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CONTINGENCIES/PROBLEM SOLVING - 04/28/11 12:15 PM
I met with the wife at a condo they have interest in making an offer on. She is pretty excited, but the husband is not able to view until Saturday. She is afraid they may lose out on this condo if they don't act before her husband has a chance to weigh in. It is a slow market, but stranger things have happened. You think nobody is looking at anything, and then when you go to offer on a home that has been sitting with no looks for 6-8 months, "BAMMM" multiple offers raises its ugly head. Here is what I (4 comments)
VINTAGE HOMES/NICHE MARKETS - 04/21/11 07:29 PM
There's been a lot of talk about the loss of value in the housing markets across the country, including here in Eugene, OR. And to be honest, we have seen some of our past equity start to dwindle. Distressed properties here, as in other areas do, if fact, represent the lion's share of sold properties. Short sales, REO, Bank Owned, Foreclosed homes, no matter what you call them are pre-dominately what's closing in escrow. However, let us not forget the niche markets in our local area. Special country properties, especially ones with dynamite shops, are one niche that still seems to (4 comments)
ALL WORK AND NO PLAY - 04/19/11 11:48 AM
I tend to work seven days a week in my profession as a Realtor. Partly because it seems to be one of the demands of this particular industry, but also because I really enjoy this career I have been blessed with. Coming to the office allows me to focus my thoughts, organize for the upcoming days events and just take an overall look at the direction I want for the new week. However...sometimes I forget to stop and just take care of myself. While trying to balance a busy schedule, attempting to get back into a routine at the gym and making the (3 comments)
I've been looking at a lot of homes that are bank owned in the Eugene/Springfield, OR area, and am finding that there are some great homes for sale out there. Some of the homes are very close to qualifying for an FHA loan, and many of them "do" qualify with the help of an FHA rehab loan. I am seeing homes that would have sold between $160,000 and $170,000 that are now on the market for anywhere from $105,000 to 125,000. The foreclosure market is not going away any time soon, so GET ON YOUR OLD CLOTHES AND BRING YOUR (0 comments)
Recession not over? Well homes are selling! - 04/04/11 01:39 PM
We have been riding a leaking balloon these last few years, hearing continually about how we have reached the bottom of the recession and are starting to rebound, and yet not quite seeing that recovery actually happen. Well, I have started to see more than a glimmer of recovery here in Eugene, OR. I have been noticing for the last few months that the foreclosed homes, many of them, are starting to be snapped up by both first time home buyers and investors. We are even seeing multiple offers in many cases. The bank foreclosures that are coming on the market (1 comments)
Protect your Mortgage Interest Deduction - 04/02/11 08:59 PM
Realtors across the country are being asked to communicate with their respective Congressional leaders about the importance of protecting the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID). Our housing industry has been badly hit over the last few years, and does not need another hurdle to overcome. Congress is once again making noises about reducing or doing away with the MID, and it is up to Realtors and homeowners, and yes future homeowners to get in touch with their leaders and say "leave our MID alone". Economic recovery in the housing market is slow at this time, and a hit on our mortgage (3 comments)
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