Kenny Slaught Believes Steadily Improving Housing Market Good For California

With a white-hot housing market, many West Coast buyers find that they need to pay impressively high prices for older, less modern homes. Kenny Slaught points out that costs have been increasing since 2008, reference, the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home price index notes that Los Angeles home prices rose to their highest point since… Read More…

Kenny Slaught On Modernization And Discovery In Santa Barbara

In addition to being a famous tourist destination, Santa Barbara has now become a hub for new and developing businesses, said Kenny Slaught. Lots of encouraging, new companies have been shaped in recent years, and many, counting AppScale, LastLine, TrackR, and Salty Girl Seafood, have come straight out of the University of California Santa Barbara.… Read More…

Kenny Slaught Proud To Call Santa Barbara Home

Some of the most eminent Santa Barbara stuctures include the centuries old Hotel Virginia, El Pueblo Viejo district in historic downtown and the two pink towers at the Old Mission, home of retreats and festivals. The brightly colored tiles of the County Courthouse display murals and other striking attributes. Nearby is the clock tower and… Read More…

Kenny Slaught And Architecture Of Coastal California

Maintaining its natural charm, city planners enacted development controls to prevent demolition of Spanish Colonial architecture in 1925. The community was the first in the country to really think about the importance of historic buildings. Regulations were put in place and guidelines were designed to keep unique structures and park areas, and in 1960 Santa… Read More…

Kenny Slaught Discusses Ongoing Architectural Trends

Nearly a century ago, renowned architect George Washington Smith launched the California movement known as the Spanish Colonial revival. Smith was a scholar who left Harvard to eventually work as a bond trader. After becoming a successful businessman, he came to Santa Barbara for a relaxing lifestyle, planning to work on his painting. But he… Read More…

Kenny Slaught Points To Philanthropy As Part Of Area’s Success

The third pillar of Santa Barbara’s exceptional community is the county’s widespread commitment to philanthropy, demonstrated by civic leaders, business professionals, and residents. Kenny Slaught says that the city’s long tradition of nonprofit activity and generous giving continues today through numerous charities, volunteer organizations and community initiatives, but actually dates back to 1928 with the… Read More…

Slaught Says ‘Californian’ Factors Affecting Real Estate Market

Other major influences on the current market are particularly Californian in nature, and can be traced back to a general scarcity of land in desirable areas. The costs for undeveloped land are prohibitively high, most notably within the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas. Kenny Slaught points to consistent delays in new construction, which results… Read More…

Santa Barbara Real Estate Professional Kenny Slaught – Discusses the History of Architecture in Santa Barbara

Famous architect George Washington Smith, inspired the California movement called the Spanish Colonial revival almost 100 years ago. Smith dropped out of Harvard to eventually work as a bond trader. Once a successful businessman, he moved to the Santa Barbara community anticipating a relaxing lifestyle and planning to work on his painting abilities. What surprised… Read More…