Real Estate Networks
Christie's Great Estates
Village Properties is the exclusive affiliate for Christie's Great Estates in the Santa Barbara area. Together, they combine local market expertise with global access to buyers and sellers of distinctive properties.
A subsidiary of Christie's International, the world's oldest fine arts auctioneers, Christie's Great Estates is the world's largest network of independent real estate brokers specializing in great estates. Christie’s now have 35,000 affiliated agents in 850 real estate offices in more than 40 countries, the referral network provides far-reaching exposure to a qualified audience of highly affluent potential homebuyers interested in important properties. The combined annual sales volume of all affiliated companies is $125 Billion.
Discreet, professional service is the hallmark of Christie's Great Estates, and only brokers who have met the company's strict standards are awarded affiliate status.
Village Properties places showcase properties in Christie's Great Estates Magazine, which boasts a readership exceeding 150,000. In addition, distinctive properties are featured in Christie's Magazine, displayed in Christie's Great Estates offices and Christie's showrooms around the world, and presented on Christie's website at www.christiesgreatestates.com.
Founded in London in 1766, Christie's now has offices in 35 countries and holds hundreds of auctions in more than 80 categories annually.
Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate
The official site of the National Association of Realtors and the nation's largest and most popular real estate web site.
Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce
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Better Business Bureau
Santa Barbara Region Chamber of Commerce
Relo National Home Service
The sale of a luxury home presents special challenges to an agent. As a member of RELO® , your Village Properties agent is better able to handle these challenges. The RELO® Network is comprised of 100,000 agents in 4,500 offices in over 20 countries in the world, and consistently outperforms any national franchise by supplying home sellers with qualified national and international prospects.
Established in 1960, RELO® was the first national relocation service organization. Village Properties implements RELO® when working with relocating individual homebuyers. RELO® also has a corporate division that manages employee transfers of a large base of corporate companies.
The extensive coverage of RELO® is unmatched in the relocation industry. With service offered by 700 member firms in 10,000 different communities across the nation and throughout the world, RELO® sells more luxury homes than any other national real estate organization. RELO® is a company which believes that performance, value, and relationships are the heart of all business.
The leading online relocation solution, improving the way people move by connecting them with the service providers and information they need. Focusing on an individual's life situation, timing, and dreams, Monster Moving provides help during every stage of the move and supports their entire transaction. They are committed to remaining the most effective, comprehensive, and lifestyle-centric point of service for everyone involved in the moving process.
Santa Barbara's Local Newspaper
Santa Barbara Daily Sound
The Wall Street Journal Online
Homes & Land Magazine
Homes & Land Magazine features the latest in properties for sale in our community, as well as information about businesses that specialize in the home services you need.
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The Orfalea Fund
The Orfalea Fund's mission is to support organizations and projects within Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties which enhance young people's lives by contributing to quality education, healthy development, and nurturing environments; improve and enrich education and services through community programs; and encourage family values, bring together generations, and provide opportunities to those less privileged and those facing learning challenges.
The Orfalea Fund's focus on education includes programs that teach specific skills, as well as those geared toward the imparting of good judgment, critical analysis, and social and life skills. Our support includes programs for elementary, middle, high school, and college students that generally take place during the traditional school day. The Orfalea Fund partners with Village Properties Teacher's Fund to provide teachers and their classrooms with enhancements, enrichment and extras by supplementing shortfalls in funding.
The Orfalea Fund partners with Village Properties Teacher's Fund to provide teachers and their classrooms with enhancements, enrichment and extras by supplementing shortfalls in funding.