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Buyers Showing Growing Interest in Santa Ynez Valley Land In the last month, we have seen a strong increase in Buyers' interest in undeveloped land. Frankly, I am heartened by this shift. I believe that ultimately, a property's value is in the land. Despite this, the value of land has taken a bigger beating than the value of improved properties. In...Continue Reading.
A week ago I gave a PRELISTING ALERT ON TWO FABULOUS 5-6 ACRE PROPERTIES, and, as promised they are now in the Santa Ynez Valley MLS. Here are the listings: 1. 2476 Roblar, Los Olivos $1,800,000. This 5 acre property is set at the end of a private road off Roblar. The 3,600+ sq ft home has been beautifully remodeled and...Continue Reading.
Valley Station Circle: Five Lovely 3-4 Bedroom Homes For Sale $329,000-$339,000. Five Valley Station Circle homes just posted to the Santa Ynez MLS, and appear to be offered for sale by the developer or a related party. This will need to be confirmed. These homes were built in 2007, and represent the newest development in the Santa Ynez Valley. [gallery link="file" order="DESC"] The...Continue Reading.
I really shouldn't comment on this, but based upon the obsession with belly fat on Facebook and Google, I decided that it was on a lot of folk's minds.Then again, I might have googled "belly fat" once, and these sites are not letting me forget it (do you think they can see me?). So if belly fat is something that...Continue Reading.
Today's Santa Ynez Valley MLS Caravan featured five properties, three of which are very good deals of 3-6 acre listings, and two were absolutely turnkey, lovely homes in one of the newest Santa Ynez Valley developments, Skytt Mesa. The 3-6 Acre Good Deals 5500 Campbell Rd, $749,900 This property had been covered in an earlier post on our Realtor's caravan two weeks...Continue Reading.
Six Properties Went Into Escrow and a Record Nine Properties Closed Sales of properties in the Santa Ynez Valley continue to be brisk and largely focused on non-distressed properties. Once again it seems as if motivated Seller's are pricing close to the level of distressed sales and Buyer's are showing a more active interest in securing the properties of their dreams....Continue Reading.
10 Acres +Big House @$1,495,000 = A Deal I want to bring to your attention this new listing, as it has the potential to be a very good deal....however, a final determination will require a preview on my part. My interest is peaked, as a well located and usable 10 acre parcel should be valued at $900,000+; and, this one has...Continue Reading.
The 6th Annual Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon to Be Held Next Saturday, May 12, 2012 This annual event will once again be held in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, where about 3,000 runners will pass through the towns of Santa Ynez, Los Olivos and Solvang, with a 3 hour and 30 minute limit. The event begins sometime around 5:00...Continue Reading.
Pre-Listing Alert on Two "Los Olivos" Properties. I am pleased to post another Pre-Listing Alert, this time for two, 5 acre "Los Olivos" properties, expected to be placed in the Santa Ynez Valley MLS next week by Sotheby's International Realty Los Olivos. I put Los Olivos in quotes, as one of the two properties is formally in Santa Ynez, however,...Continue Reading.
On Monday I wrote a Prelisting Alert on a 5 acre, big view property with two residences in Fredensborg Hills Estates. And today, another great property in that wonderful area came to market. Here are the details: Two Beauties on Via Dinero Via Dinero is the main address for the seven properties in the elegant Fredensborg Hills Estates. This gated Association has...Continue Reading.