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Montecito Housing Inventory Shortage
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Montecito Housing Inventory Shortage

July 28, 2021

How Does it Impact Selling Your Home in Montecito?

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Mortgage Interest Rates Will Rise
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Mortgage Interest Rates Will Rise

July 21, 2021

What Should You Do First?

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Not A Typical Montecito Summer Market
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Not A Typical Montecito Summer Market

July 14, 2021

The Montecito Real Estate Market is Still Changing

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Santa Barbara Housing Bubble?
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Santa Barbara Housing Bubble?

July 7, 2021

Experts Say No, We're Not in a Bubble

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Montecito Real Estate-Appraisal Gaps
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Montecito Real Estate-Appraisal Gaps

June 30, 2021

What to Expect as Appraisal Gaps Grow

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Making An Offer on Santa Barbara Real Estate
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Making An Offer on Santa Barbara Real Estate

June 23, 2021

5 Things Homebuyers Need to Know

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Housing Inventory May Rise Soon
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Housing Inventory May Rise Soon

June 16, 2021

Hope is on the Horizon

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Should You Sell Your Second Home?
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Should You Sell Your Second Home?

June 8, 2021

It Might Be Time to Cash In!

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Utilities
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Utilities

June 5, 2021

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What's Motivating People To Move?
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What's Motivating People To Move?

June 3, 2021

Your Home Might Have What A Buyer Wants

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Priorities For Selling Your House
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Priorities For Selling Your House

May 26, 2021

3 Things To Focus On When Selling Your Home

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Santa Barbara Housing Inventory
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Santa Barbara Housing Inventory

May 19, 2021

Your Home Could be An Oasis in the Santa Barbara Housing Inventory Desert

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Why Sell Your Santa Barbara Home Now?
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Why Sell Your Santa Barbara Home Now?

May 12, 2021

Check Out This Eye-Opening Info

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4 Incentives For Montecito Homeowners to Sell Now
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4 Incentives For Montecito Homeowners to Sell Now

May 5, 2021

There is no time like the present!

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4 Tips To Maximize The Sale Of Your Santa Barbara Home
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4 Tips To Maximize The Sale Of Your Santa Barbara Home

April 28, 2021

How To Sell For Top Dollar

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Planning to Move?
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Planning to Move?

April 22, 2021

You Can Still Secure A Low Mortgage Rate

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7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021
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7 Key Trends Expected To Shape Real Estate in 2021

April 20, 2021

Here are seven of the key trends that are expected to shape real estate in 2021.

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Homeownership in Santa Barbara
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Homeownership in Santa Barbara

April 14, 2021

There are Plenty of Financial Benefits

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Don't Sell On Your Own
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Don't Sell On Your Own

April 9, 2021

Even in a Seller's Market, It Could Cost You

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Buyer & Seller Perks
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Santa Barbara Real Estate Buyer & Seller Perks

March 31, 2021

What Opportunities Exist For Both Buyers & Sellers Today?

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A New Way To Price Your Home
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A New Way To Price Your Home

March 24, 2021

The Santa Barbara Real Estate Market is Changing. Your Pricing Strategy Needs To As Well.

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The #1 Benefit To Homeownership
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The #1 Benefit To Homeownership

March 17, 2021

Santa Barbara & Montecito Homeowners are Sitting on Gold Mines

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Should 3% Mortgage Rates Upset You?
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Should 3% Mortgage Rates Upset You?

March 11, 2021

Whether You're Buying or Selling, Mortgage Rates Matter

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Is It A Good Time To Sell My House?
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Is It A Good Time To Sell My House?

March 4, 2021

Santa Barbara Homeowners Are Asking This Question More Often In 2021,

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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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