Author Archives: Kenny Slaught

Kenny Slaught On Low Rates Inside California’s Hot Market

Those who want to buy a house on the West Coast must pay a very high price, even when choosing less modern properties. The values of the houses have been increasing continuously since 2008. Kenny Slaught uses the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home price index to disclose that when analyzing the evolution of the market… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught – California Architectural Traditions Stand Tall

The most interesting buildings in Santa Barbara are the hundreds of years old Hotel Virginia, the Old Mission’s towers were events are celebrated, and the antique El Pueblo Viejo district, situated downtown. The County Courthouse features richly colored tiles, while the clock tower and observation deck have a scenic view over Santa Barbara.  George Washington Smith… Continue Reading

Real Estate Professional Kenny Slaught – Discusses How the Architecture Was Inspired in Santa Barbara

Kenny Slaught reflects on the keen eye and overall artistic excellence George Washington Smith brought to Santa Barbara. It has been almost 100 years since the famous architect inspired the California movement called the Spanish Colonial revival. He actually dropped out of Harvard to work as a bond trader. Once he became a successful businessman,… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Explains The Development Of The Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture

A United States architectural movement, the Spanish Colonial Revival architecture was initiated in the early 20th century. The movement involved designing some cities that were the foremost Spanish colonies, which then became American cities, using the Spanish architectural style. A big portion of this architectural style can be seen in California. After an earthquake that… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught On Southern California’s Ongoing Dependence On Hoover Dam

The ground-breaking dam built during the American Great Depression period was erected between 1931 and 1936, costing Americans $49 million dollars. The dam was originally named Boulder Dam, but became Hoover Dam in honor of then-President Herbert Hoover, who had made significant contributions to the completion of this prodigious project. It is 221 meters in… Continue Reading