Matt Vaughan has over 39 years of real estate experience serving the residents and communities of Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Matt is truly a local expert, give him a call today to help find your dream home.

Matt Vaughan

3112 State Street  Santa Barbara, CA  93105
Office: (805) 682-8288
Cell: (805) 689-9351
Fax: (805) 682-8211

About Matt

2006 President, 2007 Realtor of the Year — Santa Barbara Association of Realtors
1999  Winner Santa Barbara Association of Realtors Howard Gates Award
“for closing a difficult transaction through extraordinary efforts of the agent”

Experience And Accomplishments

39 Years in Real Estate Sales, Santa Barbara, CA

Consistent top producer at Home Realty & Investments (1993-2007)

Owns and manages investment properties – experienced with 1031 Exchanges

Testified as expert witness, Santa Barbara County Superior Court

MLS Committee chair 2005, Budget and Finance Chair 2004, Statistical Review Chair 2007

1999 Winner: Santa Barbara Association of Realtors Howard Gates Award

Loan Officer at Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, Sunset Mortgage Corp.


BSBA University of Denver 1978
Graduate, Dale Carnegie Sales Course

Real Estate Broker’s License 1991

Professional Designations: REALTOR, GRI, ePro, ABR, CRS Candidate

Client Experience

Individuals, partnerships, estates, trusts, Corporate Institutions, bankruptcies
Local contractor relationships maintained

Professional Affiliations

California Association of Realtors, Director 2006, 2007
Santa Barbara Association of Realtors

Santa Barbara Multiple Listing service

Ventura County Coastal Multiple Listing Service

National Association of Realtors

Marketing Areas

Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Montecito, Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo

Expert at “target” marketing, specific marketing plans provided on all listings

Well respected among peers


Weekly reporting on all marketing and escrow activity via email.


ePro, ABR, Green designations – NAR

Able to electronically transmit listing and purchase agreements, disclosures, photos, plots, property information, and any other documentation to all principals.