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September 16, 2019

117 Calle Bello-A Home with Stunning Mountain Views!

http://www.117CalleBello.com 14 Homes With Stunning Mountain Views

September 13, 2019

Home Offices to Keep You Focused

Looking for that perfect “in-town” getaway?

13 homes you will love to vacation in! Are you ready to buy a second home? One of these may be just your style! read more

June 17, 2019

Preparing Your Home for Sale

On a daily basis I am bombarded with real estate industry related blogs and articles. When I come across one that resonates with me, or that I think is worth sharing, I want to share it! I came across a blog post on www.HomeLight.com (1) written by Catrini Sun-Tan (2) detailing her come-aways from binge …

June 7, 2019

The Neighborhoods of Santa Barbara

Breaking down Santa Barbara suburbs Santa Barbara has a diverse range of suburbs, neighborhoods, cities, and places to call home. Whether you’re a surfer, a hiker, or a connoisseur of all things food and wine — Santa Barbara offers a little something for everyone.  Its year-round sunshine and beautiful climate make it one of California’s top …

The History Behind Street Names

Salsipuedes and Quarantina Streets  by MICHAEL REDMON This map depicts Santa Barbara in 1873 and shows how the lower Eastside used to flood — thus Salsipuedes. Many things set Santa Barbara apart from other cities — its climate, its architecture, the Old Mission. The city’s street names could certainly be added to this list. Shortly after Santa Barbara’s …

February 26, 2019

Sunset at 1240 Santa Teresita Lane

Beautiful sunsets and dramatic ocean views are just a two of the amenities to be enjoyed at my latest listing at 1240 Santa Teresita Lane! 

December 17, 2018

Christmas Time in Santa Barbara – What To Do

GUIDE TO HOLIDAY EVENTS IN SANTA BARBARA ‘Tis the season for savory wine pairings, bustling night markets, festive light tours, and of course, holiday parades filled with glee! As the winter days turn brisk and stars poke through the night sky, explore all the holiday festivities Santa Barbara has to offer, ranging from family-friendly and …

November 2, 2018

Five Reasons to Sell Your Home During the Holidays

Photo: © David Papazian – Shutterstock Do you plan on selling your home in the last quarter of the year? If so, you may want to think about waiting until things settle down a bit. During the holiday season, your schedule will probably be full, and the last thing you need is the hassle of …

October 26, 2018

Travelers name Santa Barbara as one of the best small cities in U.S.

Santa Barbara is named as one of the “Best Small Cities in the U.S.” as part of the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. Santa Barbara, which first appeared on the list in 2015, gets more than 7.2 million visitors per year. More than 400,000 readers took part in the annual survey. Several Santa Barbara area hotels …