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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 ...
02/06/2017
Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends through December 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...
01/23/2017
 The 32nd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival  poster celebrates architecture and it's link to cinema. This year's poster was created by Barbara Boros and Bob Blackwell.This year's celebrity attendees include Denzel Washington, Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Jeff Bridges, Casey Affleck, I...
01/13/2017
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...
01/13/2017
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...
01/04/2017
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...
12/12/2016
Trulia reached out to me and asked if I would put this on my blog at: www.TheSantaBarbaraRealEstateBlog.com 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...
12/12/2016
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...
12/09/2016
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
12/09/2016
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...
11/29/2016
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