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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 Real Estate – A True Seller’s Market

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice As the overall real estate market here in the Santa Barbara area continues to be very strong and a true seller's market, Goleta has stood out in the last many months as an area as strong as any. Right now the real estate market in Goleta is so strong that Realtors constantly make comments on a new listing of how many offers it will get.  It is not a question of if a home will sell, or how long (generally less than 14 days), but how much competition there will be... 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 >

New Goleta South Real Estate Listing – 4 Bed 2 Bath Remodeled Single Level Home – Priced at $675,000

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Just listed this morning with first open this Friday October 19th 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. as well as Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st from 1-3:00 p.m.  This wonderful Goleta South single level home is very well cared for, remodeled with 4 bedrooms 2 baths, approximately 1800 sqft +/- single family home.  Located close to parks, ocean, UCSB and Camino Real Marketplace.  Remodeled spacious kitchen opens up to a larger "great room", vaulted ceilings, sunken living room, updated flooring and baths.  Fenced rear and side yards. This home should sell... 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 >

Goleta Real Estate Sales Update, Santa Barbara CA. – First 6 Months 2009

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice For the first 6 months of 2009, there were approximately 155 total closed sales of single family homes and condos in Goleta CA.  Currently as of June 29th, 2009, there are approximately 72 properties in Goleta that are pending sale (under contract). The reason that I use the word "Approximately" is the simple fact that there are several homes that are located in "Goleta", yet have a Santa Barbara address.  There is also a substantial area in our town that is referred to "No-leta" which is a grey area between the... Continue Reading >

Selling Your Goleta CA. Home in a Slower Market? – 10 Things You Should Consider

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice After the run up in Real Estate from 1998 to early 2007, Goleta sellers find themselves now in a position where they better make their home attractive to buyers if they want to sell.  Buyers have choices these days to say the least and most importantly they do not feel rushed.  1.  Make a lasting and powerful first impression Try and make your home memorable in some way. Home buying is an emotional time, with often buyers making true decisions in the first 5 minutes of seeing a home.  The curb appeal and front... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Update for the Goleta North Real Estate Area – Overall Yearly Sales Statistics for 2007

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Goleta North Real Estate 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 Goleta North area: The total number of single family homes sold was 139.  Overall the average sales price in 2007 was at $1,173,843.  The average days on the market were 71 in 2007. The total number of condos / townhomes sold was 45.  Overall the average sales price in 2007 was at $585,009.  The average days on the... Continue Reading >