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Entries from August 26th, 2016

The White House and the Playboy Mansion

August 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Real Estate News, The Real Estate Scene

Ever wonder what the White House might be worth in today’s real estate market?  Recently Realtor.com  estimated that the White House would list for $90 million if it listed today. Analysts arrived at this figure by projecting what it would cost today to build the 55,000-square-foot,132-room house, which was constructed in 1792 for $232,000. Realtor.com then used the value […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

August 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through the July for 2016. This graph was prepared by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. This year is reflected by the thicker purple line with diamonds. The green line reflects 2015, where in May of 2015, it appears the southern Santa Barbara real estate market peaked based on the number of […]

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Luxury Buyers Would Just As Soon Drive

August 6th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Walk Scores, Walkability

Miramar Beach by Chris Potter The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “stroll friendly communities may be the latest housing draw, but in the luxury market the walkability premium is relatively small.” The “Walk Score” measures the effect of walkability on home values. The scale runs from 0 to 100 and tallies things such as […]

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