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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

San Roque Neighborhood

Real Estate & Homes for Sale In The Peabody School District

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice For the majority of younger families, school district is one of the key important criteria when looking at real estate.  Here in the San Roque area of Santa Barbara, the primary public school is Peabody Charter School.   The local opinion of Peabody is almost across the board very very positive.  Here is the current review by GreatSchools.org. Peabody Charter School "Peabody Charter School will work collaboratively to create a safe, caring, innovative, and challenging academic program to prepare students for life by developing both academic and non-academic life skills."...excerpt from website... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara San Roque Real Estate – 2013 Year in Review

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Once again in 2013, San Roque was one of the most active neighborhoods with regards to real estate in Santa Barbara proper.  The San Roque area tends to always be a desirable place to move into or move around once already there.  The attractiveness of the San Roque area is based on a lot of factors: Peabody is a very sought after school for many families. The average household tends to be "affordable" for Santa Barbara standards...around $800,000 to $1.2 million on average. The close proximity to both uptown and downtown.  Each only... Continue Reading >

San Roque Neighborhood 3 Bed 2 Bath Santa Barbara Condo – New Listing

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice NEW Listing: Wonderful new Santa Barbara San Roque Condo listing.  Great location in the recently renovated San Remo complex.  This 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit is superbly located on the top floor (single level) with a great sun deck and views over the pool and towards the mountains.  Well cared for and maintained by the owners.  1 car garage, heated pool, located in Monte Vista School district and close to all up town shopping, restaurants and parks.  Garden style landscaping and mountain views.  Well sought after condo community. Address: 3663 San Remo... Continue Reading >

Pricing Strategies for Santa Barbara – San Roque Real Estate

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Throughout 2013, the real estate market has been incredibly strong with high demand and rising prices.  We have seen this across the board in all areas here in Santa Barbara and Montecito and in pretty much every price point. With the market this hot, what should the pricing strategy be for a seller when it comes time for them to sell their home? Every seller and every seller's situation is different with regards to what they are looking for in the sale of their home.  With this said, the #1 objective for... Continue Reading >

San Roque Real Estate Update – Peabody School District May 2013

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice As the overall Santa Barbara real estate market continues to be very strong, San Roque and all homes within the Peabody School District continue to also be in very much high demand.  In our daily routine as Realtors of networking within our companies and reading emails about buyer needs, it is easy to see that any upcoming good listing within this area is most likely going to see a strong demand from buyers within only a few days of being on the market. So far since the beginning of the year we have... Continue Reading >

What Kind of Real Estate Does $1 Million and $2 Million Buy You In Santa Barbara and Montecito?

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice A few times a year I like to give updates on what you can expect for various price points in Santa Barbara and Montecito.  Over the last few years this has changed quite drastically as the market first went down and now has come back up at such a strong pace. Most homes today for example are worth on average about 20% more than they were just a year ago and so this leads to generally a decently different home.  In Santa Barbara, if you are at the $1 Million price point and you... Continue Reading >

March 2013 – Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Statistics

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here is a summary of the latest statistics for the Santa Barbara real estate market for March 2013.  Over the last several weeks we have seen a definite increase in inventory, especially in the Goleta area.  Much of the new inventory has been in the $600,000 to $900,000 range.  Buyers are still very active and almost all the inventory is selling off within days to only a few weeks.  Prices in general still are on the climb, although it feels a little more stable just in the last few weeks. Some... Continue Reading >