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The Thomas Fire

December 13th, 2017 · No Comments · California, California Real Estate, California Realtors, Thomas Fire

 #ThomasFire December 13, 2017 Momentarily we’re experiencing north east winds that are allowing firedfighters, hopefully, to get on top of the #ThomasFire here in Santa Barbara and Ventura. The fires has moved into Romero Canyon in Summerland and Montecito. 25% containment. Fire began December 4th, 2017. 237,500 acres have burned. Share this:

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America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes 2017

November 30th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, California Realtors, Montecito Estates, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Luxury Properties, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate

That’s according to Forbes’ annual list of America’s most expensive ZIP codes, which uses a 90-day rolling average for the period ended Oct. 27 and includes both single-family homes and condominiums. This year Montecito (93108) ranked 24th on Forbes’s list with a median price of $4,450,371. Days on the market 202. With an inventory at […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 21st, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Realtors

Wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving. We’d also like to thank our friends and clients for their help, referrals, and support. We truly appreciate it. Thank you! Mark and Kirsten “Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year because it reminds us to give thanks and to count our blessings. Suddenly, […]

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Goodbye Income Tax Deductions?

November 14th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

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Proposed Tax Plan Stalling Real Estate Market?

November 13th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara

The proposed GOP Tax Plan could eliminate key advantages of owning a home. The Senate tax plan eliminates the state and local tax deduction (SALT) which also allows people to make itemized deductions for property taxes. That would raise a tax burden on existing homeowners, and encourage them to look for cheaper properties according to […]

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Santa Barbara Short Term Rental Ban Approved

November 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Short Term Rentals

Padaro Lane in Santa Barbara The Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to approve an ordinance banning Short Term Rentals in unincorporated Santa Barbara County (including Montecito) this October. The Board voted to prohibit Short Term Rentals in residential zones, agricultural zones, and mixed use zones, while allowing “Homestays” in residential and AG-1 zones, […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

October 21st, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends, Santa Barbara Realtors

The  Santa Barbara real estate Market Trends from January 2013 to September 2017 for the number of sales for that month. This graph was created by Fidelity Title Company of southern Santa Barbara covering the southern Santa Barbara communities of Carpinteria, Montecito, the upper and lower Riviera, the Upper East, East Side, West Side, Mesa, Hope […]

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502 Picacho Lane in Montecito, California

October 13th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors

Open this Saturday from 12 to 4 and Sunday  from 1 to 3pm This four bedroom home can be found on one of Montecito’s most prestigious streets. This remodeled Mediterranean style home resides on approximately one acre and offers wonderful mountain views. Other amenities offered are a pool with an in-pool spa, multiple terraces, built in BBQ, and spacious lush […]

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Hidden Treasures of Santa Barbara

October 5th, 2017 · No Comments · American Riviera, California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

There’s no such thing as locals only in Santa Barbara–provided you know all of the city’s hidden treasures, secret trails, backwater pubs and bars, and neighborhood gems. If you’re looking for a place to call home it’s hard to beat the sunshine, Spanish architecture, and the flower-lined streets with mountains looming in the distance, not […]

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Real Estate News You Can Use

September 25th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate

MODEST HOME SALES, PRICE GAINS EXPECTED NEXT YEAR The national housing inventory crunch is not expected to ease in the coming year, though more new homes should help spur a slight uptick in sales. In its 2018 Outlook, Freddie Mac projects 6.30 million home sales in 2018, up from an expected 6.18 million this year, […]

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