April 2015

Found 2 blog entries for April 2015.

Recently CNN Money published that in the 100 largest metros of the US, 8 of the 10 fastest moving housing markets are in California, with San Francisco in the top spot. In conjunction, Trulia reported that 70% of the homes in the three top markets sold in two months or less. The full articles can be accessed here: CNN Money; Trulia.

Santa Barbara was not included in the survey because of its smaller population. If Santa Barbara’s under $1 million market segment were included, where only 40.7% of homes were still for sale after two months, it would rank #5 between San Diego and OC (Orange County).  That’s impressive considering Santa Barbara’s higher median asking price of $819,000 in the low end range.

It’s important to stay in touch with how fast

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Santa Barbara is getting an early start on summer with great weather and the scheduled Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park this weekend. Sunny skies are predicted for the week, with perfect mid-70 degree temperatures. Real estate sales are also off to an early start this season with 67 out of 501 active properties going into escrow already this month. Of course what else would you expect in Paradise?

Here’s a list of the upcoming festivities that are just around the corner for Santa Barbara:

Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival – April 18-19 – Alameda Park Vintners Festival Grand Tasting – April 25 – River View Park in Buellton Santa Barbara Fair and Expo – April 29 – Earl Warren Showgrounds Fork Fest – May 9 – Chase Palm Park I Madonnari…
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