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Santa Barbara most definitive real estate web site. Check out the real estate scene in Montecito, Santa Barbara downtown and Upper East Side, Hope Ranch, the Mesa, Samarkand, San Roque, Summerland, Carpinteria, West Beach, East Beach, and Goleta. Mark Danforth Lomas
The expertise and skills  affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty, combined with the one-of-a-kind resources, reputation, and access to discerning clients that our global brand provides, are powerful advantages that set us and our company apart when you consider buying or selling a home he...
The Santa Barbara AIA's annual ArchitecTours is a celebration of local architecture. This event draws attention to the extraordinary architectural legacy in Santa Barbara and the value of well-designed architecture to its surrounding community. Equally, ArchitecTours highlights the expertise that...
What does any of this have to do with real estate? Well, National Geographic interviewed me, and a nostalgia web site I created (where I worked with Robin Williams for two years) to learn how to blog for real estate has gone viral recently. Curiously Cuervo Gold Tequila ...
Are you familiar with your property's MLS history? Use to be this category didn't exist, and now it's changing the playing field. The day of the forever reoccurring "New Listing" may be a thing of the past...literally!Todays' Multiple Listing Systems now provide a property's "Listing History". Yo...
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The Museum of Contemporary Art, MCA, of Santa Barbara is offering a “Dream Home Raffle” with a 1 in 20 odds of winning over 2,500 prizes. You could win this “Dream Home” or choose $3,000,000 in cash.Over the last ten years the raffle has raised million of dollars for the Museum of Contemporary Ar...
Graph below provided by Fidelity Title Company in Santa Barbara. Reflects the Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Trends from Carpinteria to Goleta north.
On September 2, 2015 local government officials met with the public regarding changes and updates to Flood Maps that could have an effect on insurance rates and available loans. Prospective home buyers who want to use Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loans are required to get Flood Insurance. The impac...
While the goal is to get the highest possible closing price in a reasonable amount of time listing a property above market value often turns away prospects and decreases the likelihood of a successful sale (see chart A).  An overly aggressive price prevents a property from taking advantage of a k...

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