9 Important Steps to Take Before You Sell Your House

Essential Home Selling Preparations The home selling process differs from state to state, but there are some important steps that most home sellers should take before listing a house with an agent or selling it for sale by owner. Every bit of prep work you do helps you get the most return from your investment. 1. Get...

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Huguette Clark’s Gilded Age Time Capsule Estate in Santa Barbara Could Finally Be Opened to the Public

Huguette Clark's Gilded Age Time Capsule Estate in Santa Barbara Copper heiress Huguette Clark died in 2011 at the age of 104, having spent the last 22 years of her life in a New York hospital, even though she owned massive estates in Manhattan, Connecticut, and Santa Barbara. She hadn't visited the Santa Barbara property, Bellosguardo, since the 1950s,...

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The Wall Street Journal – House Of The Day

Horseback by the Beach in Santa Barbara An equestrian estate near the ocean includes private beach access, where horses can ride down the shoreline.—Stefanos Chen The owner, Mark Steinman, 70 years old, purchased this equestrian estate in Hope Ranch, a suburb outside the city of Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1987, according to public records. The 5.1-acre property, located...

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