Market Trends: 5/22/2013
Total Properties Listed: 19
Month-Over-Month Change: N/A
Average List Price: $3,360,955
Month-Over-Month Change: -20.89%
Median List Price: $1,022,500
Month-Over-Month Change: -29.24%
Average List Price
Average Price per SqFt.
Average Price by Bedrooms:
1 Bedroom: N/A
2 Bedrooms: $375,250
3 Bedrooms: $1,385,000
4 Bedrooms: $1,845,957
5 Bedrooms: $7,357,500
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Santa Barbara Real Estate
About Santa Barbara
When considering the perfect location, Santa Barbara real estate should definitely be contemplated. This city is between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains. With a diverse area such as this, the possibilities for recreation and a unique lifestyle are limitless. Often called the “American Riviera”, Santa Barbara is home to over 88,000 people. Adjoining cities are Carpinteria and Goleta as well as the unincorporated areas of Mission Canyon, Montecito, Isla Vista, Summerland and Hope Ranch.
Benefits of choosing Santa Barbara homes for sale include a service sector that is comprised of a number of professions including technology, education, finance, health care, agriculture and manufacturing. The area of education is especially well represented with the five higher education schools that are located here – the University of California, Westmont College, Santa Barbara City College, Brooks institute of Photography and Antioch University are all located in Santa Barbara.
The climate is another consideration of those who are looking at Santa Barbara real estate. With the ocean nearby, the summers are cooler and the winters are warmer. This contributes to the many possibilities available for recreation year-round. With the backdrop of the Santa Ynez Mountains where snow can be seen in the winter, views that are enjoyed by residents are quite stunning.
The 2010 census reported Santa Barbara’s population at 88,410. Santa Barbara homes for sale can be found in many of the neighborhoods within the city. There are 13 major neighborhoods, each with a variety of architecture and culture. The Mesa is a residential area and a very desirable neighborhood because it is near the ocean. Single-family homes are the norm in Mesa.
Mission Canyon is a great place for hiking due to the hills and the wooded areas. The Riviera includes a hillside that faces the ocean. This area bears a striking resemblance to the coastal towns of Italy and France, hence the name. The community is known for its winding streets and the elaborate stonework terracing. The Riviera is fairly steep and Santa Barbara homes for salehere have breathtaking views of the city and the ocean.
The Westside, the Eastside, the Waterfront, Lower and Upper State Street, San Roque, Samarkand, Hope Ranch and Noleta and Goleta are the communities complete the list of Santa Barbara real estate. Samarkand is a large district of more than 630 homes, the first one being built in 1920. Hope Ranch, although unincorporated is considered to be one of the wealthiest areas within the state. The average price for Santa Barbara real estate here is in the millions.
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