Apr 2013
Few stories have been told (and re-told) more often than Cinderella. The classic fairytale has been the subject of books, movies, musicals and more, but a recent ballet production has been earning acclaim as one of the most innovative retellings in recent years. The joint Dutch National Ballet-San Francisco Ballet production is coming to Read More
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Bring outdoor dining to your Santa Fe home

22 Apr 2013
Santa Fe's favorable climate and beautiful scenery make it the perfect location for people who enjoy spending time outdoors and communing with nature. Because of this, many owners of Santa Fe real estate incorporate porches, decks and other outdoor settings into their home layouts. In fact, many of these people aren't content to simpl Read More
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Spend an evening with David Sedaris in Los Angeles

17 Apr 2013
David Sedaris initially rose to prominence based on the compelling books he wrote about everything from his less-than-perfectly-functional family and his brief but eventful tenure as a department store elf. However, anyone who has seen the memoirist live knows that this is the only true way to get Sedaris' full effect. Luck Read More