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3271 Padaro Lane Open Sunday March 26, 2017 * 12-3pm

March 24th, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate

3271 Padaro Lane will be open this Sunday from 12 to 3pm. Hosted by Kirsten Wolfe and Debbie Lee. Designed by noted architect Robert Senn in 2008 and set on world renowned Padaro Beach. This 7,287 square foot luxury Hamptons style estate is built on a knolltop with 105 feet beachfront offering 6 bedrooms en-suite, […]

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Santa Barbara “Live” Real Estate Statistics

March 23rd, 2017 · 2 Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends, SB Real Estate Statistics

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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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The 10 Deadly Sins of Selling Your Home

February 16th, 2017 · No Comments · Pricing Strategically, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Looking over Santa Barbara towards the Pacific and Channel Islands Buying a Replacement Home before selling your house: It’s far better to sell your current home first then endure the inconvenience of moving to an interim rental, and owning and paying for two homes when you only want one. Statistics show time and again that […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends 2017

February 10th, 2017 · No Comments · Goleta 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 for January 2017. 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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New California Water Conservation Requirements

February 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

On January 1, 2017 a new California Civil Code: Senate Bill No. 407 Chapter 587 requires that all homes built on or before January 1, 1994 must be equipped with water conserving plumbing fixtures including low flush toilets (1.6 gallons per flush) , showers (not more than 2.5 GPMs), and interior faucets (not more than 2.2 GPMs). […]

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Museum of Exploration and Innovations

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments · MOXI Museum, Neighborhood News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

MOXI – the Museum of Exploration and Innovations in Santa Barbara is gearing up for it’s grand open in early 2017! Located near the train station on lower State Street MOXI provides an interactive experience with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).  17,000 square feet of exhibits designed to engage visitors. The building […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Trends

January 21st, 2017 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through December 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 most peaked based on […]

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