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Aug 212017

The Importance of Branding Your Santa Barbara Home For Sale

Branding your luxury home The Huffington Post published a great article about branding your luxury home before it's listed. After all, your Santa Barbara home for sale is a product, in exactly the same way as a handbag or car is a product. For this ...

Aug 102017

These are the Dog Days When it Comes to Millennial Homeownership

A space for their beloved pets drives members of this generation to leave their parents' homes I just read a story in Realty Times about a surge in Millennial homeownership. According to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of S...

Aug 72017

Here’s a Secret to Making Money in Real Estate

I just found this blog called Money-ish which gave me some food for thought when it comes to making money in real estate. Believe it or not, Americans who own homes that are closer to a Trader Joe's grocery store — as opposed to Whole Foods — saw...

Jun 62017

Santa Barbara Luxury Home Sellers Listen Up: Color Can Make a Big Difference in Your Final Sale Price

Study shows blues and grays are the way to go for interiors and doors; 'greige' for exteriors I just read an article in Inman with interesting details about a new study that shows how the right paint color can make a big difference in your final sal...

May 32017

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Consider Curb Appeal, Space and Updates!

Here Are Three Big Things Today's Homebuyers Are Looking for in a Santa Barbara Luxury Home I just read an article in Realty Times regarding three big things you need to keep in mind when you decide to sell your home.  As the article states, seller...

Jan 122017

10 Tips to Prevent Burglary During an Open House

Don't open your doors to the public for showings until you take these extra precautions! If you're selling your Santa Barbara home and planning an open house in the near future, or if your house will be vacant during its sale, I have 10 tips desig...

Nov 292016

What Goes Into a Multi-Million Dollar Home Sale?

What goes on behind the scenes of a multi-million dollar home sale? According to a report in The Huffington Post, more homes than ever are being sold today at astronomical prices. Luxury home sales come with a specific list of challenges. While agent...

Oct 252016

6 Tips for Selling a Home in Santa Barbara This Fall and Winter

Thinking of selling a home in Santa Barbara this fall or winter? I just read an article in RealtyTimes with 6 tips to ensure a successful sale during the coming months. When it comes time to sell luxury real estate in Montecito, Hope Ranch, Santa Ba...

Mar 72016

NOW is the perfect time to list your Santa Barbara Home

Sellers ask me all the time, "When is the best time to list my Santa Barbara home?" That's no surprise since timing can significantly influence the final sale price of a home, and how quickly a home will sell, according to new data from Zillow®. The...

Dec 42015

Foreign Real Estate Purchases: Chinese Have Overtaken Canadians

  There's a major change in foreign real estate purchases According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, there's a major change in foreign real estate purchases. For the first time in history, Chinese have overtaken Canadians as the...

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