5 Signs it is Time to Sell Your House in Santa Barbara

Selling your home is a big decision, and there’s no guidebook to let you sellers know they’re making the right choice by selling now. However, life has a way of evolving, and sometimes we too must make changes to accommodate life, including selling our home to live in a space more suited to our current … Continued

6 Things You Shouldn’t Fix When Selling Your House

You can do a plethora of things to your home before listing to draw in more potential buyers. This can include things like decluttering, removing personal items, and fixing significant issues with the home. And while there are issues that will make selling your house impossible without addressing them, there are also things you shouldn’t … Continued

Why People Are Moving Out of California

California has long been known as the land of opportunity. However, there are many reasons why people are leaving California and moving to other states. The housing market is one of the biggest causes of this. Home values have skyrocketed in recent years, making it difficult for middle-class families to afford a home here. In … Continued

3 Things You Should Know About Inheriting Real Estate in Santa Barbara

It may sound exciting to have inherited real estate. However, quite often, the reality of inheriting real estate from well-meaning loved ones or friends isn’t pleasant, rarely is the property pristine and free of debt. Therefore, it’s beneficial to consult an attorney and accountant experienced in real estate, whether you have inherited the property alone … Continued

How to Prepare for a Short Notice Move in Santa Barbara

How to Prepare for a Short Notice Move in Santa Barbara Organizing a move on short notice is never a fun experience. The stress of uprooting your life and moving it elsewhere is overwhelming. So, we hope we can help out a bit with our guide on how to prepare for a short notice move … Continued

7 Things That Can Hurt Your Property Value

Whether you work in real estate or want to sell your home, you want to ensure it’s valuable. Knowing what can affect your home’s property value is pretty essential. And while you can’t fix some things quickly, and they generally aren’t worth it, others are relatively easy to fix. So, we’ve put together a list of … Continued

4 Tips to Help You Sell Your House Without an Agent in Santa Barbara

Selling your home independently, or FSBO, without the assistance of professional real estate agents, can be overwhelming at best. If you’re like many other home sellers, your immediate thought upon deciding to sell was to call a real estate agent, quickly followed by cringing at the thought of paying their high real estate commissions.  Stepping … Continued

What to do With Your Costly Santa Barbara Fixer-Upper Property

Unfortunately for owners of fixer-uppers, when competing in the real estate market, most buyers search online for properties they can move into immediately. As a result, the likelihood is high that they will scroll right by a listing that doesn’t present well. As a result, sellers understand they are up against a severe challenge when … Continued

5 Tips for People Who Have Inherited Real Estate in Santa Barbara

When you’ve inherited real estate in Santa Barbara, it doesn’t necessarily mean congratulations are in order. Instead, it’s the beginning of a long road of decisions and details to handle at an emotionally difficult time. However, as the clock keeps ticking, holding costs will begin to add up, and you’ll need to take quick action … Continued

Reasons to Sell Your Santa Barbara Home Before Foreclosure

It was your dream come true when you bought a home in beautiful Santa Barbara. New real estate reports indicate that the value of the properties has increased during the last several years. Specifically, homes in Santa Barbara have seen an increase of 5% in 2021. But in recent years, owning property has become an … Continued

3 Things That Make Central Coast Home Buyers Different From Other Home Buyers in Santa Barbara

Bringing together the expertise of the most highly regarded real estate professional licensed real estate agents and professional property investors has created the professional hybrid agent investor. These professionals act as real estate agents and utilize the most modern technologies to professionally market a property for sale on the Santa Barbara MLS by working through … Continued