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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...
05/23/2016
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...
05/23/2016
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...
05/14/2016
1214 High Ridge Lane in Santa Barbara is listed with Sotheby's International Realty.  3,700 square feet. Mediterranean Style. 3 car garage. Gated entry.  4 bedrooms with master,  one guest and office on main floor. 3.5 bathrooms. Two bedrooms downstairs with workout area, wine closet, and more. R...
05/01/2016
  1807 Cliff Drive is an opportunity to invest in a very desirable and vibrant location.  It is surrounded by a major Santa Barbara healthy grocery store, numerous restaurants, drug store, professional services and neigborhood businesses.  The traffic count on Cliff Drive is excellent. Currently...
05/01/2016
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03/29/2016
Recently Santa Barbara has had an influx of new real estate companies enter the local marketplace. Engle & Volker, NextHome, Insites, Teles Properties, and most recently Compass. Almost all of them promising to be the next "Big Thing" in Santa Barbara real estate. Interesting. The larger more es...
03/22/2016
Santa Barbara Harbor by local artist Chris Potter Sell first or buy later depends on your financial circumstances, what the current housing market is, and your tolerance for temporary displacement. The ideal in an appreciating market is to buy first and then sell your current home. In a deprecia...
03/03/2016
Montecito Realtor Kirsten Wolfe enjoying the view! Listed with Sotheby's International Realty this idyllic beachfront sanctuary in sought-after Fernald Cove captures the air of relaxed sophistication that embodies the Montecito lifestyle. Approx. 3942 sq. ft., including 3 bedrooms, three and a h...
02/19/2016
Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Hope Ranch market trends from 2007 to 2015 Right now there does not appear to be any downside to the Santa Barbara real estate market. The modest increases in median prices across the areas still look appealing to buyers. One concern is the Chinese stock market which...
02/15/2016
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