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Village Properties is a full-service real estate firm of the finest real estate professionals with experience, integrity and commitment to service. We offer a sophisticated portfolio of services designed to assist you in every phase of the sale or purchase of a property. Our sales associates are backed by the resources that only an experienced, full-service brokerage company can provide. This commitment to excellence ensures both buyers and sellers unparalleled representation in the Montecito, Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley real estate markets. In a changing environment, we have established our position with new technologies and support systems that impact directly on our sales associates and their business. Our advanced technology and communications tools, along with our progressive technological capabilities keep us ahead of the competition and allows us to be informed of local market conditions. Real estate is a competitive market, and we ensure that each of our agents is equipped with the finest tools to successfully market your property. 

ABOUT VILLAGE PROPERTIES
WHY CHOOSE VILLAGE PROPERTIES
Village Properties is named #1 real estate company in Santa Barbara year after year

Locally Owned

With a tradition of trust and a reputation for results, Village Properties delivers the most seamless real estate experience in Santa Barbara. We've been representing buyers and sellers in Santa Barbara County since 1996. Our devoted team of agents offers individualized attention, personalized service, and tailor-made marketing. Bonus? We have offices in Montecito, Santa Barbara, and Santa Ynez with an arsenal of agents and brokers that serve Ojai, Ventura, Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Solvang, Buellton, Los Olivos, and Santa Ynez. As a locally-owned real estate company we are proud to say that when you use our services you can feel confident your money will stay local. We are proud of our extensive community giving. Village Properties and our agents give back through many different charities and non-profit organizations. 

Globally Connected

Village Properties enjoys an enhanced level of service due to our numerous global affiliates, including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio, and Mayfair International Realty. Exclusive global affiliate networks ensure a broad level of exposure to a qualified audience of highly affluent potential buyers locally, nationally and world wide.

 

The Best Agents

Forging lasting personal relationships with customers is at the core of our success and we pride ourselves on keeping clients for life. We credit our devoted team of agents for keeping our clients satisfied and we're firm believers in developing and sustaining these long-term relationships. We've always been our agents' biggest advocates. To foster their growth and success we ensure they're supported with superior staff, the latest technology tools, an accessible management team, and ongoing training and education. 

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LOCAL VOTES
GLOBAL  PARTNERS
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WINNER: BEST REAL ESTATE OFFICE
2007 I 2008 I 2009 I 2010 I 2011 I 2012 2013 I 2014 I 2015 I 2016 I 2017 I 2018 

VOTED BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY
2011 I 2012 I 2013 I 2014 
2015 I 2016 I 2017 I 2018 I 2019 I 2020 

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THE CONNECTIONS
Our Exclusive Global Connections Bring Your Property To A Worldwide Audience
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Relationships

Established in 1960 as RELO®, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, was the first national relocation service organization. Village Properties effectively utilizes RELO® when working with relocating individual home buyers.

Performance

The extensive coverage of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is unmatched in their location industry. LeadingRE (Real Estate) dominates the United States list of top 500 real estate firms, with more of the number one market leaders in the top 90 markets than any national brand. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is a company which believes that performance, value, and relationships are the heart of all business.

Network

As a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, your Village Properties agent is more equipped to sell your property. The network is comprised of 130,000 sales associates in 4,100 offices in over 65 countries around the world, and consistently out-performs any other national real estate brand by supplying home sellers with qualified national and international prospects. leadingre.com 

Village Properties is a proud affiliate of Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury extension of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® the largest global network of premier locally­branded companies dominated by many of the world's most powerful independent luxury brokerages. Their award-winning website was launched in 2005 and in its first year featured more $1 million-plus residences than other luxury real estate organizations. The network continues to grow and now markets over 50,000 of the world's most remarkable homes annually and attracts over 3 million high-net-worth visitors a year. By presenting a gallery of the finest luxury properties and brokerages worldwide, their brand is recognized throughout the world as the luxury standard of excellence. Luxury Portfolio International® markets properties in almost all US states and 50 countries, sees website visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month, site translation in nine languages, and a total inventory of available properties totalling almost $50 billion. The 225 luxury affiliates represent the luxury component of an organization which encompasses approximately 500 companies, 3,500 offices and 120,000 associates producing $321 billion in annual home sales in over 50 countries. Based in the United States, Luxury Portfolio International® is backed by the experience of the most well respected and well known experts in luxury real estate in markets worldwide. 

