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Virtual Staging is Here!

June 19th, 2017 · No Comments · California Realtors, Realtor, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, Virtual Staging

As a professional real estate agent for over 30 years in California I can say that I’m a big supporter of having your home staged for sale. First impressions are huge. A furnitureless house feels lifeless and empty. Not the effect you want have on prospective buyers when selling your home. Then again, not everyone can […]

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1931 Garden Street in Santa Barbara

June 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Open House Saturday *  June 24, 2017  from 1 to 4 pm  Classic Santa Barbara Upper East Beauty. Two bedroom two bath home on one level with a guest suite that offers 1 bedroom and 1 bath. Close to downtown and the historic Santa Barbara Mission. Light filled rooms, coffered ceilings, large traditional dining room, remodeled kitchen, and outdoor […]

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I Mondonnari Italian Street Festival

May 26th, 2017 · No Comments · Italian Street Painting Festival, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Photo by Eric Issacs The 31st I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will be taking place from 10am to 6pm (free admission) on May 27th, 28th,  and May 29th 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 the […]

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The Wave House

May 23rd, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, The Wave House

        Situated in a small enclave of oceanfront homes along the coast of Santa Barbara resides the iconic Wave House. This architectural masterpiece enjoys spectacular views of the Pacific and beyond. Longtime Santa Barbara architect Michael Carmichael originally designed this unique property.  The main house is 1500 square feet, includes three bedrooms, […]

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Zillow Lawsuit

May 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate Videos, Santa Barbara Realtors, What's My Home Worth?, Zillow Zestimates

May 11, 2017:  On Good Morning America Barbara Corcoran reported on the lawsuit filed against Zillow.com based on their “Zestimates” feature  (an algorithm that calculates your property’s value). Real Estate agents have known for a long time how inaccurate Zestimates can be. Now the public is learning not only how inaccurate they are, but they can be problematic […]

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Singing the State Street Blues

April 27th, 2017 · No Comments · Santa Barbara Commercial Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, State Street

State Street is the main artery in Santa Barbara loaded with shops, showrooms, restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and coffee shops.  A mixed bag where you’ll find many of the best stores you know and love. And yet this visually stunning go to destination for tourist and locals is struggling with record vacancies, and an ever […]

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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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Sotheby’s International Realty beats Zillow and realtor.com to 3-D

October 25th, 2016 · No Comments · 3D Home Tours, California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Realtors

Kirsten Wolfe enjoying 3-D Home Tours of properties in Santa Barbara, San Francisco and New York Sotheby’s International Realty’s listing pages now can embed 3-D home tours. The real estate franchisor added models to listing pages for 1,000 properties. Mansion Global also now supports 3-D tours, and Sotheby’s listings on the luxury property search site […]

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What’s Your Home’s Value?

October 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors, What's My Home Worth?

  It’s a common problem in real estate: Owners’ estimates of home values rarely match the estimates of professional appraisers.A just-released report from Quicken Loans found that home appraisals nationwide  were an average of 1.56 percent lower than the values expected by homeowners seeking to refinance a mortgage If you’re looking to sell your home, […]

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Mortgage Rates Lowest in 40 Years

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Realtors

Afternoon Contrast at Butterfly by local artist Chris Potter This year’s mortgage rates are the lowest in more than 40 years. Some analyst predict that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this year, but they should still be at their lowest levels since many of today’s homebuyers were born.  That’s according to Freddie […]

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