Apparently, in Australia, they take real estate marketing to a whole new level. Click here for a Youtube video. I especially like the part where he effortlessly jumps onto the kitchen counter top and back down again. This is a bit of walk on the wild side for sure! Still, its a pretty cool house!

Click here for mid week rates from Guy Rivera at Guarantee Mortgage. 

Price Reduction (1)

2391 Janin Place, Solvang (3/3 on 1 acre)  Sharon: Was 879K with a new price of 849K. Listed by the GiGi's of SYV RE. 

Under Contract (1)

3336 Pine Street, Santa Ynez (.27 of an acre, land only) 225K Sharon: Pieced off from the property next door which just sold. Rare in town totally flat and usable buildable parcel. Nina:  93 days on the market. Vacant lot in Santa Ynez, just over 1/4 acre. The lot is fairly flat and usable and is close to schools and town. 

Sold (3)

234 Valley Dairy Road, Buellton (5/3 on .15 of an acre)  Sharon: Listed at 715K and sold final for 690K. With 42 days on market, sold for 98% of asking. I was impressed with how well kept this home is. More bedroom and bath space than this plan usually provides which makes this floor plan really work. One of the better Meadowridge homes we have seen. Nina: Nice Valley Dairy location in Buellton close to the park and move-in ready.   Listed by Christine Lash of Grand Ave RE. 

3153 Riley Road, Solvang (3/2 on .84 of acre) Listed at 649K and sold final for 615K with 421 days on market. High price in January of 2018 was 749K. Sold for about 95% of last asking and about 82% of original price. Lease on this one, as per the public remarks, is $27,000 per year. Nina: Classic Alisal floor plan in a tucked away location.  Listed by Susan Beckmann of Sotherbys

1229 Coast Oak Drive, Solvang (3/2 on .28 of an acre)  Sharon: Listed at 859K and sold final for same, 859K. I sold this one some years back. This home was built in the original phase of Skytt Mesa. Different builder, floor plans and amenities than the later phases. Nina: This property was only on the market for 9 days but I can understand why it went so quickly and for full price. The house has plenty of updates for this price, a nice detached garage and a well cared for yard. Listed by Dave Henrey of SYV RE. 

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