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iNSITES, Real Estate Pro in Santa Barbara, CA
iNSITES answered:
Zillow shows that 1707 Garden Street sold May 21st for 515k. Since the home likely sold for closer to 2 million, why is such a low price showing up?
Hi Lars-

You're correct as the home sold in May 2010 for $2,700,000. Mistakes like that will affect Zillow's "Zestimate" for nearby homes and are a perfect examp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 7, 2010 Home Buying in 93105
James Gordon…, Real Estate Pro in Hamilton, OH
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Forged Signatures: What happens when a realtor submits forged signatures that the seller then denies (after escrow opens).....
The legal authorities should be called in. Forgery in Torts is a serious matter and the husband should be prosecuted. The wife is a material witness and the Realtor® involved may be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 11, 2010 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
James Gordon…, Real Estate Pro in Hamilton, OH
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Assume that all necessary contractual terms are included along with a pre approval & ck for good faith deposit, can a listing agent refuse to
Triplea it all depends on the instructions of the seller. Some sellers do not want to see offers with extended terms. As for the buyer not being represented I do not think that is a pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 2, 2011 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Burke, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Is the ad running on your website ie $200 / 200 Sq Ft @ 920 Garden, Santa Barbara, CA valid? I have emailed the agent 3 times with no response. On
Impossible to tell without a link to the supposed property. I couldn't find it on Trulia. If you post one, we can help you much better.

However, why are you e-mailing the agent? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 10, 2010 For rent in Santa Barbara Downtown
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
How current are Trulia listings?
It's literally impossible to be "spot on accurate" since real estate inventory can change so quickly. A good comparison is real estate magazines that advertise property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 6, 2010 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
Joan Braunsc…,  in Morris County, NJ
Joan Braunschweiger answered:
"Comps"? What are most heavily weighted factors and in what order of importance?(is it location, sq footage, year built, type of
Comps, by its very name, means comparable and that is the most heavily weighted factor: what are people willing to pay for houses comparable to yours? In other words, what are the mos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 2, 2011 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
Tom Boos, Real Estate Pro in Mack Avenue, MI
Tom Boos answered:
We own a home in michigan-in the dearborn location. We would like to move to arizona. We realize that the market is a buyers market and the
Your best course of action is to invite two or three Dearborn Realtors to your home to provide you with a market analysis. You know the local economy is currently in dire straights and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 4, 2010 Home Selling in 93105
Erika Krebs, Real Estate Pro in Santa Barbara, CA
Erika Krebs answered:
Can someone recommend a good RE Agent to sell a 2006 manufactured home located in a SB mobile home park?
You can call an agent in our Santa Barbara Century 21 office, Donna DeLibro, who is a specialist in manufactured housing. She is extremely knowledgeable and experienced! 805-563-2121 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 2, 2010 Home Selling in Santa Barbara
Kathy Weber, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Kathy Weber answered:
We are unencumbered and looking to buy in Santa Barbara but don't like the idea of being "owned" by one agent. We want to know how
Triplea,

The only way you would realistically be able to hear of properties if they aren't listed on the MLS is to "hire" an agent or broker and purchase off the " ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 2, 2011 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
Lars,  in Santa Barbara County,...
Lars answered:
I am interested in renting a condo in Montecito. What is the best method for me to conduct this search. Thank you
Craigslist works. Go straight to the source and make sure to negotiate like carpet salesman.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 8, 2013 Home Buying in 93108
Alicia,  in Phoenix, AZ
Alicia answered:
i want to know the price of a sqft in the diferent states of america
My suggestion is to speak with a REALTOR in each of the two areas that you are considering. Trulia is a great source of finding agents in those areas.

Be specific-know the city, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 29, 2009 Home Buying in Lower East
Gretchen Szo…, Real Estate Pro in Indianapolis, IN
Gretchen Szostak answered:
My wife and I are thinking about purchasing a 2nd home in Santa Barbara. From an investment perspective, would it be better to get a
Dear Ty,

My first instinct is Santa Barbara, and there are some areas that seem to hold value and appreciate better than others (the Upper East, San Roque and the Riviera for example ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 9, 2009 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Are foreclosures actually worth pursuing to get discounted homes?
For some people, yes.
A problem with foreclosures is that you don't get to go inside of them before you buy, and you buy them As Is, Where Is. So you can't determine ahead of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 27, 2010 Market Conditions in Santa Barbara
E. Dan Ferre…, Real Estate Pro in CA,
E. Dan Ferrera answered:
My house in California will be in Foreclosure in 3 weeks. I am behind several months of mortgage payments ever since my home jumped to
Many home owners contine to take on the banks without representation. The lawyers have a saying, the attorney who represents himself has a fool for a lawyer.
Contact me emmediately, I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 13, 2009 Foreclosure in Santa Barbara
E. Dan Ferre…, Real Estate Pro in CA,
E. Dan Ferrera answered:
My house in California will be in Foreclosure in 3 weeks. I am behind several months of mortgage payments ever since my home jumped to doble the
Many home owners contine to take on the banks without representation. The lawyers have a saying, the attorney who represents himself has a fool for a lawyer.
Contact me emmediately, I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 11, 2009 Foreclosure in Santa Barbara
Kevin Schmid…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Barbara, CA
Kevin Schmidtchen answered:
Perhaps an appraisal type question? how is city/mountain view valued vs. ocean/island view in SB? Assume view from lvg/entertain area
Hello

It would really be hard to give an exact answer on the difference of value based on what type of view you have. It also depends on the price range of the home.

In the uppe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 17, 2011 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
Patrick Thies, Real Estate Pro in Anytown, IL
Patrick Thies answered:
I am looking at getting some information about the 2009 real estate trends for my area where my home is, 1300 block of San Rafael Ave, Santa Barbara,
You can get a local realtor to give you a Comparative Market Analysis of your home. It will include area statistics and won't cost you anything. When calling let them know up fro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 13, 2009 Market Conditions in Santa Barbara
Kathleen Bar…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Barbara, CA
Kathleen Barnato answered:
Has the real estate market in Santa Barbara, CA ( specifically 93117 -> 93013 ) bottomed out yet?
Hi Daniel, I cover the South Santa Barbara County area - from Carpinteria to Goleta, and including Hope Ranch, Montecito, and Santa Barbara. The zips you mention are all in my are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 7, 2010 Market Conditions in Santa Barbara
Kevin Schmid…, Real Estate Pro in Santa Barbara, CA
Kevin Schmidtchen answered:
Re:1406 APS property : seller claims"own a piece of SB history." Is this a valid claim? What's the story here?
Penny

The claim that is made is simply that the home is the previous home of Chandler family-LA Times and that it was built in the 1920's. How much history is attached to this is ve ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 2, 2009 Home Buying in 93108
Joy Bean, Real Estate Pro in Santa Barbara, CA
Joy Bean answered:
Does anyone have additional information on 825 Lilac Dr. 93108? Contractor, year built, problems, foreclosure?
Hello Penny,
This is a beautifully renovated Spanish style mediterranean in the heart of Montecito which has recently taken a significant price reduction in line with the market readju ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 16, 2009 Home Buying in Santa Barbara
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