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Santa Barbara Condos For Sale By The Beach - 08/26/10 07:38 PM
Santa Barbara Condos For Sale By The Beach Are you thinking about buying a house or condo along Santa Barbara's world famous East and West beaches? The stretch of sandy beachfront starting at the volleyball courts, just past the wetland wildlife preserve is East Beach, follow Cabrillo Blvd until you reach Stearns Warf and State Street and it becomes West Beach until you reach the Harbor. This is an area rich in beach culture and activities, from the neighborhood restaurants and watering holes including the string of wine tasting bars called The Funk Zone and West Beach's Brew House where they make their own beer and serve great food to the (1 comments)
Horse Property For Sale in Summerland, CA - 08/25/10 08:14 PM
Horse Property For Sale in Summerland, CA - Reduced $995,000 This 5.69 acre lot in Summerland, CA has panoramic mountain views and direct acces to miles of equestrian and hiking trails that meander throughout the Santa Barbara foothills. This unique and rare Summerland location allows you to ride your horse or walk just a few blocks to Summerland beach or restaurants. Santa Barbara County zoning allows a home, guest house or art studio and horse barn. It is rare to find a property with a peaceful, panoramic setting yet so close to all the conveniences that the Santa Barbara area offers. Set in (0 comments)
What is My Santa Barbara Home Worth? - 08/23/10 02:21 PM
What is My Santa Barbara Home Worth? This is a question that is commonly on the mind of Santa Barbara homeowners. A persons home is often their most valuable asset and usually their biggest monthly expense, if they need to sell, this is the first question they ask. The most popular web site that specializes in property valuations is Zillow. You can visit this site, enter some basic information and get a property valuation. Zillow measures variables such as square footage and neighborhood sales to determine an estimate of value. However, your Santa Barbara Zillow estimate could be wildly innacurate. The complex nature of Santa Barbara's real (0 comments)
Homes Priced Under $750,000 in Santa Barbara - 08/19/10 05:45 PM
Homes and condos Priced Under $750,000 in Santa Barbara are the fastest moving segment of the market. The lower priced homes, relatively speaking, in Santa Barbara are selling, often with multiple offers. This can probably be attributed to the availability of financing programs up to $725,000. As most people have heard, lenders are reluctant to offer financing if it is not a loan that cannot be easily sold to Fannie Mae. There are products that allow for higher loan amounts but the guidelines and down payment requirements are very restrictive. Hopefully, the market for these loans will expand soon. The good news is, as (2 comments)
Exceptional Santa Ynez French Country Estate for Sale - 08/16/10 10:42 AM
Exceptional Santa Ynez French Country Estate for Sale This French Country estate is possibly the finest property for sale in the Santa Ynez Valley. Sitting on over 22 acres with panoramic views and built with the highest quality construction and attention to detail, this is a must see for anyone looking for an exceptional estate in the Santa Ynez Valley. Surrounded by the Santa Ynez Valley's finest wineries and estates, with plenty of room for your own vineyard, or horse stables, this property is perfectly located and yet very private. Enjoy the rich Santa Ynez lifestyle with beautiful sunny weather, friendly people, diverse culture and a panoramic setting. Asking $6,250,000. (0 comments)
Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Activity July 2010 - 08/10/10 03:46 PM
Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Activity July 2010 Where is the real estate market in Santa Barbara, CA headed? That seems to be a question on many peoples minds lately. It is a good question if you are considering buying or selling property right now. Since the start of 2010 sales activity has been up over the 2009 numbers but the median sales price has been pretty flat and even drifting slightly lower. The numbers show that our median sales price for all homes and condos sold in Santa Barbara during the month of July 2010 is right about where it was in (0 comments)
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