M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I…Instead of Hawaii.

I’m always slightly interested in knowing the most expensive places to live versus the states with the lowest cost of living. I guess knowing this helps me to put the cost of living in our little Central Oregon towns into perspective. Just how widely can the cost of living vary from state to state? Financial […]

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WHAT’S GOING ON…?

On May 20th in  1971 Marvin Gaye released his huge hit “What’s Going On under the Motown subsidiary Tamla label. Originally inspired by a police brutality incident witnessed by Renaldo “Obie” Benson, the song was composed by Benson, Al Cleveland and Gaye and produced by Gaye himself. The song marked Gaye’s departure from the Motown […]

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Baby Boomers Bustin’ Out…

According to Freddie Mac’s newly released “55+ Survey Of Housing Pland & Perceptions Of Those Born Before 1961”  (who comes up with these names???) there could be a great migration in the next several years. Seems Baby Boomers and others aged 55 or older, comprising up to several million current home owers, say they plan […]

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Sight for Sore Eyes…..

Here are a few real estate factoids to start the week… Most of us are aware of the ease with which current wireless technology allows one to monitor their home from anywhere in the world, right? Well…I’m starting to see more webcams in homes that I am showing to prospective buyers. So if you are […]

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PHOTOS BOMBS….Or…What The Heck Were They Thinking?

As most of you know by now, I’m pretty much convinced that 95% of prospective real estate buyers begin their search for a home online. I mean…who is looking in the newspaper or in a The Real Estate Book any longer? My parents are both in their early 90’s and they email, text and spend […]

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