SLO MILLENNIALS TO TAKE THE BUYING PLUNGE

San Luis Obispo rent is steadily increasing at the highest rates in the state. Central Coast Millennials may soon follow the national trend and take the plunge into home ownership. The National Association of REALTORS® recently reported Millennials hold the highest share of home buying activity out of all other generations for the fifth consecutive year. Rents in San Luis Obispo have increased an alarming 39.42%. An increase from September...

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SEASONS CHANGE…AND SO HAS THE MARKET

You can feel it in the air! The season has changed and Fall has arrived. Historically, fall is the time when the real estate market slows down after the summer rush as families settle into a new school year. And this year is no different…or is it? In the last few weeks, we have seen a flurry of price reductions and listings are now taking longer to sell. Could this...

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Cheri Wieland Awarded CRS Designation by RREC

Century 21 Hometown Realty is proud to announce Cheri Wieland, a Presidents and Centurion Producer, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Residential Real Estate Council, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). In every field, there exists a “Gold Standard” of excellence: a level of experience, advanced education, and professional performance that sets those who’ve earned it above the rest....

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CENTURY 21 SALUTES FIVE CITIES “DREAM TEAM”

History was recently made by a “Dream Team” of 13 year-olds. The Five Cities Babe Ruth youth baseball team won the World Series on Thursday in Mountain Home, Arkansas. For 43 years, a 13U Babe Ruth league from the Five Cities had been trying to win state to advance to regionals. The one and only time it's been done was in 1975. This year, the team secured the state title...

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CENTURY 21 HOMETOWN REALTY NAMED “REAL TRENDS 500” FOR 2017

The California Association of Realtors has named CENTURY 21 Hometown Realty as one of the “Real Trends 500” for 2017. The Arroyo Grande based brokerage ranked 1st on the Central Coast out of all brokerages and 54 in the nation of C21 brokers with 1117 transactions. The REAL Trends 500, now in its 31st year, remains the undisputed leading report ranking the performance of the top residential real estate brokerage...

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TRUE AMERICANA MEANS BIG BUSINESS FOR CENTRAL COAST

It’s Mid-State Fair time here on the Central Coast! A timeless tradition of true Americana, celebrating our heritage of agriculture, arts, crafts, competitions and show-stopping entertainment. Bright lights, carnival rides, fair food, exhibits and top-name entertainers were just some of the reasons that a record-breaking 430,000 guests made the trek to Paso Robles in 2017. If the entertainment line-up is a top indicator for guest attendance, 2018 will be on...

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Flip This Website

As Realtors, we love a great renovation! Renovations are serious hard work but when done right, bring great satisfaction. The keys to a successful project are making sure you start with a solid structure, good planning, incorporate beautiful style but the layout must be warm, inviting and functional. We're happy to announce C21 Hometown Realty has just completed a flip of our C21Home.com website and we’ve accomplished all of that!...

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November Inventory Offers Few Options to Central Coast Buyers

Scant Supplies of Listings Push up Prices for Burned out Buyers Arroyo Grande, CA – December 20, 2017−Inventories of homes for sale in California’s Central Coastal Counties reached its lowest levels in November, driving prices up and home buyer confidence down. Home sales declined in San Luis Obispo County for the fourth straight month as low inventories, and rising prices discouraged buyers. In Santa Barbara County, families who lost their...

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Central Coastal Home Prices Remained Strong in October

Inventories are Chronically Low as New Listings Trail 2016 Levels Arroyo Grande, CA – November  15, 2017 With the opening of the fall season, home prices sales cooled off in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties for the second month in a row. Prices continued to rise as the three-year drought of listings continued.    Higher prices and fewer homes to choose discouraged buyers and percent lower than they were...

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Central Coastal Home Sales Cooled Off with Summer’s End

September Home Prices Rose Despite Softer Demand Arroyo Grande, CA – October 19, 2017─ Home sales in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties wilted in the record heat in the last weeks of September.  The summer ended with rising prices and seasonally low inventories of homes for sale, according to the September Central Coastal Market Report from Century 21 Hometown Realty. High prices and meager supplies of homes for...

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