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    Jeff Bridges Sells His Montecito Estate

    Montecito Estate Santa Barbara resident Jeff Bridges, sold his Italian-inspired 19.5-acre Montecito estate recently. The well-known actor first listed the incredible property two years ago after purchasing it in 1994. The original price was $30 million. A  lucky buyer got it for $16 million, according to the Los ...

    A Montecito Estate Worth Considering

    Montecito Estate This Montecito estate, my newest listing, is a Mediterranean-style beauty on Picacho Lane you should definitely check out. The entire home has been remodeled to perfection. Besides the magnificent mountain views, this 4-bedroom, 4.5 baths home hosts a pool and in-pool spa, spacious gardens, and ...

    Are you considering buying a vacation home? Read this first!

    Seven truths about vacation home ownership According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, although the economy is firming up, interest rates are still relatively low and investment accounts are brimming, there are many things to consider before buying a second vacation home. A recent survey by ...

    SoFar Sounds brings the magic back to live music in Santa Barbara

    SoFar Sounds Featuring incredible artists playing to the best audiences in the world Founded in 2010 and based… all over the place including right here in Santa Barbara, Sofar Sounds is an expanding network of artists and music lovers with a mission to "bring the magic back to live music." Check out this ...

    Santa Barbara Luxury Home Sellers Listen Up: Color Can Make a Big Difference in Your Final Sale Price

    Color Can Make a Big Difference in Your Final Sale Price Study shows blues and grays are the way to go for interiors and doors; 'greige' for exteriors I just read an article in Inman with interesting details about a new study that shows how the right paint color can make a big difference in your final sale price. According to Zillow‘s 2017 Paint ...

    Are Flying Taxis in our Future?

    Are Flying Taxis in our Future? Imagine a flying taxi landing on the rooftop landing pad of your luxury Santa Barbara home! According to a story in the Robb Report, leaders at Uber, the popular ride-share network, are looking to the future, and they see a world where flying taxis solve our urban transit problems. Earlier ...

    Record Santa Barbara Riviera Home Sale + A New Luxury Listing

    santa barbara riviera I’m excited to report that my listing on Knoll Circle Drive, A beautiful Santa Barbara Riviera ocean view home, has sold and set a neighborhood sales record! I’m not surprised. The home features breathtaking views through to the ocean and city skyline beyond, creating an ambiance of serenity ...

    The Montaña Magica Treehouse; A Magical Vacation Destination

    Treehouse This spot in the Chilean Patagonian Rainforest Should Be on Your Bucket List! Introducing the “Magic Mountain” Treehouse in the Chilean Patagonian Rainforest. Those of us lucky enough to call Santa Barbara home are very selective when it comes to leaving our slice of paradise, but when I heard ...

    OstrichLand USA: Another Reason to Visit the Santa Ynez Valley

    Ostriches The place to hang out with some of nature’s strangest, most magnificent birds Just 45-minutes outside of Santa Barbara is the quaint Danish-themed town of Solvang, the Chumash Casino, world famous Santa Ynez Valley wineries, and OstrichLand USA. Never heard of it? Well, this is the place to go ...

    Santa Barbara Zoo Camp: Everything You Need to Know!

    Santa Barbara Zoo Summer Camp Check out the Youth Behind-the-Scenes Fun and Hands-On Learning at These Special Summer Camps With summertime right around the corner and summer plans firming up quickly, I wanted to share info about one of the wildest summer programs around: Zoo Camp at the Santa Barbara Zoo! Santa Barbara ...

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