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Entries from June 23rd, 2017

Summer Solstice in Santa Barbara 2017

June 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Summer Solstice

For More Information about the Summer Solstice Celebration in Santa Barbara visit their site at: Summer Solstice Parade in Santa Barbara 2017 Enjoy the video below, “A Sense of Place: Public Art in Santa Barbara,” that offers some footage of past Summer Solstice Parades in Santa Barbara (begins around 6:25 on video). But, the whole video […]

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California Home Prices near 10 year high!

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · California, California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

The Golden State’s median home price climbed to a height not seen since the previous housing boom in April and is likely to keep rising, further squeezing already tight affordability conditions for the rest of the year. The California Association of Realtors’ latest home sales and price report puts the statewide median single-family home price at […]

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Virtual Staging is Here!

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · California Realtors, Realtor, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Virtual Staging

As a professional real estate agent for over 30 years in California I can say that I’m a big supporter of having your home staged for sale. First impressions are huge. A furnitureless house feels lifeless and empty. Not the effect you want have on prospective buyers when selling your home. Then again, not everyone can […]

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1570 Bolero in Montecito

June 17th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors

1570 Bolero Drive in Montecito will be open this Sunday from 1 to 4pm. Casually elegant single level home. Close to the Montecito Upper Village with spectacular mountain views.  Close to world renowned San Ysidro Ranch as well as local hiking and biking trails.  Easy living open floor plan that takes advantage of the indoor […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

June 16th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends from January 2013 to May 2017 for number of sales for that month and year.  This graph was prepared by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. The graph reflects the number of sales for the month for southern Santa Barbara. (Carpinteria to Goleta). It appears we’re keeping pace with last year, but […]

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495 Toro Canyon Road in Montecito, California

June 16th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Estates, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Luxury Properties, Montecito Realtors

This enchanting gated estate, on 2+/- acres in magical Toro Canyon, is where chic luxury meets coastal casual. Its main residence is a refined yet uber-comfortable (nearly 4,000 sq. ft.) California farmhouse. This amazing property shares the grounds with a pair of guest cottages that are all set amidst native and tastefully introduced landscaping. Sandstone […]

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1931 Garden Street in Santa Barbara

June 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Open House Saturday *  June 24, 2017  from 1 to 4 pm  Classic Santa Barbara Upper East Beauty. Two bedroom two bath home on one level with a guest suite that offers 1 bedroom and 1 bath. Close to downtown and the historic Santa Barbara Mission. Light filled rooms, coffered ceilings, large traditional dining room, remodeled kitchen, and outdoor […]

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Real Estate News You Can Use

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · American Riviera, California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Earlier this month Santa Barbara local economist Dr. Mark Schnlepp told members of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors that, “the economy  under “Trumponomics” looks as sunny as the weather.”  He added that the President’s Economic Plan is boosting economic indicators to new heights since the 2008 Financial Crisis, and that the economy will continue […]

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US Homes Selling Faster Than Ever this Spring

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, California Realtors, Market Conditions, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Painting by local Santa Barbara artist Chris Potter Nationwide, properties sold an average of 29 days in April. Housing inventory concerns continue, pushing the median U.S. sales price U.S. sale price up to $244,800, the 62nd straight month of annual gains. California accounts for eight of the nation’s 10 most expensive counties by price. Serious […]

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Short Term Rentals in Santa Barbara

June 9th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Short Term Rentals

Alys Martinez of KEYT television in Santa Barbara reports on County Supervisor’s ban on Short Term Rentals. The Supervisors say they’re “reaffirming zoning regulations.” This has been a controversial topic that has pitted neighbors against neighbors in Santa Barbara. Many believe their property values are threatened by commercial use of homes zoned for residential use only. And, […]

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