Living off the Grid in Southern San Luis Obispo County…just about…

Off the beaten track, an area in Southern San Luis Obispo County offers those individuals seeking secluded retreat living in a region, which is San Luis Obispo County’s best-kept secret.

Welcome to Rancho Suey  (Eastern Nipomo), with gorgeous oak studded hills located in located in southern San Luis Obispo County, an old farmstead area; once known as Rancho Nipomo. Just a short three hours drive, north of Los Angeles or south of San Jose – Rancho Suey area possesses panoramic views of Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo Valley. 

This township location provides quick and easy access to all the rewards, the California Central Coast has to offer. 

Visualize living close to long, white, deserted beaches, sheer rocky cliffs, sea otters and whales; combine it with a beautiful countryside, great wine festivals, picturesque towns with an old-fashioned feel…and no tourists in sight.

A dream…no, it can be your reality.

Rancho Suey, zoned as an agricultural district. Allows property owners over 20 acres (which is most of the area) to have two dwelling and unlimited agricultural buildings.

Here your aspirations for sustainable living can be cultivated. Water is plentiful, dependable, and clean. You own the water rights; so no water municipalities to pay exorbitant monthly bills. Consequently, one can create a garden or micro-farm, or perhaps raising livestock of some kind. All of these and much more are obtainable here. 

The Rancho Suey is a special place. The combinations of small town comfort with the benefits of small city living are hard to beat.The atmosphere is relaxed and offers great opportunities for the outdoor lovers. 

The locals are very proud of their little slice of paradise. Few places in California offer so much…

Nonetheless, before you rush off to utopia. One needs to proceed with their eyes wide open, when purchasing Real Estate. 

It is exciting, but full of complexities. Let me help guide you in this journey.

The following are six examples of commonmistakes made by Home Buyers – ones that you should avoid.

-Choosing the wrong mortgage

-Going beyond your budget

-It is not all about price

-Not having the right protection clauses inserted in the contract of sale

-Not organizing a professional building inspection

-Going Solo

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The story begins at home… Being good land Custodians

Every day, we hear about how the climate is being damaged. We all need to become campaigners for the preservation of our natural resources through sustainable living

Wikipedia defines ‘Sustainable Living‘ as,

Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet. Proponents of sustainable living aim to conduct their lives in ways that are consistent with sustainability, in natural balance and respectful of humanity’s symbiotic relationship with the Earth’s natural ecology and cycles. The practice and general philosophy of ecological living is highly interrelated with the overall principles of sustainable development.” .

This requires simple changes in our everyday lives to make significant changes…

2019 First Quarter Market Assessment

With the first quarter 2019 in the rear-view mirror, the Real Estate markets has seen a sluggish start for 2019. This is not an uncommon event for the first quarter. Potential buyers are awaiting April 15 to pass. Nevertheless, seller(s) in California are observing buyer(s) retreating due to various factor. Even though, we have sustained economic strength – the flip side is…we have seen vast financial market instability, trade war(s) and the mortgage rate rise and fall in just the past 18 months.

Regardless, looking ahead, indicators are still robust for first time and seasoned real estate investors. In this week’s blog, I would like to present a seasoned real estate blogs, who in my opinion, imparts data and material that engages a follower, the Norris Group.

Bruce Norris delivers beneficial reports as it applies to current real estate environments and their subordinate issues. Particularly, enjoyed the discussion about the new investors, Gen Z; who may outpace the Millennials in the upcoming decade. This blog involves both the potential buyer(s) or seller(s)….and makes the follower crave for more…

Works Cited

“California Real Estate Investing News and Resources Blog.” The Norris Group – Hard Money California Real Estate Investing,

Life style change…

Bambi wondering by – looking for a little drink

Escape the city life…

Perhaps you sit in front of your computer, reflecting on the week, work, family and sigh…AHH! The wasted hours shuttling short distances in Los Angeles that eat up huge periods of the day. Alternatively, maybe you are located near Silicone Valley; in which you are subject to the drudgery trekking the 101 in a crawl to journey home to ‘affordable’ housing. This plight is one millions of Californian do five days a week, 50 weeks of the year. Consequently, who ask themselves….”Is this all there is… to life in California” The short answer is NO!

Many companies allow employees to work remotely from home. They can conduct business via videos conferencing ie Zoom, email and telephone. Subsequently, people have dwelling options; one is not bound to living conditions where you can hear your neighbor’s daily routines.

Welcome to tranquility, Rancho Suey, with gorgeous oak studded hills located in located in southern San Luis Obispo County, an old farmstead area; once known as Rancho Nipomo. Just a short three hours drive, north of Los Angeles or south of San Jose – Rancho Suey area possesses panoramic views of Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo Valley. 

Here are some of the neighbors that may come by to visit. Bobbie, the bobcat, who wants to make friends with Tigger. Ms. T, the turkey, seeking a snack of bird seed, in exchange, depositing ‘turkey bomb’ (turds) . On the other hand, maybe, Bambi, part of a family of three, who need a little drink from the local fountain and sees a shrub need a little trimming or nibble in this case. You will find this and more…

All in a secluded setting; where one has plenty of room for a working farm or simply a private retreat. For further information on this area, please contact me.