Arroyo Grande, CA Real Estate News

By Cesar Bautista, Your Central Coast Area Realtor 805.264.1646
(Keller Williams Realty Central Coast ~ Pismo Beach)
FARMER'S MARKET -  Every Saturday at 12:00 noon to 2:30 p.m. Farm fresh produce, food, artists and entertainment.STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL  -   An annual Memorial Day Weekend event that started in 1983 and draws thousands of people to the Central Coast premier festival.  Hundreds of arts and crafts, food and games, vendors add to the festivities.  Ten areas with continuous free entertainment, and of course Strawberry treats of every variety.    4th OF JULY - At the Rotary Bandstand, Nelson Green, enjoy a free concert with hotdogs, lemonade and ice cream.ARROYO GRANDE CAR SHOW - Last Saturday in July and one of the largest car shows on the Central Coast with more than 300 cars on display.  HARVEST FESTIVAL AND PARADE - During the last weekend of September, another famous tradition in Arroyo Gr...
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By Abraham Chaffin, Cambria Real Estate
(Sand Shell Realty)
The Mustang Water Slides and Lopez Lake Recreation Area in Arroyo Grande California Set in the oaks covered hills of Los Padres National Forest, Lopez Lake is an enjoyable spot for fishing, boating, windsurfing, jet skiing, camping, hiking, barbeques and of course the Mustang Water Slides. There is a marina with launch ramp, food store, tackle shop, and boat rentals operating year round. Arroyo Grande and the Central Coast offers temperate climate year round and makes Lopez Lake a great place to camp or park your RV if you are exploring the other great activities on the Central Coast. The Mustang Water Slides are at the heart of Lopez Lake. As a child I can remember the exhilaration of going down the two water slides at the park over the years, but now they have added a giant kiddies se...
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By Sherry Peckhoon Sim, Broker/Owner, Covering the Beautiful Central Coast
(Sims & Company)
  ARROYO GRANDE REVIEW OF SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL SALES: 1ST QUARTER 2007 VS. 2006YEARSALESHIGHLOWMEDIANCDOMAVG SPSP/LP%200679$2,000,000.00 $262,000.00 $830,000.00 83$839,990.00 96.50%200772$1,750,000.00 $261,131.00 $635,000.00 144$712,753.00 95.40%         -7  ($195,000.00)61($127,237.00)-1.10%         -8.86%  -23.49%73.49%-15.15%   SUMMARYFor the first three months this year, not only did sales of single-family (stick-built) homes and median home sale prices decline, a seller also took considerably more time to sell a home in Arroyo Grande. When we compare the home sales of first quarter of 2007 to the same period in 2006, we see a decrease of almost 9% in the single-residential home sales.  At the same time, the median home price suffered an almost 24% drop, to $635,000.  Compoundi...
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