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Entries from June 28th, 2015

Santa Barbara Homes Selling Above Asking Price?

June 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

CNN Money June 2015    It’s true what they say: real estate is all about location. In some markets, buyers are getting homes at nearly half off the listing price, while properties in other markets are selling for far above asking. On average, homes are selling at 82% of asking price nationwide, according to Daren […]

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Santa Barbara Summer Solstice

June 19th, 2015 · No Comments · American Riviera, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Summer Solstice

The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration 2015 Parade Date: Noon Saturday June 20, State & Cota Festival: June 19, 20 & 21, Alameda Park Share this:

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Santa Barbara Active Listings Market Trend

June 13th, 2015 · No Comments · American Riviera, Carpinteria Real Estate, Goleta Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends, Summerland Real Estate

Inventory is dwindling and prices are rising. Scroll below to see “Live Graph” that depicts activity for your neighborhood. This graph was taken from the Santa Barbara Flex MLS Home Page on June 13, 2015 at 12 noon. Typically there is a lull here in Santa Barbara real estate around Memorial Day and all the various […]

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Michael Jackson’s Sycamore Valley Ranch

June 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Michael Jackson’s Sycamore Canyon Ranch in Los Olivos is listed with Sotheby’s International Realty in Montecito, California for $100,000,000.  The property can be shown only to pre-qualified buyers.  This spectacular property resides on approximately 2700 acres. The main house is approximately 13,000 sq. ft., and there are several guest houses. Bill Bone built this home in 1982. Wall Street Journal May 29, […]

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How’s The Real Estate Market Doing?

June 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe

The inventory is dwindling and prices are rising.  This is a brief analysis, by Gary Woods of Sotheby International Realty, of the Santa Barbara Real Estate Market including Carpinterial, Summerland, Montecito, and Hope Ranch, downtown Santa Barbara, and Goleta through the month of May 2015. For the Single Family Home’s market sales remained strong for the month coming […]

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Is the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors in a State of Crisis?

June 12th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

How is the public suppose to know when a listing is a new listing when oftentimes on the Santa Barbara MLS it’s not? It’s the same listing by the same agent? How’s the public suppose to find a rental when most Santa Barbara Realtors do not cooperate with one another in violation of the MLS […]

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Santa Barbara Realtors

June 9th, 2015 · No Comments · American Riviera, Carpinteria Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe TheRealEstateConcierge.com 805.845.2888 Santa Barbara Real Estate from Santa Barbara Real Estate Videos on Vimeo. Share this:

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Expect Delays

June 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Mortgage Information, Real Estate News

Major changes are coming to real estate transactions starting August 1st, 2015. Any transaction involving a mortgage will need to use the new disclosure forms created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Truth in Lending Act/ RESPA Integrated Disclosures (TRID) will create timing requirements for disclosures that lenders need to make to consumers.  Not […]

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