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Paso Robles is another city in North San Luis Obispo County that seems to be enjoying an increase in sales of single-family homes.  Since 2008, the number of home sold has risen by 8% to 550 sales and by another 6% to 585 homes in 2009.  It is also encouraging to find that the number of days need...
11/14/2010
The review of home sales and sale prices in Atascadero from 2005 to 2009 showed that the median sale price declined each year since 2007; dropping from a high of $504,783 in 2006 to $331,000 in 2009.  This reflected a cummulative decrease of 40% in a 3-year period.While the number of single-famil...
11/14/2010
  Effective January 2011, members of the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will enjoy a new free benefit: ZipLogix Digital InkTM electronic signatures.   ZipLogix Digital InkTM is a digital signature solution for signing C.A.R. forms within ZipForm® 6. Electronic signatures facilitate ...
11/14/2010
Here are the top 10 tips provided by a local title/escrow company that will help to facilitate a smooth escrow and sale:-1.    Provide a completely executed legible contract - all pages should be initialed and signed.  All addendums and counters are to be initialed and signed, with all boxes che...
11/14/2010
While Pismo Beach also suffered price decreases in median sale prices from $765,000 in 2005 to $620,000 in 2009, these decreases are moderate.  Compared to many cities in San Luis Obispo County that saw double-digit declines, Pismo Beach was subject to single-digit declines, beginning with 0.33% ...
11/14/2010
Avila Beach is considered, perhaps the most sought-after beach town in San Luis Obispo County, due to its location and very limited supply of homes. Traditionally, Avila Beach has held the highest median sale price in the county.  A review of the home sales and sales prices from 2005-2009 showed ...
11/14/2010
San Luis Obispo and Singapore made it to the list as the top four happiest places on earth.  According to ABC's interview with Dan Buettner who researched and published a new book, "Thrive"; Denmark and Nuevo Leon, Mexico also have the highest number of happy residents.  "Thriving is not about ju...
11/14/2010
        As of October 15, home sales in Cayucos have not been encouraging.  We closed with 35 sales that included sales of all single family properties in Cayucos.  The strongest two months were June and August; each showing six homes sold.                Over the first nine months, the median sa...
10/31/2010
               Where are prices headed in Cayucos? It's a million-dollar question for 2010 and the following years.          A study of the home sales for the past five years show that prices are still heading down ~ see chart below:-        The median sales price began at $880,000 in 2005, and d...
10/31/2010
With the exception of home sales, a review of the home sales from 2005 to 2009 in Morro Bay reveals a slow down in median sale prices and decline in yield to sellers.  The issues are compounded by the length of time needed to sell a home in Morro Bay today.                        As shown in the ...
10/31/2010
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