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Kevin Schmidtchen

Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway
Home Services
1255 Coast Village
Suite 102B
Montecito, CA 93108
kevinschmidtchen@yahoo.com
Phone or Text

(805) 689-6877

Buyer’s Resources & Advice

Rarey Available New Carpinteria Beach Home Listing – Concha Loma / Arbol Verde Area

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice New Listing:  5613 Calle Pacific, Carpinteria CA, 93013 Asking Price: $1,380,000 First Open: Wednesday August 10th, 10:00 to 1:00 and Sunday August 14th 2:00 to 4:30.   The Beach Life! Rarely available opportunity to own one of the few homes that has direct beach access right out the back yard to Jellybowl Beach, and Carpinteria Bluff trails. Situated in the last row of houses in the lovely seaside neighborhood of Concha Loma/Arbol Verde. Well cared for, light filled home with vaulted ceilings, wood floors and larger open living space. Mountain views, mature landscape and fruit... Continue Reading >

Oceanfront and Beachfront Real Estate for Santa Barbara, Montecito, Carpinteria and Hope Ranch CA.

Butterfly beach in Santa Barbara on a very calm day. The oceanfront along the Santa Barbara coastline is referred to as roughly the 20 miles that stretch from Goleta and Santa Barbara to Montecito and Carpinteria.  This entire coastline is blessed with some of the world's most scenic, clean and safe beaches, as well as some of the most spectacular estate properties.  As a surprise to many, most of our coast and beaches in the Santa Barbara area face south/southwest as opposed to the west, as most of the California beaches do.  This prominent south/southwest facing orientation along with the Santa Ynez coastal mountain... Continue Reading >

Stylish, Spanish, Serene and Peaceful Feeling Cathedral Pointe Community in Santa Barbara CA.

Cathedral Pointe Home Located on the corner of Foothill Road and Patterson Avenue, close to town, yet having a semi rural feel to it, Cathedral Pointe is a high quality built planned development that offers beautiful landscaping and a community with good open space.  Like many of our newer developments found here in Santa Barbara CA, Cathedral Pointe offers the home owner stylistic architectural features that include open floor plans with lots of light, walk-in closets, tile roofing, gourmet kitchens and fenced yards. Additionally, you find the much sought after high ceilings in all the homes. Depending on the individual... Continue Reading >

San Roque Real Estate – Santa Barbara 2016 1st Quarter Update

2949 Valencia Drive, Santa Barbara 93105 There has been a lot of real estate activity in San Roque here in Santa Barbara in the first several months of 2016. Sales have been very steady with a good amount of new inventory coming on every week. Currently there are: 8 active listings for sale ranging in price from $900,000 to $1.85 million. 15 homes pending sale / under contract ranging in price from $685,000 to $2 million. 22 closed sales since the beginning of the year ranging in price from $700,000 to $1.85 million. Here below are some informative statistics... Continue Reading >

New Construction, New Homes in Goleta CA. – The Village at Los Carneros

The newest and latest real estate development going on in Goleta CA. is called The Village at Los Carneros.  The community will encompass four distinct different neighborhoods, totaling over 300 homes, each connected by community parks, a recreation center, meandering bike paths and plenty of open space to get out and about. The community is well located for easy on and off access of the 101 freeway, with close proximity to UCSB, Goleta, The Costco center (Camino Real shopping center), Girsch Park and many of the larger companies and employers we have here in our... Continue Reading >

Vieja Gardens Community in Santa Barbara CA

Vieja Gardens Santa Barbara Vieja Gardens is a rather peaceful, quiet feeling planned community located next to the More Mesa Bluffs here in Santa Barbara CA.  The community was developed in 1971-1973 and features a total of 108 units, with a mixture of 3 bedroom and 2 bedroom town home style condos. The 3 bedroom units are roughly 1250 - 1385 sqft. with 2 baths and an attached 2 car garage. The 2 bedroom units are roughly 1050 - 1150 sqft. with 2 baths and an attached 2 car garage. All town homes have interior laundry, high ceilings and good... Continue Reading >

San Roque Real Estate Year End Review 2015 – Santa Barbara

Peabody School in San Roque San Roque Year In Review Overall there was a 12.8% increase in the median sold price for San Roque in 2105.  The median sold price was $1.1 million. The lowest sale was $725,000 and the highest sale was $1.975 million. San Roque homes sold for an average of $9 more per sqft. than in 2014.  The average was $700 per sqft., the lowest sale was at $423 per sqft., and the highest was at $1,141 per sqft. San Roque homes in 2015 were on the market for an average of 17... Continue Reading >