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Redmond, WA to Santa Barbara, CA

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Redmond, Washington
Santa Barbara, California
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HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Santa Barbara is 96.0% older than the median age of a home in Redmond.
Homes are 18.8% less likely to be rented in Redmond than in Santa Barbara.
HOUSING
 Redmond, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Median Home Age254937
 Median Home Cost$876,000$1,142,700$216,200
 Home Appr. Last 12 months14.15%11.19%6.77%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.75.75%45.77%31.12%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.62.79%28.03%11.41%
 Property Tax Rate$8.34$5.43$11.89
 Homes Owned47.88%36.61%56.34%
 Housing Vacant5.98%8.59%12.45%
 Homes Rented46.14%54.81%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Redmond, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Studio Apartment$1,280$1,380$890
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,570$1,780$990
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,100$2,280$1,240
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$3,170$3,230$1,660
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$3,910$3,910$1,910
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Redmond, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Vacant For Rent1.24%1.42%2.34%
 Vacant Rented1.38%1.24%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale0.18%0.73%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.33%0.34%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation1.12%2.94%3.97%
 Vacant Other1.75%1.92%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Redmond, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 Less Than $20,0002.22%1.40%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9990.78%0.76%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9990.51%0.30%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9990.34%0.56%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,9990.50%0.29%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,9992.35%0.86%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,9992.66%0.86%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,99910.76%3.06%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,99916.18%3.11%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,99922.02%5.63%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,99933.06%23.41%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,9997.02%27.97%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more1.60%31.79%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Redmond, WASanta Barbara, CAUnited States
 2010 and newer2.32%0.38%2.03%
 2000 to 200920.75%5.34%14.63%
 1990 to 199922.33%3.79%14.01%
 1980 to 198919.14%12.04%13.70%
 1970 to 197922.20%18.29%15.66%
 1960 to 196922.33%3.79%14.01%
 1950 to 19591.42%14.64%10.63%
 1940 to 19490.34%11.19%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier0.39%16.72%13.09%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about Redmond

Cost of Living Too High: My family and I rent in Redmond so I can retain the ability to share in family dinners. The availability of affordable housing close in to the tech-sectors economic... (read more)

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Comments about Santa Barbara

Outrageously expensive: Santa Barbara can't be beat in terms of climate, and as a result, housing prices here are out of the ballpark for most of us. I don't even think the recent national... (read more)

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