2022 Year in Review

Market Update, Santa Barbara Real Estate, Santa Barbara Realtor

From Montecito to Hope Ranch, Carpinteria to Goleta, and all neighborhoods in between, whether it’s a condo, home, land, or a ranchette, Knight Real Estate Group can successfully handle all your real estate needs. Here is a sampling below of some of our 2022 sales that showcase the depth and breadth of our expertise. We invite you to see our current listings and view all sales. Land/Lot: 736 Mission Park Drive – $1,000,000   Knight Real Estate Group of Village Properties Realtors is a boutique Santa Barbara Read more »

Preparing for A Rightsize Move in Santa Barbara

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I had the pleasure of sharing my real estate knowledge with the Santa Barbara News-Press, in an article titled,  How to Prepare for a Rightsize Move . As a Santa Barbara County realtor with niche expertise helping clients downsize/rightsize, I outline essential tips that will ease and optimize the transition into a more manageable home. Selling your home and moving should not seem overwhelming. As a realtor who works with clients to ease this process, I loved outlining six ways to prevent headaches and enjoy the next chapter of Read more »

How Sellers Can Succeed in a Shifting Santa Barbara Real Estate Market

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Santa Barbara home staging professional Christine Cowles has a real estate column in the Santa Barbara Independent that explores home styles, decorating and staging for sales. I was interviewed for her article, Succeeding in a Shifting Real Estate Market – Sellers: Stand Out From Your Competition. While buyer demand is still present, it’s not as aggressive as we’ve seen over the past few years. Sellers need to stand out to succeed. Christine’s article shares professional tips to create a show-ready Santa Barbara home. Click here to read the article.

Proud Sponsor of the Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival

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Knight Real Estate Group was a proud sponsor of the sold-out Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival held annually at the beautiful Museum of Natural History. Guests enjoyed a splendid summer afternoon in the Museum’s oak woodland along Mission Creek sipping and savoring over 100 of the Central Coast’s best wineries and culinary delights. All net proceeds from the festival support the Museum’s nature and science education programs. We love helping the Museum connect people to nature!

Village Properties Honors Kelly Knight as a Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Leader

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Village Properties, the top-producing independently owned real estate brokerage that has been representing buyers and sellers in Santa Barbara County for over 20 years, has recognized Kelly Knight for her unwavering motivation and commitment to her craft. Knight was one of the few select agents to be recognized by Village Properties as she has consistently proven to be a market leader within the Santa Barbara real estate industry and is passionate and committed to overdelivering. “Thank you Village Properties for Read more »

Get to Know Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley Communities

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Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez are gems located on the south central coast of California. Santa Barbara is known for it’s well-thought out architecture and expansive beaches with a breathtaking mountain backdrop. Those who live here will tell you that the city’s beauty is more than just skin deep. Community-minded residents have shaped Santa Barbara into a well-rounded multifaceted gem of a place for those who reside here. Santa Barbara also offers fine dining, quality shopping, and top educational institutions, Read more »

Coveted Equestrian Property – Buena Terra Canyon Ranch

Goleta, Santa Barbara Real Estate

Equestrian estates and ranches have a grip on the reins of luxury real estate markets worldwide. Forbes wrote a roundup of coveted equestrian properties from a variety of locales including the United States, Australia, France and Spain. Buena Terra Canyon Ranch  topped the list. Defined by panoramic ocean and mountain views, unrivaled privacy and an unpretentious spirit merged with timeless luxury, this extraordinary property offers a rare combination of architectural, agricultural and equestrian excellence nestled in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Many thanks to our friends at Read more »

Goleta’s Buena Terra Canyon Ranch

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Defined by panoramic ocean and mountain views, unrivaled privacy and an unpretentious spirit merged with timeless luxury, Buena Terra Canyon Ranch offers a rare combination of architectural, agricultural and equestrian excellence nested in the foothills of the beautiful Santa Ynez Mountains along the Santa Barbara coast. The property offers approximately 22-acres of prime agricultural land set off historic Fairview Road. The lush terraced grounds share a 6,000 sq. ft. custom-designed Mediterranean-inspired residence, multiple outdoor entertaining spaces, a pool, and fully Read more »

Village Properties Marks 25th Anniversary as Santa Barbara’s Leading Locally-Owned Independent Brokerage

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At Knight Real Estate Group, we are proud to be affiliated with a locally owned and operated independent brokerage that is committed to the people of Santa Barbara, and to the future of our community. In September 2021, Village Properties celebrated its 25th Anniversary as Santa Barbara’s leading locally-owned independent brokerage . In Forbes’ article, Village Properties Marks Its 25th Anniversary As The Top Independent Brokerage In Santa Barbara’s Luxury Market, they share that “Village Properties was recognized  by  Real Estate Almanac’s T3 Mega 1000 report in the “Highest Average Sales Price By Brokerage” top-five national rankings with an average 2020 sales price of $2.2 million.” Read more »

The Best Camping Spots in Santa Barbara

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As summer continues to give us long days and warm nights, it’s a great reason to step outdoors. In this post, we share some of the best camping spots in the Santa Barbara area for day trips, weekends, and more. Enjoy! The Best Camping Spots in Santa Barbara Santa Barbara is world-famous for its wining, dining, and reclining, but that’s just the start. Santa Barbara County boasts some of the best nature on the California coastline, and it’s not just Read more »