John A. Sener Real Estate

Meet John

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 30-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 the 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, homeowners receive sound advice 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 the 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 is 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 a 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 an integral well-established member 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!”

Other Interests
Board of Directors – Cabrillo Bath Pavilion Project
Sales Mentor – Impact Hub, Santa Barbara
Agent Mentor – Village Properties
Girl’s Head Volleyball Coach – Bishop Diego High School (John’s alma mater)
16-year career as volleyball coach – High school and club levels
Volunteer – Stanford University Volleyball summer camps
General contractor with masonry business, Oregon
Semi-pro baseball, Oregon
Beach volleyball and golf have long been John’s favorite past-times.
Utmost and foremost, family!

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Testimonials

Sharon

Sharon

John and Alyssa are the best! They are caring, knowledgeable, available, generous with their time, understanding, efficient, and a joy to work with. I feel and felt very well taken care of in purchasing a new home and selling m...
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Bob & Tina

Bob & Tina

Wow! John and Alyssa have been outstanding in every sense. In a demanding market, they helped us gain a top price for our home, with minimal effort for us, and helped us quickly find and acquire a wonderful new home. They are h...
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Gary & Patricia

Gary & Patricia

My wife and I had a wonderful experience with John Sener and Alyssa Jones of Sener Jones Associates during our recent Santa Barbara home purchase experience. We were living out of the area before coming here and were so pleased...
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R. Kendle

R. Kendle

We cannot express how grateful we are that you came into our lives and have done so much more than find us a wonderful home. Your support, enthusiasm, patience, and kindness have made our transition into our new lives joyous an...
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Polly & Will

Polly & Will

Alyssa has helped us in the process of purchasing several properties. Her work ethic is relentless and her professionalism is in the 1% of agents in the world. We are full-time RE investors, interacting with hundreds of REALTOR...
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Jamie & Robin

Jamie & Robin

As a long-time client of John’s, we knew he was the only one who would be able to help us land in our forever home. This was our 3rd transaction working with John, and with the new addition of Alyssa, we would not have been in ...
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John A. Sener takes great pride in his unique brand of expert knowledge and hands-on service. Let him guide you through your home-buying journey, contact him today!

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