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Entries from May 27th, 2012

Have A Great Memorial Day Weekend!

May 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Carpinteria Real Estate, Ennisbrook, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Property Search, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, The Real Estate Concierge, The Real Estate Scene

  HAVE A GREAT MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!   I hope you are all planning on enjoying the long weekend ahead.  While you are enjoying your families and friends, and what appears to be fantastic weather, please keep in mind the reason for the holiday.   Memorial Day was first celebrated on May 30, 1868.  As one would […]

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Analysis of the Santa Barbara Real Estate Market

May 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Carpinteria Real Estate, Ennisbrook, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Real Estate, Property Search, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Summerland Real Estate, The Real Estate Concierge, The Real Estate Scene

This is an analysis of the Santa Barbara Real Estate market including Carpinteria/Summerland, Montecito, Hope Ranch, downtown Santa Barbara and Goleta through the month of April 2012. For the Home Estate/PUD market April marked the second month in a row that sales were at or above 100. The median sales price fell however from $835,000 […]

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Mortgage Rates Hit New Low

May 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

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The Big “Six” Home Selling Factors

May 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

Although they can be stated in different ways there are only six factors that affect the sale of a home. It is important for you, as the seller, to understand who or what has control over them and how they impact on each other.   You control 3 of the 6 The Market controls 2 […]

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Time To Buy?

May 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

  Despite what appears to be a non-stop wave of tough news regarding real estate, four major media players have come out with the same advice: It Is Time to Buy a Home! Here are the four articles and a breakdown as to why the advice makes sense. The Wall Street Journal: Why It’s Time […]

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Real Estate Humor

May 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

For the comedically challenged and humor impaired this post is not recommended. But for those of you a little more daring… here we go with a little real estate humor: * Sign next to FSBO (For Sale By Owner): We shoot every third agent, and the 2nd one just left! * This house has every […]

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What Do Realtors Do To Earn Their Commissions?

May 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

What do Real Estate agents do to earn their commission ? Ever heard that question? Here’s a comprehensive and humorous take on that very question from a Home Inspector who’s worked closely with Real Estate practitioners. “They don’t do @*!?&% thing! Why they just stick a sign in the yard and make easy money. I […]

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Real Estate Web Sites That Sell Your Information

May 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

What could be more innocent then going on-line and looking at homes for sale? The San Francisco Chronicle calls it the new pornography (Pornography leads in most web site hits followed by Real Estate) , a delicious way to waste away in Computerville! All these intimate photos of multi-million dollar homes and virtual tours. How […]

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