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Paso Robles was hit early and hard by the economic issues dogging the state and this county, but it is in the midst of a strong recovery. Flooded with REOs and short sales early on, the inventory has steadily decreased and well-priced homes are receiving multiple offers in some situations. At the...
12/13/2011
  These beautiful coastal communities are still struggling to overcome economic issues and begin a real estate rebound. Looking at single-family homes, condos, and PUDs, prices have drifted downward since the first of the year. Price per square foot has gone from $337 to $262 at the end of Novemb...
12/13/2011
Arroyo Grande is stagnant right now. Prices are drifting downward (bumping along the bottom, as a colleague says), inventory is still rather high (indicating more of a buyers' market), and average sold price has dropped quite a bit. It seems that there is still a lot of inventory to be absorbed, ...
12/05/2011
  As you can see, inventory jumped a bit in October, but still is way below what it was a year ago. Lower-priced homes are beginning to see good sales and some multiple offers. Investors are coming back into the market, and most people seem to realize that we are not going to see lower interest ...
12/05/2011
Nipomo continues to be behind the curve for improvement, but there has been some interesting action in lower-priced homes, REOs, and short sales. I've been showing these properties recently, and have discovered that many will get multiple offers and be in escrow (or what passes for escrow with a ...
12/05/2011
We're all aware of the serious economic issues this country faces, and one reason we are in such dire straits is that much of our manufacturing has moved offshore. We buy bargains: products from China, Bangladesh, Japan, Pakistan . . . wherever we can get the least expensive goods. Meanwhile, our...
12/04/2011
Don't miss this gem! 1981 s.f., with four bedrooms and 2 full baths, only 11 years old and meticulously maintained. Open floor plan, beautiful yards with mature landscaping and fruit trees. Adjacent to Sea Pines Golf Course in the Monarch Grove area, and has a bit of bay view from the front yard....
11/25/2011
Stop by and see this lovely 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1388 s.f. home. with wood-burning fireplace, private yard spaces, and great location near shopping and Laguna Jr. High. Built in 1977, this home has been extensively updated with new paint, carpet, and appliances.  There's lots of parking plus a two-...
11/12/2011
Inspired by Melody Fulk's quick guide to QR codes, I tried out the system myself. I have a Droid phone, so I visited the Droid marketplace and downloaded the highest-rated free QR code maker/reader (QR Droid). This program allows you to generate a code and then design its appearance, including si...
11/11/2011
Each year, thousands of vibrant orange and black monarch butterflies flock to Pismo Beach, seeking shelter from the freezing northern winters. From late October to February, the butterflies cluster on the limbs of eucalyptus trees at Pismo State Beach. The grove is easily accessible, located on S...
11/07/2011
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