Many thoughtful and complete answers to a very complex question. No lectures on having an agent, you seem to have a terrific grasp of the questions and get a lot of great advice h ... more
I am with you 100%!! I agree and similarly hate being "owned" by a buyer wanting to see every house even out of their price range, plus want me to tell them about unlist ... more
Ken here again.... Andrew Martinez is correct. A HomePath mortgage would be a great solution. You only need 3% down and there is no mortgage insurance! You don't eve ... more
Now that is a good question. With a $130,000 you could continue buying some great investments that would generate a lot of income or you could by a ball and chain and be ... more
Buying and renting in Santa Barbara is an option and there are many more. You might want to look over the web site link below. Thanks
I don't know why Trulia hasn't provided updated information about SB sales price, but you can find detailed local statistics (that are updated every month) for ... more
Santa Barbara is a high end area. If you have a 1965 pool it does make sense for you to invest about
$12k to $15k to resurface the pool. A pool in your Zip Code ad ... more
we are a design and build firm. I work with every type of budget and can help with just picking out paint, to s ... more
I apologize for the late answer.
Trulia does not have a direct feed from the Santa Barbara MLS and it's true much of their information is outdated (and in othe ... more
Yes, a client of mine purchased 225 E. Pedregosa and it closed escrow recently. It is truly a magnificent and one-of-a-kind home.
Here are some details of the ... more
I'm sorry to hear about this situation. I agree with the others' advice (especially about getting legal advice), but had a few questions and comments:
Was the ... more
My bank does construction loans. You can call me and we can discuss the details.
Community West Bank