Chris is a generational Santa Barbara Native who is passionate about helping people navigate the real estate process.  While having the privilege of being born & growing up in such a beautiful and diverse community, his extensive knowledge of the land and it’s people make him a valuable resource for buyers and sellers alike.  Growing up as one of two sons in a family centered around representing local real estate, Chris has had the opportunity to experience and learn over the course of his 43 years what it takes to be consistently successful, both in life and occupation.

Aside from general local, national and global, market conditions awareness, the most important qualities that an agent can possess are the abilities to negotiate, adapt and coordinate all facets of a real estate transaction, all without sacrificing integrity and accountability,' Chris states.  Based on his proven track record of satisfied clients and closings (Chris has a 5-Star Zillow rating), onboarding Chris as your trusted advisor would be nothing short of the smartest decision you could make when exploring the home selling or buying process.

From K - College, Chris has remained absolutely local & a committed servant to everything that is Santa Barbara.  Attending the areas best schools (Marymount, Santa Barbara Middle School, Santa Barbara High School & UCSB), and watching the community evolve from a quiet small town to a bustling small city, Chris fills shoes that only a handful of people do.  'I've watched Santa Barbara & Montecito mature in a way that I am proud of & excited about; there is a reason people want to live here and always will,’ Chris states.  Chris’ passion for everything that is Santa Barbara crosses over well into his profession as REALTOR and is proven year after year.

Prior to becoming a full time REALTOR, Chris was a Real Estate Mortgage Banker & Broker for 10 years and has been licensed with the California Bureau of Real Estate since 2001 (18 Years). This history of Real Estate Finance & General Real Estate Sales, coupled with his extensive first hand knowledge of the area, confirm Chris as a valuable asset for anyone looking to acquire or sell real estate in the Santa Barbara area.

Aside from working Real Estate, Chris can be found on the beach or local trails with his Australian cattle dog Rose.  Chris is also an avid athlete and can be found training at Platinum Fitness in Summerland.  His training is to maximize his success as a Competitive Motocross Racer (Chris has been riding and racing for 25 years).  Each year, Chris races the Veteran World Nationals & Mammoth Motocross Racing Series which are recognized as the most significant high level motocross racing events in the United States and the World.

Expertise: Listing Agent, Buyer's Agent, Estates, Ranches, Coastal Zone Real Property, Historic Real Property, Raw Land, Commercial, Property Management.

Areas Specializing in: Beachfront, Montecito, Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Goleta & Santa Ynez Valley.

Christopher Hunt Santa Barbara Realtor