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Jan 26, 2023

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast), Episode 124

Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen

Mortgage rate buydowns are on the rise as homebuyers cope with high interest rates.

David discusses the recent beautiful cool weather (with highs in the 60’s) and the surf swell before turning his attention...

Jan 13, 2023

David Charles Allen ( reviews Santa Barbara’s real estate in 2022.  The first half of the year was a hot, hot market for sellers.  Inventory was very low; often there were only 150 – 200 properties for sale. There were multiple offers, often over the asking price, on just about any...

Dec 7, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 120 with Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen.

As usual, David reports on the latest interest rates and sales stats in Santa Barbara and then he and Patti discuss the pros and cons of purchasing a townhouse or condo, versus a house....

Nov 13, 2022

HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 119

Village Properties Realtor and Host of the HOP, David Charles Allen After reviewing the interest rates and Santa Barbara Real Estate stats, David reminds listeners that different lenders can affect the terms of your loan. He says that while it's wise to call around to try to get...

Nov 13, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 118

David Charles Allen, Host of the HOP and Village Properties Realtor: After reviewing the latest interest rates and real estate stats in Santa Barbara, David explains why high home prices and rising interest rates may inevitably lead to fewer home buyers and more renters...