San Luis Obispo

Aug. 7, 2018

A Quick Update About Your San Luis Obispo Market

It is time for another monthly market update.

I just got back from a conference that I have gone to every summer for the last 25 years with the top 4,000 agents around the country. I have known many of these people for years and we talked about seeing ...

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July 11, 2018

Is Our Summer Market Heating Up?

What’s the latest news from our San Luis Obispo market?

Our team had a very good month this past June, and the marketplace as a whole had a good month as well. Compared to June 2017, the number of sales increased 6%. Aside from an increase in sales activity and ...

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June 8, 2018

June Market Update...It's Been 7 Days and My Home Hasn't Sold...What's Wrong?

Recently a lot of people have approached me with concerns about their listing. They come to me and say, “Hal, my home has been on the market for five days and still hasn’t sold. What’s wrong?

The truth is that there is no reason to worry. Our market is ...

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May 8, 2018

The Latest San Luis Obispo Market Update Is Here

With April behind us, it’s time for our latest market update.

Most of the recent news about our real estate market has been optimistic. In any case, there are a few key statistics worth discussing.

Interest rates, in particular, have seen a significant increase since last year. This trend is ...

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March 14, 2018

What’s Happening in the San Luis Obispo Market Right Now?

Today, I’d like to recap what happened in our February market.

The numbers we’re seeing right now are pretty consistent compared to this time last year. However, because our inventory is a little lower, we are seeing a lower sales volume this year compared to last year. That said, the ...

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Feb. 14, 2018

How Did the San Luis Obispo Market Do in January 2018?

The market stats for January are in. How did the January 2018 market compare to the market in January 2017?

In general, we have very low inventory. On average, inventory is down 5%. You have to be careful with averages, though. Someone once said, “If your feet are in the ...

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Jan. 15, 2018

6970 Canada Vista, San Luis Obispo 93401

New San Luis Bay listing. Located within the gates of Edna Valley Ranch with spectacular views of the surrounding vineyard and oak studded hills, this well-appointed single level custom home is nestled on 1.3 acres surrounded by more than 1600 acres of dedicated open space. Architect designed, the home ...

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Jan. 11, 2018

Will the New Tax Laws Hurt Our Local Real Estate Market?

How does the final tax reform bill affect real estate?

One of the big concerns people had while the bill was being written was that you could no longer do a 1031 exchange on an investment property. A 1031 exchange allows you to sell a non-owner occupied investment property and ...

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Dec. 12, 2017

370 Crestmont Drive, San Luis Obispo, 93401

Located within the highly desirable Rolling Hills neighborhood of San Luis Obispo, this unique home features just under 4300 sq ft of living space on the main level, with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, separate media room, spacious great room with gas fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and two decks with beautiful ...

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Nov. 17, 2017

661 Oakridge Dr San Luis Obispo 93405

Just listed. A unique Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home, nestled within the trees with stunning views overlooking San Luis Obispo.

Entertainer's delight with the spacious living room opening to the dining area and kitchen plus multiple outdoor seating areas to relax and enjoy the beautiful view. Featuring copper counters ...

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