The Riviera is an enchanting neighborhood of lush greenery set upon a steep canyon ridge just north of downtown Santa Barbara and west of Montecito. The setting here exemplifies European-style charm, with its narrow, winding roads and an abundance of hand laid stonework. Reminiscent of the Mediterranean coast, this area is, after all, the reason Santa Barbara is known as the American Riviera.
Homes on the Riviera feature spectacular, all-encompassing views of Santa Barbara, looking down upon beautiful downtown and beyond to the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands. Architecture styles range from traditional Spanish Colonial to Modern and Contemporary, but because the views are so desirable, lots tend to be more modestly sized.
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Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a mortgage. Credit availability is expanding, making it easier to get a mortgage now than it was a year ago. The market is still tight however, and homebuyers should be prepared to shop around until they find a lender who is offering something that will ...