Explore Santa Maria, CA

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Mission Creek & Oak Creek Santa Maria – Orcutt CA Condos – 2012 1st Quarter Real Estate Market Update            Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 610 Sunrise Dr #7B 1/12/12 1128 sq. ft. 3 bed / 3 bath Re-Sale $137,000 610 Sunrise Dr #6A 2/16/12 1128 sq. ft. 3 bed / 2 bath Short Sale ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 807 Tulip Lane 2/28/12 1790 sq. ft. 3 bed / 3 bath Short Sale $210,000 The townhome community of Autumn Glen is located in southeast Santa Maria at the intersection of Bradley and McCoy and is directly across from major shopping outlets such as Home ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Historic Carriage District in Santa Maria CA – Real Estate Market UpdateNestled in the heart of downtown Santa Maria is the Historic Carriage District; one of Santa Maria’s oldest and most charismatic neighborhoods. Each home is unique in design and some date back to the early 1900’s. These older...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Santa Maria CA 2011 2012 Homes Sold 122 148 Average List Price $242,222 $197,257 Average Sales Price $232,492 $196,429 Days on Market 84 105 $ per Square Foot $136 $128 Foreclosures 58 68 Short Sales 30 41 If you are considering selling your Santa Maria CA home and you would like a comparative m...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 2531 Brunswick Dr 04/27/12 1593 sq. ft. 3 bed / 3 bath Short Sale $205,000 2516 Brunswick Dr 05/25/12 1479 sq. ft. 3 bed / 3 bath Short Sale $212,000 204 York Lane 03/21/12 1479 sq. ft. 3 bed / 3 bath Foreclosure $230,000 222 York Lane 02/03/12 1314 ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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  Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 916 Nartatez Ct 3/30/12 1845 sq. ft. 3 bed / 2 bath Short Sale $220,000 821 Rimes Ct 1/25/12 1845 sq. ft. 3 bed / 2 bath Foreclosure $227,500 1038 Granada St 3/36/12 1731 sq. ft. 3 bed / 2 bath Foreclosure $230,000 940 Burgundy Ct 2/29/12 1702 sq. f...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Preisker Gardens Homes -- Gated Community in Santa Maria CA --  Real Estate Market UpdatePreisker Gardens is a gated community located in northwest Santa Maria. This community borders Preisker Park and is walking distance to the Santa Maria Riverbed walking trail. These homes were built in the mi...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Are FSBOs for the Dogs?This has been an interesting week. We just got a new puppy, Etta. Someone found her behind a commercial building and we decided to try to help find her a new home. Personally, I hate the dog pound and shelters and would never dream of handing over this adorable dog to them....

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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The Traditions at Bradley Square homes in southeast Santa Maria were built from 2003 – 2006, and are surrounded by newer shopping in the Bradley Square area, as well as other newer home developments. TheTraditions at Bradley Square offer six floorplans, 3 two story models and 3 one story models. ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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The newly gated community of La Ventana is located in northeast Santa Maria near the recently built Pioneer Valley High School.  The La Ventana community has a lot to offer: a beautiful community clubhouse and pool, generous floor plans, gorgeous luxury townhomes, and a convenient location near ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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The Classics at Bradley Square homes in southeast Santa Maria were built from approximately 2003 – 2006, and are surrounded by shopping in the Bradley Square area.   Home Depot, Petsmart, Best Buy, TJ Maxx, and Wal Mart are all a stone’s throw away.  These homes are also within walking distance ...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 1273 Cyndie Ln 12/30/11 4 bed / 3 bath 2872 sq. ft. Resale $590,000 4533 Kris Drive 12/10/09 4 bed / 2.5 ba 3229 sq. ft. Resale $620,000 4413 Kris Drive 11/29/10 4 bed / 3 bath 3260 sq. ft. Resale $690,000 4342 Kris Drive 03/05/10 5 bed / 4 bath 6000...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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We’re going to review some of the common mistakes that first-time buyers make, and we’re going to show you how they can ruin your opportunity to buy your first home. How to avoid those types of blunders? You'll find out in our HousePro Academy online course, Home Buying 101. MISTAKE #3:  Not Orde...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 2455 Bicknell Ave. 1/31/12 1540 3 bed / 2 bath Resale $225,000 2459 Juleston Dr 9/14/11 2212 4 bed / 2 bath Short Sale $230,000 2418 Bentley Ave 07/13/11 1970 4 bed / 3 bath Short Sale $230,000 2403 Juleston Dr. 10/14/11 1699 4 bed / 2 bath Foreclosu...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Address Date Size Detail Sale Type Sold Price 625 Stemwood Dr. 11/4/11 1516 3 bed / 2bath REO $205,000 2217 Mon Chere Ln 1/4/12 1745 3bed / 2.5 ba REO $210,000 701 Jubilee Ct. 4/22/11 1768 3 bed / 3 bath REO $230,000 725 Ranier Way 3/31/11 1745 3 bed / 3 bath Short Sale $240,000 702 Cordial Ct. ...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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Since we've been participating in monthly MasterMind group sessions, I've been blessed to meet a lot of great folks like Karyn Greenstreet.  My friend and business associate Karyn recently sent me some great tips, which were so AWESOME that I just had to share with you, my fellow bloggers here on...

By Regina P. Brown, M.B.A., Broker, Instructor
(MBA Broker Consultants)
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Lynn Friedman called me this morning to ask for my email address, and I gave her rpbrown@realtor.com.  I guess the realtor.com email address was impressive, because she asked how I got it that email. I got my Realtor.com email forwarding address many years ago, and I use it for marketing material...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Newcastle at Willow Creek in Santa Maria - 2011 Market UpdateNewcastle at Willow Creek is great little community located in northwest Santa Maria. These homes were built in the early 2000's and feature tile roofs, open floorplans, and spacious master suites.  This community is walking distance to...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Who Put the Shame in Short Sale?Even though the “Lesser Depression” is in full swing and the Housing Bust is old news, I still occasionally run into the sentiment that short sales are shameful. Why? Is this a case of middle class morality run amok?  As a Santa Maria short sale agent, I’ve consult...

By Tni LeBlanc, Realtor®, J.D., Tenacious Tni (805) 878-9879
(Mint Properties, Lic. #01871795)
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Large Spanish Style Newer Home in Pacific Crest Estates in Santa Maria CA. Great Price & Close to Vandenberg AFB. Overview Maps Photos Description IDX Search $250,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 2,319 sqftLot: 5,227 sqft Location 928 W. Prova...

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