About The Team
Your Santa Barbara Home Team combines the talents of three top Village Properties agents to create one cohesive team. Together, the team encompasses over 45 years of real estate experience, spanning the technical aspects of building codes, contracts, and zoning regulations, with the nuanced facets of staging, showing, and marketing. Renowned for providing a seamless experience from search to closing, the team puts clients at ease with unparalleled communication, accessibility, and integrity. Each team member brings a fresh perspective and unique skill set, creating an acutely tailored, full-service experience for buyers and sellers alike.
Lifelong local, Louis Manzo has amassed decades of real estate transactions during his tenure as a broker. A UCSB alum with a Business Economics degree under his belt, Louis became a licensed Realtor in ’79, equipped with a comprehensive understanding of the complex local real estate market. Named Realtor of the Year in ’06, Louis brings knowledge of local zoning regulations, respected community connections, and keen negotiation skills. Armed with an understanding of market trends, awareness of listing activity, and competency in writing real estate contracts, he has a penchant for providing prudent counsel.
Renowned for her uniquely collaborative approach, longtime local Susan Manzo has set a standard in the Santa Barbara real estate market for delivering highly personalized service. An adept councilor, facilitator, and negotiator, with a degree in Communications from UCSB, Susan has a knack for partnering with clients and working lockstep to achieve their goals. Equipped with a keen eye for design and flair for staging, she’s adept at navigating showings. The consummate communicator, Susan ensures clients are in-the-know, guiding them every step of the way, from search, to inspections, negotiations, escrow, and closing.
The newest member of the team, Brittany Lough brings a spectrum of creative talents. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, she received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from UCSB – a key asset in providing clients with constant communication. Known for perpetually putting clients first, Brittany is abundantly accessible. She brings a fresh, innovative approach to marketing and is proficient in photography and local print promotions. Social media savvy and adept at design, she’s is well-versed in the latest marketing techniques and has an innate knack for ensuring properties garner maximum exposure.