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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 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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Santa Barbara Association of Realtors Sues City?

October 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Disclosure, Santa Barbara Association of Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Zoning Information Reports

The Santa Barbara Association of Realtors has decided to sue the City of Santa Barbara over it’s Zoning Information Report that’s required when a property is sold. The report has been a thorn in the SBAOR for a while. Personally, I do not agree with the Association’s position. Throughout the State of California these reports, […]

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South Santa Barbara Year to Date Statistics

October 18th, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Statistics

October 16th, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

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Santa Barbara Architectural Tour 2017

October 7th, 2017 · No Comments · Neighborhood News, Santa Barbara AIA Architec Tour, Santa Barbara Real Estate

AIA Santa Barbara presents 2017 ArchitecTours: Living with Water Saturday October 7, 2017 10.00 am – 4.00 pm Self-Guided Tour 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm Tour Party Every year, on the first Saturday in October, AIA Santa Barbara hosts ArchitecTours, a self guided tour and celebration of local architecture and local identity. This year’s tour […]

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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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Mortgage Lenders Easing Credit Standards

October 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Homes For Sale, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate

More Mortgage Lenders are easing credit standards.  Shrinking demand and profits are causing more lenders to ease their mortgage underwriting standards in the wake of a highly competitive business environment. A Fannie Mae report says that the number of lenders who report relaxing credit standards over the past three months has been steadily climbing since […]

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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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