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The HOP (The Home Ownership Podcast, Episode 11), The Market Now, Compared to 2008 Crash

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Release Date: 06/29/2020

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Sunny weather in Santa Barbara means that it is a great time to get outside and enjoy summertime. Sales in the real-estate market begin to pick up. A special shout-out to Dave’s friend Kim, who is looking to buy and sell a home. If any of our listeners are interested, Kim is selling a home on the Mesa in Santa Barbara, CA. Dave sends positive energy and good fortune to home buyers and sellers. Dave compares the current market trends to the trends during the 2008 financial crash. 

As always, you’re invited to share stories about your own beautiful life and neighborhood, your pet stories, and questions or comments about real estate.  Email david@davidcharlesallen.com and follow David on his website, https://www.davidcharlesallen.com/  or call direct 805.617.9311