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California Home Prices near 10 year high!

June 20th, 2017 · No Comments · California, California Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

The Golden State’s median home price climbed to a height not seen since the previous housing boom in April and is likely to keep rising, further squeezing already tight affordability conditions for the rest of the year. The California Association of Realtors’ latest home sales and price report puts the statewide median single-family home price at […]

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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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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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State Street in Santa Barbara, California

May 29th, 2017 · No Comments · California Real Estate, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Memorial Day weekend on State Street in Santa Barbara where the Jacaranda trees are blooming, and American Flags are flying. Thanks to all the men and women for their service, and those whose sacrifice we remember. You are not forgotten! Share this:

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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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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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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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4200 Marina Drive, Santa Barbara, California

March 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Estates, Hope Ranch Homes For Sale, Hope Ranch Real Estate, Hope Ranch Realtors

Imagine the possibilities! Located along the Santa Barbara coast in the prestigious Hope Ranch community an amazing equestrian property on 3.77 acres awaits you. Situated on a mostly gentle level lot with ocean views your dream property is ready to be remodeled, rebuilt, or built anew. Close to Hope Ranch Beach (Private Access – see […]

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Mortgage Rates Climb to 2017 High

March 15th, 2017 · No Comments · Hope Ranch Real Estate, Montecito Real Estate, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Mortgage rates climb to 2017 high. Rates have hit their highest point so far this year, although one analyst predicts that even signifcant gains in the years ahead won’t likely slow down the housing market. Freddie Mac says that 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.21 percent for the week ended  March 9, up on both a […]

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