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Santa Barbara properties for sale, large 3 bedroom 2.5 bath creek side home priced well below market at $699,000

  The peaceful wooded setting of this very large 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhome must be experienced to be fully appreciated. Located in a peaceful Sycamore Creek side setting. 3 bright, spacious bedrooms with 17 ft. volume ceilings, 2.5 baths, upstairs laundry area, large, energizing central skylight, attached 2 car garage for ample storage, secluded, serene […]

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Santa Barbara real estate market year to date comparison to last year shows stability and renewed strength

The Santa Barbara real estate markets of Santa Barbara proper, Montecito real estate, and Hope Ranch real estate markets show continued strength and marked improvement moving through the first quarter of 2008. Statisctics below from Santa Barbara MLS for Single Family Homes and Condominiums.  This Year: 1/1/2008 to 3/24/2008 Last Year: 1/1/2007 to 3/24/2007 For: 3/24/2008 Property […]

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Volatility in the Bond market affected Santa Barbara home loan rates violently but fixed home mortgage rates were better by around .25 percentage points ending the week.

With unprecedented weekend work, the Fed, this past Sunday evening, released news that the they not only decided to move to a decreased Discount Rate by .25%, 2 days ahead of  normal, but they also had helped assist the rescue of investment house Bear Stearns. The 80+ year old firm had its stock bought out […]

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What is the current state of the Santa Barbara Real Estate Market, Montecito real estate, Hope Ranch properties and surrounding areas?

Recent analysis of some strong market indicators, We have found the following: Today, on the Santa Barbara real estate market supply side, there is about a 4 month supply of Santa Barbara homes for sale in the median price range of the Santa Barbara real estate market place, greatly improved from an 11 month supply in […]

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RareEstates.com previews 5 Santa Barbara beach front homes in Carpinteria CA real estate market showcase of signature ocean front estate masterpiece.

5 Beach front homes in Carpinteria CA are a rare Santa Barbara real estate property finds. www.RareEstates.com has previewed these oceanfront homes, tucked inside small private communitys on sandy Carpinteria CA beaches. Santa Barbara beach properties on the sand in Carpinteria have sold as high as $109 million for a multi parcel and beach front home […]

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Hope Ranch real estate, Santa Barbara Ocean bluff top masterpiece. www.RareEstates.com dream selection

Santa Barbara real estate has some of the finest homes and estate properties in the world. This Hope Ranch estate is a best of breed pick by www.RareEstates.com This Santa Barbara ocean front estate property inside prestegeous Hope Ranch is a richistani dream. The property is set on an ocean front point above the beautiful Hope Ranch beach, […]

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Sub-Prime housing debacle is over-hyped, stock market media influenced, press sensationalism

Wall Street is always looking to pry real estate equity into unreliable stock investments. Make lenders more responsible and housing markets will remain stable. (original post from August 2007). In case anyone hasn’t noticed, there are many real estate markets across the US that continue to fire on all cylinders. Some are again out of […]

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Oprah Winfrey’s Montecito CA home has appreciated well in a solid Santa Barbara California real estate market.

Montecito, Calif: Oprah Winfrey is a savy business woman, as demonstrated in her success as a media mogul. She shows the same business acumen in residential real estate with her acquisition of her Santa Barbara estates purchase in Montecito, a small affluent comunity included in the Santa Barbara real estate market area. Oprah paid $52 million in […]

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