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                In the Five-Cities area, the median sale price in Arroyo Grande peaked at $625,000 in 2006, and declined year over year by a cummulative total of 33% to $440,000 in 2009.  Sales also suffered.  The number of single-family residences sold fell from 459 in 2005 to a low of 273 in 20...
  Each year, members of the Scenic Coast Association of REALTORS® joined hands to provide brand new coats for children in need between the coastal towns of Cambria, Cayucos, Morro Bay and Los Osos.   The difficult times had resulted in more requests from the elementary and middle schools, who pr...
Templeton appeared to have suffered the least decline in sale prices of single-family homes.  Compared to Atascadero, Paso Robles, Templeton's median sale price decline added to 30%, between 2006 to 2008, and recovered in 2009 with a 8% increase.Like its median sale price, the number of homes sol...
Paso Robles is another city in North San Luis Obispo County that seems to be enjoying an increase in sales of single-family homes.  Since 2008, the number of home sold has risen by 8% to 550 sales and by another 6% to 585 homes in 2009.  It is also encouraging to find that the number of days need...
The review of home sales and sale prices in Atascadero from 2005 to 2009 showed that the median sale price declined each year since 2007; dropping from a high of $504,783 in 2006 to $331,000 in 2009.  This reflected a cummulative decrease of 40% in a 3-year period.While the number of single-famil...
  Effective January 2011, members of the California Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will enjoy a new free benefit: ZipLogix Digital InkTM electronic signatures.   ZipLogix Digital InkTM is a digital signature solution for signing C.A.R. forms within ZipForm® 6. Electronic signatures facilitate ...
Here are the top 10 tips provided by a local title/escrow company that will help to facilitate a smooth escrow and sale:-1.    Provide a completely executed legible contract - all pages should be initialed and signed.  All addendums and counters are to be initialed and signed, with all boxes che...
While Pismo Beach also suffered price decreases in median sale prices from $765,000 in 2005 to $620,000 in 2009, these decreases are moderate.  Compared to many cities in San Luis Obispo County that saw double-digit declines, Pismo Beach was subject to single-digit declines, beginning with 0.33% ...
Avila Beach is considered, perhaps the most sought-after beach town in San Luis Obispo County, due to its location and very limited supply of homes. Traditionally, Avila Beach has held the highest median sale price in the county.  A review of the home sales and sales prices from 2005-2009 showed ...
San Luis Obispo and Singapore made it to the list as the top four happiest places on earth.  According to ABC's interview with Dan Buettner who researched and published a new book, "Thrive"; Denmark and Nuevo Leon, Mexico also have the highest number of happy residents.  "Thriving is not about ju...

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