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Santa Barbara Voted Top Cycling City in California!

By Marcy Bazzani | May 13, 2019

According to an article written by Nick Welsh of the Santa Barbara Independent “The City of Santa Barbara ranked first in all California cities when it comes to bicycle ridership for both commuting and recreation, bicycle safety, demographic breadth of ridership, and infrastructure improvements on the way.” “The ranking was issued by PeopleForBikes, a bicycle […]

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Another Accolade for Santa Barbara Foodies!

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 22, 2019

The New York Times just announced its Top 52 places to travel in 2019, and it’s no surprise that Santa Barbara made the list at No. 3. With its many restaurants, shops, theaters, museums, and clean beaches, it is known as the American Riviera. Mentioned are restaurants like Bibi Ji, The Monarch, and Chaplin’s Martini […]

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Have you explored Santa Barbara’s incredible bike trails?

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 16, 2019

Santa Barbara is an absolute paradise with a combination of world-class scenery and some of the best weather climates in the world, so why not spend your days outdoors viewing the city from your bicycle seat? These trails and paths are definitely something to check out if you are visiting. Click Here

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Benefits of Home Staging!

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 16, 2019

  As a real estate agent for 15 years, It has been my experience here in Santa Barbara that a properly staged home typically sells quicker than an empty or poorly furnished home and for a higher sales price. “Real Estate Staging is the act of preparing and showcasing residential or commercial property for sale. […]

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Top 5 Restaurants in Montecito

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 16, 2019

                          My Favorite Montecito Restaurants…. 1. Cava Restaurant & Bar Have is a great restaurant with an inviting ambiance and staff. From the minute you walk in the door, the staff is friendly and the amazing fresh chips and salsas hit your table! […]

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Need Help With Your Down Payment?

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 16, 2019

                        Good day all! I wanted to inform my budding buyers of a wonderful article I read, written by Mr. David Kim, President of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors for Noozhawk. In this article I learned of a new program I’d like to […]

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Farmers Market 6 Days a Week!

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 16, 2019

                      Good day to you all, As a reminder I wanted to let you all know about the wonderful local Farmers Market we have here in Santa Barbara six days a week! Wherever you find yourself in town there is usually one nearby. Just take […]

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Home Ownership and Its Many Benefits!

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 11, 2019

1. HIGHER NET WORTH – The Federal Reserve Bank report that home owners have a substantially higher net worth when compared to renters. Equity, appreciation, reduced taxes, stable monthly payments, higher credit ratings are the primary reasons for this very important ‘wealth gap’. 2. REDUCED TAXES – Interest payments and property taxes are legal deductions […]

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Amazon Coming to Downtown Santa Barbara!?

By Marcy Bazzani | Feb 11, 2019

So… wonderful news! Well speculated news as of now, but it seems highly probable that Amazon.com has leased the recently vacated Saks Fifth Avenue building here in Downtown Santa Barbara. How exciting! It is, again, speculated the super tech/retail company will be offering its employees a wealth of office space for there R&D team on […]

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