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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
Painting by local Santa Barbara artist Chris Potter "Hammonds Beach"Getting the Best Price and Terms for the Sale of your Home!Selling your home in Santa Barbara  and getting the maximum value for it,  requires more than simply putting your property on the Multiple Listing Service,  an ad in the ...
 For most of us, our home is the biggest investment we will ever make. For those preparing to buy, a quality home inspection is key. An inspection is usually required for a home purchase. A highly rated home inspector will look at every nook and cranny to gauge structure stability, present and po...
The current volatility in the Stock Market might make investors consider if their money might be put to better use in real estate. Here are 8 reasons why real estate is a better investment.1) You are more in control. Every physical real estate investment you make puts you in charge as CEO. As CEO...
Kenneth Harney recently reported in the LA Times that the millennials that appeared to holding out on purchasing real estate may have changed their minds. The impact on real estate could be significant! Call them the prodigal millennials: Statistical measures and anecdotal reports suggest that yo...
(Not for the comedically challenged or humor impaired) by Mark Danforth LomasYesterday's man or woman used to think, "if I need to find someone this way, I'm already lost!" But today, someone might say, " I don't have enough time to drive around and look at all the open houses/a potential homebuy...
Freddy Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey August 201530 year fixed rate mortgage rate fell to 3.91% this week compared to 3.89% last week. Lowest 30 year rate touched in the last 10 years is 3.55%.15 year mortgage rate fell to 3.13% this week compared to 3.17% last week. Lowest 30 year rate tou...
Sotheby International Realty's Santa Barbara Television Ad Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe
There are plenty of reasons to incorporate smart-home technology into your life — greater convenience, improved efficiency, and added security, to name just a few. And here’s one more: greater home resale value.A recent survey found that smart-home devices such as connected lighting and thermosta...
Montecito's Prestigious Golf Course CommunityBirnam Wood is located off East Valley Road in Montecito, and is considered the premier gated golfing community within Santa Barbara. Birnam Wood first started development in the early 1970’s and is made up of only single family homes and estates, and ...
August 5-9, 2015 Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara Fiesta Old Spanish Days Fiesta is Santa Barbara's largest celebration and one of the top regional festivals in the United States. It is expected to attract more than 100,000 people this year. The event will take place in various locations around th...

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