John was raised in the quiet historical neighborhood of San Roque. As a true local, he is deeply knowledgeable and intimate with the pure magic of this coastal paradise he has always called home. His friendly nature, enthusiasm, and generous spirit shine through every aspect of his business and personal life. John’s vast industry knowledge and experience place him in the top tier of respected real estate agents in the area, with an established, trusting, and loyal clientele as the well-earned benefits of a solid 35+ year career.
As an insightful seasoned professional passionate about personalized service, his keen negotiating skills, discretion, and tenacious hands-on style have positively shaped his respected reputation. Sound representation according to John is pure and simple. He listens and responds to individual needs of his clients while staying laser-focused on up-to-the-minute market conditions, new listings, and potential investment opportunities.
His listings receive widespread coverage on the internet, the #1 place where home buyers begin their search. Village Properties advanced technology-based marketing assures this for every property. With a team behind him, home owners receive sound advise on preparing their homes for the market, pricing it right, as well as simplifying and beautifying for the all important photo shoot so homes are shown in their absolute best light! Whether representing buyers or sellers, John relies on sound communication, constant attention to every detail, and implementation of the right course of action to bring a transaction to fruition.
John has established long-standing professional relationships within the real estate industry itself, and known by his peers, loan brokers, contractors, and escrow officers as an agent who gets things done, and, “… someone you want in your corner!”
His first introduction to real estate in 1985 was through business mentor and principal owner of Gene O’Hagan Associates. John found real estate to be a comfortable fit and has remained loyal to an industry that offered him great success. In 1996, along with a handful of seasoned agents, John was personally invited by Ed Edick and Renee Grubb to join what is now the best local real estate company, Village Properties. John, along with Village Properties, is proud to be integral well-established members of Santa Barbara County’s esteemed real estate community. John is consistently in the top-ten producing agents companywide and has lived through ever-changing times with resilience.
“Having seen the changing landscape of real estate across three decades, I feel well versed in finding the upside in any market.”
According to this happy Santa Barbara native,
“I’m proud to have been raised in this amazing hometown of mine. I married the love of my life and raised a family in Santa Barbara. I love what I do, and I am always grateful to help others to enjoy life in our little bit of paradise!”
With family roots in Santa Barbara dating back to 1878, Alyssa is proud to call this beautiful costal community her home. Her families’ rich Santa Barbara history has left her with a deep-rooted understanding of the town’s community and everything it has to offer. Following the family legacy, she pursued a career that would give back to the community and has found her calling in real estate.
Alyssa’s drive to make each client experience personal, sincere, and enjoyable is a true testament to her character. Whether representing buyers or sellers, each experience is individualized, customized, and perfected to their needs. Alyssa’s vast market knowledge coupled with her constant communication, sharp focus, unyielding determination, and highly developed negotiation skills make her a perfect fit for the industry. With access to top of the line marketing and technology solutions, as well as a strong background in business, Alyssa handles her own down to the tee.
As a part of the top producing independently owned real estate company in the area, Alyssa benefits from Village Properties’ strong community presence, long term success, outstanding reputation, and their widespread and well known outreach. Village Properties also benefits from a broad level of exposure from numerous exclusive global affiliations including Forbes Global Properties, Luxury Portfolio International, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, and Mayfair International Realty.
While Alyssa serves the community through real estate, her dedication to making a difference runs deeper. Her lifelong involvement with various charities, organizations, and small businesses has enabled her to give back even more and she finds passion in these commitments. She has set up both a beautiful and interconnected life in Santa Barbara, together with her husband and dog. Her love for nature, the beach, and the mountains continue to make it the perfect location for setting up her life and family.
Her free time consists of soaking up Santa Barbara’s eternal summer with trips to wine country, hiking, the beach, and immersing herself in Santa Barbara’s unique culture. She is inspired by her passion for literature and art and her creative side benefits from the magic settings within this coastal paradise. Her personable nature, as well as her bright spirit, and enthusiasm for all things in life make Alyssa a fast friend.
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