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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

Goleta CA Real Estate Market Update 3rd Quarter 2012 – Extremely Strong Market

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice This market update is redundant, but the overall real estate market here in the Santa Barbara area continues to be very strong.  Goleta real estate is no exception and could be as strong as any market we have over the last several months. It seems that every listing in the entry level market (from around $450,000 to $700,000) is seeing multiple offers without exception.  Clients need to be ready day one on simply every listing that comes up. Here below are some recent market stats of comparable prices over the last several years (3rd... 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 >