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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

Market Statistics / Updates

Top 5 Real Estate Sales in Samarkand, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice The Samarkand neighborhood of Santa Barbara encompasses a wonderful stretch of homes located between Las Positas (Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course), State Street, De La Vina, Oak Park, and the freeway.  Most locals associate the Samarkand area with being a quiet place to live that features pride of ownership homes, beautifully maintained streets and no overhead utilities/power lines. Samarkand also gives off a vibe of a safe and tight- knit community located within walking distance to some wonderful dining options such as Via Maestra, Los Agaves, and Renaud's. With regards to real estate, I have gone... Continue Reading >

Mission Canyon Top 5 Highest Real Estate Sales – Santa Barbara CA

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Mission Canyon as a place to live here in Santa Barbara is full of character and charm.  This likely stems at least partially from the combination of the community’s eclectic mix of residential styles, mountain and ocean views, narrow curving and winding roads without curbs, sidewalks, or traffic lights. Mission Canyon has a true historical feel to it here in Santa Barbara with several visible stone walls, bridges, and treasured archaeological features.  Mission Canyon is also home to the cherished Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Rocky Nook Park. With regards to real estate, Mission Canyon is... Continue Reading >

San Roque Mid Year Real Estate Market Update – Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are some of the latest statistics for the real estate market here in the San Roque area here in Santa Barbara.  Overall the market for San Roque has been very robust the entire year, except for the last 6-8 weeks.  With the overall market in general flattening out, San Roque itself is starting to see price reductions and homes on the market longer than the norm. View All Current Active San Roque Real Estate & Homes for Sale [optima_express_toppicks id="144750" sortBy="pd" header="true" includeMap="true"] Further Reading: Santa Barbara Market Statistics San Roque Real... 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 >

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 >

Significant Real Estate Sales On The Mesa – La Vista Del Oceano, La Coronilla, Harbor Hills, Ricardo

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice So far in 2015, we have once again seen a very steady active real estate market on The Mesa here in Santa Barbara.  One big difference compared to the last few years has been the amount of luxury higher end sales that we have been seeing at the "Top of the Mesa", specifically the newer homes all along the La Vista del Oceano corridor.  In this area we have pushed the price point of high end Mesa all the way to the $3.5-5 million plus range. 1702 La Vista Del Oceano is a brand new... Continue Reading >

Montecito & Santa Barbara 3rd Quarter 2015 Real Estate Market Statistics Update

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are some informative real estate market statistics here for 3rd quarter 2015 Montecito and Santa Barbara CA.  The images below compares the average sales price for single family homes in both areas over the last 5 years. As you can see, the amount of sales in Montecito has dropped a large amount this last quarter compared to 2014.  This has really been the feel for most of the last month.  Many agents are commenting on how slow everything has gotten recently in Montecito and the upper end market. For Santa Barbara proper the... Continue Reading >