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Estate makes the most of its spectacular Carpinteria setting

This hilltop retreat in Santa Barbara County blends Modernist style and minimalist architecture to striking effect. Retractable walls permit uninterrupted panoramic views of the surroundings. A two-bedroom guesthouse and a multiroom cabana share the 40-acre site with the glass-clad main house.

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Before and After: Model Abigail Ratchford invited the world to watch her add oomph to her town house

Given Abigail Ratchford's social media prowess — the model has about 11 million followers between Instagram, Twitter and Facebook — her method of documenting the renovation of her Beverly Hills home is not surprising.

"I put Snapchat videos up on the whole process — while walls were being painted and furniture was being delivered," she said.

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What $900,000 buys in Anaheim Hills, Cypress and Dana Point

How much house does $900,000 buy in the Orange County real estate market? In Anaheim Hills, that amount could get you a remodeled four-bedroom; in Cypress, a newer mission-style home; and in Dana Point, a house in the gated Monarch Beach community.

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'Inspector Gadget' co-creator Andy Heyward puts Bel-Air home up for sale

Andy Heyward, the producer, writer and chief executive of the entertainment company Genius Brands International, has listed his home in Bel-Air for sale for $10.495 million.

Heyward, who co-created the “Inspector Gadget” cartoon series, bought the property from Jay Penske, founder of Penske Media Corp., two years ago for $7.25 million, records show.

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Newly built Spanish home in Beverly Grove has a super-secure wine cellar

Here’s one for parents of teenagers: a wine room with a thumbprint recognition lock. This modern Spanish house in Beverly Grove sets an elegant tone with wood-beamed high ceilings and sweeping interior arches. At the heart of the two-story home is a spacious kitchen and family room that overlook a swimming pool and spa in the backyard.

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New Rams coach Sean McVay snaps up Encino contemporary for $2.7 million

Sean McVay, the new head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, has bought a home in Encino for $2.71 million.

Set on a corner lot, the contemporary-style home was designed for indoor-outdoor entertaining and features pocketing glass doors, a swimming pool and a covered patio. A row of built-in benches lines a pavilion above the swimming pool.

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