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According to the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service, in the third quarter of 2016, Santa Barbara saw average sales prices increase 17% from $1,080,000 in 2015 to $1,300,000 in 2016.  However single family homes sold decreased from 235 in 2015 to 215 in 2016. In Montecito, the average sales p...
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Heads up!!! Car Life on the 101 will be filming this Sunday at Cars & Coffee so have your car shined up and ready to go. This new show will debut on KEYT Television starting Saturday, September 2nd at 7:30PM so please tune tune in.  Cars and Coffee takes place every Sunday Morning in Montecito in...
"Old Spanish Days" is Santa Barbara's largest celebration and one of the top regional festivals in the United States. It is expected to attract more than 100,000 people this year, making it one of the biggest to date. This year "Fiesta!" will take place in various locations around the city August...
"Somewhere in Santa Barbara?" Forbes magazine reported that in 2010 Oracle's Larry Ellison sued his neighbors, whose trees were blocking his view of San Francisco Bay. The neighbors tried to obtain landmark status for the trees. Ellison hired a Tree Attorney and reportedly offered to buy their h...
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 the...
Photo by Eric Issacs The 30th I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival will be taking place from 10am to 6pm (free admission) on May 28th, May 29th, and May 30th 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 Fe...
The purple line is the year to date sales for 2016 for that month. The big news is that at the end of the first quarter for 2016 Southern Santa Barbara statistics show an all time high "Median Price" of $1,300,000. (The median price is the figure in the middle of a range of numbers arranged from...
Southern Santa Barbara Habitat for Humanity "Building Communities...One Home at a Time!" Habitat of Southern Santa Barbara is proud to build strength, stability, self-reliance, and shelter to southern Santa Barbara. The fourth development located at 4949 Sawyer Avenue in Carpinteria consist of th...
Real Estate Scams in Santa Barbara? Unfortunately we live in a day and age where fraud has become a fact of life. Scams in real estate can vary from mortgage fraud to hackers breaking into real estate and title agents emails.  Criminals seem to come up with new scams every day. Before transferrin...

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