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  • I am supposed to get a good deal in short sales

    "Everyone else is getting a good deal in short sales, why do I have to pay higher price?"  Does this sound familiar? Do you have buyers ask you about prices on short sales listings? Some buyers are expecting a $20,000 to $50,0000 savings, and perhaps more off the list price and receive a shock when their offers are countered by ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on March 15, 2012
  • 2 Story For Sale in Cayucos

    [photo:listing:31994587] • 2 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story - MLS® $599,000 Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County  -  Priced To Sell. Two Fixer Units Comprising 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Upstairs & 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath Downstairs. Both Units Tenanted. Located Across From Beach. Easy & Direct Access ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on January 27, 2011
  • Pismo Beach Home Sales & Prices: 2005-2009

    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% in 2005 and ending ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on November 1, 2010
  • Avila Beach Home Sales & Prices: 2005-2009

    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 that Avila Beach had not been immune to the housing ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on November 1, 2010
  • Cambria Home Sales & Prices: 2005-2009

      Like the rest of San Luis Obispo County, home sale prices in Cambria has been declining steadily since 2006.  The median sale price dropped from $705,000 in 2006 to a  low level of $515,000 last year.  Sellers were impacted as the sales prices also decreased in proportion to their asking prices. The result is sellers ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 24, 2010
  • Cayucos Murals

    Have you ever viewed the artwork that beautify the walls around the town of Cayucos?         According to the Cayucos Mural Society's Mural Tour Map (as reproduced below), there are nine prominent murals for our enjoyment.                ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 19, 2010
  • MORRO BAY: HOME SALES & PRICE REVIEW FOR 2010

            The table above tracks sales of single family residences in Morro Bay and the median price trend by month.  Except for the month of June, the median sale price shows prices are downtrending.             Conversely, the number of homes sold ended at a high ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 18, 2010
  • MORRO BAY - REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN SALE PRICES : 2005-2009

    With the exception of home sales, a review of the home sales from 2005 to 2009 in Morro Bay reveals a slow down in median sale prices and decline in yield to sellers.  The issues are compounded by the length of time needed to sell a home in Morro Bay today.                ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 17, 2010
  • CAYUCOS: REVIEW OF MEDIAN SALE PRICES IN 2010

                         As of October 15, home sales in Cayucos have not been encouraging.  We closed with 35 sales that included sales of all single family properties in Cayucos.  The strongest two months were June and August; each showing ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 17, 2010
  • CAYUCOS: REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN SALE PRICES: 2005-2009

            Where are prices headed in Cayucos? It's a million-dollar question for 2010 and the following years.          A study of the home sales for the past five years show that prices are still heading down ~ see chart below:-         ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 17, 2010
  • Cayucos: A Secret Surf Spot

            Cayucos is one of the hidden treasure places for surfers.  Last year, the small California beach town was rated by Men's Journal magazine as one of its 25 favorite "hideouts and secret spots".  Both novice surfers and surf addicts visit to relax and check out the best ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 17, 2010
  • Halloween in Cayucos

                           Thinking of visiting Cayucos this month? One of the best things to do at this time of year is to immerse in the town's 12+ year old tradition: joining or enjoying the Halloween Walk on Halloween Day.   ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 16, 2010
  • "The Idyllic Kayak"

    t's easy to unwind in this laid-back town where the sun ‘smiles' almost year round, and waves beckon you to the warm sand.  Cayucos, meaning kayak or canoe, is located along the Pacific Coast; mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Driving distance is about four hours one-way in either direction.  The ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on October 16, 2010
  • 2000-2009 Median Sales Price Review in Morro Bay, CA

    PRICE REVIEW OF HOMES SALES OF STICK-BUILT SINGLE-FAMILY HOMESMORRO BAYYearSalesLOWHIGHMEDIANDIFF.%Days on Market2000200$103,000.00 $950,000.00 $269,450.00    712001141$150,000.00 $1,500,000.00 $324,500.00 $55,050.00 20%   68 2002162$216,000.00 $2,100,000.00 $382,500.00 $58,000.00 18%   73 2003160$226,000.00 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on November 24, 2009
  • Open House @ 94 9th Street, Cayucos

      You're invited. 94 9th Street, Cayucos will be held open from 1-4 pm on Sunday, Sep 27. Check out the nice location, views, and spaciousness of this well-loved property.  
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on September 25, 2009
  • Are you being bugged?

