February 27, 2021
Natalie Portman Sells 10-Acre Montecito Property for Healthy Profit
The local real estate market is even hotter than it was six months ago: everything is selling, often going into escrow before officially being listed and selling above ask with a quick close. So if you think you might want to sell—and you have somewhere else to live—now is the time.
February 20, 2021
February 13, 2021
1980s Hexagon With Wraparound Views Finally Sells for Half Off
Other notable sales this week: a one-day flip on Middle Road, a pink villa atop Hidden Valley Lane, a fast closing for over ask in central Montecito, a spec new-build on the market for two years, a bunch of fixers, and more.
February 6, 2021
This Hedgerow Seller Played the Market Like a Fiddle
Notable closings also include a Park Lane flip for a tasty profit; Hope Ranch teardown on five acres; fast sales over ask on the Mesa and in the Hedgerow; and a slew in the twos. Plus: several off-market sales from the past month or so.
January 30, 2021
The Real Estate Market Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
Everything continues to sell—high, low, turnkey, and not. Among the interesting properties to change hands: a Hedgerow charmer, the weirdest house on the Riviera, a split personality in Birnam Wood, a Hope Ranch fixer in its first time on the market in 70 years, and a cute 1936 house on a secret downtown street.
January 23, 2021
January 16, 2021
Another $75 Million in Real Estate Changed Hands This Week
The residential market remains on fire, with notable sales including Hope Ranch oceanfront for $25 million, a Mediterranean sprawler that went for nearly $6 million off the initial ask, a midcentury fixer that sold for $1 million over the listing price, a Birnam Wood chateau, the Park Lane conundrum, and many more.
January 9, 2021
January 2, 2021
December 26, 2020