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Entries from June 30th, 2017

PACE Property Assessed Clean Energy Program Loan Controversy

June 30th, 2017 · No Comments · PACE Program, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

More information regarding PACE aka Property Assessed Clean Energy’s program that’s designed to create financing for making one’s home more energy efficient. There are some issues here that are addressed by the President of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtor’s David Kim on KEYT television. Click here for more information on the PACE Property Assessed […]

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Zillow Threatens Blogger over Photos Online Controversy

June 29th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, California Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Zillow Zestimates

The Verge.com reports: Zillow doesn’t even own the photos it threatened to sue popular blogger over! Zillow, the bane of real estate professionals, with it’s often inaccurate Zestimates and other issues such as feeding on the data real estate professionals create without any compensation. Appears to now be bullying a blogger over photos she’s used […]

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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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229 Arboleda in Santa Barbara, California

June 21st, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Asking price: $1,850,000 Price/Sq Ft. $407 Built 1930 Single family home Hope Ranch Annex mini-ranch w/large home, guest cottage, horse corral, storage shed/workshop, large garage & carport. Expansive lawn, vegetable beds, rose garden. LR, FR, Kitchen w/adjacent hobby/laundry room. Master suite w/luxurious bath hosting corner soaking tub, corner shower, dual sinks & extensive cabinetry. Convenient to schools, services, […]

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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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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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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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