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Montecito Luxury Homes For Sale

Sweeping ocean, island, harbor and city views. Previewed several unique luxury properties for sale in Montecito this week. The first one is bank owned and a wonderful opportunity.  It has tons of potential being currently in the midst of a remodel. It is a work in progress!  It could be a masterpiece upon completion. Located on Cima Linda Lane – […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate – Its not Complicated!

I recently saw the movie “Its Complicated” , a romantic comedy set in Santa Barbara, directed by Nancy Meyers and starring a Santa Barbara resident, Steve Martin and a Classic Santa Barbara estate. In an interview in Santa Barbara Magazine, Nancy Meyers says she chose a Santa Barbara property for the locale in the movie […]

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Santa Barbara Sunset

The weather has been outstanding the past few days with the most incredible sunsets here in beautiful Santa Barbara. If you are considering purchasing a luxury home in Santa Barbara there may never be a better time with a great selection of properties for sale. There are approximately 180 properties for sale just in Montecito.The most […]

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Santa Barbara Luxury Home Sales

The numbers are in for Santa Barbara Estates that sold in the final quarter of 2009. The high end, luxury estate market in Santa Barbara includes the areas of  Montecito and Hope Ranch as well as Carpinteria(lots of oceanfront) and Summerland. There were a total of 7 properties that closed escrow above the $5,000,000 mark […]

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Montecito Real Estate Sales Up

According to recent MLS data, Montecito had a 33% increase in number of homes sold in the 3rd quarter as compared to the 2nd quarter.  There were some major Montecito Estates that closed escrow during this period. A fantastic, brand new Montecito ocean view estate sold for $18,500,000. This 12,000 s.f. estate had been on […]

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Montecito Ocean View Estates

Viewed several spectacular ocean view properties in Montecito this week! The first is an estate which boasts a prime location – with Oprah as a neighbor. Buy this home and perhaps one day you will be invited to attend one of Oprah’s exclusive events! Of course another reason to buy the property is to own […]

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Montecito Oceanfront

Had a beautiful sunny day to view Montecito Oceanfront homes! My first stop was Sea Meadow in Montecito. This is a security guard gated beachfront community near the Biltmore & Coral Casino. The exquisite Montecito oceanfront home that I viewed is in a French Country style and consists of over 7000 s.f.  The craftsmanship and […]

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Santa Barbara & Montecito Real Estate on Rebound?

Housing starting to show a recovery in Santa Barbara and Montecito? Some indicators sure do point in that direction. Existing home sales increased in July by 7.2% – this is the biggest single month increase on record. Two additional impressive items of note – July pending home sales increased to a 2 year high and […]

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Santa Barbara Oceanfront Property for Sale

There are currently 19 oceanfront properties for sale in Santa Barbara in the area from Goleta to Carpinteria. The prices range from $1,399,900 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath second floor condominium in Carpinteria to $29,950,000. There are 2 oceanfront estates for sale at $29,950,000. The first is an estate on Padaro Lane. This estate features […]

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Estate in Hope Ranch

Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Hope Ranch have some of the finest examples of George Washington Smith architecture as he spent many years living in the Montecito area. Born Feb 22, 1876  George Washington Smith was raised in Philadelphia & studied painting at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  Later Smith attended Harvard University to study architecture. […]

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