If you need assistance, please call 805-773-7711

Pismo Beach | The Keenan Carter Group Blog

Tuesday, June 9, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Stunning Ocean View Home in Pismo Beach

Spectacular Ocean Views!!! Take a virtual home tour with us! See what it's like to live the vacation lifestyle in this meticulously cared for ocean view home in Pismo Beach. This split level home has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an upstairs bonus room and balcony, plus attached 2 car garage. Property has plenty of space for your 'sand toys', RV, 5th wheel or boat!

Read More


  real estate, keenan carter group, keller williams, central coast, dick keenan, narlene carter keenan, san luis obispo county, california, pismo beach, house for sale, california living, virtual tour, ocean view

Thursday, May 21, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Small Business Spotlight During Covid-19: Zorro's Cafe & Cantina Shell Beach, CA

Teri McKay Koscelnik sat down for an engaging Zoom interview with Zorro's Cafe & Cantinia owners, Bailee & Eric Landrigan. Small business across the country have been affected by temporary closures due to Covid-19, however the Landrigan's have been offering curbside pickup 7 days a week. Be sure to call to place your orders in advance! And yes, you can order breakfast until 3pm!

Read More


  real estate, keenan carter group, keller williams, central coast, pismo beach, covid-19, teri mckay, restaurants open during covid-19, shell beach, shell beach restaurant, zorro's cafe, zorro's cantina, curbside pickup

Wednesday, February 26, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Why You Should Use A Local Home Inspector

You definitely want to use a home inspector in the area you are buying or selling property. They will be most informed of county retrofit requirements and other local ordinances that may effect what needs to be fixed or replaced in a home or property.

Read More


  real estate, keenan carter group, keller williams, central coast, buying, home buyer, dick keenan, narlene carter keenan, realtor, home purchase, real estate agent, realty, san luis obispo county, selling, selling a home, pismo beach, california, arroyo grande, house for sale, first time home buyer, teri mckay, home inspection, home report, house inspection, house reports, inspection, local experience, local home inspector, county retrofit, retrofit requirements

Thursday, January 16, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Homes Are More Affordable Today, Not Less

There’s a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years.
It’s not, however, just the price of a home that matters.
Homes, in most cases, are purchased with a mortgage. The current mortgage rate is a major component of the affordability equation. Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since December 2018. Another major piece of the affordability equation is a buyer’s income. The median family income has risen by approximately 3% over the last year.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases a monthly Housing Affordability Index. The latest index shows that home affordability is better today than at almost any point over the last 30 years. The index determines how affordable homes are based on the following:

“A Home Affordability Index value of 100 ...

Read More


  real estate, keenan carter group, keller williams, central coast, dick keenan, narlene carter keenan, realtor, home purchase, home ownership, home owner, selling, selling a home, real estate agent, realty, san luis obispo county, pismo beach, california, affordability, cost of housing in california, affordability index, housing affordability

The Keenan Carter Group
Richard Keenan And Narlene Carter Keenan
350 James Way, Ste 130
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
805-773-7711

Based on information from California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. as of July 16, 2020. This information is for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties you may be interested in purchasing. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent.
Information is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.