Category Archives: Comet Realty

Four Ways On-line Real Estate Valuations FAIL

August 16, 2011
By: cometrealty

Tara-Nicholle Nelson is an author and the Consumer Ambassador and Educator for real estate listings search site Trulia.com.Q: Knowing that I would be selling my home, I have been following price ranges for comparable properties to my home on a couple of major real estate websites. Now that I am ready to list, all the agents I’ve talked to say that the websites are so out of line that their recommendations are worthless. What a shock! A: Real estate websites have transformed the whole experience consumers have…
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Happy Comet Realty Clients

August 9, 2011
By: cometrealty

It took almost a year, but we found this Happy Comet Realty Client the house of his dreams in San Luis Obispo, in June 2011. He even sent us flowers thanking us for our help. Believe me, the pleasure is all on this side of the table, Mr. Client! Contact one of our amazing Realtors® to help you with all of your real estate transactions. We are at your service! Info@CometRealty.com, or 805.546.9925


Hayley’s Feng Shui Tip: LUCKY DIRECTIONS

July 26, 2011
By: cometrealty

FIND YOUR LUCKY FENG SHUI DIRECTIONThis is the direction for you to sit FACING when you are making decisions, negotiating contracts, working on important projects, etc. Begin by finding your KUA number: FEMALES:  Add together the last two digits of the year you were born.  If the result is 10 or more, add the two digits together to reduce them to a single digit. Add 5. If this result is 10 or more, add them together again to reduce to a single number.  If your answer is…
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Happy Comet Realty Clients

July 19, 2011
By: cometrealty

This adorable two bedroom, one bath home in Atascadero was purchased by one of Comet Realty’s happy clients in May, 2011. Other than the fact that this is one of the cutest little cottages in all of the land, she also got it for 85% of the asking price! She is truly a Happy Comet Realty Client! The Realtors® at Comet Realty are amazing negotiators. Call them today to experience the Comet Realty difference. 805.546.9925 or Info@CometRealty.com.


Pending Home Sales Turnaround

July 12, 2011
By: cometrealty

Pending home sales rose strongly in May with all regions experiencing gains from a year ago, pointing to higher housing activity in the second half of the year, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 8.2 percent to 88.8 in May from an upwardly revised 82.1 in April and is 13.4 percent higher than the 78.3 reading in May 2010. The data reflects contracts but not closings, which normally occur with a lag…
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Happy Comet Realty Clients

July 8, 2011
By: cometrealty

In May of 2011, Tim Townley, Broker, listed 185 Aspen in Arroyo Grande as a short sale, and closed it successfully within 69 days for more than 95% of the asking price!  Short sales can be stressful transactions for all parties involved. Let Tim, or any of our other experienced Realtors, negotiate YOUR transaction and experience the Comet Realty difference for yourself. Tim can be reached at 805.440.8735 or Tim@CometRealty.com. 


Is this the time to invest in Real Estate?

July 6, 2011
By: cometrealty

The secret to investing is to buy low and sell high!  There I’ve given you all the #1 tip in Real Estate investing!  The tricky part is finding out exactly when low is the lowest, and when high is the highest.  It is easy to see when the bottom is a couple of years after we have hit it–but that like all hind sight it does not help us right now.What does help us is watching trends, and reviewing historical data.  Real Estate has been…
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Happy Comet Realty Clients

July 4, 2011
By: cometrealty

Olivia is out at Avila Beach sporting her Comet Realty re-usable shopping bag which she uses to carry her sand castle building materials to and from her home. Thanks for sharing, Olivia! Comet Realty loves Olivia! 


Hayley’s FENG SHUI TIP: Eyes of the Home

June 28, 2011
By: cometrealty

WINDOWS ARE THE EYES OF THE HOME We were out showing houses last summer and not only was I not quite prepared for this place, but my client wasn’t either! The windows were so filthy, you literally could not see through them. The only reason you can see through the one on the left is because the pane was missing!!!  In feng shui, the windows are called “the eyes of the home”. They are related to your ability to see clearly in life. Keeping your…
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Quote of the Day

June 21, 2011
By: cometrealty

“In a real estate man’s eye, the most expensive part of the city is where he has a house to sell”. ~Will Rogers