About Louise McKaig

Santa Barbara Luxury Real Estate Agent & Businesswoman

jpg_proof_Louise ad 2015 6Louise McKaig has become one of the most recognizable names among the who’s who of Santa Barbara luxury real estate and Montecito luxury homes for sale. With decades of experience in local businesses and real estate, Louise McKaig has become the go-to agent for high-end buyers, sellers, investors, and high profile clients looking for the best properties at the best possible price.



Louise McKaig’s solid reputation among other real estate professionals for honesty and integrity, accompanied by a longtime track record of representing high quality clients, can set your offer apart from others. As a 4th generation local, Louise McKaig can get the inside scoop on the hottest Santa Barbara real estate deals, many before they are on the market.  Louise McKaig is a member of the Santa Barbara Board of Realtors, Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service, California Association of Realtors, and National Association of Realtors. In addition, she continues to sharpen her negotiation, networking, and marketing skills for both buyers and sellers in this changing market. That edge puts her clients at a competitive advantage and helps them get more of what they want.


History and Connection To the Community She Serves

Louise McKaig’s family has lived in Santa Barbara since 1915. Her children work in the Hollywood entertainment industry producing, directing, and writing for Film & TV.  Her husband also grew up in Santa Barbara and is a long-time firefighter, recently retired, with Santa Barbara County. Both of their families have been behind some of the most prominent companies from Santa Barbara and Montecito such as Casa Flores Tortillas (bought by Mission Tortillas), Pan American Markets, Enrico’s Italian Deli, The Italian Store, Sambo’s Restaurant chain, and more.  This community longevity is an important reason to choose Louise for your real estate needs. Her extensive business and social contacts, along with a personalized marketing plan, enable her to promote your property or search for your new home wherever she is. She better positions your home so that it stands out among the others while being sensitive to the needs and desires of her clients. Louise McKaig Santa Barbara montecito real estate


Education and Experience in Real Estate and Business

Louise McKaig isn’t your average Santa Barbara real estate agent. Louise is also a national business coach, real estate educator, and lifelong entrepreneur. She travels nationwide to work with the world’s leading business people and financial advisers on a regular basis and personally coaches thriving real estate professionals & entrepreneurs. After receiving her degree from UCSB in Business-Economics she has since been an innovative businesswoman, developing numerous companies outside of real estate from the food industry to international learning programs.


Louise McKaig continues to learn and work within the real estate and business world with seminars and connections throughout the United States. Although real estate is local in that each market is unique – especially in Santa Barbara – there are exciting and uneasy markets that do have an affect on our local market too. Louise McKaig has been working with experienced and novice residential buyers and sellers along with investors. Our Santa Barbara market is at a point of opportunity for being able to purchase a property in paradise or use your current home as a tool to make your next move.

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Louise McKaig and her Santa Barbara Real Estate Team provide real estate services for Montecito real estate, Santa Barbara real estate, Goleta real estate, Santa Ynez real estate, and Hope Ranch real estate.