Those looking for affordable homeownership have nothing to fear! The local city government in Santa Barbara has programs to dedicate quality housing options to assist low to moderate income families, helping to provide a better quality of life for all residents.
Living in Santa Barbara, you will find it to be a favorable environment not only with housing but also with business and employment opportunities. Santa Barbara is home to a robust economy that includes sectors such has finance, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, customer service, agriculture and education. Top employers in the Santa Barbara area includes the University of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara government, Santa Barbara City College, including the school district, hospitals, banks and others. Being an area with great neighborhoods, attractions, city services and solid property values, Santa Barbara real estate offers unmatched investments.
Contact me today to learn more about investment and relocation opportunities in Santa Barbara.
Most important, Timm is dedicated to his clients…
Timm Delaney has stood out as an exceptional real estate agent. He communicates especially well with his clients, and has always maintained a pleasant and professional attitude. Timm makes a point of seeing that his clients receive the very best service that he can give, and takes a personal interest in his clients.
- Over 24 years in the Santa Barbara real estate industry and has resided in Santa Barbara for 36 years.
- His professional, low-pressure approach will put you at ease.
- He is ranked in the top 1% of more than 90,000 Berkshire Hathaway Home Services agents nationwide.
- Areas of expertise include: Relocation, Estates, Homes, Condominiums, View and Beach Front Properties, Income Properties, Land, Gated Communities, P.U.D., Vacation Homes, and Horse Property, Bank Owned REO Foreclosures, and Shortsales.
- Director of Preview Estates, Relocation & R.E.O.
- A degree in psychology and business gives him a special understanding of the emotional and financial elements involved in buying and selling property.
- “Nordstrom’s” style of excellence towards customer satisfaction
- Established relationships with numerous bankers, brokers and financial institutions, which helps keep him informed of property opportunities prior to multiple offers.
- Timm has broad experience in marketing which has equipped him with the superior negotiation skills needed to suit the uniqueness of every transaction.
- Inherent in his superior service is a commitment to be available for his clients
He has earned the following designations:
- ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)
- CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
- GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) which is considered to be the most advanced and comprehensive training program available to real estate in North America
- SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) to help you deal with complicated decisions at what may be a vulnerable time in your life
- APS (Architectural Properties Specialist)
- CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert)
- CHS (Certified HAFA Specialist)
- HAFA (Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative)
- HRC (Home Retention Consultant)
- LRC (Loan Resolution Corporation)
- PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist)
- SFR (Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource)
- REO (Real Estate Owned Certified)
- SS (Short Sale Certified)
Santa Barbara Real Estate
This Web site offers detailed information about the real estate market in Santa Barbara and the surrounding communities of Montecito, Hope Ranch, Goleta, Summerland, Carpinteria, Isla Vista, Santa Ynez and Solvang. Experienced as both a buyers’ agent and a sellers’ agent in Santa Barbara, Timm Delaney can help you get the most money for the sale of your property as well as quickly find your dream home.
Featuring tools for buyers, this website allows you to Search for Homes in the Santa Barbara MLS or browse my Featured Listings in order to find your perfect property. The site also offers detailed community pages that address the current state of Real Estate in Santa Barbara, Montecito, Hope Ranch, Goleta, Summerland, Carpinteria, Isla Vista, Solvang and Santa Ynez You can also review average Home Prices for Santa and the surrounding areas, research local schools, Santa Barbara Community demographics, and Santa Barbara Community attractions and entertainment options. In addition, Timm can help you find an honest lender and keep everything running smoothly throughout your escrow process.
If you’re thinking about selling your home, Timm can help you net the most money by utilizing an extensive marketing plan and a database of buyers ready to act. In addition, this website offers great resources for finding your Home’s Value as well as investigating current and future market trends. Visit Timm´s Testimonials page to hear about the experiences of his customers.
If you are ready to buy or sell Santa Barbara Real Estate, you’re in the right place! Contact Timm Delaney today for more information atTimm@TimmDelaney.com or (805)895-1109.
Ballard Real Estate
The rural township of Ballard is home to a still-very-functional little red schoolhouse, two restaurants and a bed & breakfast.
Buellton Real Estate
The bustling gateway city of Buellton is conveniently located at the intersection of US Highway 101 and State Highway 246 with “everything for the traveler”.
Carpinteria Real Estate
Carpinteria is a city located just southeast of Santa Barbara so one can imagine it is, like its surrounding counterparts, a popular destination for visitors and those interested in Carpinteria real estate. Originally the Spanish named the area Carpinteria because of the native Chumash tribe that lived there and whom specialized in making and selling canoes using the areas naturally occurring surface tar.
These days Capinteria is more well known for its gentle terrain and calm surf. You can spot sea lions and the occasional whale very close to the shore, a site indeed! This quiet beach town is most famous for Carpinteria State Beach (worlds safest beach), Santa Clause Ln., and its Salt Marsh Nature Park.
