Real Estate Blog

Introducing Forbes Global Properties

Market Update

Village Properties is now an exclusive real estate partner and founding member of Forbes Global Properties . This powerful global partnership provides us with a curated platform to showcase our clients’ luxury properties. As a founding member, Village Properties will be one of only 100 elite brokerage firms invited to participate in the global network. If you’re thinking of selling, let’s talk about how this partnership might benefit you! To learn more about this partnership, click here .

Happy Holidays from Knight Real Estate Group

Santa Barbara

Seasons greetings to our clients, colleagues, collaborators, and friends! 2020 has been a year unlike any other, and a time when our personal and professional connections have been more important than ever. We are grateful for our Santa Barbara community, each of you, and your continued support of Knight Real Estate Group. Best wishes for an exciting New Year to come!

Support Local Santa Barbara Restaurants

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara – The American Riviera, one of our great Santa Barbara websites and resources for all things local, did a fantastic post called Dine, Sip & Support Local . This guide gives Santa Barbarians a go-to to support their favorite local restaurants and wineries by ordering delivery and curbside pick-up services. Following recommendations issued by the California Department of Public Health, our favorite SB spots are temporarily unable to serve customers on-premise for the next few weeks, but we can still support them. Delivery Read more »

Getting Your Santa Barbara Property Ready for Market

Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtor

November is here, and many of us are preparing for the holiday season in our new normal. We are grateful for all the good we have and want to encourage others to stay positive during these difficult times. We are especially thankful for our wonderful clients who put their faith in us for all their buying and selling needs, and we know that our success is because of you! If you are thinking of selling your Santa Barbara property during Read more »

Santa Barbara Realtor Kelly Knight Writes for Santa Barbara Lawyer Magazine

Santa Barbara Real Estate

It was such a privilege to be a contributing writer for the November 2020 edition of Santa Barbara Lawyer Magazine, the official publication of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association. My article, One of the Most Unexpected Sellers’ Markets in Santa Barbara Real Estate History, talks about how the 2020 Santa Barbara market has been unexpectedly strong, breaking several records despite the Presidential election and a global pandemic. This year will be a year to remember for many reasons. In the real estate industry, especially in the Santa Barbara real estate industry, the Read more »

One of the Most Unexpected Sellers’ Markets in Santa Barbara Real Estate History

Santa Barbara Real Estate

Normally at this time of year, the real estate market would be winding down for the upcoming holidays. Sellers typically withdraw their homes from the market in order to celebrate with family and friends, and only the most determined of buyers continue to house hunt. But this year’s real estate market has been anything but normal. Not only has the Santa Barbara market been unexpectedly strong, it has broken several records despite a Presidential election and a global pandemic. The Read more »

Three Days in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara in the News

Here are our top picks for a fun, three-day fall weekend in Santa Barbara. There’s so much to see and do in our wonderful, beach-side community. If house hunting is on your to-do list while you’re in the area, give us a call at 805-895-4406. With interest rates at an all-time low, there’s still time to purchase a great property. We’re here to help! Three Days in Santa Barbara Are you ready for a fall getaway before the hectic pace of Read more »

Thank you, Santa Barbara Middle School

Santa Barbara Realtor

Seven years ago I was asked to serve as a Trustee for a small local school that specializes in grades 6-9. Since my son was attending the school and I wanted to get involved, I said “yes.” Little did I know that “yes” would yield cherished friendships and more fond memories than I can count. As we tackled challenges together, it also taught me the true meaning of service and living each day with gratitude. Thank you, Santa Barbara Middle Read more »

Meet Santa Barbara Realtor Kelly Knight

Santa Barbara Realtor

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Noozhawk in their Meet Your Realtor series. “My guiding principle is to provide my clients with exceptional real estate representation.” I have worked full-time as a residential real estate broker since 2005. In the interview, I talk about many things, including how real estate is a relationship business. There are at least 4 people involved in any real estate negotiation: The Buyer, the Seller, and 2 agents. I draw on my mediation training to help Read more »