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Why Staging A Home Matters
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Why Staging A Home Matters

February 24, 2021

It's More Than Just Furniture

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Santa Barbara Real Estate: The Week in Review
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Santa Barbara Real Estate: The Week in Review

Maureen Mcdermut | January 23, 2021

The Week in Review

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Selling Your Santa Barbara Home
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Selling Your Santa Barbara Home

Maureen McDermut | January 21, 2021

Why right now might be the best time!

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Get to know Maureen and Her work
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Get to know Maureen and Her work

Maureen Mcdermut & Associates | December 18, 2020

Selling the Santa Barbara and Montecito Lifestyle.

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Is Buying A Home Right Now A Mistake?
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Is Buying A Home Right Now A Mistake?

Maureen McDermut | July 9, 2020

There are more factors that go into this big life decision.

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19 Summer Projects To Increase Your Home’s Value
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19 Summer Projects To Increase Your Home’s Value

Maureen McDermut | June 25, 2020

Your home is one of your biggest assets and like most investments.

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12 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts That Aren’t Ties
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12 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts That Aren’t Ties

Maureen McDermut | June 11, 2020

Here’s a list of gifts dad will actually love to receive.

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Why we ❤ State Street!
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Why we ❤ State Street!

Maureen McDermut | May 13, 2020

There is an amazing diversity of shopping choices.

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The Hidden Costs Of Selling Your Home The Silicon Valley Way
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The Hidden Costs Of Selling Your Home The Silicon Valley Way

Maureen McDermut | April 22, 2020

It doesn’t always work out and has some serious hidden costs.

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Top 5 Places to Spend Easter in Santa Barbara
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Top 5 Places to Spend Easter in Santa Barbara

Maureen McDermut | April 15, 2020

Have your Easter basket ready and do some hunting.

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Montecito Restaurants Take Away Hours
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Montecito Restaurants Take Away Hours

Maureen McDermut | April 7, 2020

We want to show our local restaurants our support.

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The 5 Most Instagrammable Places in Santa Barbara
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The 5 Most Instagrammable Places in Santa Barbara

Maureen McDermut | April 7, 2020

The best place to give your favorite spots in town some love.

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Savvy Spring Cleaning Tips
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Savvy Spring Cleaning Tips

Maureen McDermut | April 1, 2020

A few tips and tricks to get the most out of your spring cleaning.

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Real Estate Round Table - How To Adjust During Covid 19
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Real Estate Round Table - How To Adjust During Covid 19

Maureen McDermut | March 30, 2020

The real estate market is still buzzing online.

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Is Selling Your Home Right Now A Mistake?
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Is Selling Your Home Right Now A Mistake?

Maureen McDermut | March 26, 2020

It’s time to make a big decision, go with your gut feeling.

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COVID Update
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COVID Update

Maureen McDermut | March 22, 2020

If you need someone to shop for you, let me know!

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5 Homes With Beautiful Kitchens
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5 Homes With Beautiful Kitchens

Maureen McDermut | March 20, 2020

The kitchen can be the room that makes the biggest impact.

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Should You Love It or List It?
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Should You Love It or List It?

Maureen McDermut | March 13, 2020

The decision to sell your home isn’t simple.

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Santa Barbara March 2019 Events Calendar
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Santa Barbara March 2019 Events Calendar

Maureen McDermut | February 27, 2020

Plan your month with our March 2019 events calendar.

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5 Tips for Your Spring Cleaning
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5 Tips for Your Spring Cleaning

Maureen McDermut | February 26, 2020

The urge to be out and about is irresistible.

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5 Tips for Downsizing and Decluttering
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5 Tips for Downsizing and Decluttering

Maureen McDermut | February 18, 2020

Spark a new joy in your life by clearing out the clutter.

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5 Hottest Paint Colors of 2019
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5 Hottest Paint Colors of 2019

Maureen McDermut | February 11, 2020

Interior designers await the roll out of new color palettes.

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How Buying A Home Increases Your Wealth
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How Buying A Home Increases Your Wealth

Maureen McDermut | January 29, 2020

There are many great perks that come with owning a home.

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Home Staging 101
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Home Staging 101

Maureen McDermut | January 6, 2020

Staging can actually speed up the sale of your property.

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Pros & Cons of Listing Your Home in the "Winter"
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Pros & Cons of Listing Your Home in the "Winter"

Maureen McDermut | December 16, 2019

Winter can be a great time to sell your home.

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The Best Places To See The Holiday Lights in North America
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The Best Places To See The Holiday Lights in North America

Maureen McDermut | December 3, 2019

Experience the magic of nearly 600 illuminated displays.

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The Emotional Side of Home Selling
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The Emotional Side of Home Selling

Maureen McDermut | November 24, 2019

The decision to sell your home isn’t an easy one.

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You Have 1 Week Left to List Your Home This Year
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You Have 1 Week Left to List Your Home This Year

Maureen McDermut | November 7, 2019

The holidays will be here before you know it.

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5 Things You’ll Wish You Knew Before Buying Your First Home
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5 Things You’ll Wish You Knew Before Buying Your First Home

Maureen McDermut | August 20, 2019

Here are the 5 pieces of advice she thought were worth sharing.

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