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Ruth Ann on the Radio! 9/5/17
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  Ruth Ann Bowe, Broker Associate at Village Properties Santa Barbara guest stars on Mortgage Matters radio show on Guy Rivera KZSB 1290. This edition features a lively discussion of the Santa Barbara real estate... Read More

Market Update: January 2017
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Happy New Year, or perhaps I should say Happy January as we are well on our way with all of this lovely rain and a few days of sunshine in between! Keep doing that rain... Read More

Buy Now or Wait a Year?
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Buy now or wait a year? That’s a common question to Realtors, so let’s take a look at the difference. The primary reason people think it is best to wait is to save additional funds... Read More

Mortgage Minute Radio Show!
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  Check out Ruth Ann Bowe, Realtor at Keller Williams Santa Barbara on Guy Rivera’s KZSB 1290 radio show, Mortgage Minute. This edition featured a lively discussion of the Santa Barbara real estate market. Also,... Read More

Market Update: September 2016
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Happy Fall! The market is pretty hot still, just like last week’s weather! You’re probably seeing a lot more For Sale signs. Sellers are realizing it is a good time to sell with values up and... Read More

Realtor = Solution Finder: Sellers
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As Realtors, we do a lot more than sell homes. Often, we are dream makers, therapists, reality checkers, personal advisors, house cleaners, a shoulder to cry on, architectural consultants, problem solvers, handywomen and, my favorite,... Read More

Market Update: August 2016
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Market Update: August 2016 Lately, every time I analyze the statistics, I have to go back for a recheck because the changes seem drastic. August stats are no different. I pay attention to the variance year... Read More

Radio Show with Guy Rivera
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August 2, 2016 I was honored to have been invited by Guy Rivera of Guarantee Mortgage to appear on his radio show on KZSB 1290 AM. It was such a great pleasure to have the opportunity to converse about... Read More

Market Update: July 2016
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Santa Barbara Monthly Market Update July was an interesting month! Sales are down, prices are up, but I anticipate that to slow down now. Inventory is rising, which means more options for buyers and fewer... Read More