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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

Market Statistics / Updates

November 2010 Cort Reports Santa Barbara, Montecito and Hope Ranch

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest Cort reports for sales here in the Santa Barbara area for the month of November 2010 for Santa Barbara proper, Montecito and Hope Ranch. Further Reading: Sotheby's Int'l Realty - Santa Barbara and Montecito Is My Realtor a Santa Barbara Neighborhood Specialist? Articles on Luxury Real Estate Articles on The Oceanfront Areas Articles for Foreign Buyers/Sellers Sotheby's Int'l Realty Tops in Sales 2010 For information on Real Estate here in Santa Barbara, Montecito and/or our surrounding areas, as well as any other aspects of life in our area, please don’t hesitate to contact Kevin... Continue Reading >

Montecito Real Estate Update – Pulse of The Market $2.5 to $4 Million

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice As the overall market prices have fallen in the last 2 years, the heart of the Montecito Real Estate market is once again around the $2 to $4 million price point.  Currently I am working with 4 sets of clients that are looking in this price range and so I thought I would give a quick update as to where it feels that we are at. In a quick word...slow.  Year to date there have only been 15 sales in this price point from $2.5 to $4 million.  Currently there are... Continue Reading >

Sothebys Int’l Realty in Santa Barbara is Tops in Sales Volume – 2010

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Luxury real estate firm Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc., ranked as the leading Santa Barbara County real estate company by sales volume year to date, executives of the firm announced today. According to data from the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service, Sotheby’s International Realty’s total residential real estate sales volume in Santa Barbara and Montecito was approximately $540 million from January 1, 2010 to August 26, 2010, with $291 million in list sides and $249 million in buyer’s sides. Sotheby’s International Realty represented 27% of the MLS’s sales volume with an average sales... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Statistics for July 2010

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is a quick summary glance at some real estate statistics for July 2010. Further Reading: Santa Barbara Market Statistics Santa Barbara Photo Tour Buyer's Resources for the Santa Barbara area Seller's Resources for the Santa Barbara area For information on Real Estate here in Santa Barbara, Montecito and/or our surrounding areas, as well as any other aspects of life in our area, please don’t hesitate to contact Kevin Schmidtchen at Sotheby’s Int’l Realty. Thank you for reading.  I hope you find Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice informative. Please feel free to contact... Continue Reading >

Hope Ranch Real Estate Sales – First 6 Months 2010

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice For the first 6 months of 2010, there were a total of 10 closed real estate sales in the Hope Ranch area.  This is in comparison to only 7 closed sales in the first 6 months of 2009. Below I have broken down these closed sales into price points for comparison of the last 2 years and to see how our upper end real estate market has really started to stabilize and rebound here in the Hope Ranch area in the last several months.  Note: Historically there simply are not as... Continue Reading >

Montecito Real Estate Sales – First 6 Months of 2010

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice For the first 6 months of 2010, there were a total of 77 closed real estate sales in the Montecito area.  This is in comparison to only 55 closed sales in the first 6 months of 2009. Below I have broken down these closed sales into price points for comparison of the last 2 years and to see how our upper end real estate market has really started to stabilize and rebound here in Montecito in the last several months. First 6 Months Comparison 2009 vs. 2010 Sales up to $1,000,000 2009 - 6... Continue Reading >

A Recent History of the Median Sales Price for Santa Barbara Real Estate – West of State

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is a quick glance over the last 30 years of the median sales price for single family homes for Santa Barbara Real Estate - West of State. Further Reading: Median Sales Price Montecito CA - Last 30 Years Median Sales Price East of State - Last 30 Years The Mesa Neighborhood Hope Ranch CA Real Estate Home Sales Statistics - 2009 Montecito CA Real Estate Home Sales Statistics - 2009 Santa Barbara Market Statistics Santa Barbara Photo Tour Buyer's Resources for the Santa Barbara area Seller's Resources for the Santa Barbara area For information on Real Estate here... Continue Reading >