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May 24, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 97: David Charles Allen gives the latest interest rates and Santa Barbara Real Estate Stats. This week, there were 44 new listings and 49 pending sales, reducing the number of homes available for sale. There were 14 price changes and many of them can be accounted for by price...


Mar 9, 2022

The HOP Episode 86: David Charles Allen discusses the weather, waves, and real estate in Santa Barbara! Interest rates remain low; 3.75% for 30-year fixed and 3.375% for 30-year jumbo loans. There were 42 new listings this week and 40 went pending, with very little build up of available properties for sale. A listener...


Mar 1, 2022

Host and realtor, David Charles Allen, reports on the weather, interest rates and sales stats.  After an unusual cold snap with frost warnings, the weather warmed up.  Interest rates remained the same as the week before--4% for 30 - year fixed and 3.5% for 30 - year jumbo.  During the past week there were 40 new...


Feb 22, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 84: After months of inching their way up, Village Properties Realtor and host of the HOP, David Charles Allen, reports that interest rates on 30-year conforming loans reached 4%--while jumbo 30 - year loans reached 3.5%. While interest rates are still historically low, they are...


Feb 14, 2022

Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen reviews the interest rates and sales stats in Santa Barbara.  He then gives tips on the types of remodeling projects that are likely to help you sell your property in the future.