Tim Townley is REALTOR of the Year!

November 13, 2011
By: cometrealty

The REALTOR® of the Year award is actually one of the highest awards that can be bestowed upon a REALTOR®. The award is presented annually and the member is nominated by his peers. The criteria taken into consideration are the member’s involvement in leadership, civic affairs, participation in local, state and national committees with the California Association of REALTORS®, as well as the National Association of REALTORS®. Also taken into consideration is the member’s spirit, attitude, dedication to their clients, and business accomplishments. Comet Realty is…
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Happy Comet Realty Clients

October 11, 2011
By: cometrealty

Olivia has collected enough beach stuff this summer that  she needs TWO Comet Realty shopping bags!  Avila Beach, September 2011 Comet Realty loves Olivia! 


California real estate group expects modest rise in home sales, prices in 2012

October 1, 2011
By: cometrealty

by Kerry Curry www.HousingWire.com           California home sales and median prices should improve only slightly in 2012, as the the tepid economic recovery, uncertainty and tight lending keep the lid on greater momentum for housing.           The California Association of Realtors forecasts the state’s home sales will grow about 1% next year to 496,200 units, following essentially flat sales of 491,100 this year. CAR said 491,500 homes sold in 2010.           “Despite the…
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For Sale: Oasis in Arroyo Grande!

September 30, 2011
By: cometrealty

Please contact Shannon Fitzpatrick to arrange for your private tour of this fantastic home, or other Central Coast Properties.  Shannon can be reached at 805-801-5436, Shannon@CometRealty.com. www.690Monadella.com


Hayley’s Feng Shui Tip: FALL CLEANING TIPS!

September 20, 2011
By: cometrealty

Fall is in the air! Prepare for the change of season (even if you are in California!) with a few deep-cleaning tips for your home. A clean home is a happy home! Clean from ceiling to floors, starting with the most used rooms. Tackle this list over a few weeks if you get overwhelmed. I won’t tell anybody!  LIVING ROOM Dust fans, crown molding and air vents. Soak and wash glass light fixtures.  Walls and corners collect lots of dust (and dog hair, in my case!)…
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TIP: Home Improvements That Pay Off

September 13, 2011
By: cometrealty

Dian Hymer is a nationally syndicated real estate columnist, and author. The temptation is strong: Clean up the yard, declutter the house, and put it on the market without spending time and money sprucing the place up for sale. This is especially the case if you anticipate losing money on the sale. Some real estate agents recommend you do little if anything to get your home ready for sale. This could work if you price the listing to look like a bargain. However, most buyers…
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Top 10 Tax Tips for Sellers According to IRS

September 6, 2011
By: cometrealty

If you are thinking of selling, the first thing you should do is call Comet Realty to find out how they can market and sell your property!  The second thing you should do is look at this list that the IRS has published for sellers. (http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/content/0,,id=104608,00.html.) Here are the IRS’s top 10 tax tips for home sellers (taken from their website August 2011): 1. In general, you are eligible to exclude the gain from income if you have owned and used your home as your…
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Happy Comet Realty Clients

August 23, 2011
By: cometrealty

This fantastic remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath home in Los Osos was a great deal for one of our investors. He then contracted with Keith Hoffmann, Realtor®, to property manage it for him. The home is currently being loved by some amazing tenants who plan on staying there for a long time. Please contact Comet Realty – a full service Real Estate firm – to find out what they can do for you. From selling to buying to property management, they are just a phone…
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