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It's hard to get a good view of county real estate activity, since there are so many different areas, home types, etc. A 200-acre ranch in Shandon has little in common with a 2-bedroom condo in Grover Beach, but people want to know what's happening in county real estate sales, so here are the lat...
06/09/2010
Here's a useful snapshot of real estate activity in the city of SLO, from January 1 to May 31, 2010: 150 homes sold $548,400 = average price $459,950 = median price 1722 square feet = average size 219 homes active today 17 homes are contingent 58 homes are pending There has been a gradual but sus...
06/09/2010
Are you concerned about crime in your neighborhood? Do you want accurate information about risks before you make a bid on a new home? The SLO County Tribune has begun offering a new service that gives you everything you need to know. Click here to start. Click on your community, then type in an a...
06/07/2010
With summer coming on fast, people will be drinking lots more water. Why not personalize the water bottles you hand out at your open houses or other occasions? It's easy, fast, and inexpensive. There are two basic approaches: Buy self-sticking labels of the right size in a variety of colors and s...
05/25/2010
Many families who never thought it would happen to them are about to lose their homes, despite their best efforts to avoid it. What can you do, if you are one of these homeowners? Help is available, through several programs that seem to have slipped under the radar. Check these out: FHA Hope for ...
04/08/2010
Monterey Heights, one of the older neighborhoods in San Luis Obispo, is also one of the most eclectic. Narrow, winding streets climb the hilly terrain, providing great views over the city and the surrounding hills. Homes range from 1920s Spanish-style bungalows with period details still intact to...
04/02/2010
If you've ever driven Highway 101 through San Luis Obispo, you can't have missed the Madonna Inn, perched on the hillside near the freeway, and painted in as many shades of pink (and white) as you can imagine. The gaudy gingerbread exterior belies an even more extravagant interior: 110 rooms, eac...
03/31/2010
Here's another reason to consider buying soon: On Thursday, March 25, Governor Schwarzenegger signed a bill that will provide an estimated $200 million in state income tax credits to people who buy a home starting May 1. The credit is worth up to $10,000, spread evenly over three years, and is av...
03/28/2010
Take a look at this beautifully updated 2300 s.f. 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with new carpet and flooring throughout. Fresh pain, new light fixtures, stainless steel appliances. Several energy-efficient features, including heating stove/fireplace in living room, whole-house generator hookup, solar ho...
02/21/2010
Rural Creston, CA lies about ten miles east of Atascadero in San Luis Obispo County, just south of Highway 41 on Highway 229. With a population of about 1100 people, Creston is a laid-back country town that you've probably never heard of, in the middle of cattle and horse country. You get four se...
02/21/2010
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