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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

Santa Barbara Real Estate – Montecito Real Estate Market Update 3rd Quarter 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Where is the Montecito real estate market as we approach the last few months of 2011?  A quick glance back throughout the year with regards to real estate in Montecito has shown up and down changes almost monthly.   Some months the market feels very strong, other weeks there seems to be a lull etc.  As I talk and share with many agents currently about their buyers and where they are at, their thoughts seem to also change monthly with some high end clients on hold while others don't know where else they would put... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate – Hope Ranch Real Estate Market Update June – October 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice So where has the market been in Hope Ranch here in Santa Barbara?  Overall, the real estate market in the Hope Ranch area has been a little slower than normal and most sales have been in the lower end price point for this area.  Here is simple to view summary of the real estate market for Hope Ranch for the summer months through until the end of October 2011. Closed Sales in the Hope Ranch Area During these 5 months from June - October, Hope Ranch has had approximately 13 Closed sales... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate – Summerland Real Estate Market Update June – October 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is an quick summary of the real estate market in the Summerland area from the past summer months through until the end of October 2011.  Normally this time of year sees a lot of activity in June and July, then slowing a little in August as many people are on vacation, sending kids off to school, paying bills from all the summer activities etc.  Then in mid September through until about Thanksgiving we have a relatively strong real estate market on average.  Overall, the Summerland market has been a little slower... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate – Carpinteria Real Estate Market Update June – October 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is an easy to view summary of the real estate market in the Carpinteria area from the summer months through until the end of October 2011.  Normally this time of year sees a lot of activity in June and July, then slowing a little in August as many people are on vacation, sending kids off to school, paying bills from all the summer activities etc.  Then in mid September through until about Thanksgiving we have a relatively strong real estate market on average.  Overall, the Carpinteria market has been... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate – Goleta Real Estate Market Update June – October 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is a wrap up of the real estate market in the Goleta area from the summer months through til the end of October 2011.  Normally this time of year sees a lot of activity in June and July, then slowing a little in August as many people are on vacation, sending kids off to school, paying bills from all the summer activities etc.  Then in mid September through til about Thanksgiving we have a relatively strong real estate market on average. Closed Sales in the Goleta Area During these 5 months... Continue Reading >

Are Bank Owned Sales Prevalent in Montecito? August 2011 Update

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest statistics for real estate sales in Montecito for August 2011.  The shaded area with an ‘X’ states whether the property was a bank owned (REO) sale or not.  Although many people would love to find bank owned foreclosure properties in Montecito, the reality is that almost all of the sales are still traditional sales in Montecito.  Additionally, most of the REO’s tend to be at the lower end of the price scale.   View: Santa Barbara / Montecito Real Estate $1-3 Million View: Santa Barbara / Montecito Real Estate $3-5 Million View: Santa... Continue Reading >

How Many Santa Barbara Real Estate Closed Sales are Bank Owned? Update August 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest statistics for real estate sales in Santa Barbara proper for August 2011.  The shaded area with an ‘X’ states whether the property was a bank owned (REO) sale or not.  Although bank owned foreclosures seem to get a lot of the news, the vast majority of sales are still traditional sales in the Santa Barbara area.  Additionally, most of the REO’s tend to be at the lower end of the price scale. Further Reading: Cort Report Summerland, Carpinteria, Goleta  Santa Barbara, Hope Ranch, Montecito Cort Reports...Yearly Real Estate Price Changes Sotheby's Int'l Realty -... Continue Reading >