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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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Santa Barbara Realtors

December 7th, 2017 · No Comments · California Realtors, Hope Ranch Realtors, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Realtors

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NAR Blast Tax Reform Bill

December 1st, 2017 · No Comments · California Realtors, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

The National Association of Realtors has taken the position that the Tax Reform Bill is “an assault on housing!” NAR has broadly condemned provisions in legislation that would increase taxes on homeowners and provide fewer cuts than renters. NAR says the lowering of the mortgage interest deduction from $1,000,000 to $500,000, eliminating moving expense deductions, […]

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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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Labor Day Weekend

September 1st, 2017 · No Comments · California, California Real Estate, California Realtors

An interesting weekend with everything that’s going on in Texas. Our hearts go out to everyone there weathering this storm.  Click on Red Cross Harvey Disaster Relief if you’d like to help out, and have a great Labor Day weekend. Be safe, and all the best! “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance […]

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Santa Barbara! Welcome to the American Riviera!

August 19th, 2017 · No Comments · American Riviera, California Realtors, Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe * www.TheRealEstateConcierge.com * Santa Barbara Real Estate  * 805.845.2888 * Homes of SantaBarbara@gmail.com Share this:

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Practicing the fine art of Real Estate

July 7th, 2017 · No Comments · California, California Real Estate, California Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Painting by local Santa Barbara artist Chris Potter Forecast: California Home Prices to Grow by 10 Percent Through 2018 California home prices rose by 5.8 percent year over year in May and are projected to grow by 9.7 percent by next spring. U.S. rents rose by 3.1 percent on an annual basis in May, further […]

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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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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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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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