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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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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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Santa Barbara Real Estate for August 2017

September 15th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

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Hope Ranch

August 15th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Hope Ranch is an exclusive community with over 1800 lush acres along the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara, California. Hope Ranch is a unique enclave with over 750 luxury homes. One of the many amenities that Hope Ranch offers is a private Beach with picnic grounds, and a playground. Other amenities include 22 miles of Equestrian Trails, Community Tennis Courts, […]

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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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State Street in Santa Barbara, California

May 29th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Memorial Day weekend on State Street in Santa Barbara where the Jacaranda trees are blooming, and American Flags are flying. Thanks to all the men and women for their service, and those whose sacrifice we remember. You are not forgotten! Share this:

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4200 Marina Drive, Santa Barbara, California

March 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Estates, Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors

Imagine the possibilities! Located along the Santa Barbara coast in the prestigious Hope Ranch community an amazing equestrian property on 3.77 acres awaits you. Situated on a mostly gentle level lot with ocean views your dream property is ready to be remodeled, rebuilt, or built anew. Close to Hope Ranch Beach (Private Access – see […]

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The Difference Between a Second Unit and a Accessory Dwelling Unit in California

March 16th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Second Units vs. Accessory Dwelling Units

Last September Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1069 and Assembly Bill 2406 that promotes secondary dwelling units aka accessory dwelling units (ADU) which as of January 1, 2017 has gone into effect.  Accessory Dwelling Units are defined as housing structures that provide complete independent living facilities and include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, […]

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Mortgage Rates Climb to 2017 High

March 15th, 2017 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Mortgage rates climb to 2017 high. Rates have hit their highest point so far this year, although one analyst predicts that even signifcant gains in the years ahead won’t likely slow down the housing market. Freddie Mac says that 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.21 percent for the week ended  March 9, up on both a […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

March 13th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends from January 2013 to February 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) Click on image to enlarge. Share this:

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