Village Properties, through its exclusive affiliation with Mayfair International Realty's London office has access to an extensive UK network of over 100 brokers with more than 300 offices. This affiliation focuses on expanding the marketing and public relations efforts of Village Properties; highlighting your property to a worldwide audience, thus increasing the opportunity for a successful sale.

 

Benefits

Village Properties is the only Santa Barbara brokerage with properties exclusively featured on the website of Country Life. Country Life is the leading magazine for luxury real estate in the UK. Access to the foremost groups of luxury real estate agents in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Public relations and earned editorial coverage for your property in print and internet publications like the Telegraph and Financial Times across Europe, Russia, Asia, and the Middle East. 

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Village Properties is a founding member of Forbes Global Properties, the exclusive worldwide real estate partner of Forbes, one of the world's most trusted media brands. Established in 2020, Forbes is an exclusive consortium of top-tier real estate firms representing many of the world's finest homes for sale. Membership in the network is reserved for the most distinguished brokerages in select cities and second-home destinations. Founding member brokerages are established leaders in their local luxury property markets and have offices in more than 75 locations across the U.S., Asia and Europe. Forbes Global Properties is a luxury real estate consumer marketplace and membership network. Leveraging Forbes' worldwide reach and audience of more than 100 million monthly visitors, they introduce discerning buyers, sellers, and real estate aficionados to a curated collection of coveted properties. Reserved for luxury properties in excess of USD $2 million, their marketing platform helps agents to engage, inform, and inspire an increasingly global audience of luxury buyers and sellers. Homes are presented within the context of timely market data and tailored editorial to ensure purchasers are equipped to make informed decisions. 

THE MISSION

We Do More

In today's fast pace, where real connections are limited, we remain focused on personal engagement, community and family. We take the time to truly listen, understand, 'and indeed, anticipate all of our clients' wants and needs. A welcomed human presence in an increasingly virtual world.

 

We Live Here

We know what a wonderful place this is. We are a locally-owned company, with deep roots, and a deep love (and knowledge) of our special home. Our passion is sharing it all with newcomers and locals alike. We love giving back to the community, and all of our people are passionately involved with local organizations and charities. 

Character is Everything

Discretion is a must. Our reputation for doing what is right has been earned continuously over 22 years. Village team members are courteous, fair, loyal and trustworthy. Our principles and standards are defined and honed by our 
local leadership.

 

Excellence is Earned

Excellence through planning and hard work is deeply embedded within our culture. We understand this market is dynamic and so too are we. We anticipate change, educate ourselves, and evolve while remaining steadfast to longstanding and proven principles. 

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LEADERSHIP
Village's Agents in the Community

Our agents do more than sell houses. They are also active members in our community. They teach, coach, volunteer, fundraise, and preside as board members on an extensive list of non-profits and community businesses. These are just a few of the many community organizations with which our agents are actively involved. 

AIDS Research Alliance 
Alzheimer's Association and PanCAN American Heart Association 
American Irish Historical Society 
American Red Cross 
Assistance League of Santa Barbara 
Awards Committee - SBAOR 
Built Green Santa Barbara 
CADA 
CADS Pacific 
CALM 
Carpinteria Bluff Preserve 
Carpinteria Community Pool 
Casa Pacifica 
CC&R Committee 
Central Coast Regional MLS Committee City of Santa Barbara Airport Commission Community Environmental Council Contemporary Arts Forum 
Direct Relief International 

Finance Council Mission Santa Ynez Foster Care Interest Group of Santa Barbara Franciscan Villas Girls Club Goleta Boys & Girls Club Green Building Alliance Grievance Committee HOA of Park Highlands Hospitality Group at Old Mission Santa Ines MLS Committee Montecito Rotary Montecito Trails Foundation 

People Helping People Montecito Motor Classic Music Academy of the West National Charity League Inc., SYVC Nominating Committee Old Mission Santa Ines Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Pacific Pride Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Reef and Run San Lorenw Seminary San Marcos High School Alumni Association San Marcos High School Booster Club Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table 

Santa Barbara Contractors Association Santa Barbara Museum of Art 
Santa Barbara Real Estate Professionals Santa Barbara Special Olympics 
Santa Barbara Zoo 
Santa Ynez Historical Museum 
Santa Ynez Valley Board of Directors 
SB Scholarship Foundation 
Semana Nautica 
Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation 
The Community Counseling & Education Center 
The Secret Team 
Transition House 
UCSB Economic Forecast Project 
United Boys & Girls Club 
Villa Majella 
Word and Life Community 

THE COMMUNITY

Village Properties is committed to making a positive and constructive impact in areas where we do business. Toward this goal, we have created an environment that encourages sharing as well as participation in charities and causes. We are proud to support neighborhood projects along with those that promote education, health, community, and the environment.  TEACHER'S FUND was created by Village Properties Charitable Foundation to benefit students and honor the teaching profession. Each year, the program provides thousands of dollars to purchase much-needed school supplies and educational materials that go directly to local classrooms. 

