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December 29th, 2023 at 11:00 am

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Santa Barbara Neighborhoods to Consider

Updated Jan 11, 2024

With the Santa Ynez Mountains as its backdrop and its location along the California coast, Santa Barbara is one of the most breathtaking areas in all of the United States. 

It’s filled with Mediterranean-style buildings and red-tiled roofs, endless options for shopping, and plenty of local eateries along the popular State Street.  (more…)

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September 21st, 2023 at 11:00 am

Are you in search of a historic property with old-world charm, modern updates, and a premium location in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley? Nestled in the heart of Ballard, California, the 1930 Alamo Pintado Road residence is a true gem that beckons with its rich history, meticulously preserved character, and stunning renovation.

Listed at $1,495,000 by esteemed real estate professional Nina Stormo of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, this property is a must-see for those seeking a slice of California history.

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June 21st, 2023 at 11:00 am

Comedian and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres once owned this farmhouse-style modernist Montecito estate and the adjacent Salt Hill property, which sold for $37,000,000 two years ago.

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June 12th, 2023 at 11:00 am

Spanish style home with text overlay: A Santa Barbara Real Estate Agent's Guide to Flipping Houses

An agent’s take on flipping homes in Santa Barbara

Ricardo Munoz doesn’t just buy and sell homes. He also renovates them as part of his mission to bring some of Santa Barbara’s finest residences back to life. And in doing so, the Santa Barbara native is ensuring the community he loves retains its rich architectural heritage.

Ricardo, an agent with our Santa Barbara office, made the switch to “home flipper by accident” in 2015.

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May 4th, 2023 at 11:00 am

Santa Barbara vs. San Diego 

There’s no wrong place to live when it comes to California. In fact, there are so many unique areas within this region that it can be difficult to decide on a single location. Two of the most popular areas in California are Santa Barbara and San Diego. While both offer the classic California charm that all residents admire, they each have personal identities that are distinctly their own. 

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