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The Bureau of Real Estate for California has issued a Warning of Online Rental Schemes.       By Wayne S. Bell, Real Estate Commissioner     California Bureau of Real Estate     Issued: October 2013   In prior consumer alerts, the California Department of Real Estate, the predecessor of the Calif...
10/30/2013
Open house Friday September 20th from 11-1 and Open Sunday September 22 from  1-3.   805.570.3366 Offered at $419,000 9-Hole 3-Par Golf Tastefully updated co-op in nice location near clubhouse! Tworeal bedrooms (no accordion wall) two real bathrooms (no walkthru shower!) all new windows throughou...
09/17/2013
4184 CRESTA AVENUE HOPE RANCH CA 93110 $3,495,000 | 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS | 3 car garage | 3313 SQUARE FEET Never before on the market, this stunning Contemporary home was designed by James E. Morris and may well be one of this distinguished architect's last designs. Sited on over 3 flat acre...
08/31/2013
The following article, written by Pete Bakel of FannieMae, explains the current upward trend in the housing market. The article also examines prospective future growth over the next few years. Read more below. Strengthening Housing Market Pushing Economy Forward WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. may be w...
06/20/2013
The following article, written and published by First American Exchange Company, explains how real estate investments are now on a positive streak, after a long period of of diminishing value throughout the market.  The Bottom Line on 1031 Exchanges   Real estate exchanges are alive and well!Real...
06/11/2013
Santa Barbara Real Estate through the end of April ‘13 for Montecito, Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria and Summerland This is an analysis of the Santa Barbara Real Estate market including Carpinteria/Summerland, Montecito, Hope Ranch, downtown Santa Barbara and Goleta through the mo...
05/21/2013
The following recent article by Kenneth R. Harney of the Los Angeles Times shows how American’s worried about their mortgage may be able to relax a bit. For those of you who have been waiting to sell your house, it might be more worth it now than it has been in the last few years while the market...
03/18/2013
The following article, written  Broderick Perkins, discusses the most optimal time of year to buy appliances, furniture, dish ware and numerous other home-related items. These offers, listed by month, highlight holidays and times when things are likely on sale or when stores are hoping to clear t...
03/15/2013
The following article, published by Realtor.org, examines the best value proposition in terms of remodeling projects for homeowners. Based on everything from curb appeal to a cost to value report, continue reading to see why exterior remodels tend to give the most bang for your buck.  Exterior Re...
03/15/2013
The following article, written by Inman News, highlights the California Association of Realtor's (CAR) new finance hotline. The hotline was created as a resource to help bring  homebuyers relevant and useful information on financing and buyer assistance programs they may not have been aware of. C...
02/20/2013
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Kathleen Barnato

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