Monthly Archives: February 2010

What is the difference between an appraisal and the market value of your home?

An appraisal is an estimate of value on a given day.  Market value is, "what property should sell for, assuming there is a willing buyer and a willing seller.”

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How do you measure a home?

For most detached residential structures, the "total living area" or "floor area" is measured on the exterior of the building and includes walls and finish.  However, condominiums are measured using interior measurements.

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Real Estate or Personal Property, What’s the difference?

Real estate cannot not be moved as it is permanently attached to the land or the home on the land.  Personal property is movable.

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Pismo Beach 2010, 13 Homes Sold – A 97% Sales Increase

Since the first of January, 2010, 13 single family, Pismo Beach homes have sold or are in escrow. 5 Homes sold during the same time period in 2009

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WOW! Arroyo Grande 2010, 55 Homes Sold

Since the first of January, 2010, 55 single family, Arroyo Grande homes have sold or are in escrow. 14 Homes sold during the same time period in 2009.  

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