Meet your 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.
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.
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.
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 insures that ads and other media materials are uniquely designed to grab viewer’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 that comes from a media, advertising, and entertainment background. He has written, produced, or directed a number of projects, has consulted as a marketing expert for multiple campaigns, and is a contributing writer to various publications as an expert on real estate marketing. Sam works under Louise to come up with the best marketing plan for each listing then implements tracking systems to analyze the campaign and make changes throughout the entire sales process. This ensures that your property is always marketed in the most effective way possible.
is 6th generation, 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. Using the latest tools, 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.
assists our clients coming from other countries. She formerly worked in the communications department at The World Health Organization’s Cancer Research Facilities in Lyon France then went on to work as a translator and translation editor completing work for companies like Dell Computers, Toyota, 3M, Samsung, Apple, Lulu-Lemon, Play-Doh, PRNewswire, Angio-Jet, & Volvo. She is also a founder of After School Languages, a county wide after school program and summer camp that provides bilingual education and tutoring to students throughout Santa Barbara County. She graduated top of her class while receiving her Masters degree in International Communications and Scientific/Medical Translation in English, French, Spanish, & Russian.
is a born and raised local that is in charge of maintaining our client’s web presence. Our listings typically receive more views, saves, likes, and shares in their categories or neighborhoods than competing listings on sites like Trulia, Zillow, and others. We regularly beat the national average in listing view count and our video presentations rank on the first page for keywords like “Santa Barbara luxury homes” and “Santa Barbara real estate”. Content on our social media campaigns regularly gain more interactions than other real estate listings in the area.