January 29, 2015

Meet The Santa Barbara Montecito Real Estate Team

Providing top of the line luxury real estate services in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Hope Ranch, Montecito, and other parts of Santa Barbara County.

Our real estate agents and team members bring a unique set of skills and backgrounds to the Santa Barbara real estate industry. From entertainment and advertising production to investing, celebrity social media branding, and international communications, Louise McKaig’s real estate team has set a new standard of excellence that goes beyond traditional real estate services.

Louise McKaig

is an award winning California Realtor who loves working with people and problem solving. She is the only real estate agent to be voted Santa Barbara’s Best Realtor 2 years in a row by both the Santa Barbara NewsPress & The Independent. Louise is a 4th generation local with deep roots in the local community. Prior to entering the real estate profession full-time she earned her Business-Economics degree from UCSB and developed or ran local businesses. Louise and her family have been behind many prominent Santa Barbara businesses and real estate transactions. [Read the Montecito Magazine Article “A Passion For Business Innovation” about Louise’s history]. During her career she had the opportunity to learn from leading business people, real estate investors, and financial advisers around the country. Click here to read more about Louise “Manzo” McKaig.

Karina Rodriguez

is a bilingual California Realtor that comes from a background in business, home loans, and real estate investing. She was born & raised in Santa Barbara California and is fluent in both Spanish & English. Karina and her family have owned and operated numerous local restaurants including Maya restaurants, El Rincon Bohemio, and La Hacienda in Goleta. She has years of experience in buying homes and real estate investing having bought and sold multiple houses, multi-unit investment properties, and other real estate investments both in Santa Barbara and out of state. Karina has attended local schools from Washington elementary to Bishop Diego High School. She began her career in real estate over 15 years ago and previously worked with home loans and mortgages for Wells Fargo. Karina has two wonderful children who attend Mountain View Elementary where she loves spending off time volunteering and working with the PTA.

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comes from an entertainment and advertising background doing effects, cinematography, and media design for corporate companies as well as TV and film projects. Ian is in charge of making sure our marketing materials are designed, printed, and executed to the highest standards available. He coordinates our printing jobs with our high-end printing partners in Los Angeles and ensures that our ads are uniquely designed to grab a buyer’s attention. Being the Head Of Media Design is a big job considering we customize each property’s look and design to help your property stand out from the competition.


is a California Realtor with Keller Williams Realty that comes from a media, advertising, and entertainment background. Sam works to come up with the best marketing plan then implements tracking systems to analyze the campaign to ensure that your property is always marketed in the most effective way possible. Sam’s marketing typically receive more views, saves, likes, and shares in their categories or neighborhoods than competing listings on sites like Trulia, Zillow, and others. They regularly beat the national average in listing view count and video presentations rank on the first page for keywords like “Santa Barbara luxury homes” and “Santa Barbara real estate”. The social media campaigns regularly gain more interactions than other real estate listings in the area.

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is born and raised, Santa Barbara local who specializes in Auto-Cad and floorplan creation. He has worked professionally as a media design artist and drafter for various architectural, furniture, and media design companies based in Santa Barbara California. Danny will measure the house and create a digital and print floorplan that potential buyers can use to determine how the home’s layout could accommodate their lifestyle.

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