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10-2114 1,549,000 227 Elderberry Dr C11 3 3.50 Reduced! Immaculate Resale @ Bluffs:3,755 sq f. Paid $2,100,000. Not Short Sale.LOCK BOX All Day.3% Hollister Ave 09/30/2010 09:00 to 06:00. HE 10-2152 3,295,000 4735 San Antonio Court J9 6 8 700K REDUCTION! Ocean View Estate! DREAM PROPERTY! Must See! NOTE TIME 11-1:30pm. San Antonio Creek Rd 09/30/2010 11:00 to 01:30. HE 10-1599 2,040,000 4132 HIDDEN OAKS RD L12 4 4.50 Now with a $150,000 price (0 comments)
Santa Barbara Homes for Sale - Sales Activity for August 2010 - 09/21/10 02:29 PM
Following is a brief summary of sales activity for the month of August, 2010. This excludes the condo market. It does include Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara and Goleta, except where indicated.
SOUTH COAST SANTA BARBARA REAL ESTATE SNAPSHOT: August 1- 31 2010 Active listings: 648 New listings this month: 141 Back on market this month: 38 Median list price: $,595,000 Average list price: $1,825,094 Median sold price: $777,000 Average sold price: $1,171,369 Pending sales: 96 Pending median price: $849,000 Pending average price: $1,516,308
August 2009 vs. 2010:
Total active listings: +5.3% New listings: +9.8% New listings median (2 comments)
Is this a good time to buy in Santa Barbara or Montecito? - 09/20/10 04:23 PM
How often have you heard this question: "Is this a good time to buy in Santa Barbara or Montecito? A fellow Mastermind in my Santa Barbara networking group had this answer, which I am sharing with all of my clients, sphere and anyone else who is listening: If you can afford to buy and want to buy, this is the time to buy. Prices go down slowly but go up fast, and before you even recognize it. In the 1980-84 downturn, prices had recovered by August of 1984. In the 1989-94 downturn, prices recovered by October of 1996. With the historically low interest rates (0 comments)
UC Board of Recents approves UCSB Plan to Expand Enrollment - 09/20/10 02:54 PM
The University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved UCSB's plan to expand enrollment to 25,000 students in the next 15 years. The long-range development plan would guide the growth needed to accommodate an additional 5,000 students, 1,700 faculty and 1.8 million square feet of academic space. The LRDP, which seeks to unify the campus architecture with several pedestrian malls, still requires the go-ahead from the California Coastal Commission.
Photo Credit: UCSB photos "We are extremely grateful to all who have participated in this process, which has helped make our plan stronger and in harmony with our neighbors and (0 comments)
UCSB Ranked No. 29 on a List of World's Top 200 Universities! - 09/20/10 02:45 PM
My Alma Mater, UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara) has been ranked No. 29 on a list of the world's top 200 universities released Thursday by Times Higher Education, a British periodical. The list gives weight to three core elements - research, teaching and knowledge transfer. "We would like to congratulate University of California, Santa Barbara for its performance in this year's rigorous rankings," said Ann Mroz, editor of Times Higher Education. "Being ranked 29 in the world top 200 is an impressive achievement. The top 200 universities in the world represent only a tiny fraction of world higher education, and any (1 comments)
10 Market Facts for Uncertain Times - Santa Barbara/Montecito CA - 09/15/10 04:44 PM
I thought the article 10 Market Facts for Uncertain Times on NAR web site was very interesting. In my market, the south coast of Santa Barbara county, which includes Santa Barbara and Montecito, CA, our economy is tourist driven, followed by agrictulture (think wine) Our largest employer in the southcaost is UC Santa Barbara. UCSB is expanding, applying for a CUP that will allow for more housing to be built, more staff to be hired, and, of course, more students to attend.
Photo by Steven Pinker The wine industry has continued its many years of success, especially after the movie Sideways highlighted (2 comments)
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