Real Estate Blog

Whether you were buying or selling a home, you'll need more than a bit of luck to succeed.

It takes more than luck to buy or sell a home!

Dear Friends, Hello and happy St. Patrick’s Day! How will you celebrate this year? We hope you don’t forget your green. If you are still looking to buy a home in Santa Barbara, I am committed to helping you better understand the housing market and your options. My career with Coldwell Banker involves counseling clients on the sale...

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Make the right move this holiday season

Dear Friends, Over the past year I have had the privilege of helping you with one of the most important purchases you’ll ever make…your home. As a realtor at Coldwell Banker in Montecito I have been able to oversee my clients in the buying and selling of property in Santa Barbara, Hope Ranch, Goleta, Montecito, Summerland...

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Luxury Home Prices Finally Getting Too High?

A sign advertising an open house. The tables have turned in the real estate industry as luxury listing prices fell for the first time since 2012, according to a Redfin report. The brokerage firm suggests that the drop in prices stems from wealthy buyers and foreign investors refusing to buy at the top of the market. Prices...

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CFPB to Relax TRID Enforcement Actions

Answers questions on cure provisions for violations of the rule After a recent letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Mortgage Bankers Association released a response from CFPB Director Richard Cordray that should bring some much-needed clarity to the industry on the current expectations for lenders in implementing the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule —...

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