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Nov 62017

Four Pitfalls That Cause Buyers to Let the Right Home Slip By

I just read in Realty Times about the four pitfalls that cause buyers to let the right home slip by. If you're in the market for a new home, avoid these pitfalls and you'll quickly find the right house and the right investment for your future. N...

Oct 52017

Buying a Second Home? Here Are 4 Things to Consider

Find out why this could be a good time to take the leap If you've been toying with the idea of buying a second home, now could be a good time to do it. Interest rates are still low, and if you get to work quickly, your family could enjoy a new vacat...

Feb 172016

Buyers Find Their Santa Barbara Dream Homes

I am happy to celebrate with two ecstatic buyers who are moving into their Santa Barbara dream homes. For one client, I found a beautiful estate with amazing views offering resort style living in Montecito's prestigious Pepper Hill neighborhood. Lo...

Sep 222015

Mediterranean-Inspired Living Spaces in Santa Barbara

Mediterranean-inspired living spaces can be found in abundance here in Santa Barbara and the surrounding upscale communities. In fact, the lovely Mediterranean has long influenced many things in the U.S., especially here where we are blessed with war...

Feb 172015

10 Things a Buyer Needs Know About Home Inspections

Whether you're in the process of buying your first home or your tenth investment property, home inspections can seem overwhelming. After all, there are many aspects of the property to consider, especially for the luxury market. An inspection can get ...

Jan 152015

The quality of schools impacts home prices

Did you know that the quality of schools impacts home prices? People are not just interested in the quality of school districts for the educational opportunities they provide, they also consider school quality as part of the overall value of the real...

May 282014

5 common homebuyer mistakes to avoid

With more than 20 years in the real estate industry, most rated in the top 1% of Sotheby's International Realty® nationwide, I've seen these 5 common homebuyer mistakes made over and over. The good news is that they can be easily avoided easily. Her...

Apr 82014

Second Home Sales are Surging in the U.S.

I just read a report in The Wall Street Journal that says second home sales are surging in the U.S. thanks to expanding wealth, the stock market rally and restored confidence in the housing market. In fact, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) ...

Mar 182014

Introducing the Delightful Town of Goleta

The delightful town of Goleta is a great place to live, work and play. If you are looking for a safe and supportive area to raise your family, then this bedroom community of Santa Barbara is the perfect place. Education is a top priority in Goleta. I...

Feb 72014

5 Tips For Buying or Selling a Home

As a real estate agent serving clients buying or selling a home, I see it all. I'm still surprised when sellers leave unmade beds, smelly kitchens, overstuffed garages and other messes after putting their home on the market, knowing I will be brining...

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