There are some hot spots leading the way so far this year in the Santa Barbara real estate market. Year-to-date Hope Ranch home sales have seen a 350% increase in number sold and 400% increase in number under contract when compared to last year. In addition, Santa Barbara East area sales and pending sales have increased 31% and 69%, and the Carpinteria/Summerland area has also seen double digit increases of 50% and 42%. The hottest spots for sales and pending sales of condominiums are currently in the areas of Goleta North with 66% and 33% and Santa Barbara West with 11% and 66% increases.
Santa Barbara’s high end Montecito area has seen the biggest decreases this year in sales and pending sales with -58% and -36% for homes and -85% and -60% for condos.
The most notable home sales so far this year in Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara and Carpinteria/Summerland are as follows.
Hope Ranch – 929 Cannon Road – Sold for $4,525,000
Santa Barbara – 401 E. Pedregosa Street – Sold for $2,424,000
Summerland – 2210 Calle Culebra – Sold for $1,350,000
I look forward to keeping you up to date on the hottest areas and property opportunities in Santa Barbara throughout the year. Your inquiries are welcomed and much appreciated.