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Mortgage Rates remain high and it is unlikely rates will drop this year. Real Estate experts are urging home buyers not to wait as home prices are expected to rise. It’s a challenging Santa Barbara housing market for buyers and Fannie Mae is predicting an increase in home prices through 2025. Don...
In the current real estate landscape we find ourselves amidst a dynamic and evolving market. With demand remaining strong and inventory levels still at record lows, navigating the part to homeownership requires careful consideration and expert guidance. Despite the challenges posed by inventory c...
The NAR settled a lawsuit without acknowledging they or the membership had done anything wrong.  The lawyers, real estate disruptors, and the buyers who brought the suit have done more to confuse the process than help anyone other than themselves.  It’s not a win for buyers or sellers. The major ...
The landscape of California real estate is ever-evolving, influenced by market trends, societal shifts, and legislative updates. In 2024, several significant changes have been implemented in California real estate law, impacting both buyers and sellers, as well as real estate professionals. These...
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...

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