Tag Archives | Oregon Real Estate

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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What Took You So Long?

There is a general feeling among many living in Central Oregon that housing inventory is low and homes are flying off the market just days after they go Active. Well…some of those feeling are certainly based on facts – but there is a bunch more to the story that potential sellers need to know. Yes…inventory […]

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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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Buyers…..Beware!

I spend a ton of time here yakking about listing homes.  But the reality is that I spend nearly 50% of my time with buyers. And in this current market, there are some things that buyers would be wise to think about – in my humble opinion. First – if you are buying a home, […]

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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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