Bridget Murphy is one of the most dedicated and committed real estate agents in Santa Barbara. She not only handles all the technical aspects of your real estate purchase or sale but also looks after your personal concerns. Bridget is an excellent listener and is committed to providing star service to every customer and client. Bridget grew up in Southern California and was an undergraduate student at UC Santa Barbara and UC Berkeley. For twenty years she worked in feature film production throughout the world. As a freelance professional, her career was driven by reputation, referrals and building strong personal relationships. In 1994, she moved to Santa Barbara. She has been an active parent at Crane School in Montecito, Santa Barbara Jr. High and Santa Barbara High School. Village Properties is fortunate and proud to have Bridget Murphy associated with our sales staff. Bridget¹s customers and clients continually comment on her warm personality and personal commitment in making their real estate transactions a pleasurable experience. If you are looking for knowledge, experience, professionalism, integrity, personal & confidential service in a real estate agent, Bridget Murphy has them all.
Paul Suding is a Santa Barbara native with 31 years of full-time real estate sales experience and a high commitment to quality service and professionalism. Village Properties is proud to say that Paul Suding was the first agent to join the company when they opened their doors in 1996. He got them off to a great start with the first listing and first closed escrow for the company.
As a second generation Realtor, Paul has extensive knowledge of the Santa Barbara community and all fields of Real Estate, including residential, income property, land and commercial properties. Since earning his Associates degree in real estate, he has been a branch manager at Merrill Lynch Realty and Village Properties. He’s also served as a Training Director for Coldwell Banker and currently for Village Properties. With extensive corporate leadership training skills and a background in competitive cycling, he brings focus and insight to his classes and to his clients. Paul has been awarded numerous local, regional and national sales recognitions awards throughout his career.
Active in community service and charity events, Paul continues to teach and serve in many ways. His children, Bret (28) and Blaire (22) both attended Santa Barbara Middle School and has been involved with the school as a mountain bike instructor and chef for school trips. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors and will serve as President of the Association for 2011.
Paul specializes in all areas of real estate in Santa Barbara, including Montecito, Hope Ranch, Carpinteria and Goleta. Representing properties in all areas and all price ranges benefits his clients with his wide base of knowledge of the market. Clients appreciate Paul’s expertise in contracts, attention to detail, mediation and negotiating skills, construction knowledge and his warm, genuine personality. Respected and admired by all his peers, he brings top-notch skills combined with extraordinary composure to all his transactions. In recognition of his service, integrity and professionalism, Paul was honored with the real estate industry's award for Realtor of the Year for 2009.