Good afternoon Linda,
That's a great question. Like most areas, construciton costs are going to vary dramatically depending on the service provider and teh level of quality and finish. That said, as a broad range you'll be looking at $250/sf on the low end, all the way up to $600-700k/sf on the higher end in Montecito for the luxury estates. Most "affordable" cosntruction with reasonable quality will be in the $300-400/SF range.
I hope that helps Linda. Are you considering remodeling your home, or are you considering building a custom home? I'd be happy to assist you, as well as put you in touch with some local contractors with good reputations for quality and a range of prices.
Have a good afternoon.
Daniel Zia, Broker-Associate & RealtorÂ®
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