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Santa Barbara Film Festival: The Movie Magic

                    Santa Barbara Film Festival: The Movie Magic If you are a movie buff, make sure you do not miss out on Santa Barbara Film Festival that is held in the month of February every year. This international film festival has been held every year since […]

 

Your Complete Guide to Applying for a Mortgage!

                    Your Complete Guide to Applying for a Mortgage! Applying for a mortgage is a thorough process and needs a complete contemplation. When yousubmit your application for a mortgage, mortgagees has to make sure that you can pay for your monthly repayments. Before you apply for […]

 

Hidden Gems of Santa Barbara

              Hidden Gems of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara is a famous city in Southern California that is known for its beauty and upscale lifestyle of the residents. It has a large coastline and also boasts of Santa Ynez Mountains as its backdrop. Also called American Riviera, Santa Barbara is […]

 

Relocation Resource List in Santa Barbara

Relocation Resource List in Santa Barbara If you are a student going to study in a college in Santa Barbara or someone sent to the city by his company for a pronged period of time, you must be armed with sufficient information about the city. This information keeps you in good stead during your stay […]

 

Fiesta 2016: Full Dose of Thrill and Excitement

                Fiesta 2016: Full Dose of Thrill and Excitement If you live in Santa Barbara, you know the importance of the annual event called Fiesta. It is a festival that was originally called Old Spanish Days. It was started in the 1920’s to serve as a tourist attraction […]

 

In a strong market, another SOLD!

2014 is ending strong for Santa Barbara and Montecito Real Estate!

 

Just Listed and Sold

2014 is ending strong for Santa Barbara and Montecito Real Estate!

 

A Brief History of Median Sales Prices for Santa Barbara & Montecito

Year Median Price % of Change 1981 $145,000 baseline 1982 $142,000 -2% 1983 $149,000 5% 1984 $164,000 10% 1985 $185,000 13% The 1980’s saw a 130% Gain 1986 $210,000 14% 1987 $260,769 24% 1988 $295,792 13% 1989 $333,636 13% 1990 $319,741 -4% 1991 $300,000 -6% 1992 $295,000 -2% 1993 $301,250 2% 1994 $320,000 6% The […]

 

Discounts for Homes Above $20 Million

This apartment in New York’s 15 Central Park West was priced at $30 million; it sold for $25 million within two months. Halstead Property Want to find a home at a big discount? Look for one priced above $20 million. At the top echelon of the market, agents struggle to pinpoint the right listing price when […]

 

Santa Barbara homeowners make LEED certified updates to luxury real estate

– Source Sotheby’s International Realty® Across California – and throughout much of the United States – environmentally-conscious individuals have sought to reduce their impact on surrounding areas by changing the ways in which they live their everyday lives. Although many people have attempted to do so by purchasing an electric car or hybrid vehicle, local […]