Bryans Blog

NEW LISTING ~ 3315 Calle Noguera SB CA – 1st Open House Weekend ~ Sat & Sun May 26 & 27 from 1 to 3

TIMELESS ELEGANCE in San Roque… ***Broker Caravan Thursday, May 24 from 10:00 to 1:30 ~ Panero Bread Lunch Served ~ Please stop by! Birdsong and fresh blooms fill the spring air at this peaceful 1941 San Roque home in the area of award-winning Peabody School. Set on a large, lush 0.33-acre lot, the 3 bedroom, Read More »

NEW LISTING ~ 138 Meadows Lane SB CA – 1st Open House Sat, May 12 from 1 to 3

  SECLUDED MEDITERRANEAN SANCTUARY ~ Offered at $1,687,000 ***Broker Caravan Thursday, May 10 from 11 to 1:30 ~ Panero Bread Lunch Served ~ Please stop by….. Tucked away and surrounded by 14 bucolic acres, this hidden gem is one of only 12 homes that share this pristine and beautiful backdrop. Inside the unique gated community of Read More »

JUST SOLD ~ 1532 Castillo Street ~ $1,975,000

            STYLISH SEAPORT COLONIAL **SOLD over asking price with multiple offers** IN DOWNTOWN SANTA BARBARA A rare turn-of-the-century Seaport Colonial, characterized by its all-American aesthetic and timeless elegance, 1532 Castillo St is a classic manor of perfect proportions. Adorned with black shutters and original diamond-paned windows, the stately exterior seems Read More »

Exquisite Minimalistic Modern ~ Currently Off Market!

To Preview or Schedule a Private Showing, please call/text Bryan R. Uhrig @ 805 331-3191 /

NEW LISTING ~ Restored Romantic 1930’s Spanish

Easy to Show ~ Showings by Appointment – Call / Text Bryan @ 805 331-3191             Prepare to be mesmerized by the Old World ambiance and vintage detail of this fully restored 2-bedroom 1930s Spanish treasure in the vibrant Upper Westside hills. Rustic character radiates thru numerous period reproductions — Read More »

Why Are So Few Homes for Sale?

              There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of supply,” and even a “straight up inventory crisis.” First American just released the results of a survey which sheds light on the reasons for the current Read More »

Homeowner’s Net Worth Is Still Greater Than a Renter’s

                Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. $5,400).  The latest survey data, Read More »

SOLD ~ Forte Ranch Condo – Santa Barbara, CA

4578 Gerona Way, Santa Barbara CA 93110 ~ Offered at $799,00   Serenity in Santa Barbara! A rarely available upstairs unit in the secluded, yet centrally located, Forte Ranch neighborhood. The naturally well-lit condo’s impressive vaulted ceilings complement the spacious great room to create an overwhelming sense of openness, while the patio serves as a perfect Read More »

Renting or Buying… Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

              There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small Read More »

Millionaire to Millennials: Buy Now!

                  Self-made millionaire David Bach was quoted in a CNBC article explaining that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is “an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: “If millennials don’t buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth in Read More »