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2017 Housing Market Predictions

November 30th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Recently Zillow jumped in with six predictions for next year’s housing market, touching on some of the more nuanced factors that influence who will be buying and selling homes next year, where they’ll be focused and what challenges they stand to face.  Speculation also brought up the potential effect of Trump’s hard-line immigration plans on construction industry […]

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California Real Estate Remains a Hot Commodity After Election

November 29th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Miramar Beach in Montecito by local artist Chris Potter Demand for U.S. real estate remains strong this holiday season and appears poised to carry over into 2017, with California and Bay Area cities again ruling the list of the nation’s most sought-after housing markets. That’s according to Realtor.com’s latest monthly analysis of the nation’s 20 […]

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Is Zillow Good or Bad for Real Estate Industry?

November 29th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Some of the good things:  Provides greater listing exposure to millions of consumers. The addition of tax records, school ratings and other information to listings is good for consumers and makes the agents’ job easier. Levels the playing field for newer agents and agents without many listings. Gives consumer access to FSBOs, foreclosures and other […]

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Santa Barbara “Live” Real Estate Statistics

November 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends, SB Real Estate Statistics

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November 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · American Riviera, California Real Estate, Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Santa Barbara Real Estate

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Practicing the Fine Art of Real Estate

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

Butterfly Beach by local artist Santa Barbara artist  Chris Potter Practicing the fine art of real estate. It’s who we are, and what we do. Together with Sotheby’s International Realty, Santa Barbara’s number one real estate brokerage, we can provide you with the best real estate services available. No one knows the Santa Barbara real estate […]

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Home Loans Enter Uncertain Era

November 15th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Wall Street Journal – November 14, 2016    “ The remak:ing of U.S. politics also is likely to upend the nation’s mortgage market. There are two reasons why: Interest Rates and Regulation. Changes in these areas could affect the course of the housing recovery, the availability of credit to borrowers and the extent to which lenders are willing […]

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Lowball Offers

November 14th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Market Conditions, Santa Barbara Real Estate, The Real Estate Scene, Tips For Sellers

A true lowball offer is considered to be an offer 20% or more off the asking price. Sometimes a seller will not even respond to a lowball offer. In some instances that might be the best way to play your hand, but not all  Each scenario is unique unto itself depending on the personalities that are involved, and […]

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Elon Musk Unveils Shingles That Could Finally Make Rooftop Sexy

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Elon Musk late Friday (October 28, 2016) debuted glass roofing shingles that generate electricity from the sun, a critical step toward merging Tesla Motors with his solar energy firm, SolarCity. At a 30-minute press conference on a movie studio lot in Los Angeles, the billionaire tech titan unveiled a suite of shingles, some made to replicate […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate 3rd Quarter Market Update

November 1st, 2016 · No Comments · Carpinteria Real Estate, Goleta Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Summerland Real Estate

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