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Entries from November 29th, 2016

California Real Estate Remains a Hot Commodity After Election

November 29th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Miramar Beach in Montecito by local artist Chris Potter Demand for U.S. real estate remains strong this holiday season and appears poised to carry over into 2017, with California and Bay Area cities again ruling the list of the nation’s most sought-after housing markets. That’s according to Realtor.com’s latest monthly analysis of the nation’s 20 […]

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Is Zillow Good or Bad for Real Estate Industry?

November 29th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Some of the good things:  Provides greater listing exposure to millions of consumers. The addition of tax records, school ratings and other information to listings is good for consumers and makes the agents’ job easier. Levels the playing field for newer agents and agents without many listings. Gives consumer access to FSBOs, foreclosures and other […]

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Practicing the Fine Art of Real Estate

November 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Butterfly Beach by local artist Santa Barbara artist  Chris Potter Practicing the fine art of real estate. It’s who we are, and what we do. Together with Sotheby’s International Realty, Santa Barbara’s number one real estate brokerage, we can provide you with the best real estate services available. No one knows the Santa Barbara real estate […]

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Home Loans Enter Uncertain Era

November 15th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Wall Street Journal – November 14, 2016    “ The remak:ing of U.S. politics also is likely to upend the nation’s mortgage market. There are two reasons why: Interest Rates and Regulation. Changes in these areas could affect the course of the housing recovery, the availability of credit to borrowers and the extent to which lenders are willing […]

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Lowball Offers

November 14th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Market Conditions, Santa Barbara Real Estate, The Real Estate Scene, Tips For Sellers

A true lowball offer is considered to be an offer 20% or more off the asking price. Sometimes a seller will not even respond to a lowball offer. In some instances that might be the best way to play your hand, but not all  Each scenario is unique unto itself depending on the personalities that are involved, and […]

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Santa Barbara’s Veterans Day Weekend Events

November 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Veterans Day

Have a great Veteran’s Day Weekend. A lot of events here in Santa Barbara – check out the video for details! And, thank you to all the Veteran’s (including my Dad and oldest Brother) for your service! November 5, 2016 to November 12, 2016 Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Share this:

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Elon Musk Unveils Shingles That Could Finally Make Rooftop Sexy

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Elon Musk late Friday (October 28, 2016) debuted glass roofing shingles that generate electricity from the sun, a critical step toward merging Tesla Motors with his solar energy firm, SolarCity. At a 30-minute press conference on a movie studio lot in Los Angeles, the billionaire tech titan unveiled a suite of shingles, some made to replicate […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate 3rd Quarter Market Update

November 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Carpinteria Real Estate, Goleta Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Summerland Real Estate

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