Investment Property

July 10, 2017

Should you consider a guest unit on your property?

The new San Luis Obispo County ordinance for ADUs represents a great opportunity to add value to your house. Here’s why:

Notable changes have been made regarding ADUs in San Luis Obispo County. What is the new state law and what does it mean for you? I’ve brought in Greg ...

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May 17, 2017

Home Share SLO Is Improving the Market for Owners and Renters

I’m delighted to be joined today by Stephanie Teaford, an Outreach Coordinator with Home Share SLO. She’s here to talk about this fascinating organization she is part of and the work they are doing to solve a need in the community that also solves a need in the real estate ...

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Jan. 20, 2017

Does Investing in Real Estate Make Sense for You?

For the most part, people who invest in real estate do quite well. What is it like to invest in real estate?

Of course, you have to make sure that you are buying the right property, that you have enough money down, and that investing in real estate makes sense ...

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Jan. 4, 2017

We Would Like to Help You in Any Way We Can

As your trusted real estate resource, we’re connected to a variety of related industries and can offer you many recommendations and referrals for many different services.

Did you know that we do more than just buy and sell houses?

After doing real estate for 25 years, I’ve gotten to know ...

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Nov. 18, 2016

What Taxes Impact Real Estate Transactions?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about one particular topic: real estate taxes. While I can’t legally offer any tax advice, I can explain the basic framework of how taxes operate in real estate transactions.

There are two main taxes you need to know: capital gains taxes and ...

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July 1, 2016

What Happens During a 1031 Exchange?

Today I’m here with Greg Burns, senior vice president of IPX1031. Greg has been a huge resource to us and our clients, and he is here to discuss the 1031 Exchange.

As an accommodator, Greg acts as a qualified intermediary, or escrow, between the sale and the purchase. The client ...

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June 29, 2016

Coming Soon: 1526 Garden St, San Luis Obispo 93401

Coming Soon: 1526 Garden St, San Luis Obispo 93401

Calling all Contractors. Don't miss this diamond in the rough just seconds away from downtown SLO on the highly desireable Garden Street. Remodel or tear down and build your dream home! Priced to Sell... You don't want to miss this awesome deal, so call us on (805) 781-3750 ...

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Jan. 26, 2016

New Regulations in San Luis Obispo This Year

A few things have come up already this year, especially for rental properties in San Luis Obispo. If you live in or own a property in the city, that has a different mailing address from the property’s physical address, you’ve probably received a notice about the Rental Inspection Program.

The ...

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Nov. 9, 2015

How Will the Election Affect SLO Real Estate?

A lot of people have been asking me how the real estate market will be affected by the upcoming presidential election. I've heard people say that interest rates will be affected and that the market could take a turn for the worse. It seems like nobody really knows what ...

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March 1, 2014

Investment Properties: What Do the Driving Forces in the Market Mean for Your Return?

We are now officially in March and the spring market has kicked in! I’m beginning to notice some very strong tendencies that I haven’t seen in a long time. These factors are coming from the rental market, the student/parent market and the investor market. With parents looking for either ...

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