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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

New Stylish Updated Carpinteria Home For Sale

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice New Listing Location: 5466 Granada Way, Carpinteria CA., 93013 Offered Price: $835,000.  First Open: Wednesday February 5th, 10-12:30 and Sunday February 9th, 1:00 to 4:00. Shown by Appointment other times. Well cared for and beautifully renovated airy and spacious feeling 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom ranch style home located on a quiet Carpinteria cul-de-sac. Custom finishes, fabulous master bed and bathroom, terrific indoor outdoor living with multiple French doors, vaulted ceilings with lots of natural light, serene feeling back and front gardens offering privacy and mountain views. Please contact Kevin for more pictures as well as to... Continue Reading >

Goleta and Carpinteria Real Estate Update – 3rd Quarter 2013

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest 2013, 3rd quarter real estate sales statistics for both the Goleta and Carpinteria / Summerland areas of Santa Barbara. For the Goleta area, the overall bulk of our real estate market here falls into the following segments: Entry level condos from around $300,000 to $500,000 Single family homes from around $550,000 to $1,000,000 Both of these markets in Goleta have been extremely strong over the last 18 months, with prices continually rising from June 2012 til around August 2013.  In the last few months, we have finally seen a leveling... Continue Reading >

2 Quick Strategies For Pricing Your Goleta and Carpinteria Home To Sell!!

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Over the last 2 years in the Goleta and Carpinteria areas, a good amount of the real estate listings on the market have been either short sale or bank owned properties.  Because of this, prices have continued to slowly drop since the peak in early 2007. These days you can get a "good" family home in both areas for somewhere around the $500,000 to $700,000 price point.  This is in stark comparison to 2006 when most of these homes were selling in the $875,000 to $1,050,000 range.  If you are a... Continue Reading >

What Real Estate Does $350,000 or $500,000 or $1 Million Buy You in Carpinteria CA?

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Looking for real estate in Carpinteria CA?  Not sure what your money will get you these days. With the real estate market finally stabilizing in most every area here in the Santa Barbara area over the last 6 months, most of Carpinteria prices have fallen around 30-35% from the peak in 2006/2007.  This means a drop in prices back to roughly 2002/2003 price points. So what does $350,000, $500,000 or $1 million buy you these days in Carpinteria? Recently Closed Real Estate in Carpinteria for $365,000 2 bedroom Beachwalk condo in a great location.... Continue Reading >

Low Cost Simple Ways to Get Your Carpinteria CA. Real Estate Ready for Sale

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Many things in life that we initially love tend to go out of style at some time. Our homes are not immune to this reality, even though we ourselves have grown accustomed to our space.  We are sometimes blind to the lack of updating of our home, but if you are looking to sell your home, this lack of attention is very apparent to potential buyers. Here is a list of some great, easy to do fixes to get your Carpinteria home ready for sale. New Paint.  This is almost certainly... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Update for the Carpinteria / Summerland Areas – Overall Yearly Sales Statistics for 2007

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Carpinteria and Summerland Real Estate areas for January 1, 2007 - December 31st, 2007 I have summarized below an easy to look at brief outline of the overall statistics for the Santa Barbara Real Estate market for the Carpinteria and Summerland Real Estate areas for 2007: The total number of single family homes sold was 65.  Overall the average sales price in 2007 was at $2,553,336.  The average days on the market were 111 in 2007. The total number of condos / townhomes sold was 55.  Overall the average sales price in 2007... Continue Reading >