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May 14, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 96 with David Charles Allen: David reports on interest rates and the latest Santa Barbara sales stats. This week, there are 54 new listings, more than there have been in months. Jumbo 30 - year loans are at 4.875% and Conforming 30 - year fixed loans are at 5.125% David...


May 6, 2022

David Charles Allen, Village Properties Realtor, and host of the HOP, shares the Santa Barbara sales stats and latest interest rates.  Thirty-year fixed jumbo loans are up to 4.5% and 30-year conforming loans rose to 5.125%.   Higher interest rates affect first-time homebuyers the most.  David reviews other towns...


May 3, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 94: Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen, advises buyers to be prepared before they start shopping for their next home. Santa Barbara continues to have a low supply of inventory and a big demand. If you need a loan, it can be tough to compete. Sellers often prefer a...


Apr 25, 2022

Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen.  Interest rates contine to rise; 30 year jumbo loans are at 4.25% and 30-year conforming loans reach 5%.  This week, there were 43 new listings and 28 pending sales.  Bidding wars continue and houses continue to sell for over the asking price.  David answers a...


Apr 25, 2022

Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen: There were 47 new listings this week in Santa Barbara and 31 properties closed.  Interest rates continued to creep up with 30-year fixed conforming loans at 4.75% and 30-year jumbo loans at 4%.  Many buyers are worried that interest rates will continue to rise...