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American Heare Association 
Ben Page Youth Center 
Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce 
Coastal Housing Partnership 
Coast Village Road Association 
Contemporary Arc Forum 
Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse 

Santa Barbara College Foundation 

Girls, Inc. of Carpinteria 
Hope School PTA 
Hope School Education Foundation 
Hospice Foundation 
Make-A-Wish Foundation 
Montecico Education Foundation 
Montecico Union PTA 

Music Academy of the West 

Natural History Museum 
Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce 
Santa Barbara Museum of Arc 
Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation 
Santa Barbara Zoo 
Breast Cancer Foundation 
Transition House 
UCSB & Unity Shoppe 

AGENT SUPPORT
Expertise / Knowledge / Exposure / Resources / Reliability 

The sales agents at Village Properties have been representing buyers and sellers in the Santa Barbara County area for over 25 years. They are thoroughly experienced and well-informed about the intricacies of real estate law, local codes and regulations, financing, and most importantly, the sound analysis and pricing of Santa Barbara County real estate. It takes more than just the facts to make the most of each and every transaction. It takes knowledge, dedication and attention to details. Simply put, it takes a commitment to professionalism. You might call it good judgment, we call it sound experience. Much has evolved over the past 25 years. with the practice of buying and selling real estate, and at Village Properties we continually strive to stay ahead of the knowledge curve. Our talented and professional agents are supported by the highest standards of quality management, progressive marketing, and the most comprehensive advertising program available. The marketing of your home is essential in achieving the best possible sale. Part-time careers and part-time commitments are not in keeping with our company philosophy: Real estate is a full-time career, requiring full­time commitment. 

Expertise 

A full-service brokerage company, 
Village Properties equips our agents with a portfolio of services designed to assist you in every phase of your real 
estate transaction. 

 

Knowledge 

Today's market demands sophisticated representation, and Village Properties has it. Backed by state-of-the-art technology and dynamic management, our seasoned specialists are poised to provide maximum results tailored to your personal needs. 

Local Exposure 

To affect local exposure, your agent will recommend opportunities that will work best for you, including local news, social and trade media, the Village Properties website, and our vast direct mail potential.

Global Exposure 

With our unsurpassed expertise, teamwork, and international affiliations, Village Properties offers you a wealth of resources at your fingertips, enabling your property to be marketed all over the globe

 

Reliability 

If you are interested in the most effective appraisal, marketing and advertising systems currently available in the real estate market, look to your Village Properties agent. You will find a highly trained professional fully committed to the highest standards, supported by the company's comprehensive, globally linked marketing strategies.  

"I have come to believe that selling a home is an ART and a SCIENCE engineered by a blend of serendipity and expertise."

Renee Grubb (Founder - Village Properties)

WEB EXPOSURE

Village Properties is a member of ListHub, a global network that allows us to reach over 60 million buyers and investors across a vast network of trusted international websites in more than 50 countries, with key coverage in Asia, Europe, North and South America. With over 1 billion page views, ListHub helps us gain maximum exposure for your listing.

Benefits of the Listhub Global Network

BROAD GLOBAL NETWORK: Over 100 trusted international websites in more than 50 countries and growing 
REACH CHINESE BUYERS: Our network includes Fang.com, the largest and most visited real estate website in China 
LUXURY PUBLISHERS: Reach affluent buyers searching on 
luxury-exclusive websites 

Listhub Global - Your Key to China

Chinese buyers are the fastest-growing group of property buyers and investors in the U.S. This group accounts for nearly 27% of international home sales in the U.S. and, on average, spends significantly more than other international buyers. There are more than 90 million buyers in China searching for property online! With China's strict internet regulations, reaching these Chinese buyers can often be a challenge for those outside of mainland China. But now with the ListHub Global Network, you can break past China's firewalls and advertise your listings on Fang.com, one of the largest and most viewed websites in China, reporting more than 3 million unique users per day.

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