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Oct 4, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Epidosde 113

Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen. Interest rates continue to rise and new listings are down. Here are last week's stats: 25 new listings, 24 price changes, 18 closed, 21 pending, 1 expired and 2 coming soon. Interest rates spiked to 5.5% for 30-year...


Sep 20, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 112, Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen.  

In this episode, David reports on the latest interest rates and sales stats before discussing how an economy downturn could affect the housing market.  While large investors could actually benefit from an economy...


Sep 5, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 110: The weather in Santa Barbara heats up while interest rates remain the same with 30 - year jumbo loans at 4.75% and 30 - year conforming at 5.375%. There were 33 new listings and 41 properties that closed, so there was no buildup of supply. David discusses the pros and cons...


Aug 28, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 109:  Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charles Allen.  David reviews the interest rates and Santa Barbara sales stats.  Interest rates didn't change too much this week; 30 - year jumbo loans are at 4.75% and 30 - year conforming loans are at 5.375%. 

David discusses...


Aug 22, 2022

The HOP (Home Ownership Podcast) Episode 108: Hosted by Village Properties Realtor, David Charlles Allen. Sellers in Santa Barbara don't seem very motivated to sell right now. Last week, thee were only 25 new listings and 17 price drops. Because interest rates are up, someone who sells their home may have a hard time...