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Ten Designer Tips to Improve Your Home’s Value

September 18th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Andre Clark Bird Refuge by local Santa Barbara artist: Chris Potter Make the room feel bigger than its square footage. Selecting and placing furniture that fits the scale of the room can go a long way in making the space feel larger than it actually is. While the actual square footage of a house will, of course, […]

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Santa Barbara “Live” Real Estate Statistics

August 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends, SB Real Estate Statistics

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

August 20th, 2016 · No Comments · Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through the July for 2016. This graph was prepared by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. This year is reflected by the thicker purple line with diamonds. The green line reflects 2015, where in May of 2015, it appears the southern Santa Barbara real estate market peaked based on the number of […]

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Luxury Buyers Would Just As Soon Drive

August 6th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Walk Scores, Walkability

Miramar Beach by Chris Potter The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “stroll friendly communities may be the latest housing draw, but in the luxury market the walkability premium is relatively small.” The “Walk Score” measures the effect of walkability on home values. The scale runs from 0 to 100 and tallies things such as […]

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Turning the Key on Mortgage Rates

July 25th, 2016 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Real Estate

When the Feds lowers the federal funds rate, lenders can finance home loans more cheaply. As a result, they can reduce the interest rates they charge for a fixed rate mortgage. In recent years, the Fed has kept the federal funds rate low in an attempt to stimulate the housing market.  Basically, the Fed is […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends 2016

July 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Market Conditions, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through the 2nd Quarter for 2016. This graph was prepared by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. This year is reflected by the thicker purple line with diamonds. The green line reflects 2015, where in May of 2015, it appears the southern Santa Barbara real estate market peaked based on the number […]

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Low Interest Rates Boost Home Sales

July 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Market Conditions, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Real Estate

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Humor

July 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate

“Not for the comedically challenged or humor impaired!” Share this:

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Real Estate News You Can Use

July 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

For The Real Estate Curious….  Foreign Buyers Pull Back from U.S. Housing Market California realtors and others in the housing industry have hoped recent turmoil in the global economy would boost foreign interest in U.S. real estate. New figures suggest the opposite is likely. Purchases of U.S. residential real estate by foreigners who aren’t residents of the […]

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Southern Santa Barbara Market Trends

July 5th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Follow the purple line for 2016. Data reflects “Sold Homes” for that month in Southern Santa Barbara. This includes the communities from Carpinteria to Goleta. Data provided by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. Median Sales Price for Southern Santa Barbara July 2015 to June 2016 (Trulia) Share this:

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