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1570 Bolero in Montecito

June 17th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors

1570 Bolero Drive in Montecito will be open this Sunday from 1 to 4pm. Casually elegant single level home. Close to the Montecito Upper Village with spectacular mountain views.  Close to world renowned San Ysidro Ranch as well as local hiking and biking trails.  Easy living open floor plan that takes advantage of the indoor […]

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Accessory Dwelling Units by Jock Sewall

April 17th, 2017 · No Comments · Accessory Dwelling Units, California Real Estate, Real Estate News, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Jock Sewall is a local Santa Barbara Architect. Here’s his take on Accessory Dwelling Units: “Aging in Place,” that is, not moving to a separate rest home or it’s equivalent, staying in the family and community mix is the most desirable senior residential outcome by far according to every kind of senior. This kind of […]

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The Montecito Real Estate Market at a Glance

March 30th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Last year 203 single family homes, condos, and vacant lots sold in Montecito. This analysis was derived from the Santa Barbara Association of Realtor’s Multiple Listing Service (MLS) using Montecito’s Zip Code of 93108 for the search parameter. In 2016 selling prices ranged from $525,000 (for an adobe studio on Coyote Road) to $28,850,000 (for the […]

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540 El Bosque in Montecito Open Sunday from 1-4

February 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors

Asking Price: $2,950,000. Open Sunday (1-4)  February 12, 2017.  Two Story Farmhouse built in 1925. Currently features two downstairs bedrooms with two full baths. The attic has been converted into two smaller bedrooms with bath. This home is on .82 of an acre on a flat lot. The property is gated and also offers a two car […]

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Supreme Court Rules on Real Estate Dual Agency

January 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Dual Agency, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

For the first time in history, homebuyers are deliberately creating dual agency situations as many refuse to work with anyone but the listing salesperson. The thinking being that they may get a better deal working with the listing salesperson when actually they may be creating a possible conflict of interest. How can the listing salesperson negotiate the best deal […]

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Montecito Real Estate in Review

January 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Luxury Properties, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

According to the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service there were 192 sales in Montecito in 2016 down from 195 sales in 2015, with over half of those selling for under $3,000,000. Here’s the breakdown: 11 sales under one million. 57 sales between $1,000,000 and $2,000,000. 47 sales between $2,000,000 and $3,000,000.  23 sales between $3,000,000 and […]

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Jeff Bridges Reduces Asking Price of Montectio Home

December 24th, 2016 · No Comments · Montecito Estates, Montecito Homes For Sale, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors

Oscar winner Jeff Bridges recently cut $5 million more off the asking price of his estate in Montecito. It’s now available for $18.5 million. It was originally listed for $29.5 million. The Tuscan-style property is drop-dead gorgeous with mountain and ocean views. The main house is 9,500 square feet with lavish hallways, soaring and exposed wood-beam ceilings, and a private tower/study that […]

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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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Santa Barbara’s Cars and Coffee in Montecito

March 15th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe, Montecito Real Estate, Montecito Realtors, Santa Barbara Real Estate, SB Cars and Coffee

Big crowd in Montecito’s Upper Village this morning, and most of the cars here were amazing! Santa Barbara’s Cars and Coffee Website Share this:

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The Benefits of Owning a Home

December 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Carpinteria Real Estate, Ennisbrook, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Summerland Real Estate

Editorial The New York Times December 12, 2014 Homeownership has gotten a bad rap, said The New York Times.  ” Since the housing bust, renting has been in and owning a home has been out, especially among young adults who in earlier decades would have been first time buyers.”  Today just 64.3 percent of Americans […]

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