      I attended a very educational presentation on drywood termites and fumigation today.  The presentation was given by a local pest inspector, Mark Maxwell from Key Termite Pest Control at our office meeting. Unlike subterranean termites that live in the soil, drywood termites thrive in the wood.  The drywood termites ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on September 11, 2008
  • Wondered what termites do to wood?

    At our recent MLS meeting, our local termite company, Key Termite & Pest Control  brought the following samples to show the different types of damage caused by termites and fungus. I couldn't resist taking these photos to share with all.  Dampwood Termite Powder Post Beetle Fungus Damage Subterranean ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on September 11, 2008
  • Review of Home Sales & Prices in Pismo Beach

    REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN HOME PRICESON STICK-BUILT SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES IN FIVE CITIES   (UNDER $1M)   JANUARY-JUNE 2008 VS. JANUARY-JUNE 2007  PISMO BEACH        SALES   AVG.DOM     HIGH   LOWMEDIAN200752119$995,000.00 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on August 23, 2008
  • Home Sales & Home Sale Prices Still Falling in Grover Beach

    REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN HOME PRICESON STICK-BUILT SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES IN FIVE CITIES   (UNDER $1M)   JANUARY-JUNE 2008 VS. JANUARY-JUNE 2007  GROVER BEACH         SALES   AVG.DOM     HIGH  LOW MEDIAN200756142$800,000.00 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on August 23, 2008
  • Are Home Sale Prices still Maintained in Avila Beach?

    REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN HOME PRICESON STICK-BUILT SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES IN FIVE CITIES   (UNDER $1M)   JANUARY-JUNE 2008 VS. JANUARY-JUNE 2007  AVILA BEACH      SALESAVG.DOMHIGHLOWMEDIAN20072274$980,000.00 $825,000.00 $902,500.00 20084229$930,000.00 $650,000.00 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on August 23, 2008
  • Home Sales In Cayucos Holding Status-Quo

    REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN HOME PRICESON STICK-BUILT SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES IN NORTH COAST-SLO COUNTY(UNDER $1M) JANUARY-JUNE 2008 VS. JANUARY-JUNE ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on August 22, 2008
  • Home Sales & Prices in Cambria

    REVIEW OF HOME SALES & MEDIAN HOME PRICESON STICK-BUILT SINGLE-FAMILY HOMES IN NORTH COAST-SLO COUNTY                  (UNDER $1M)   JANUARY-JUNE 2008 VS. JANUARY-JUNE ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on August 22, 2008
  • Review of Past 5-Year Home Prices/ Sales Trends - Single-Family Homes Only (excluding condos) - Cayucos, CA

    REVIEW OF THE PAST 5-YEAR  PRICE / SALE TRENDS CAYUCOS  YEAR Sales+/- (%)Median+/- (%)Avg. CDOM+/- (%)High LowAvg. SP/LP          200361 $589,000  122 $1,525,000 $220,000 97%200459-3%$715,000 21%104-15%$4,100,000 $380,000 96%200549-17%$898,000 26%98-6%$4,450,000 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on February 19, 2008
  • Review of Past 5-Year Home Prices / Sales Trends - Morro Bay, CA - Single-Family Homes only (excluding Condos)

    REVIEW OF THE PAST 5-YEAR  PRICE / SALE TRENDS  MORRO BAY  YEAR Sales+/- (%)Median+/- (%)Avg. CDOM+/- (%)High LowAvg. SP/LP          2003160 $439,000  60 $1,600,000 $226,000 98%200419321%$550,000 25%7830%$2,650,000 $290,000 97%2005130-33%$645,000 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on February 19, 2008
  • Review of Past 5-Year Home Prices & Trends - Cambria, CA - Single-Family Residences (Excluding Condos)

      REVIEW OF THE PAST 5-YEAR  PRICE / SALE TRENDS  CAMBRIA  YEAR Sales Median Avg. CDOM High LowAvg. SP/LP          2003196 $526,500  92 $3,500,000 $250,000 97%2004177-10%$642,000 22%90-2%$2,195,000 $308,000 97%20051812%$699,000 ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on February 19, 2008
  • Single Story For Sale in Cayucos

    [photo:listing:1147143] • 830 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm single story - MLS® #132444   $679,000 - "Diamond in the Rough" Cayucos, San Luis Obispo County  -  Well-located Craftsman's style cottage on 2 lots in heart of town. Close to pier, beach, school, and stores. Several improvements in progress. ...
    Posted to Sherry Sim (Weblog) by 259071 on June 28, 2007