63 Skyline circle, santa barbara ca 93109!

This is a beautiful mid-century modern home on the Mesa.  Santa Barbara currently listed at $899,000. We will be having two upcoming open houses, Sunday 05/01/16:  2 pm to 4 pm & Thursday 05/05/16: 10 am to 1 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

Beautiful Mid-Century Modern 2 bedroom 1 bath home on the Mesa provides Santa Barbara living at its best where indoor/outdoor living seamlessly blend together. Located on a hilltop with fencing wrapped around the entire property that allows for optimal privacy. Minutes away from downtown SB, the beach, Elings Park, Douglas Preserve, and Lazy Acres shopping center. This mid-century gem has a skylight and glass panels throughout the hallway and a full wall of glass panels in the living room/kitchen area, which emanates beautiful lighting throughout the home.  Turquoise stained floors create a serene foundation that brings the feeling of the lush landscaping inside. Entertain friends and family on the wrap around paver patio with outdoor dining area and gas fire pit overlooking the Santa Barbara mountains. This is a truly magical home in a conveniently ideal location.

Want to schedule a showing for this gorgeous property? Contact us today regarding 63 Skyline Circle and see our blog and sign up for our monthly real estate newsletter for more general updates. You can also check out our new SB Open House Guide today for an entire list of open houses in the SB Area.  We looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Thank You,

Randy & Kellie

Are we in a Buyer’s or in a Seller’s market?

We are always asked what type of a market are we in. That is, are prices going up or are prices going down? Because of the variety of properties and areas in Santa Barbara, it is not necessarily an easy question to answer. Are we talking about Montecito? Santa Barbara (East side vs. Westside)? Goleta (North vs. South)? For us, it’s more like: Are we in a Buyer’s Market or a Seller’s Market?

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Currently, we feel that on a hold it is a seller’s market, where the demand for home/condo ownership is greater than the supply. And in fact, if a property is priced right, an offer should come in within 2-3 weeks, and depending on the price range, we are seeing multiple offers on properties.

Here are the latest statistics showing comparison’s between March of 2015 and March of 2016, as well as the first quarter of last year versus the first quarter of this year.

 

Here’s a comparison between March 2015 and March 2016.

# of Sales Average List Price Median List Price Average Sold Price Media Sold Price
March 2016 85 $1,752,501 $1,199,000 $1,675,354 $1,225,000
March 2015 117 $2,000,054 $1,295,000 $1,916,432 $1,205,000

January 1st – March 31st, 1 st Quarter, 2015 vs. 2016

2015 2016 % Up or Down
# Sold Properties 246 215 Down -12.6%
Median Sales Price $1,152,500 $1,300,000 Up +12.8%
Median Sales Price $ 920,000 $1,045,000 Up +13.6%

Average Sale Price

2015 2016 % Up or Down
Average Sales Price: $2,056,794 $1,940,829 Down -5.6%
Average Sales Price: $1,453,663 $1,187,776 Down -18.3%

Total Number of Listings

2015 2016 % Up or Down
Total Active Listings: 726 601 Down -17%
New Listings: 464 442 Down -4.74%
Median List Price: $1.449.500 $1,457,500 Up + .55%
# Of Escrows 309 281 Down - 9%

As always if you are thinking of buying or selling, or know someone who is, please think of us and make sure you check out our our active listings, our SB Open House Guide and our blog at The Santa Barbara Lifestyle. Read out our much appreciated client testimonials and if you have not already done so, download our new free mobile app to access our newest and easiest search tool to find your house today!

Thank You,

Randy & Kellie

 

 

Chairman’s Circle Gold Award 3 years in a row, and an exciting update from Kellie.

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Chairman’s Circle Gold Award 3rd Year In A Row!

We are excited to announce for the third year in a row, we have received the prestigious BHHS Chairman’s Circle Gold Award, placing us in the Top 2% of all BHHS agents nationwide. Our Santa Barbara/Montecito BHHS offices ranked #3 of the top producing offices nationwide. This is very exciting news for the SB Real Estate community! We feel honored to have received this award, as it reflects our commitment and full-time dedication to our buyers and sellers and valued clients. Thanks for celebrating this great news with us!

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To our valued clients, we wanted to share the news that our beloved and fabulous Kellie has gotten married and has officially changed her name from Kellie Roche to Kellie Clenet. You will see this change reflected in our marketing materials, such as our logo, website, social media, newsletter, e-cards etc. We are so excited for our Kellie and this new chapter in her life!

In addition to our latest closings, we have exciting features on our current offerings for those searching for the ultimate home on the riviera of California. Despite our large changes we are still the same Randy Freed and Kellie Clenet and we here to resolve your real estate needs!
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price reduction!!  1211 HARBOR HILLS, Santa Barbara CA 93109

Our gorgeous sought-after listing at 1211 Harbor Hills Dr has a price reduction! Previously listed at $3,500,000, this incredibly unique Mesa based home is now being listed at $3,375,000.

1211 Harbor Hills DRIVE, Santa barbara CA

Live the ultimate Santa Barbara lifestyle in this stunning Mediterranean 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with panoramic ocean and island views from almost every room (see photos below!) Highly desirable Mesa location at the end of a cul-de-sac in the coveted Harbor Hills neighborhood, and in Washington School District! This gorgeous home is perfect for entertaining with expansive marble patios and a fresh-water pool and spa, complemented by the chic cabana and outdoor fireplace. The spacious master bedroom suite is on the main floor, separate from the other 3 bedrooms, and boasts a fireplace, room for an office/sitting room, a marble tiled bath, and a huge walk-in closet. Elegant living room with fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and 2 romantic balconies overlooking the pool, patio, ocean and islands. The impressive gourmet kitchen is complete with marble floors, granite counters, custom wood cabinets, top of the line appliances, and breakfast bar.

AWARD WINNING FEATURES

This home has been featured on the BHHS Homes with Gourmet Kitchens Blog article,  “23 gourmet kitchens you’ll want a taste of,”  where BHHS rounded up some of the most beautiful and most sought after gourmet kitchens in Southern California.

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Want to schedule a showing for this gorgeous property? Contact us today regarding 1211 Harbor Hills and see our blog and sign up for our monthly real estate newsletter for more general updates. You can also check out our new SB Open House Guide today for an entire list of open houses in the SB Area.  We looking forward to hearing from you soon!

Thank You,

Randy & Kellie