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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 …

October 19, 2018

23 Entryways to Welcome You Home

Never underestimate the power of a bold front door When you welcome guests into your home, your entryway and front door make a huge impact on the overall first impression of your space.  These 23 homes boast jaw-dropping entrances that speak for themselves. Carpinteria | $19,500,000 Presented by Cristal Clarke This stunning estate is a perfect …

October 12, 2018

Cort Report September 2018

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October 5, 2018

National Campaign

#GoodToAskThe 2018 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices #GoodToAsk campaign celebrates the questions that move us, inspiring potential buyers and sellers to move from “making do” to “making it happen.” Cinematic videos such as Pinky Swear showcase the positive emotional transformation undergone by buyers and sellers at various life stages, thanks to the guidance of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices …

October 4, 2018

Organize and Decorate Your Home for the Season

Good organization makes life flow and is also good for the soul. You might have done spring cleaning earlier in the year, but fall is another ideal time to give your home a tune-up. As you begin thinking about the upcoming holidays, you might find yourself sifting through cupboards for fall décor, dinner dishes, and …

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 …