I followed up with a new client about her interest in moving to Santa Barbara still and the possibility of looking for properties again while she is here…she emailed me back, “I’m always thinking about it. I can barely wait for our next trip to SB.” Having been born and raised in Santa Barbara and [...]Read More...
As a 4th generation local to Santa Barbara, Summer has built her real estate success on superior service, personal attention and great results. Her integrity and work ethic as a Realtor enable her to deliver a level of service to clients that is remarkable in today’s real estate market. She uses state-of-the-art technology to ensure that client’s properties get the exposure they deserve. She has real estate pricing, positioning and advertising down to a science.
Summer is privileged to work with Sun Coast Real Estate, a local boutique firm started by two top agents previously with Re/Max. With real estate offices in Ventura and San Diego counties as well, assistance is available throughout the South Coast.
Summer attended local schools before moving on to Santa Barbara City College and graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Business Economics. She also helped her husband open a successful local franchise, Budget Blinds of Santa Barbara, in 1997 before getting her real estate license in 2003.
In addition to her impressive real estate career, Summer is active in community affairs and charitable organizations. Summer currently serves on the Supervisory Committee for Santa Barbara County Federal Credit Union, is on the UCSB All Gaucho Reunion 2013 SB Locals Reception Committee, serves on the Executive Board as the Treasurer for Mountain View School PTA and volunteers time teaching others about the Bible.
Summer and her husband love raising their family in beautiful Santa Barbara! Whether it's hiking, going to the beach or biking with their kids, Santa Barbara has so much to offer her active family. Energetic and athletic, she also enjoys running, skiing, camping and traveling. Although she has also been known to get lost in a good book poolside!
"People see me as a strong, smart, caring and active woman," says Summer. "Which is what you want in a Realtor, but more importantly sets an example for my girls."
Whether it’s challenging markets, special circumstances or your specific and unique needs, you can be assured Summer knows how to help you effectively achieve your real estate goals.
Steady December home sales capped the best year for the U.S. real estate market in five years, according to an industry trade group report Tuesday. The National Association of Realtors said that December sales of previously-owned homes came in just slightly below November’s sales pace, but up 12.8% from a year ago. That brought full-year [...]Read More...
Home sales are surging in Santa Barbara and market conditions have changed over the last year, but more radically in the last few months. Compared to 2011, 35% more single family and planned unit development homes were sold in 2012. Also inventory has decreased dramatically, with the absorption rate dropping from 6.5 months in January [...]Read More...