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After-Work Home Buying Fair at Deckers Rotunda

Almost 200 local employees arrived at the Deckers Rotunda after work last Wednesday for an evening that included learning about the home buying process, networking with real estate professionals, and eating delicious tacos.

Coastal Housing Partnership’s Home Buying Fair brought in professionals from both Santa Barbara and Ventura counties to help guide local employees on their paths to homeownership. Among the dozens of vendors were lenders, real estate agents, and new residential construction representatives. Tacos and cookies served as an easy ice breaker for prospective homeowners to chat with a range of exhibitors and find the right lender, real estate agent, or new residential community for them. In addition to networking in the beautiful Deckers Rotunda, attendees had the opportunity to learn from three educational panels throughout the event.

About 90% of attendees are planning on purchasing a home in the next year, and more than 90% of them say they left the event feeling more prepared for the process. One vendor said it was the best Home Buying Fair yet. Maybe it’s us, maybe it’s the tacos, but we hope to see you at a Home Buying Fair in 2019!

New Housing Developments Offer Savings to Coastal Housing Partnership Member Employees!

Eleven new residential communities in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties have partnered with Coastal Housing Partnership to offer you savings! These new homes offer a variety of floor plans, energy efficiency and options for the buyer to select finishes.

Coastal Housing Partnership has expanded its network of local housing developments to broaden its impact and make housing savings more available. Each development gives buyers from member companies credit toward their closing costs or unit upgrades – potential savings from $1,000 to $3,000!

Buyers at these new developments benefit from moving into a brand new home. There are floor plans designed for every lifestyle, and homeowners can select the finishes that suit their own unique taste. The following new developments have partnered with Coastal Housing Partnership to provide savings for employees of member companies:

  • Ridgecrest at Bradley Village in Orcutt
  • Solana Heights in Ventura
  • Springville in Camarillo
  • The Bridges in Fillmore
  • The Farm in Ventura
  • The Gallery at River Ridge in Oxnard
  • The Gardens in Santa Maria
  • Tree Farm in Santa Barbara
  • Village at Los Carneros in Goleta
  • Vineyard Village in Buellton
  • Winslowe in Goleta

These projects are all highlighted on our website. Click here to explore our online open house!

7th Annual Home Buying Fair – Goleta

Get all of your home buying questions answered in one place!

Coastal Housing Partnership’s seventh annual Home Buying Fair offers potential home buyers a wealth of information and resources on their path to home ownership. Whether you are a first time home buyer, a move-up buyer or just thinking about buying a home, this fair is for you.  It is designed to give attendees the tools to help navigate the home buying process and today’s real estate market.


  • Learn how to navigate the home buying process and today’s real estate market
  • Get information and resources to help you save money and make informed decisions
  • Meet with home buying experts: local real estate agents, lenders, credit & financial advisors and residential builders
  • Attend free education sessions on key aspects of the home buying process and local market conditions

Whether you can come for 30 minutes or several hours, you will walk away with important tools to help you be more prepared on your path to home ownership.

The Home Buying Fair is presented by Key Sponsor Cornerstone Home Lending. The Welcome Home Sponsors are Caliber Home Loans and Homebridge Financial Services. Thanks to our employer partners, Cottage Health and UCSB.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Hours: 5pm – 8pm
Location: Deckers Rotunda, 6601 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117
Admission: Free for employees of Coastal Housing Partnership Member Employers and their guests
Parking: Free

For more information and to RSVP for the October 17 Home Buying Fair, click here.

Williams Homes Offers $5,000 Credit on New Homes to You!

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Williams Homes is pleased to offer employees of Coastal Housing Partnership members a $5,000 credit on the purchase price of a new Williams Homes’ residence. Interested buyers are invited to join the Williams Homes VIP list online to receive email updates about communities. Williams Homes offer the ultimate California lifestyle.

Their brand new neighborhoods are now selling and coming soon. Check out their residential communities in Ventura County, Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. More info.

Falcon Heights is the beautiful residential community featured in these photos. For more information about these homes and how you could save money as a Coastal Housing Partnership employee, click here.

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