San Luis Obispo Home Values
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Central Coast of California Real Estate – Which cities are most expensive?

by Marsha Willingham November 13, 2014 Buyers Information

 

 

 

Who is Hot?
1) Largest year-over-year median price gains, over 50 sales

Pismo Beach: 9.4%
Los Osos: 12.8%
Cambria: 13.2%
Morro Bay: 13.8%
Santa Maria: 15.2%

The pace of price gains have slowed year-over-year, but property prices in coastal cities (plus Santa Maria) continue to rise.

2) Fastest Moving Markets

Santa Maria / Orcutt: 48 average cumulative days on market
Grover Beach: 55 average cumulative days …

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5808 Salisbury Lane – Coming Attraction in San Luis Obispo Country Club Estates

by Marsha Willingham October 15, 2014 Buyers Information

Coming soon is this stunning custom home with approximately 3,500 sq. ft. on the golf course at San Luis Obispo Country Club.

Click here for YouTube video.

 

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Third Annual Chocolate Festival – Central Coast of California

by Marsha Willingham October 14, 2014 About

Saturday, November 8th, 2014  from  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Come melt into a decadent evening of all things chocolate as you discover the magic behind the soothing power of the cocoa bean.

An array of local wineries, restaurants and chocolate vendors will be on hand to share their chocolate-themed creations including wine and port tasting, confections …

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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Architecture Program leapfrogs over Cornell, Rice and Syracuse!

by Marsha Willingham September 23, 2014 Cal Poly

 

Cal Poly’s architecture program is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and it seems the design world is honoring the occasion with a special gift. This fall, for the first time, the industry trade publication “DesignIntelligence” named Cal Poly the best undergraduate architecture program in the nation.

Long a fixture among the publication’s Top 10 programs, …

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Gift Giving and Home Loans: A Guide to Giving (and Receiving) Cash Help on Mortgages

by Marsha Willingham September 2, 2014 Buyers Information

 

Gift guidelines are carefully regulated by lenders.  A mortgage is a large commitment, and lenders need to ensure that borrowers canrepay the loan, but also that they will repay the loan.  Click the above link for detailed information from Central Coast Lending!

A down payment represents “skin in the game” for the borrower, and removal of that initial buy-in …

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Miraleste Garden Home Available at San Luis Country Club Estates

by Marsha Willingham August 21, 2014 Buyers Information

This is a three bedroom, 1-3/4 bath home with vaulted ceilings and kitchen opening to the living room.  Approximately 1,750 sq. ft.   The sunny front patio is quite large and offers great course views.   The rear patio is smaller and private.

Plenty of driveway space and the garage even has room for your golf …

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New Home Buyer’s Guide 2014 – Central Coast of California – San Luis Obispo County

by Marsha Willingham August 18, 2014 Buyers Information

 

Perhaps this will help in your search for a “new home” on the Central Coast.   If you are looking for resale I can also assist you!

Serra Meadows in San Luis Obispo

Vista Dorada at Las Lomas in Atascadero

620 Navajo, Paso Robles

Villas at Montecito – Atascadero

Coastal Community Builders – Atascadero/San Luis Obispo/Pismo Beach

 

 

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What is an impound or escrow account?

by Marsha Willingham August 14, 2014 Buyers Information

Below is an explanation from a great lender (Kim Williams at Central Coast Mortgage in San Luis Obispo):

“When clients wish to pay their property taxes and homeowners insurance each month along with their mortgage, they establish what is termed an “impound account” or “escrow account”.  If clients elect to have an impound account, they can save …

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San Luis Obispo Real Estate Report

by Marsha Willingham August 11, 2014 About

San Luis Obispo County’s  unemployment rate is sixth lowest in the state (of 58 counties) and the local tech and engineering industries are booming.   Our unique blend of local foods, outdoor adventures, and friendly communities offers a little something for everyone.

Part of what makes SLO County a desirable place to live also guarantees the cost of …

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Affordable Beach Towns – Los Osos, Morro Bay ranked among top beach town housing markets!

by Marsha Willingham August 5, 2014 Los Osos Real Estate

Looking for a mildly affordable beach town on the California Central Coast?  Check out Los Osos and Morro Bay!

 

Los Osos and Morro Bay both ranked in a listing of the top 20 beach town housing markets in the nation compiled by RealtyTrac.

The rankings were based on home values, weather, air quality and crime rates.  The two were …

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