Tag archives: Renee Grubb

The Annual Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Legacy Awards
By Joanne A Calitri   |   February 7, 2023

Society News is pleased to share the 2023 Legacy Award Winners of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (SBMNH), which were announced at a private Leadership Circles of Giving soirée last week. The Legacy Awards went to philanthropists Elisabeth and Greg Fowler; Renee Grubb,owner of Village Properties; andornithology supporter, John O’Brien. In his speech […]

Village Properties Celebrates Major Milestone
By Montecito Journal   |   August 9, 2022

As it enters its 26th year of business, Village Properties is celebrating an astounding $20 billion in gross sales volume. But the Santa Barbara County-based firm’s leaders say an even more meaningful number is 12,900, which reflects how many times they have paired people with a perfect space and represented sellers in maximizing property value.  […]

The Wall Street Bump
By Richard Mineards   |   January 21, 2021

Retired high tech executive Jan Wesemann is getting priceless publicity in the Wall Street Journal this week as she puts her 20-acre French country-style Montecito estate on the market for $12 million. Jan moved into the 7,600-square-foot, five-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bathroom house, built in 2001, 10 years ago and brought up her four daughters on the Park […]

Teacher’s Fund Raises Cash for Local Teachers in Back-to-School Drive
By Nick Schou   |   November 26, 2020

The Santa Barbara-based nonprofit Teacher’s Fund has raised tens of thousands in cash to help local teachers purchase tools and materials for their classrooms. Although the annual fundraiser, which took place between September 16 and October 16, had to be held online this year, it nonetheless managed to raise $56,000 worth of badly needed school […]

Hot Market
By Richard Mineards   |   September 5, 2019

With more than $1 billion in sales last year, with an average sale price of $1,440,000, uber realtor Renee Grubb had good reason to celebrate when she hosted a sunset soirée at the historic Santa Barbara Club. More than 150 guests turned out on the impeccably manicured lawns for the Village Properties appreciation party, including […]

Wood Joins Village Properties Staff
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   August 9, 2018

Village Properties has announced that realtor Leanne Wood, who is also the managing editor of the Montecito Journal glossy magazine, has joined the Village Properties staff as the new executive director, Strategic Development.   In her new full-time job, Wood will help with the day-to-day running of Village Properties. She also will work with company owner […]