These Are Glorious Days to Be a Real Estate Agent

The market shows no signs of cooling down. These roundups of the past week’s notable closings tend to include 10-ish properties; this one has 19.

4265 CRESTA AVENUE
WASPy Hope Ranch estate that the brokerbabble compared to Monticello and the White House.
Listed: $10 million in January 2020.
Adjustments: ↓$1M.
Closed: $8.2 million.

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610 CIMA VISTA LANE
Montecito compound sold for $3.65 million off the initial ask.
Listed: $11.9 million in March 2016.
Adjustments: ↓$1M, ↓$905K, ↓$1M, ↓$545K.
Closed: $8.25 million.

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607 STONE MEADOW LANE
Spec renovation benefitting from the hot Montecito market.
Listed: $5.2 million in May 2020.
Adjustments: ↓$205K, ↓$200K.
Closed: $4.795 million.

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60 HOLLISTER RANCH
Hollister Ranch fixer (or more likely a teardown).
Listed: $4.95 million in June 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $4.395 million.

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5162 FOOTHILL ROAD
Swanky house on 32 acres in Carpinteria; love the living room views.
Listed: $5.95 million in September 2017.
Adjustments: ↓$200K, ↓$800K.
Closed: $4.25 million.

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455 NICHOLAS LANE
Recently renovated on Eucalyptus Hill.
Listed: $4.275 million in July 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $4.188 million.

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660 LADERA LANE
Over-the-top Italian Baroque house with just two bedrooms; the lot is four acres. Here’s hoping Homer Simpson was included in the sale.
Listed: $4.95 million in March 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $4 million.

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2760 SYCAMORE CANYON ROAD
Pretty house on a busy stretch of Route 192.
Listed: $4.395 million in March 2019.
Adjustments: ↓$200K, ↓$200K.
Closed: $3.97 million.

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850 SAN YSIDRO ROAD
Vacant lot with a prime location; a Studio William Hefner house is set to be built on the lot next door.
Listed: $5.3 million in January 2017.
Adjustments: ↑$100K, ↓$900K.
Closed: $3.9 million.

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1034 VIA PRADERA
Traditional on the outside and contemporary on the inside; the street name sounds like Hope Ranch but it’s by San Marcos Preserve.
Listed: $3.795 million in July 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $3.795 million.

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960 CANON ROAD
I still think that’s a strange shape for a pool.
Listed: $3.695 in February 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $3.55 million.

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1404 GREENWORTH PLACE
Renovated in the outermost Hedgerow.
Listed: $3.45 million in June 2020.
Adjustments: ↓$100K.
Closed: $3.35 million.

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5242 AUSTIN ROAD
Off-market sale west of More Mesa.
Listed: $2.995 million in August 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $3 million.

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1299 ESTRELLA DRIVE
Midcentury Hope Ranch.
Listed: $3.8 million in April 2019.
Adjustments: ↓$300K, ↓$400K, ↓$305K.
Closed: $2.775 million.

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1138 PALOMINO ROAD
Stylish moments way up by the Botanic Garden.
Listed: $2.99 million in May 2020.
Adjustments: ↓$150K.
Closed: $2.7 million.

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593 PARRA GRANDE LANE
“European style farmhouse” in Montecito, whatever that means.
Listed: $2.795 million in May 2020.
Adjustments: ↓$100K.
Closed: $2.625 million.

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1816 SANTA BARBARA STREET
Circa-1929 house in the Upper East.
Listed: $2.495 million in May 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $2.26 million.

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161 HERMOSILLO ROAD
Sweet 1921 house walking distance to Bettina.
Listed: $2.085 million in August 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $2.156 million.

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539 PERIWINKLE LANE
I wouldn’t normally include a house at this price point, but it’s notable that this one-bedroom Moody Sisters cottage sold for such a high price. Perhaps a neighbor plans on using it as an office or guest house….
Listed: $1.295 million in May 2020.
Adjustments: None.
Closed: $1.285 million.

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