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Proposition 19 went into effect on April 1, 2021, protecting millions of older homeowners, homeowners with severe disabilities, and victims of wildfires or natural disasters. As older homeowners move to senior housing, retirement communities, condos, and smaller homes, more homeownership opportun...
This coastal-inspired Mediterranean residence is an architectural masterpiece featuring six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, walnut hardwood floors, a chef's kitchen built with custom cabinetry, imported Italian Carrera marble countertops, vaulted ceilings throughout, and upstairs loft space, swimming ...
Houseboats are rare and few in Santa Barbara, California. Recently this property came on the market. The following description is from the listing agent:It is here where the anchor drops. A one-of-a-kind masterpiece designed and rebuilt by a father (engineer) and son (carpenter) over a period of ...
The real estate market in Santa Barbara continues to remain buoyant even with high interest rates. As the year progresses our unique coastal community continues to attract interest and investment in real estate.Los Angeles September 20, 2023 – Slower economic growth and cooling inflation will bri...
For the second consecutive year, Carpinteria’s Kevin Costner opened his oceanside estate for a fundraiser to support One805Live!, an organization created in 2018 to support local First Responders, and raised over a million dollars. The event attracted over 3000 guests including Harry and Meghan w...
Wildfires have burned nearly 10 million acres of forest and destroyed 39,000 homes in California over the last five years, providing a glimpse at just how dire the state’s climate crisis has become. Yet at a time when it’s more vital than ever for homeowners to have adequate insurance coverage, m...
Santa Barbara has joined the prestigious ranks of Michelin Star dining destinations in the newly released MICHELIN Guide California.  Sushi-Bar Montecito earned One MICHELIN Star, becoming the region’s first ever to receive the coveted accolade.Santa Barbara offers a wide range of high-quality di...
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced on January 18, 2023, the highly anticipated line-up for the 38th Festival which will run from February 8, 2023, through to February 18. The Film Festival will showcase 52 World Premiers and 78 US premieres from 43 countries along with tribut...
Stephen Hawking’s Five Favorite places are 1. The Big Bang 2. The Milky Ways central Black Hole  3. Gliese 832 c 4. Saturn 5. Santa Barbara, California(Short video, with a very entertaining clip of Stephen Hawking flying over the Old Mission Church in Santa Barbara in a Rocket Ship! )
MY 2023 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONSI was going to quit all my bad habits, but I realized no one likes a quitter.I resolve to take all the Christmas lights down by Easter.I resolve to get into shape. Round is a shape.I resolve to read more, so I’m going to put the closed captions up on my TV screen.I res...

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