Real Estate Services
Santa Barbara, CA, 93105
E-mail: Steve Epstein
Santa Barbara resident since 1963, Graduate of University of California at Santa Barbara; Certified Residential Specialist (CRS); Graduate of the Realtors Institute (GRI); Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES); BA ~ Dramatic Arts, emphasis in Lighting Design, University of California at Santa Barbara. Owned and operated a theatrical production company before entering real estate.
Director of REO/RELO Services.
Member, International President’s Elite (top 1% of over 70,000 agents internationally). .
Member, California 100 (Top 100 Agents in California).
Member, Top 50 in region.
Consistently in the top 1-2% of all Santa Barbara Agents (approx. 1,100 agents).
Vice President, Board of Directors, Transition House.
Member, Santa Barbara Association of Realtors.
Member, California Association of Realtors.
Member, National Association of Realtors.
Santa Barbara Association of Realtors
Member of the Grievance Committee 1997-present
Member of the Member Services Committee 1992-1997.
Vice-Chairman, Programs Committee 1991-1992.
Public Relations Committee 1989-1990. Organized and participated in various community service activities and fund-raisers. Projects have benefited the
Goleta Valley Youth Sports Association, the Eastside Boys and Girls Club, the Safety through Songs program for local elementary schools, Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE International), Klein Bottle, and the Visiting Nurses Association.
Semana Nautica (Summer Sports Festival) ~ Member of the Board of Directors 1992-1997
KEYT-TV (ABC affiliate)
Featured in various news stories dealing with first time home buyers in the Santa Barbara market, the concerns of Radon gas and Santa Barbara's
standing in the nationwide affordability index.
KMGQ 106.3, FM/KIST 1340AM
1993 to 1997, host of the Rendezvous jazz program and part time newscaster/reporter.
Recommending Steve Epstein
Steve moved from the Midwest to Santa Barbara with his family in 1963, his father having accepted a position with The University of California at Santa Barbara. Having spent most of his life in Santa Barbara, Steve's hobbies are active ones that lend themselves to the Southern California lifestyle, such as: sailing, wind surfing, flying, Frisbee dog competitions, beach volleyball and squash.
Steve started working at a young age and discovered early on that he was able to excel at service oriented jobs. Years of successful retail selling showed Steve that genuine interest in the special needs of his clients gave him a dedicated return clientele. You will find this same personal dedication in his work today.
In 1988, Steve was recognized by his company as the Rookie of the Year . Wanting to progress within the industry, Steve also completed his courses and graduated from the Realtors Institute of California. Completion of 'GRI' is a nationally recognized achievement and an indication of Steve's dedication to his career in the real estate industry. Only 6.7% of California Realtors have made the effort and achieved this professional designation.
Steve has, once again, qualified for The International President’s Elite (top 1% of over 70,000 agents internationally). Steve was recently recognized as being among the top 20 local Realtors in Santa Barbara, and is consistently in the top 1-2% of the 1,000 Santa Barbara area agents.
Steve has earned his Certified Residential Specialist designation. The CRS designation is the highest residential designation achievable. Less than 4% of all Realtors nationwide hold a CRS designation.
Steve has also earned his Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES). Realtors who have earned the SRES designation have completed the training and course work designed to help seniors with their special needs and situations.
It is said in real estate that getting the first few transaction isn't the problem You know if you've done your job well when people come back to you or recommend you to others. Steve believes that he has been successful because of his superior service and commitment to be available to work for his clients. He is known within the industry for his professionalism and reliability.
It is his experience, integrity, reputation and marketing skills that make Steve Epstein so successful in the Santa Barbara real estate market, and these are the same things that will allow Steve to assist you in any of your real estate needs.
We Recommend Steve Epstein, GRI, CRS
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