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The HOP: Home Ownership Podcast brought to you by Hub for Podcasting and David Charles Allen.

Nov 29, 2021

Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen, gives the latest real estate stats in Santa Barbara and then he and co-host Patti Teel discuss 'forever homes' and why people often end up selling them.  To contact David, email David@davidcharlesallen.com or call...


Nov 23, 2021

Interest rates and inventory remain low. Host and Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen, notes that the real estate market correlates with what's happening in our econonomy. Housing prices are up (as are the cost of goods due to inflation), and inventory is down (like product shortages created by supply chain...


Nov 9, 2021

Host, David Charles Allen, reports that new listings are down substantially in Santa Barbara and multiple offers over asking price continue as the status quo. While the holidays are a busy time, David encourages sellers to consider taking advantage of the 'buyers market' by listing their property now. To contact David,...


Oct 31, 2021

Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen, reports on the latest rain and surf swells in Santa Barbara before reporting the real estate stats.  The biggest change was reflected in the pending sales, which fell from 49 last week to 32 this week.  He noted that while fewer people list their homes during the...


Oct 20, 2021

As firefighters gain control over the latest wildfire raging in the Santa Ynez Valley near Santa Barbara, David Charles Allen explains that after a natural disaster, home prices may drop for a period of time--until insurance companies will once again offer policies at a normal rate.  Interest rates remained very...