Goleta Real Estate
For a long time Goleta remained the largest unincorporated area in the county of Santa Barbara, that is until 2002 when it was finally incorporated into a city. Goleta is perhaps best known for it´s close proximity to the University of California, Santa Barbara
The city of Goleta is still in its infancy but already there is great interest in Goleta real estate. Some come to invest and others come to live. Residents enjoy Goleta because it´s a small community and just 5 miles north of Santa Barbara.
Of course being a beach community has allowed Goleta to become and remain popular with beach lovers and surfers. The city is also popular among college students who attend UCSB.
Hope Ranch Real Estate
With so many beautiful surrounding cities one might think that Hope Ranch Real Estate would be forgotten. Not true, as this city has much to show off. Hope Ranch has plenty to offer with beautiful custom homes, horse properties, view properties, beach bluff properties and is among some of the biggest business in the area. Enjoy the private Hope Ranch Beach, horse trails, LaCumbre Country Club and Golf Course. Also home of Laguna Blanca School.
Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of Hope Ranch is that it is unincorporated and is a very private community with their own police force, roads, beach access and is governed by the community. Quiet, serene, and safe are some of the words the city´s residents use to describe life in the area.
Isla Vista Real Estate
Isla Vista is another area that is adjacent to Santa Barbara and is still considered an unincorporated community meaning it has not yet become a city. Don´t be fooled by the words unincorporated community however, as Isla Vista is alive with the hustle and bustle of college students that attend nearby UC Santa Barbara as well as Santa Barbara City College.
Aside from the largely college attending population Isla Vista real estate has become popular due to the amount of homes and apartments that where built facing the Pacific Ocean.
The original inhabitants of Isla Vista where the Chumash who called the area Anisq’oyo’. The land then came to be occupied by the residents of the Dos Pueblos Rancho and ownership was given to Nicholas Den. It was later in his life that the area was split up and given to separate owners and then again split between hundreds of owners in the 1920s. Since then the community has largely been filled with students attending college.
Isla Vista remains a popular place with the college crowd but is also popular with real estate investors and tourists because of its beach front properties and it’s close proximity to schools and Santa Barbara.
Los Alamos Real Estate
Los Alamos has an old-time Western feel to the seven-block long main street offering an antique mall in a historic train depot, quaint shops, restaurants and parks
Los Olivos Real Estate
Los Olivos offers a slice of upscale Americana with art galleries, an art museum, boutiques, more than a dozen wine tasting rooms, a world-class inn and a flagpole in the center of the town.
Montecito Real Estate
Another tremendous place to invest in is Montecito real estate. There are several points of interest for visitors and residents alike. A few of the hot spots are Butterfly and Miramar Beach, Coast Village Road boutiques and eateries, Westmont College, The Music Academy of the West and the unmatched beauty of Lotusland Botanical Garden.
Montecito is also home to several celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Steve Martin and even Steven Spielberg! Montecito properties are as attractive as some of the cities residents too and one should consider Montecito real estate for either residency or investment.
Santa Ynez Real Estate
Santa Ynez Valley is approximately a 35 minute drive from Santa Barbara. Here’s an idyllic combination of ranching tradition and blossoming Wine Country – a perfect place for a weekend get-away or to invest in Santa Ynez Real Estate.
Traditionally a ranching community, the Valley has become a primary source of fine dining and wine tasting – as well as a center for equine enthusiasts, artists and musicians. The Valley is also home to people who work in the neighboring cities of Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.
Within the Santa Ynez Valley are the townships of Ballard, Buellton, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, and Solvang.. The Valley is noted for some of the best weather conditions in the USA, and has hosted the filming of several movies, such as Mayberry USA and Sideways.
Solvang Real Estate
Santa Barbara County houses many popular cities including Solvang. Solvang real estate sells quickly in part due to the cities Danish heritage which is often reflected in some of the community’s older construction. Solvang is now well known for its restaurants, bakeries and businesses that offer a taste of Danish living and cuisines. The homes in Solvang boast unique designs and a hint of some German designs. Homes with these designs help to further the popularity of Solvang and also draw tourists to them as well. If you’re already a resident in Solvang then you will undoubtedly be proud of your community. If you’re a visitor to this fine town you may find yourself a would be resident in no time!
Summerland Real Estate
The residents of Summerland will tell you that the city is a tremendous place to live. Not only is Summerland Real Estate beautiful but they boast well planned designs and are among some of the most attractive in the area. The town’s name says it all: Summerland is a classic California beach town just five miles south of Santa Barbara. Lillie Avenue is dotted with antique stores, cafes, Summerland Winery, and locally owned shops and charming cottages. The town’s central beach is framed by Lookout Park where you can watch the breakers from above and take in the breathtaking ocean and mountain views.
Summerland has its fair share of famous landmarks but you´ll hear about Santa Claus Lane more than any other site when you ask the city´s residents what to see. It is also of notable mention that Summerland has had a rich history in the oil industry dating back to the 1890´s.
If you are already a resident or you´ve been a visitor for more than one night you´ll certainly be aware that Summerland offers up quite a bit for those people who enjoy the night life. Many people head over to Calypso Bar & Grill Inc which is just a short distance away in nearby Santa Barbara. Of course for those who enjoy a quiet relaxing evening there are plenty theatres that provide opportunities to catch a movie before you retire for the night.