Month: December 2017

T. Boone Pickens is selling his Sic enormous Dude ranch — complete with an airport — $250 million

T. Boone Pickens at Mesa Vista Ranch, which he has said is home to “the world’s best quail hunting.”Mesa Vista Ranch T. Boone Pickens is selling his Texas ranch for $250 million. It’s one of the most expensive homes for sale in America. The…

Here’s how a couple shunned traditional vacations for traveling the country in a converted van —on $30 a day

  Millennials take vacations differently They skip tourist traps for unique experiences, creating picture-perfect memories that will later be on their Instagram feeds. A year ago, Lucas and Willa Via decided to shun traditional vacations and become road warriors. They bought a van on…

California housing crisis affecting middle class the most: Is The System Broken…?

      California housing crisis reaches boiling point William La Jeunesse reports on the state’s struggle to provide affordable housing. For all of its claims of being an economic paradise, California is a failure when it comes to housing. Not just low-income, affordable…

Area Spotlight: Westlake Village, CA

      Out on the extreme western edge of Los Angeles County, beyond the narrow belt of such fashionable celebrity enclaves as Hidden Hills and Calabasas, lies the scenic, sleepy Conejo Valley. So named by the Spanish for the rabbits that roamed in…

LeBron James’ $23-million Pad…. L.A.’s priciest home sales in November

  $23 million — Brentwood A limited liability company linked to basketball star LeBron James paid $23 million for a newly built spec mansion on North Tigertail Drive. Two years ago, the same property sold as a vacant lot for $5.1 million, records show….

Stunning New Year Getaways Around the Globe {photos}

      Intercontinental Hotel and Thalasso Spa – Bora Bora Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik – Iceland Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy The Dunes in Peru Pongua Falls, Vietnam Seychells Bachalpsee, Berner Oberland, Switzerland Lady Musgrave Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Yushan National Park, Taiwan Kaieteur Falls – World’s Largest…

Couple converts a grain silo into an adorable Tiny home

  Truly living less is more Christoph Kaiser finishes his latest sketch, while Shauna Thibault chops vegetables. It’s a delicate dance in 366 square feet, but the newlyweds aren’t fazed. “There’s something about living in a small space that simplifies life,” Kaiser explains. “It quiets…

Cities with some of the highest home price increases in nation [San Diego #1]

    San Diego was among the top three cities in the U.S. with the biggest annual home price increases in September, said a key real estate index released Tuesday. The region’s home prices have risen 8.2 percent in a year, said the S&P…