Santa Barbara Real Estate Statistics

The 15 Best Housing Markets for the Next Five Years

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With an annualized expected growth from 2012 – 2017: 8.4 percent, Santa Barbara made the list of the 15 best housing markets for the next five years! Read the entire article here.

Top 10 Turnaround Towns: 2nd Quarter of 2012

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According to AOL Real Estate News, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc, ranks No. 10 on the list of “Top 10 Turnaround Towns: 2nd Quarter of 2012” with a -31.10 percent decrease in year-over-year quarterly for-sale inventory and an increase of median list prices of 16.93 percent compared to the same time last year. Santa Barbara’s housing market moved 21.43 percent faster in the second quarter of 2012 than the same quarter last year. Santa Barbara County today generates one foreclosure filing for every 330 homes, but shows positive signs in new-home sales for April 2012 with both increases year-over-year and compared to the previous month. Santa Barbara was a highlighted market in the May 2012 Realtor.com monthly market report. Read the entire article here.

Has the Bell Gone Off?

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If the March sales for Santa Barbara South County are any indication, the answer is a resounding YES!  According to Computer Oriented Real Estate Technology data, March delivered 183 closed transactions, the highest number of sales in the past 5 years!  If you have been waiting for the “right” time to buy or sell your home, your wait is over.  Give Kelly a call today!

Santa Barbara CORT Reports are in for March 2012!

Santa Barbara CORT Reports are in for February 2012!

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Once again residential sales in Santa Barbara County saw an increase in closed transactions for the month of February 2012 from February 2011. These reports are a really great tool to use if you are possibly thinking about purchasing or selling home in the future. Just click on the link below to view the entire report. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to give Kelly a call at 805-895-4406.

Santa Barbara CORT Reports are in for February 2012!