If you have the necessary funds and are interested in living in the sunny southern half of the Golden State, you should put the neighborhood of Encino, California on your list of places to visit. There is a fair variety of apartments, condos and full size homes available anywhere from the $200,000s to several million dollars depending on your needs. The aesthetic of the area is largely no-frills, with pleasant earth tones and Spanish-influenced architecture complemented by lush green yards dotted with palm trees.

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