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Kevin Schmidtchen

Realtor
Sotheby's International Realty

1436 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

[email protected]

Phone or Text

(805) 689-6877

Low Cost Simple Ways to Get Your Carpinteria CA. Real Estate Ready for Sale

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Many things in life that we initially love tend to go out of style at some time. Our homes are not immune to this reality, even though we ourselves have grown accustomed to our space.  We are sometimes blind to the lack of updating of our home, but if you are looking to sell your home, this lack of attention is very apparent to potential buyers. Here is a list of some great, easy to do fixes to get your... Continue Reading >

Things to Do in Santa Barbara, California – Carpinteria, Hikes, Beaches, Golf

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Whether you are a local, in town visiting family and/or friends, or here on vacation in Santa Barbara, California, there is never a lack of activities and things to do in our wonderful seaside resort community.  Here below is the fifth installment in a series of articles that point out some of Santa Barbara's most prominent local attractions.  Some of these will be cultural, some dining, some active pursuits and some I am still deciding on.  This fifth installment will be focusing on... Carpinteria,... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate – Carpinteria and Summerland CA Area Sales Statistics Year End 2008

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Carpinteria and Summerland CA. Real Estate - Year End Sales Statistics for 2008 I have summarized below an easy to look at brief outline of the overall Santa Barbara MLS statistics for both single family homes and condos in the Carpinteria and Summerland CA. areas for the year 2008.  The comparisons are drawn against the previous year's statistics (2007) for Santa Barbara Real Estate. SINGLE FAMILY HOMES: Single family home listings were up 10% from 144 to 159 compared to 2007 Single family homes... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Update for the Carpinteria Area – First 6 Months 2008

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice I have summarized below an easy to look at brief outline of the overall MLS statistics for the Carpinteria CA area through the first 6 months of 2008. The total number of single family homes sold in Carpinteria was 23.  The number of current pending sales for single family homes is 8.  The number of current active listings for single family homes is 35. The total number of condos / townhomes sold in Carpinteria was 15.  The number of current pending sales for condos / townhomes  is 3.  The number... Continue Reading >

Will Santa Barbara’s Beloved Rincon Point Real Estate Switch to Sewer in the Near Future?

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Nearing 10 years of at times rather heated controversy, the debate to switch from Septic to Sewer at Rincon Point has taken a large step to becoming a reality.  Rincon Point is home to one of the best waves in all of California and definitely stirs up emotions for many when talking about the health of the ocean.  Ethan Stewart, from The Independent, has written a very informative article about the latest up to date developments. For many, Rincon is the... Continue Reading >

Carpinteria Ca Real Estate Market Update – First Quarter 2008

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice I have summarized below an easy to look at brief outline of the overall statistics for the Carpinteria CA area through the first quarter of 2008. The total number of single family homes sold in Carpinteria was 9.  The number of current pending sales for single family homes is 5.  The number of current active listings for single family homes is 22. The total number of condos / townhomes sold in Carpinteria was 7.  The number of current pending sales for condos / townhomes  is 5.  The number... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Update for the Carpinteria / Summerland Areas – Overall Yearly Sales Statistics for 2007

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Carpinteria and Summerland Real Estate areas for January 1, 2007 - December 31st, 2007 I have summarized below an easy to look at brief outline of the overall statistics for the Santa Barbara Real Estate market for the Carpinteria and Summerland Real Estate areas for 2007: The total number of single family homes sold was 65.  Overall the average sales price in 2007 was at $2,553,336.  The average days on the market were 111 in 2007. The total number of condos / townhomes... Continue Reading >