K. Ann Brizolis Blog

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Rancho Santa Fe's Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa Ranked Among Top 100 Hotels in the World

Posted on August 10th, 2016

Earlier this summer, Travel + Leisure released its results of the magazine’s 2016 World’s Best Awards, ranking Rancho Santa Fe’s own Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa among the top 100 hotels in the world. As the only hotel in San Diego County, and only one of six in the state of California, to make the list, ranking at No. 50 on the list is a huge distinction for the Southern California luxury hotel located on over 40 acres of lush land.


Taking the Superyacht to New Heights: Unique Design Meets Ultimate Luxury

Posted on July 20th, 2016

Innovative Italian designer Gabriel Teruzzi has released his designs for a superyacht that takes luxury to new heights; the 492-foot long yacht not only boasts a 3,000-square foot main deck beach club complete with an aquarium and several pools, but the most remarkable feature is the captain’s cabin, an 1,130 square foot terrace elevated 125 feet above sea level.


In Search of Luxury Living: Why More People Are Moving to San Diego County

Posted on July 6th, 2016

San Diego County is quickly becoming the most desirable place to live in America. While many locals have always called this area their home and sometimes forget to appreciate how great of a place it truly is, more and more people are flocking from all over to get a taste of San Diego. It is a hot spot for both visitors as well as those looking to make it their forever home. Even though the cost of living deters some, the reasons listed below are quickly convincing buyers that the advantages simply outweigh the costs, making it easy to relocate to beautiful, sunny San Diego County.


K. Ann Brizolis Speaks at Global Networking Event in Las Vegas

Posted on June 5th, 2016

Leading Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Broker, K. Ann Brizolis, was invited by Sotheby’s International Realty’s Chief Marketing Officer, Wendy Purvey, to speak at the company’s Global Networking Event: a gathering of the company’s real estate agents representing 845 affiliate offices worldwide.


Dining Guide: Most Luxurious Date-Night Spots in Rancho Santa Fe

Posted on May 18th, 2016

In small communities like Rancho Santa Fe, some worry about a lack of luxurious dining options. However, with these four spots in your date night repertoire, you'll never have to go far to find great food, extraordinary service, and unparalleled atmosphere.


Outdoor Living: Elevating Your Pool from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Posted on May 10th, 2016

With lounge-worthy temperatures year round, and the summer season just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about spending more and more time relaxing in and around the water. So to get you and your outdoor space ready, we’ve compiled a list of features to elevate your backyard oasis to the next level.


The 5 Most Important Rooms in Your Luxury Home

Posted on May 6th, 2016

Whether searching for an intelligent choice of luxury home that will really maximize your life, renovating your home with a future resale in mind, or flipping high-end homes, it is important recognize which rooms are the most impactful today. So which rooms are they? Why are they so pivotal to enjoyment and property value? Which features and styles can help make the most of these luxurious spaces?


Protecting Yourself as an International Homebuyer

Posted on April 27th, 2016

How can international buyers ensure they are safe and successful when purchasing homes in America?


Experience the Super Yachts of 2016

Posted on April 13th, 2016

Who is producing the most raved about yachts for 2016 and beyond? Where should you sail yours this year? Where do you park a vehicle that is larger than the average home? All of these questions and more, answered. Get ready to set sail on one of these magnificent yachts with more than just luxurious interiors…


America’s New Golden Age of Philanthropy: Gifting Real Estate for Maximum Impact

Posted on April 2nd, 2016

Leading financial analysts proclaim that America’s second golden age of philanthropy is blossoming. The data shows real estate remains one of the most significant assets many have to leverage to achieve their philanthropic aspirations. What are the best ways for more individuals to use this capital for good, effectively?