Proud Supporter of the 2023 Santa Barbara Wine & Food Festival

Santa Barbara

Summer in Santa Barbara is ripe with activity during the month of June: lively polo matches in Carpinteria, the Lavender Festival at the Old Mission, and the dazzling Summer Solstice Parade along Santa Barbara Street. One of our favorite events to usher in the summer season is the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History’s Wine + Food Festival. We enjoyed sampling many of the Central Coast’s best wines and culinary delights while enjoying a sunny summer afternoon in the Museum’s oak woodland along Mission Creek. Knight Read more »

For Sale – Stunning Spanish Colonial Revival Residence in Santa Barbara

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Knight Real Estate Group is proud to introduce La Sonrisa, an exquisite Spanish Colonial Revival residence for sale meticulously crafted by Floyd Brewster, a distinguished architect who trained under the renowned George Washington Smith and who contributed to the iconic Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. This is an unparalleled opportunity to own a truly Read more »

The 10 Best Hotels for Your Stay in Santa Barbara

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When planning a visit to Santa Barbara, there are a number of outstanding places to stay. Whether you are looking for a quaint boutique hotel, or a luxurious resort, there is something for everyone here. Forbes created a wonderful guide of the 10 Best Hotels in Santa Barbara that is sure to have what you are looking for. “The best hotels in Santa Barbara embrace their surroundings while also offering a fresh take on California coastal living…” Click here to read the full article. Santa Barbara, also known as the American Riviera, is Read more »

Knight Real Estate Group Update

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2023 is in full swing, and so is business at Knight Real Estate Group. We are delighted to share some exciting developments at Knight Real Estate Group, and also provide you with our insights on the shifting 2023 Santa Barbara real estate market. Santa Barbara Real Estate: Recap & Accolades The pandemic-driven real estate market was a speed-based market. Sellers demanded an agent with pricing and process expertise to help them achieve the best possible outcome on the sale of Read more »

Proud Supporter of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

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For a 5th year, Knight Real Estate Group was a proud sponsor of The Beer Garden, the main fundraising event for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden . Called “the most fun and delicious fundraiser of the year,” we couldn’t agree more! There were so many great beer and food vendors throughout the miles of tasting trails, each featuring native herbs grown in the Garden. The Beer Garden helps raise critical funds for core programs in environmental education, conservation, research and native plant horticulture. As Read more »

Knight Real Estate Group – Top Santa Barbara Real Estate Producer

Santa Barbara

Knight Real Estate Group was the #1 producer in Village Properties’ Santa Barbara office for 2022, and the #3 producer company-wide with over $100M in sales the past two years. Knight Real Estate Group provides exceptional real estate representation with a lawyer’s insight and training. We specialize in customized real estate services for families and estates during periods of transition, such as trust administration and distribution, probate proceedings, marriage dissolution, or rightsizing for senior living. Learn more about our team and contact us so we can support you with your Santa Read more »

Santa Barbara Native Gabe Grandcolas Joins Knight Real Estate Group

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“Gabe will go to any length to ensure a client has what they need. He really listens, and his attention to detail to ensure the best possible outcome, no matter the circumstances, make our clients feel instantly comfortable.” -Kelly Knight, founder of Knight Real Estate Group Santa Barbara Noozhawk and the Santa Barbara Independent both featured Santa Barbara native Gabe Grandcolas joining Knight Real Estate Group of Village Properties. Clients love his analytical ability, creative problem-solving approach, tenacity, positive attitude, and his approachable demeanor. His personal relationship to 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.

The Friendship Paddle – Support Local Santa Barbara Artist Chris Potter

Santa Barbara

The Friendship Paddle is a local, grassroots non-profit started in 2003 by a group of watermen eager to provide emotional and financial support for a friend fighting a life-threatening illness. Today, almost 20 years later, the Friendship Paddle is still going strong with over 150 men and women paddling the Santa Barbara Channel with the shared goal of helping a community member in need. This year, the Friendship Paddle is hitting the ocean to raise money for local artist and Read more »