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Interesting Numbers SLO stick-built homes sold for a bit less and took a bit more time to leave the market in the last quarter of 2009, but more sold than in the last quarter of 2008. The large inventory is being absorbed, and 2010 should see a small price increase, fewer days on the market, and ...
01/12/2010
"Neighborhood norm" projects are items that the neighborhood determines are normal, expected home features. For instance, if most of the homes in your neighborhood have a two-car garage and your home has only a carport, adding a garage will more than pay for itself, either in a higher sales price...
01/08/2010
"Neighborhood norm" projects are items that the neighborhood determines are normal, expected home features. For instance, if most of the homes in your neighborhood have a two-car garage and your home has only a carport, adding a garage will more than pay for itself, either in a higher sales price...
01/03/2010
One of the questions homeowners ask, especially if they are preparing to sell, is how a home improvement will impact their final sale price. It's foolish to "over-improve," but just as foolish to do nothing at all. So how do you determine what is valuable and what is fluff? A good way to start th...
01/02/2010
  When we first moved to San Luis Obispo County in 1978, downtown SLO businesses would stay open late on Thursday nights to give people a chance to shop later than 5:00 p.m. "Cruise Night" for teenagers was also Thursday, and the kids packed Marsh and Higuera Street, the "main drags," clogging tr...
12/31/2009
Is your neighbor's barking dog driving you crazy? Have you and your roommates practically stopped speaking to each other because you're all angry over housekeeping issues? Are you being sued in Small Claims Court over a tenant deposit you did not return? If these or similar issues are making you ...
12/30/2009
San Luis Obispo County suffered less during the housing market bust than most other areas of California, and we are recovering faster as well. Looking at the leading indicators, it appears that the median price of housing bottomed out around January or February of this year-along with nearly eve...
12/20/2009
San Luis Obispo County suffered less during the housing market bust than most other areas of California, and we are recovering faster as well. Looking at the leading indicators, it appears that the median price of housing bottomed out around January or February of this year-along with nearly ever...
11/29/2009
Imagining the face of hunger here in SLO County is difficult for most of us. In fact, in this beautiful, bountiful, and apparently prosperous area, it's hard to imagine that there are any hungry people at all. Believe it or not, about 12 - 13% of the residents of San Luis Obispo County either go ...
10/25/2009
 The second annual Eco Expo was held at the Vet's Hall in San Luis Obispo last month, with over 20 exhibitors. There was an enormous amount of useful information available, but one of my favorite booths was the one for My Fun Ride, a new concept for SLO. It's a cross between renting a car and bo...
09/16/2009
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