A Santa Barbara native,Laura Hout has worked in the real estate industry
since 1989. She grew up in one of Santa Barbara’s first subdivisions amidst lemon
trees and walnut groves; during her school years she discovered horses, the beach
and music. In addition to enjoying Santa Barbara’s outdoor lifestyle Laura has lived
and traveled extensively in Europe, giving her unique insight into architectural
design, urban planning, and the quality of life considerations that attract people
to Santa Barbara. She appreciates that her hometown—the American Riviera—is one of
Southern California’s rare cities that boasts a walk-able downtown.