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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

June 16th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends from January 2013 to May 2017 for number of sales for that month and year.  This graph was prepared by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. The graph reflects the number of sales for the month for southern Santa Barbara. (Carpinteria to Goleta). It appears we’re keeping pace with last year, but […]

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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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US Homes Selling Faster Than Ever this Spring

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, California Realtors, Market Conditions, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Painting by local Santa Barbara artist Chris Potter Nationwide, properties sold an average of 29 days in April. Housing inventory concerns continue, pushing the median U.S. sales price U.S. sale price up to $244,800, the 62nd straight month of annual gains. California accounts for eight of the nation’s 10 most expensive counties by price. Serious […]

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Short Term Rentals in Santa Barbara

June 9th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Short Term Rentals

Alys Martinez of KEYT television in Santa Barbara reports on County Supervisor’s ban on Short Term Rentals. The Supervisors say they’re “reaffirming zoning regulations.” This has been a controversial topic that has pitted neighbors against neighbors in Santa Barbara. Many believe their property values are threatened by commercial use of homes zoned for residential use only. And, […]

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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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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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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

April 15th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Market Conditions, Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends from January 2013 to March 2017 for number of sales for that month and year.  This graph was prepared by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. The graph reflects the number of sales for the month for southern Santa Barbara. (Carpinteria to Goleta). It appears we’re keeping pace with last year, but […]

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Live near a Surf Break?

April 7th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Neighborhood News, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Surfing Santa Barbara

Researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey found that being located within a mile of a surf break adds about $106,000 to a home’s value.  Living near a desirable public park or outdoor recreation space boosts it significantly higher — as much as 8 percent to 20 percent. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of neighborhood attributes that […]

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Mortgage Rates Dip for Second Week as Inventory Falls to All Time Low

April 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Home For Sale, Mortgage Information, Santa Barbara Homes For Sale

Mortgage Rates Dipped for the Second Straight Week:  Though higher rates and fluctuations don’t appear to be stifling home sales yet.   According to Freddie Mac, 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.14 percent for the week ended March 30, down from 4.23 percent the previous week. Fifteen-year, fixed-rate mortgages averaged 3.39 percent, decreasing from 3.44 percent on a […]

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Kevin Costner list home for $60,000,000

March 28th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Carpinteria Homes For Sale, Padaro Lane

Kevin Costner’s sprawling Southern California coastal estate is on the market for $60 million. The 10.25-acre property is on a bluff in Carpinteria, approximately 10 miles outside of Santa Barbara. The property features unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Barbara mountains, and several nearby islands. Residents also get exclusive access to a quiet […]

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