Tag Archives | Homes for sale in Central Oregon

JOIN THE CROWD…

Just when I think I’ve heard it all….now comes “crowdfunding” to help with the expense of purchasing a home. Yup… Some desperate home buyers who aren’t able to save enough for a down payment are turning to crowdfunding. And mortgage lenders are making it easier for buyers to do so. CMG Financial, a mortgage provider, launched […]

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File Under…Unbelievable!

Now…I’ve never been one to bash a competitor to make myself look better. In fact, I find that many of my real estate competitors do a good job of bashing themselves and don’t require any help from me. I look at the new Central Oregon listings on our Multiple Listing Service (MLS) every day. And […]

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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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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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Don’t Worry….Be Happy.

Bet you didn’t know there is a “Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index”.  Huh?  Yep….The index measures the well-being of states across five elements, according to an article in the Daily Real Estate News. These elements are;  purpose, social, financial, community and physical.  Then, these happy folks publish a list of the “Happiest States in the U.S.”  I […]

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