Santa Barbara

With its cosmopolitan ambiance, vast array of cultural and recreational opportunities, superb climate, striking architecture and roster of noteworthy residents, Santa Barbara is internationally renowned as “The American Riviera.” A sparkling jewel set against a backdrop of the stunning Santa Ynez Mountains and gazing upon a panorama of dazzling Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and beyond, it’s a magical home to just over 90,000 lucky residents. It’s thousands of international visitors each year come to enjoy Spanish-influenced architecture, fine dining, discriminating shopping, the nearby Santa Ynez Valley wine country and much, much more.

For a small city, Santa Barbara is culturally rich; offering multiple museums, art galleries, ballet and theater troupes, its own symphony orchestra and world-renowned learning institutions. A recreational paradise, the Santa Barbara area offers just about every water sport one can imagine, as well as hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, golf and tennis. A nearly endless variety of shopping, art galleries and restaurants are available as well.

Santa Barbara, its residents and visitors seem immersed in a perpetual celebration of life. The annual, week-long “Old Spanish Days” Fiesta, the Santa Barbara International Film and I Madonnari Festivals, ethnic festivals and the Summer Solstice Celebration are just a few examples of the toasts to the internationally-influenced lifestyle for which this dynamic community has gained worldwide acclaim.

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Santa Barbara Area Market Statistics

12/01/2016 - 02/31/17

Santa Barbara saw a median price change of 2.17% for February 2017 vs February 2016.   

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Note: the data and statistics below are provided by CORT, deemed reliable but not guaranteed.


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