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Haven Properties April Newsletter

Check out the Haven Properties monthly newsletter. As Earth Day approaches, this month’s newsletter focuses on simple ways to start becoming a green household. Celebrating Earth Day can be as simple as planting a tree and recycling your plastic to making lifestyle changes that will affect the environment. On the front, we talk about local…

The Psychology of Color

Deciding on what color to paint a room in a new home can be a frustrating and time consuming experience. However, with a little research, thought and exploring with color swatches, the process can be fun, stylish and rewarding. There are many factors in deciding what color or accent color to paint a room –…

2016 Curb Appeal Trends in Real Estate

It’s all about first impressions. As a real estate buyer, we typically judge a home based on various factors. Only second to the size of the home is the curb appeal. The curb appeal is the exterior attractiveness and aesthetic of the home and it’s often a strong motivational factor for home owners. After all,…

Haven February Newsletter

Haven Properties February Newsletter The Central Coast of California offers such a rich and eclectic variety of activities, so in this month’s newsletter we have spotlighted some fun events coming up in our county. Our calendar only includes a snippet of activities happening in San Luis Obispo county, be sure to check out local websites…

Art After Dark : January 8, 2016

Art After Dark : Debra Sievers

“The Waters and the Wild” Ocean Images and Entities – Oils on Canvas “Come away, “O human child! To the waters and the wild, With a faery, hand in hand…..” -The Stolen Child , WB Yeats- Debra Sievers, a native of Southern California, began creating art at a very young age. In response to the rural…

CASA Gift Tag Tree

Help Make the Holidays Special for a Child in the Foster Care System! Christmas is a time to celebrate with family and friends, sharing gratitude for the joys and gifts life has brought us. For the more than 400,000 foster children across the United States who won’t be home this Christmas, the holiday won’t mean the…

C.A.R. releases its 2015 California Housing Market Forecast

C.A.R. releases its 2015 California Housing Market Forecast California home sales to increase slightly, while prices post slowest gain in four years LOS ANGELES (Oct. 7) – With more available homes on the market for sale, California’s housing market will see fewer investors and a return to traditional home buyers as home sales rise modestly…

California pending home sales retreat again in August; distressed market continues improvement

California pending home sales retreat again in August; distressed market continues improvement LOS ANGELES (Sept. 23) – Diminished housing affordability continued to hold back pending home sales for the fifth straight month in August as rising home prices contributed to a further reduction in the share of distressed home sales, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®…

Amy McKay Art Exhibit Friday, Sept 5th

Amy McKay will be hosting an exhibit of her paintings at the Gallery this Friday, Sept 5th, during Art After Dark in downtown SLO from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.  She will be serving  local beer, cheese and crackers, so please stop by to see her and learn more about her beautiful artwork.  The weather is going…