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Win this southern California Dream House (or, 3 million dollars in cash). To purchase tickets go The Dream House is a 6,300 square foot custom built Mediterranean Home. Six Bedrooms and Seven Bathrooms.  Sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Sparkling pool. Located in Palos Verdes....
Open House Sunday May 7, 2017     from 1 to 4 pm             Rain or ShineClassic Santa Barbara Upper East Beauty. Two bedroom two bath home on one level with a guest suite that offers 1 bedroom and 1 bath. Close to downtown and the historic Santa Barbara Mission. Light filled rooms, coffered cei...
Open House Sunday April 23, 2017 * 1-4pm * Beautiful Toro Canyon Farmhouse!This enchanting gated estate, on 2+/- acres in magical Toro Canyon, is where chic luxury meets coastal casual. Its main residence is a refined yet uber-comfortable nearly 4,000 sq. ft. California farmhouse that, along with ...
Jock Sewall is a local Santa Barbara Architect. Here's his take on Accessory Dwelling Units: "Aging in Place," that is, not moving to a separate rest home or it's equivalent, staying in the family and community mix is the most desirable senior residential outcome by far according to every kind of...
Hope Ranch is an exclusive community with over 1800 lush acres along the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara, California. Hope Ranch is a unique enclave with over 750 luxury homes. One of the many amenities that Hope Ranch offers is a private Beach with picnic grounds, and a playground. Other amenitie...
Painting by Chris Potter Santa Barbara Artist Extraordinaire * Hammonds Beach in MontecitoContinued strength in the labor market could lead the Federal Reserve to continue gradually raising interest rates. Mortgage rates, however, have declined for three straight weeks following the Fed’s early M...
Researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey found that being located within a mile of a surf break adds about $106,000 to a home’s value.  Living near a desirable public park or outdoor recreation space boosts it significantly higher — as much as 8 percent to 20 p...
Mortgage Rates Dipped for the Second Straight Week:  Though higher rates and fluctuations don’t appear to be stifling home sales yet.   According to Freddie Mac, 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.14 percent for the week ended March 30, down from 4.23 percent the previous week. Fifteen-year...
Last year 203 single family homes, condos, and vacant lots sold in Montecito. This analysis was derived from the Santa Barbara Association of Realtor's Multiple Listing Service (MLS) using Montecito's Zip Code of 93108 for the search parameter.In 2016 selling prices ranged from $525,000 (for an a...
3271 Padaro Lane will be open this Sunday from 12 to 3pm.Hosted by Kirsten Wolfe and Debbie Lee.Designed by noted architect Robert Senn in 2008 and set on world renowned Padaro Beach. This 7,287 square foot luxury Hamptons style estate is built on a knolltop with 105 feet beachfront offering 6 be...

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