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August 16, 2018

8 Reasons to make the move to Santa Barbara, CA

  The charming city of Santa Barbara is located between the steep hills of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It’s a popular tourist and resort destination, but why visit when you can live here full time? From the beautiful weather and Spanish culture, to the frequent festivals and delicious dining, there are …



June 29, 2018

4th of July in Santa Barbara

Fourth of July is right around the corner so put on your most patriotic outfit and join in on the fun. From back yard BBQ’s to beach parties, there is something for everyone. Here are just a few exciting happenings in Santa Barbara that you can partake in:   Stearns Wharf Merchants Association Live Music …



June 15, 2018

Summer Solstice in Santa Barbara

One thing that draws so many to reside in the beautiful city of Santa Barbara is its close community and the importance it places on culture and art. When the days get longer and warmer, and the nights fall shorter, the city grows more colorful in preparation of its largest celebration of the arts. The …



June 7, 2018

A Historians Real Estate Dream

Have you ever desired to live in Santa Barbara’s most historic neighborhood? I currently have two listings located in the heart of this beloved neighborhood both proudly built on corner lots. Fall in love with their blend of history, grandeur and comfortable style.   1732 Santa Barbara St. $4,795,000 Built in 1904, the historic Huning …



April 6, 2018

Three Big Benefits of Moving from Renter to Homeowner

If you have been thinking about making the transition from renter to homeowner, now is the perfect time to act. Interest rates are low, but they could be rising soon. If you act now, you can enjoy the following first-time homeowner benefits sooner than you think: 1. Building Wealth for the Future When you pay …



February 23, 2018

National Home Sales Reach Highest Pace in a Decade

The economy has been booming for the past few quarters, with a strong stock market and high employment numbers. This has led to an increase in demand for homes. According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, “Move-up buyers with considerable down payments and those with cash made up a bulk …



January 5, 2018

Santa Barbara Market Update 2017 vs 2016

Happy New Year! Due to the Thomas Fire this year there were of course very few sales in December.  I have decided to do a summary of the first 11 months of 2017 vs 2016 as I think it gives a better overview of the year. Total new listing in 2016 (1,631) vs 2017 (1,506) …



November 17, 2017

Santa’s Coming to Berkshire Hathaway and You’re Invited!

Come enjoy Picture Day with Santa at my office  3868 State Street, on December 2nd.  Bring your kids, grandkids or just yourself to have a photo with Santa. The event runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. I will be there as a Santa’s Helper from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and I’d love to see you then. …



October 27, 2017

Santa Barbara Homes for Sale…. App!

It can be hard to keep up with the ever changing market, and to know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  It’s hard to remember what questions you wanted to ask me about a home you saw on the market. With my new app Santa Barbara Homes for Sale you can keep up with the market, make notes …



September 29, 2017

Sneak Peak

Wow, look at the amazing view from my new Riviera listing coming on the market soon. I can look at this all day!  This home is charming and comfortable.  The 1920’s craftsman’s design features lots of windows, providing amazing light and allows feature homeowners to take advantage of the cooling ocean breeze. Grand is the …