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Kenny Slaught On Important Buildings In Santa Barbara’s Old City

The Spanish Colonial Revival architecture was the country’s architectural movement developed in the early 20th century. Spanish Colonial architecture was found in some cities that were first Spanish colonies and then they became American cities. A lot of this architectural style can be found in California. When an earthquake that occurred in 1925, Santa Barbara… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught – California Architectural Traditions Stand Tall

Kenny Slaught writes on his blog that some of the most famous Santa Barbara architecture features are the centuries-old Hotel Virginia, El Pueblo Viejo district in historic downtown along with the two pink towers of the Old Mission, hosting today retreats and events. The brightly colored tiles of the County Courthouse are brilliant displays of… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Proud Of Rich History Of Santa Barbara

Famous architect George Washington Smith is behind the California movement known as the Spanish Colonial revival, beginning nearly 100 years ago. Smith left Harvard to work as a bond trader, and once he became a wealthy businessman, he moved to Santa Barbara area anticipating a relaxing lifestyle of painting. However, he was taken by surprise… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught On Historical Events that Influenced Santa Barbara’s Spectacular Architecture

The Spanish Colonial Revival architecture was the United States architectural movement developed in the early 20th century. The movement took the Spanish Colonial architecture for designing some cities that were first Spanish colonies and then they became American cities. A major portion of this architectural style can be found in California. After an earthquake that… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Furthers Advocacy For Hopice Of Santa Barbara

California’s long-time property expert and community-based investor, Kenny Slaught – executive of Investec Real Estate Companies – continues to demonstrate outstanding support and dedication to those who experienced hardship in life. Following his life philosophy as a visionary philanthropist, he advocates for the Hospice of Santa Barbara and one of their programs, Parenting After Loss.… Continue Reading

Kenny Slaught Notes Construction Delays Forcing Homeowners To Stay Put

Other elements influencing the current situation that are particularly Californian in nature are the result of a general scarcity of land in desirable locations. Undeveloped land prices are prohibitively high, especially around the Los Angeles and San Francisco metro areas. Kenny Slaught points to regular construction delays on new projects, which cause many owners to… Continue Reading

Kenneth Slaught On Effect Of JOBS Act on California Real Estate

Kenneth Slaught, the owner of one of the most successful property management enterprises in Santa Barbara, notes that new intuitive software and mobile applications give investors and builders a greater selection of lending and borrowing opportunities across a variety of real estate asset classes and geographies. California’s modern crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending projects emerged after… Continue Reading