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June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · American Riviera, California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Earlier this month Santa Barbara local economist Dr. Mark Schnlepp told members of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors that, “the economy  under “Trumponomics” looks as sunny as the weather.”  He added that the President’s Economic Plan is boosting economic indicators to new heights since the 2008 Financial Crisis, and that the economy will continue […]

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Hope Ranch

April 15th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Hope Ranch is an exclusive community with over 1800 lush acres along the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara, California. Hope Ranch is a unique enclave with over 750 luxury homes. One of the many amenities that Hope Ranch offers is a private Beach with picnic grounds, and a playground. Other amenities include 22 miles of Equestrian Trails, Community Tennis Courts, […]

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Interest Rates Update

April 13th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Painting by Chris Potter Santa Barbara Artist Extraordinaire Continued strength in the labor market could lead the Federal Reserve to continue gradually raising interest rates. Mortgage rates, however, have declined for three straight weeks following the Fed’s early March announcement that it would raise rates; 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages currently stand at 4.10 percent, according to […]

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The Pet Factor in Real Estate Sales

February 20th, 2017 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Montecito Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale

If you’ve ever had a dog or cat nuzzle its way into your lap, a bundle of warmth, fur, and happiness, you know how easy it is for a beloved pet to make itself indispensable in your life. We go out of our way to accommodate them — even when making decisions on buying or […]

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Real Estate Your Best Long Term Investment

January 7th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Luxury Properties, Montecito Luxury Properties, Santa Barbara Luxury Properties

Santa Barbara Coastline by local artist Chris Potter Americans still prefer real estate over other types of long term investments. More than 1 in 4 Americans said real estate was the best investment for money they would not need for at least a decade according to a new Bankrate.com survey of 1,000 investors. Compare that […]

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Sotheby’s International Realty Disclosure

January 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Disclosure, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Sotheby’s International Realty BRE # 899496 This website is not the official website of Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. does not make any representation or warranty regarding any information, including without limitation its accuracy or completeness, contained on this website. Real Agents affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc.  are independent contractors and […]

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Think of Buying in 2017?

December 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Painting “Hammonds Beach in Montecito on Cloudy Day” by local Santa Barbara artist Chris Potter When you consider today’s historic low interest rates and the affordable prices of homes in many parts of the country, it’s obvious that it’s a great time to  consider making  a real estate purchase. Be warned: The good times aren’t going […]

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Predictions for 2017 Real Estate

December 25th, 2016 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Montecito Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale

Key Takeaways for 2017 – Source Inman News with Doug Duncan, Jonathan Smokes, Steve Cook, Svenja Gudell, and Ralph McLauglin Mortgage rates are likely to continue to increase throughout 2017. There will not be any easing in inventory, and affordability will still be a challenge in big markets. The potential is there for a large […]

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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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How The Election Could Affect Real Estate

October 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Real Estate and Politics, Santa Barbara Real Estate

         When the presidential election is over, one thing is fairly certain: there will be some changes to interest rates, affecting stocks, bonds, and mortgage rates. We know something will happen; we’re just not sure which way things are going to go. Historically, rates generally drop after a Democrat is elected, according to Freddie Mac […]

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