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Feb. 5, 2019

The San Luis Obispo County February 2019 Real Estate Market Update

We’ve just finished the first month of 2019. Today I have some interesting information to share with you about the San Luis Obispo real estate market, as well as an update on interest rates and a tip about contingent offers.

As for our market stats at the end of January ...

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Jan. 8, 2019

A Look Back on the December 2018 Market

As we begin the new year, I wanted to bring you an update on exactly what’s happening in the real estate world. First, what’s going on in the general market?

As we look back at December of 2018, it occurs to us that our inventory increased about 10%, which is ...

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Nov. 13, 2018

What Should You Know About Our November Real Estate Market?

It’s time for another exciting real estate market update. Today I’m going to recap what we saw in October, compare it to what we’ve seen in the past, and talk about the upcoming holiday real estate market.

This past October, we saw about a 10% increase in the number of ...

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Sept. 12, 2018

Your August Real Estate Market Update

The numbers for August are in, and they suggest that the market has, in fact, shifted.

I’ve noticed three things:

1. Our inventory has increased. Inventory increased by 22% year over year, which means if you’re selling your property and want to take advantage of the market, you’ve got to ...

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Aug. 29, 2018

How Our Shifting Market is Affecting Home Sellers

As our market shifts, certain changes are taking place. As a home seller, there are three changes you need to be prepared for.

First, you’ll be competing with more sellers. Buyers have more homes to choose from, which means you won’t attract as many who are interested in your property ...

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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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