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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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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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Natalie Portman buys home in Montecito

June 7th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millipied have purchased a modern estate in Montecito for 6.5 million. Sweeping ocean views are enjoyed from this modern home designed by Barton Meyers on 10.4 acres in the Montecito foothills of Toro Canyon. A sleek balance of steel, glass, and concrete. The main living area offers 3 dramatic glass garage […]

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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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Zillow Lawsuit

May 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate Videos, Santa Barbara Realtors, What's My Home Worth?, Zillow Zestimates

May 11, 2017:  On Good Morning America Barbara Corcoran reported on the lawsuit filed against Zillow.com based on their “Zestimates” feature  (an algorithm that calculates your property’s value). Real Estate agents have known for a long time how inaccurate Zestimates can be. Now the public is learning not only how inaccurate they are, but they can be problematic […]

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The Montecito Real Estate Market at a Glance

March 30th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Last year 203 single family homes, condos, and vacant lots sold in Montecito. This analysis was derived from the Santa Barbara Association of Realtor’s Multiple Listing Service (MLS) using Montecito’s Zip Code of 93108 for the search parameter. In 2016 selling prices ranged from $525,000 (for an adobe studio on Coyote Road) to $28,850,000 (for the […]

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi List Montecito Home for Sale

March 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Ellen DeGeneres, Montecito Estates, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Luxury Properties, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Portia de Rossi

Ellen and Portia have listed their newly remodeled home on Hidden Valley Lane with Sotheby’s International Realty for $45,000,000. Click on the link for more details and photos: Ellen and Portia’s Hidden Valley Lane home Share this:

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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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