Ojai Real Estate Blog

  • Downsize to Upgrade in Ojai

    BY Sharon McClung

    The saying "Bigger is Better" is not always the case.  Our sweet little Ojai is a prime example of that!  When buying a home, the same applies. Whatever your reason for wanting a smaller home—empty nest, tired of cleaning, less mobile, closer ...

  • Monochromatic Decorating Ideas

    BY Sharon McClung

    The changing of the seasons may inspire you to make changes to your Ojai home.  The use of a single color, or range of shades in a color gives your home a sophisticated designer appeal. Do you have to hire a designer to achieve the look? No, you can...

  • Sneak Peek of Our Exclusive New Listing on the East End in Ojai !!!

    BY Sharon McClung

          COMING SOON...TO OJAI'S EAST END! The Michaels & McClung Team at Keller Williams Ojai is so excited to give you a sneak peek of our exclusive new listing coming soon!  1148 McNell Rd in Ojai is an elegant Mediterran...

  • New Ojai Real Estate Listing ~ 1961 Silver Spur Circle

    BY Sharon McClung

    We welcome you to our virtual open house at 1961 Silver Spur Circle in the Beautiful Ojai Valley.  The current owners of 17 years have lovingly upgraded almost every inch in this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home.  Did we mention Topa Topa mountain views and ...

  • Should You Buy a Second Home in Ojai?

    BY Sharon McClung

    There has been a recent trend in second home sales in Ojai and we've been seeing many recent sales fall in this category.  Who wouldn't want to vacation in Ojai (although we are somewhat biased)!?!  Having a second home in a favorite vacations spot...

  • Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs

    BY Sharon McClung

    Real Estate terminology can appear as a second language with many complexities.  That's why you need a trusted professional by your side to help guide you through the process.  Closing costs include all of the fees and costs associated with complet...

  • Drought Tolerant Landscaping Ideas for New Home Owners

    BY Sharon McClung

    Landscaping can be tricky, but is an important element in one's home, especially in Ojai, that should not be overlooked.  In the excitement of buying and decorating a new home, remember to plan for the long-term when you start landscaping. With the ...

  • Current Color Trends — Sophisticated Gray

    BY Sharon McClung

    There's nothing like a fresh coat of paint to welcome a new season (PS...are you ready for Summer, Ojai?)  Out with the old ... beige, cafe au lait, pale mocha, bone ... favorite neutrals for the past decade, may give way to more sophisticated gray-...

  • How Does a Pool Affect My Home Value?

    BY Sharon McClung

    It's no secret that with an Ojai Summer, comes hot days.  As temperatures begin to rise, the lure of sparkling sunlight reflected off rippling blue water draws many homeowners to invest in an in-ground pool. That a pool adds to quality of life, ther...

  • Smart Selling to Today’s Homebuyers

    BY Sharon McClung

    A popular finance and economics blog recently pointing out what's right with real estate noted that "existing home inventory is increasing, a good thing because inventory has been so low. This is also slowing home price increases, another a posit...