Top Montecito Real Estate Team, Riskin Partners, Posts Record Sales of Over $146 Million in Luxury Real Estate Year-to-Date

Posted by Sara Thandi — April 8, 2015

1428531117MONTECITO, CA – Santa Barbara’s leading residential real estate team, Riskin Partners, a luxury division of Village Properties Realtors, has broken an all-time record, closing over $146 million in sales in the first quarter of 2015. Partners Rebecca Riskin, Dina Landi and Sarah Kelly, earned the #1 position in the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for dollar volume sales in 2014, and have closed in excess of $284 million over the last twelve months. Riskin Partners has claimed the #1 position for dollar volume sales in Montecito nine out of the last 10 years, and was recognized by The Wall Street Journal in 2012 as the #11 team in the country.

Riskin Partners’ sales volume is a staggering 206% greater than the #2 agent in the Santa Barbara MLS. Among the team’s 2015 sales was an exceptional Padaro Lane beach house, which closed for $19 million, the year’s highest sale to date. Riskin Partners represented the sellers in every sale over $10 million this year. Three of those properties received multiple offers.

1428531181“In this year’s first quarter, Santa Barbara and Montecito have seen a substantial increase in real estate activity across the board,” said Dina Landi. “In fact, sales are up 26% year to date.”

What is the team’s strategy for the remainder of 2015? 

According to Sarah Kelly, “In order to continue to provide impeccable service and unrivaled representation for our clients, we’ve expanded our team to include seven full-time professionals.”

Rebecca Riskin adds, “Meeting our client’s needs is our first priority. We are proud of our success, but ultimately only feel successful when our clients are happy.”    

About Riskin Partners

Riskin Partners, a luxury division of Village Properties Realtors, the area’s exclusive Christies International Real Estate affiliate, is the #1-selling luxury real estate team in the exclusive areas of Montecito, Hope Ranch, Carpinteria and Santa Barbara. Proudly representing properties of distinction, Riskin Partners closed over $194 million in 2014, making them yet again the top-selling real estate team in the area. No one understands high-end real estate, and the needs of luxury home buyers and sellers, like Riskin Partners. For more information about Riskin Partners or their listings go to:

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