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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...
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...

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