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Entries from September 27th, 2016

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

September 27th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through the August 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 homes […]

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Mortgage Rates Lowest in 40 Years

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Realtors

Afternoon Contrast at Butterfly by local artist Chris Potter This year’s mortgage rates are the lowest in more than 40 years. Some analyst predict that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this year, but they should still be at their lowest levels since many of today’s homebuyers were born.  That’s according to Freddie […]

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Ten Designer Tips to Improve Your Home’s Value

September 25th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Fernald Point Oceanfront Home in Montecito offered at:$6,950,000. Formerly the home of Monty Python’s John Cleese. Make the room feel bigger than its square footage. Selecting and placing furniture that fits the scale of the room can go a long way in making the space feel larger than it actually is. While the actual square footage […]

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Sometimes Clients Say the Darndest Things

September 23rd, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

 A humorous, but true, article from InmanNews.com  Buyers and sellers have blindsided agents with comments involving boa constrictors, spiritual cleansing and rebellious offspring, among other things.Gloria Commiso, a Hermosa Beach, California-based Realtor, was about to kick off an open house when she received an alarming call from the home’s owner. “I couldn’t find my boa constrictor,” […]

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Santa Barbara Artwalk

September 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Santa Barbara Artwalk, Things to do in Santa Barbara

Celebrate the 28th Annual Santa Barbara Artwalk that begins with an artist reception on Friday September 23rd and continuing on Saturday September 24th and Sunday September the 25th. The annual event is presented by the Museum League. The Museum is located at 2559 Puesta del Sol and admission is $10 for non-members and free for […]

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Hope Ranch

September 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Estates, Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors

Hope Ranch Homes For Sale In addition to being one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Santa Barbara, Hope Ranch is one of the wealthiest areas in California; the median home price was $2.61 million in 2006. Houses with ocean views generally list for at least $5 million, with oceanfront properties going for $25 million and […]

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