For nearly a century the big draw to Pismo Beach, California was clams. Back in those early days of Pismo Beach in order to gather up enough clams for a week’s meal all that you needed was a "clam fork" a canvas bag, and a wheelbarrow full of patience. Today that is no longer the case. No more digging for clams, yet Pismo Beach still retains an annual Clam Festival. And like most quaint beach cities, buying or renting Pismo Beach real estate is on the front burner and always in demand. Actually now that the #101 interstate freeway separates the city limits of Pismo Beach, California you'll find Pismo Beach homes for sale on both sides of the highway. Pacific Ocean view Pismo Beach houses for sale on the north side are preferred by many buyers. However if you like the ocean roar, surfing, or just walking the sandy beach, choose the downtown side of highway #101.
In recent years Pismo Beach real estate has seen its share of new single family and condo construction that has filled the vacant lot "gaps" that have existed for decades. Some newly constructed Pismo Beach homes for sale were built on very small lots where it seemed your neighbor was no more than a foot away; and in some cases that was the case. Ergo, lot setbacks were of no concern to the builder or prospective buyer. Today, thanks to your computer, locating the right Pismo Beach houses for sale is not a complicated process. You can let your fingers do the work to locate all the realtor information on Pismo Beach homes for sale in terms of prices, lot and room sizes and dimensions and even how far you'll have to walk or drive to a restaurant, medical facility, beach front hotel or motel, or just a freeway entrance and exit. For a first time visitor, Pismo Beach real estate can be redolent of small beach communities in a foreign country. Except here your Pismo Beach houses for sale are not nearly as expensive. So if your real estate search demands a certain quality of life, convenience to schools, churches, and every major fast-food name you can imagine, perhaps its time to take a closer look at Pismo Beach real estate as your final destination.