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May 162022

SANTA BARBARA REAL ESTATE MARKET REVIEW: APRIL 2022

The Unprecedented Edition The word “unprecedented” has become ubiquitous when describing the real estate market in Santa Barbara and across the nation as buyers continue to buy and sellers continue to sell. The market is not quite as frenetic as...

May 162022

SANTA BARBARA REAL ESTATE MARKET REVIEW: MARCH 2022

My, How Time Flies Edition We’re seeing more pressure on pricing in the Santa Barbara real estate market as we enter the second quarter of 2022. Due to that pressure, home prices are up across the board in our little slice of heaven, while invento...

Apr 292022

SANTA BARBARA WATER CONSERVATION: 7 WAYS HOMEOWNERS CAN HELP

The California Drought Continues. Let’s Conserve This Precious Resource As the California drought continues, WaterWise in Santa Barbara County has stepped up its efforts to promote Santa Barbara water conservation and awareness. That’s good ...

Mar 242022

SANTA BARBARA BUCKET LIST

THE BIGGEST ADVENTURE YOU CAN TAKE IS TO LIVE THE LIFE OF YOUR DREAMS.” — OPRAH WINFREY The quote above from Montecito resident Oprah Winfrey really sums up the rewards of checking things off your Santa Barbara bucket list. And when you live her...

Mar 182022

THE LAWS: CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE DISCLOSURES

  What Are My Disclosure Obligations When Selling a Home in Santa Barbara? Even in our current HOT real estate market, every California home seller, including my clients who contracted me to sell their Breathtaking Ocean View Montecito...

Feb 22022

ENNISBROOK: LUXURIOUS HOMES AND NOTEWORTHY PROVENANCE

  From Land Grant to Privileged Enclave, Ennisbrook Has Become a Jewel in Montecito’s Crown In 1845, 356 acres of vacant land in the hills a few miles northeast of the Santa Barbara Presidio, dotted with native oaks and not much else, we...

Jan 222022

Local Spotlight: Historic Ocean View Ranch

DOS PUEBLOS RANCH GETS NEW OWNERS, ALONG WITH OTHER LOCAL TREASURES The new owners of Dos Pueblos, Santa Barbara County’s historic ocean view ranch, have big plans for the future that include restoration, education and research. The property...

Jan 92022

Montecito Real Estate: A Look Back at the 2021 Market

WHY MONTECITO REAL ESTATE ENJOYED A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR, AND WHAT IS PREDICTED FOR 2022 As we welcome the new year, it seems like everyone’s asking the same question: what’s going to happen next with the Montecito real estate market? And for ...

Dec 202021

Ojai California: A Magical Mecca of Wellness and Wonder

THE CHARMING TOWN IS FAMOUS FOR HEALTH, CREATIVITY . . . AND ITS ENCHANTING “PINK MOMENT” As real estate buyers continue their search for the perfect home or home away from home, I’ve added a new hamlet to my portfolio of distinctive Santa B...

Dec 22021

Vacation Homes: Competition, Cash and Considerations

INVESTING IN A HOME AWAY FROM HOME REQUIRES RESEARCH, PONDERING AND, IDEALLY, LIQUID GREEN High Demand is a Boon for Sellers Today’s homebuyers are still in love with vacation homes. So much so that demand for vacation homes in the U.S. rose ...

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