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Santa Barbara housing market improves by nearly every metric

Santa Barbara housing market improves by nearly every metric

30 May 2013
After several years with no or little growth, Santa Barbara's housing market is showing clear signs of improvement. According to the  Santa Maria Times , the region is seeing an uptick in buyer optimism, home prices and new construction  - all signs that the ill effects of the recession may finally be in the past.  "It' Read More
Santa Barbara shows strong housing market gains

Santa Barbara shows strong housing market gains

18 Mar 2013
In the past year or so, the Santa Barbara housing market has undergone a dramatic improvement, and is now considered by many housing experts to be one of the healthiest in the region. According to Noozhawk , prices and demand are rising so steeply that appraisals can't keep up . In fact, sellers are routinely receiving multiple bids for their Read More
Santa Barbara home sales up 35 percent from 2011

Santa Barbara home sales up 35 percent from 2011

6 Nov 2012
After several years of slow or no growth, the California housing market has made significant gains in the last few months - especially in regions with desirable luxury real estate, such as Santa Barbara and other coastal communities. According to Noozhawk, the Santa Barbara housing market is indicative of the state's market in general, as risi Read More
Home Building Institute: Santa Barbara's median home asking price spikes

Home Building Institute: Santa Barbara's median home asking price spikes

2 Oct 2012
As a whole, America's housing market has made slow but steady gains over the last several months. Of course, this progress has not been uniform - some regions have seen their sectors continue to sputter, while others have taken even more substantial strides. One region in the latter category is Santa Barbara, California, where housing prices - Read More
Santa Barbara housing market heats up during summer

Santa Barbara housing market heats up during summer

6 Aug 2012
Santa Barbara is sizzling this month, as The Weather Channel notes that August is typically the warmest in this city. However, that's far from the only reason why the metro is heating up. In fact, Forbes recently ranked this metro number seven on its list of sizzling summer housing markets. The publication examined several factors in developin Read More