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Michelle Cook


Growing up in New England, but calling Santa Barbara home for over forty years, Michelle likes to think of herself as a ‘native’ Santa Barbarian.

After 2 decades as a Santa Barbara Realtor, she is a seasoned top producing agent both locally and nationally. Respected by her peers and clients alike, she is known for her high level of professionalism, her solid negotiating skills, as well as her integrity and her enthusiasm. Well-versed in every aspect of the local real estate market she devotes her energy and commitment to every client to ensure a positive and seamless experience. Michelle’s clients are always her top priority, as is evidenced by the referrals and repeat clients that make up a majority of her business and is testament to the high level of service she provides and her clients appreciation for her efforts and dedication to them.

~Your vision is her purpose~

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Clients Are Saying

We first met Michelle at an open house in March 2022, and were impressed by her attention to detail and her warmth. When my husband and I decided to start looking for our long term forever home, we started working with Michelle. After a few months, we found what we all agreed was a property...

Kathy Buck

Quite simply, Michelle is the best in the business. Knowledgeable, personable, and completely dedicated to working in my best interest, Michelle Cook could not have been more committed to helping me find, and then successfully close on my dream home. She went above and beyond when the seller tried to get shady and tank our...

Brian Jaffee

Awesome service - highly recommend Michelle Cook Real Estate if you are looking to buy or sell a home Michelle Cook helped us buy a new home in Santa Barbara after we had used another agent for 3 months. She knew exactly what we wanted and what we should be paying for that area. We...


3 Words that I don't use lightly. Trustworthy. Competent. Connected. Trustworthy - Michelle did everything she said she would do plus MORE! Honest and upfront all the way through. Competent - In less than 1 week, Michelle had our home under contract! Connected - I know lots of realtors, brokers and other housing service professionals...


I was so fortunate to have Michelle cook as my realtor when buying my home recently. It was a terrifically difficult purchase with many strange and unusual aspects to deal wit. Michelle went far beyond the call of duty and facilitated the close with grace, skill and calm. She is someone I would highly recommend...

Alana Guinn

It's difficult to put into words the caliber of Michelle Cook's service without sounding over the top or excessively enthusiastic. Words like incredible, amazing, top notch, over and above, best of the best all are appropriate and describe Michelle perfectly, but also may seem too good to be true. I can assure you, they're not....

April Hoffman

Michelle Cook represented us in the sale of our home and we are happy to recommend her to prospective clients. From the start, we found Michelle to be knowledgeable and hard-working - our home was open at least one day nearly every weekend it was on the market for several months - but it was...

Julie M.

Michelle is an amazing realtor, and we were so lucky to have her on our team buying our home. Not only did she know what kind of home we needed before we did, but she made buying a house seen like a breeze....

Julie N.

I feel so fortunate to have had Michelle Cook as my realtor for the purchase of my home. The purchase was a very tricky and unusual listing with plenty of hurdles to jump and problems to solve. Michelle achieved everything and more to make this purchase happen for me, it was quite a feat. Her...

Alana G.

Michelle is a warm and sharp agent who has helped us purchase 2 homes (sight unseen) in Santa Barbara. She's incredibly knowledgeable about each street and pocket and balanced giving her the lights on areas we were interested in with letting us guide the process, which | appreciated. Michelle was positive and super responsive throughout...

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4602 Via Carretas
6 BD / 7 | 2 BA / 5,861 SQ
2220 Santiago Road
4 BD / 4 | 1 BA / 4,776 SQ
1530 Miramar Lane
4 BD / 4 BA / N/A SQ
135 Pomar Lane
3 BD / 2 | 1 BA / 2,360 SQ
000 E Valley Road
0 BD / 0 BA / N/A SQ
2610 Roundup Road
7 BD / 6 BA / 3,942 SQ
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