Recently, on a spectacularly sunny day, my wife Gail and I went for an inspiring hike around Campus Point at UC Santa Barbara. We feel blessed to live close to this stunning college which, in a way, brought us together.
I came to UCSB in 1970, from the Bay Area (although I was mostly raised in Missouri until age 16) and graduated in 1975 in Anthropology. The university brought Gail here from Penn State to be a UCSB science news writer starting in 1997. We met in 2009 when a mutual friend, who worked with Gail at the university, connected us.
This month I am starting my 38th year specializing in Mesa properties. During that time I have seen many changes in the market and in the way we do business. For example, I am now getting many of my leads from the Internet as more people turn to the computer as a first order of business in looking for a home. And I’ve found that web-based testimonials from former customers are golden. So, don’t be surprised if I ask you to write one! Read More→