Monthly Archives: February 2011

WINTER 2011 ENERGY & COST $AVING TIPS

February 27, 2011
By: cometrealty

1. Turn down the dial.Set your thermostat to 68 degrees. With each degree you lower, you can save 2-5% on heating costs. Layer warm weather clothing while at home and you won’t even notice the difference. At night or when leaving the home for an extended period of time, lower the thermostat to 55-60 degrees. An automatic thermostat will make this even easier! Just program the temperatures based on your daily schedule. Doing this will knock off 5-20% on your heating bill. 2. Don’t overreact…
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Homeownership Makes $ense!

February 23, 2011
By: cometrealty

Written by Howard Voyles, President & CEO of HousingMatrix, Inc.  Bring on the buyers! At last, the housing market is beginning to make sense again. The ownership line is finally crossing over the rental line on the great Homeownership graph. It is now more expensive to rent than to buy a home in 72% of major metropolitan areas across the US, according to the Trulia Rent vs. Buy Index released in January 2011. This is due to rising demand for rentals and falling home prices…
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California Home Sales Rose in January 2011

February 19, 2011
By: cometrealty

California home sales rose in January, marking three consecutive monthly increases and posting their highest level since May 2010, according to data compiled from California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.).  “With lower home prices and rates edging up from their historic lows of late last year, prospective home buyers should consider the opportunities in today’s market,” said C.A.R. President Beth L. Peerce. California home sales rose 5.1 percent in January compared with December, to a revised pace of 520,080 units.  Sales also increased 2.5 percent in…
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FOR SALE: 144 Summit Way, Pismo Beach, CA (MLS#173285)

February 14, 2011
By: cometrealty

www.144Summit.com  This wonderful single level twinhome, features 2 bedrooms, 1-¾ baths, a recently updated kitchen, beautiful cherry laminate wood floors, vaulted ceilings and a slate fireplace in the living room. Other benefits include a fenced backyard with timed sprinklers, a water softener, and a 2 car garage with extra attic storage space. It’s newly listed at $325,000 by Comet Realty. Call one of our amazing Realtors® today to see this and other Central Coast Properties. 805.546.9925. FRIENDLY.   PROFESSIONAL.   LOCAL.


FOR SALE: 601 Grove, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (MLS#170559)

February 12, 2011
By: cometrealty

Stunning custom 1963 Mid Century Modern architectural hilltop home in the downtown San Luis Obispo core area–close to everything! Featuring panoramic views of Cerro San Luis and Bishops Peak, this home has been painstakingly restored and enhanced to todays standards while keeping the integrity of its original design. Dramatic 2 story vaulted ceiling with spectacular freestanding stone fireplace. Floor to ceiling windows. First time on the market in over 30 years. Over 15000 SF lot (check with city for options).  This is currently listed for…
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We Open Doors at Comet Realty

February 2, 2011
By: cometrealty

Everyone’s needs are different. Whether you are a first time buyer, or a seasoned veteran of the process, we have the experience necessary to guide you through your real estate transaction. We know that in order to satisfy you we must first listen to your needs, and then act to execute your wishes. Everyone knows that the best way to grow a business is through referrals. If your time with us is a profitable, enjoyable transaction where your needs are pleasantly fulfilled, your recommendation will…
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