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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

Low “Good Inventory” in The Heart of The Montecito Real Estate Market

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Where is all the "Good Inventory" in Montecito?  This is what a lot of agents and their clients are asking themselves with regards to the guts of the Montecito Real Estate market right now.  These days the entry level price for getting into Montecito real estate is around $1.1 to $1.6 million.  There are a few lower priced homes that come on the market, but only here and there and often these are almost "tear downs" or smaller older homes on or right next to a busy section on East Valley Road etc. For most... Continue Reading >

February 2011 CORT Reports for Santa Barbara and Montecito Real Estate CA.

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest CORT reports for the Santa Barbara and Montecito area for the month of February 2011. 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 Thank you for reading.  I hope you find Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice informative. Please feel free to contact me or comment below with any thoughts. For more information on Real Estate here in Santa Barbara, Montecito and/or our surrounding... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Cort Reports January 2011 – Santa Barbara and Montecito

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest CORT reports for the Santa Barbara real estate market for the areas of Santa Barbara proper and Montecito CA.  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 Thank you for reading.  I hope you find Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice informative. Please feel free to contact me or comment below with any thoughts. For more information on Real Estate here in Santa... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Cort Reports January 2011

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest CORT reports for the Santa Barbara real estate market for the areas of Hope Ranch, Goleta, Carpinteria and Summerland.  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 Thank you for reading.  I hope you find Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice informative. Please feel free to contact me or comment below with any thoughts. For more information on Real Estate here in Santa... Continue Reading >

Montecito Real Estate 2010 Year End Sales – Single Family Homes Year End Stats

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the final year end statistics for single family homes sales in Montecito for 2010.   1) Overall there were a total of 153 Closed Sales (reported by the Santa Barbara/Montecito MLS) of single family homes in Montecito. 2) These 153 were slightly higher than in 2009 where we had a total of 143 Closed Sales of single family homes. 3) The lowest sale was a small Bank Owned cottage located at 1394 Danielson Road, Montecito, CA 93108 that sold for $685,000. 4) The highest sale was an oceanfront modern Mediterranean home located at... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate 2010 Year End Inventory vs. Sales vs. Listings Chart

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is the Santa Barbara real estate market action report for Inventory / Listings / Sales for Santa Barbara County. 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... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate 2010 Year End Sales – Single Family Homes Year End Stats

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Another year gone and all of us another year older.  Good and bad I guess.  Here are the final year end statistics for single family homes sales in Santa Barbara proper for 2010. 1) Overall there were a total of 440 Closed Sales (reported by the Santa Barbara MLS) of single family homes. 2) These 440 sales are a little more than in 2009 where we had a total of 388 Closed Sales of single family homes. 3) The lowest sale was a Bank Owned Fixer on 231 Cottage Grove Avenue, Santa Barbara,... Continue Reading >