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Santa Barbara Real Estate and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2009 (SBIFF) runs in Santa Barbara, California from January 22 through February 1. Along with its idyllic Mediterranean climate and setting, the SBIFF has put Santa Barbara, California on the map, providing notoriety to Santa Barbara as a resort destination.¬†Even through today’s market conditions, Santa Barbara view, oceanfront and […]

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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 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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Santa Barbara real estate market poised for strong surge in 2009, Economist, Dr. Mark Schneipp likes recent government actions.

Mark Schniepp, director of the California Economic Forecast, had additional comments today regarding the governments mortgage market intervention, after his Santa Barbara real estate market forecast, where he predicted a strong 2009.   "All in all” he said “I don’t see much downside to all the volatility in the markets of late."   “A lot of […]

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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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Montecito properties for sale in the Montecito Union School District offer the greatest diversity of homes within Montecito school areas

Below is a brief list of all Montecito homes for sale in the Montecito Union School District. The graphic is linked to a page with photos and details of all 103 single family homes available in the Montecito Union School area. The Montecito Union School District homes for sale currently offer greater diversity and more […]

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Montecito properties for sale in Oprah Winfrey’s neighborhood offer beautiful homes and great comparative values

Here is a list of 11 current Montecito homes for sale in Oprah’s neighborhood. These Montecito properties offer great values and are in close proxmity to Oprah’s $90 million Montecito estate property. Follow this link to a page of property details for each. Santa Barbara properties, privately offered Santa Barbara estates, Santa Barbara ocean front for sale, Montecito estates, and […]

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Santa Barbara real estate market has bottomed. Over built and inland areas need a little more time.

Is the Real Estate market bottom already in? Many real estate experts as well Wall Street analysts seem to think so. As we know, real estate markets are a local event. Many experts now think Southern California’s coastal areas may be at their bottom. Inland areas, generally more over built in the last few years, may take a […]

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