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Let's Get Real About Staging - 06/20/12 01:07 PM
You are moving for a reason. The last thing you feel like doing is prettying up your existing home. You are ready to move on. We get it. However, you are wise to consider what has to happen in the mind of your buyer. A dream has to be seen and bought. Let’s stop and analyze the situation and be realistic about what you might be willing to do and how it will help you sell your home faster. Duke University did a study on the role of home staging in the selling process. According to the findings, the goal was (0 comments)
The Heart of Willamette Wineries Association’s for Second Annual Barrel Tour happening June 30th
Travel the back roads of Oregon and experience a living story. Travel in a deluxe charter bus touring 4 local wineries. Each winery will serve 4 wine selections, including a barrel sample, paired with the wineries favorite local appetizers. You will talk with the wine makers, gain an understanding of the craft and their wines, and learn about the vineyards and other area attractions.
Buses will load at 10:00 AM from the Benton County Fair grounds parking lot located at 110 (0 comments)
You would never know that Corvallis, Oregon is a hotbed for bellydancing aka "dance du ventre". With an incredibly high percentage of engineers and scientic minds dominating the community with all their practical innovation, how could one possibly fit in Folkloric Egyptian Oriental dance? It's not intuitive. Consider this. It is the world's oldest dance. If you would like to see evidence of this yourself, just go to Old World Deli on Wednesday June 20th from 8-10 p.m. to investigate. You will see what the Corvallis Bellydance Performance Guild has up their sleeve for their weekly performance. It turns out we have 7 instructors and (0 comments)
The Corvallis School District has been awarded a $25,000 CLASS Project Design Grant from the Oregon Chalkboard Project to support teachers and expand professional development as they strive to become more effective educators. Corvallis was one of five Oregon districts selected for the CLASS grant from a pool of 10 applicants. The other four award winners – Bethel, Dallas, David Douglas and Mt. Angel school districts – will share the balance of $115,000 in total funds awarded for the 2012-2013 school year.This initial CLASS (Creative Leadership Achieves Student Success) design award will be used to enhance the district’s teacher and (0 comments)
Commentary on Public Safety in Corvallis, Oregon - 06/08/12 02:13 PM
The local news source, the Gazette Times, has a section dedicated to "Police Log," a place which notes what disturbances or threats have occured recently in the community. It makes for interesting reading and is one of the more popular sections according to the GT website. In looking over the last couple of weeks' reports, you can't help but notice that most of the calls are of a medical nature. Yes, in the last 2 weeks there were 3 drunk drivers noted which is ominous in its own way, but overall the reports at least based on a cursory review, collaborate (0 comments)
There is something about being in nature, hearing your own breathing, feeling your muscles work as you smell the clean air and sense the beauty of the environment surrounding you. In the Corvallis, Philomath, Albany Oregon area there are dozens of experiences like this to be had. Hiking is a healthy outlet for stress relief and a good way to enjoy the landscape which this part of Oregon has to offer. For your reference and convenience, we send you to an excellent site, Local Hikes for a quick glance of all your hiking options. Now take a hike! http://www.localhikes.com/MSA/MSA_1890.asp
There are good reasons to consider a water feature in your yard. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself because Garland Nursery has a plan to help you. Feel free to call for more information.
Reasons Your Yard Will Rock wth a Water Feature 1. There is something so tranquil about the sound of trickling water in a peaceful summer garden. Join us as we share how to incorporate a water feature into your beautiful garden and see how (1 comments)
Can You Guess the Top Buyer Repair Request? - 06/05/12 04:26 PM
In a buyer's market, it is easier to get sellers to pay for repairs. However, the market is moving, and we are seeing more multiple offers. This means that sellers should do everything possible to avoid a laundry list of requests for repairs. Inventory is much lower now and it's moving in the direction of a seller's market, but still not the seller's market we saw at the height of the bubble.What is the most common repair buyers request? Heating and cooling systems which need cleaned and tuned up. For the month of June we are arranging for a special offer (2 comments)
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