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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 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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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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Santa Barbara Real Estate Benefits From Prestigious Award

Santa Barbara real estate has yet another reason for sustained demand. Santa Barbara has just received a prestigious award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Santa Barbara was selected as one of the 12 most distinctive destinations in America. According to the Trust, they make their choices based on “vacation destinations across the United States […]

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Montecito ocean front homes for sale

Just sold! The most recent sale of a Montecito Oceanfront Estate was in the exclusive 22 acre gated community of Sea Meadow. This spectacular Montecito luxury home in French Normandy style was in impeccable condition & drew lots of interest. It sold for well over its asking price of $9,750,000. The selling price was $10,600,000! This Oceanfront Home […]

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Montecito estate properties offer significant buying opportunity

The following are compelling reasons to why it may now be a very opportune time to be a Montecito Estate buyer within the luxury Montecito properties market. Looking at figures comparing this year to last year shows an increase of approximately 18% more homes coming onto the Montecito real estate market in 2008 than 2007. There […]

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Montecito properties luxury view estate. Rare Montecito view estate compound becomes available.

This expansive Montecito estate compound is situated on one of the most desirable Montecito estate parcels in the Santa Barbara estates market segment. This magnificent Montecito estate offers spectacular ocean, island, harbor, city and mountain views, a very unique combination, all from a "close in" elevated vista close to the Montecito lower village on Coast […]

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Montecito real estate for sale under $2 million, offer excellent values in Santa Barbara properties.

With the Montecito real estate market up an incredible 30% for this year with the rest of the state and country’s real estate markets reeling, and with economic experts predicting an end to the national real estate market softness, these current Montecito properties for sale may very well be the best Montecito real estate values for buyers […]

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Montecito properties for sale open Wednesday, Montecito market up dramatically this year.

Below is a partial list of the Montecito Homes for sale on broker caravan Wednesday September 24, 2008. Montecito real estate has show incredible strength through 2008 with all the national termoil, with Montecito properties median sale prices up over 30% for this year over last. Here is a link to all Montecito properties currently […]

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Santa Barbara real estate market forecast stable and poised for strong surge in 2009

On September 18, 2008, Dr. Mark Schneipp, Economist of the California Economic Forecast made his annual presentation on the Santa Barbara County Real Estate & Economic Update. Here are the salient points in Dr. Schneipps forecast:   In Santa Barbara Real estate for sale, prices will stabilize in 1st Quarter 2009 with substantial accelerating growth in 2009  […]

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