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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 $2,00...
Santa Barbara HarborMortgage rates dropped to their lowest annual averages in 45 years in 2016 but continued their steady climb as the year came to a close.Freddie Mac says that 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.32 percent for the week ended Dec. 29, the ninth consecutive week of increases...
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 es...
Trulia reached out to me and asked if I would put this on my blog at: which is also www.TheRealEstateScene.comFor California Realtors it's very good content. Happy Holidays all you Rainmakers! On November 30, 2016  Ralph McLaughlin reported for Trulia.comCali...
Asking Price: $3,150,000.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 garage and one...
The Santa Barbara Unity Shoppe Telethon takes place this Saturday December 10,2016 from 4 to 8 pm on KEYT television (channel 3 / or 1003) call 805.845.5555 to contribute.For more information about Unity Shoppe and it's charitable work visit their website at: Unity Shoppe in Santa Barbara
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 fe...
Miramar Beach in Montecito by local artist Chris PotterDemand for U.S. real estate remains strong this holiday season and appears poised to carry over into 2017, with California and Bay Area cities again ruling the list of the nation’s most sought-after housing markets. That’s according to Realto...
Butterfly Beach by local artist Santa Barbara artist  Chris PotterPracticing 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 availabl...
A true lowball offer is considered to be an offer 20% or more off the asking price. Sometimes a seller will not even respond to a lowball offer. In some instances that might be the best way to play your hand, but not all  Each scenario is unique unto itself depending on the personalities that are...

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