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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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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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