Summerland, California, is one of Santa Barbara County’s secret gems. This quaint location is a perfect spot for beachcombing, antiquing, shopping, dining and enjoying the scenery of the Pacific Coast. Whether you are a Santa Barbara local, or you are vacationing or coming to look at Santa Barbara real estate , make sure to visit Summerland, a quintessential California beach town. What to Do In Summerland When you arrive in Summerland, find a spot to park on Lillie Avenue. Enjoy a walk on this Read more »
Real Estate Blog
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 .
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!
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
From the mountains to the sea, the readers of Conde Nast Traveler have spoken, and they love the Santa Barbara South Coast. Belmond El Encanto , Hotel Milo Santa Barbara , Rosewood Miramar Beach , and The Ritz-Carlton Bacara , Santa Barbara have all been ranked within the top 20 hotels and resorts in Southern California in the Readers’ Choice Awards 2020! Read the article here »
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 »