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Sycamore Valley Ranch

May 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Sycamore Canyon Ranch in Santa Ynez is listed with Sotheby’s International Realty in Montecito, California for $100,000,000.  The property can be shown only to pre-qualified buyers.  This spectacular property resides on approximately 2700 acres. The main house is approximately 13,000 sq. ft., and there are several guest houses. Bill Bone built this home in 1982. Wall Street Journal May 29, […]

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I Madonnari in Santa Barbara 2015

May 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

Photo by Eric Issacs The 29th I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will be taking place from 10am to 6pm on May 23rd, May 24th, and May 25th in front of the steps of the Old Santa Barbara Mission! The I Madonnari Festival is the first of its kind in North America. The Festival presents […]

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Santa Barbara Online Weekend Open Houses

May 21st, 2015 · 1 Comment · American Riviera, Carpinteria Real Estate, Ennisbrook, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Open Houses, Property Search, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Summerland Real Estate

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Santa Barbara’s Zoning Information Reports

May 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Zoning Information Reports

On May 16, 2015 the Santa Barbara News-Press’s staff writer Paul Gonzalez wrote that, ” according to the Santa Barbara County’s Grand Jury the Santa Barbara Zoning Reports are unreliable, and have outlived their usefulness.” A Zoning Information Report is a disclosure issued by the Community Development Department of a home’s zoning and permitted uses. […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate 1st Quarter 2015

May 16th, 2015 · No Comments · Carpinteria Real Estate, Goleta Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Summerland Real Estate

For the month of March Home/Estate/ PUD sales went up for the month with 117 closings from the 58 we saw in February.  The Median Sales Price also rose to about $1.2 million up from $1,035,000 at the end of February while the days on the market for sold properties went down to around 54 from […]

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Stage 3 Drought Emergency in Santa Barbara

May 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

On May 5, 2015 the Santa Barbara View editorial reported that the likely hood of Stage 3 Drought Emergency in Santa Barbara was emenient. Here’s an excerpt from that editorial:  “Today at their weekly meeting, the Santa Barbara City Council will likely discuss and adopt stage three water use regulations and development restrictions. According to […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate and Local Economy

May 7th, 2015 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Santa Barbara Real Estate, The Economy

On May 7th, Tyler Hayden reported in the Santa Barbara Independent that the Santa Barbara economy was looking good, but that the rental market was a mess. Here’s an excerpt from that article: “Unlike the rest of the world’s economies, which generally “kinda suck,” Santa Barbara’s is looking up, said Peter Rupert on Thursday. The […]

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MLS Issues in Santa Barbara

May 1st, 2015 · 4 Comments · Code of Ethics, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

When the rules aren’t enforced, why bother following them?  The suggested Rules and Regulations that supposedly govern the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service currently appear to be at odds with the Code of Ethics. Some listings that show as Active are under contract /Pending?  Listings that have been on the market for weeks, months, and years show up as New Listings /Days on […]

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Miramar Hotel Approved!

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Miramar Hotel, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

On April 14, 2015 the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors approved Rick Caruso’s application to build the Montecito Miramar Hotel . Mr. Caruso was the third developer in 15 years to attempt to get approval, and on Tuesday he did ending years of fits and starts over the property.  The Los Angeles developer will be […]

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Santa Barbara’s Illegal No Tell Motels

April 18th, 2015 · No Comments · KEYT Television, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Santa Barbara Real Estate

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Click on video for KEYT’s C.J.Wards investigative report on illegal rentals in Santa Barbara. Shockingly some Santa Barbara Realtors are using the Santa Barbara MLS message boards (emails to membership) to rent out these illegal rentals which is a violation of the MLS Rules and Regulations, the Code of Ethics, and Zoning Regulations in […]

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