Engel & Völkers expands into Santa Ynez

Kris Johnston, the broker and owner of Central Coast Landmark Properties, has merged her company with international firm Engel & Völkers to open an office in Santa Ynez.

“We could not have chosen a better partner and owner than Kris,” said Engel & Völkers Santa Barbara Manager Siv Merethe Cotton. “Kris is a well known industry leader, with unrivaled knowledge about our region’s unique real estate. We are here to offer her team and their clientele the white-glove service they deserve.”

The new partnership is intended to help the firm serve clients from as far south as Ventura and northward into Paso Robles.

Engel & Völkers Santa Ynez is Gestalt Group’s 18th of 20 Engel & Völkers shops in California, Nevada and Utah.

For more information, email Kris Johnston, Engel & Völkers Central Coast Manager, at kris.johnston@evusa.com.


Home Connection holding moving sale

The Home Connection at 425 Alisal Road in Solvang is preparing to move next door into a newly refurbished double unit that will allow the store to show more furniture, area rugs, lighting, home accents and more.

To allow for a faster and easier relocation, the store will hold a moving sale staring April 7. Everything in the original store location will be 40 percent off. Some hutch displays will also be for sale.

For more information, call 805-686-4553.