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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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House Eating Fungus – Poria Incrassata

April 8th, 2017 · No Comments · California, California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Homeowners may not know poria incrassata by its fancy name, but they’ll know when it becomes an unwanted houseguest. The house-eating fungus looks like orange pancake batter and quickly makes itself at home. It can destroy an entire structure within months. “When poria does invade a house, it’s almost always catastrophic,” Mississippi State University wood […]

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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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Welcome to the American Riviera!

January 11th, 2017 · No Comments · American Riviera, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Together with Sotheby’s International Realty, Santa Barbara’s Number One Residential Real Estate Brokerage, we can provide you with the best real estate services available.  Call, email, or text us today! Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe       805.845.2888      TheRealEstateConcierge@gmail.com Share this:

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2017 Housing Market Predictions

December 20th, 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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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

December 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through November 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 recently peaked based on the number of […]

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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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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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Santa Barbara Real Estate Humor

July 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale, Santa Barbara Real Estate

“Not for the comedically challenged or humor impaired!” Share this:

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“New Listing!” Really?

June 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Realtors, Montecito Realtors, Padaro Lane, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtors

Somewhere on Padaro Lane in Southern Santa Barbara What could be more disappointing than to discover a “new listing” for an area you’ve been frantically looking in and then find out it’s not new. Happens all the time, right? A popular ruse for marketing homes that aren’t selling is relisting them to give the appearance that it’s a “new listing.”  […]

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