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Salem Oregon real estate (metro area) trends for 2009 - 01/29/10 02:15 PM
The Salem Oregon real estate area has so many small cities that make up the greater Salem metro area. Each has its own dynamics and characteristics. As such the local markets are all in different stages of recovery from still have a ways to go to on its way.
Salem Oregon real estate trend? Down
Keizer Oregon real estate trend? Down
Silverton Oregon real estate trend? Down
Dallas Oregon real estate trend? Down
Monmouth Oregon real estate trend? Down
Independence Oregon real estate trend? Ha! Flat. I'll take that. I was tired of (3 comments)
Walkable Neighborhoods in Salem Oregon - 01/17/10 06:36 PM
The latest thing in real estate...walkable neighborhoods. There is even a very cool website Walkscore that talks about how walkable a neighborhood is. Buyers looking for walkable neighborhoods...you know who you are. You want to saunter out the front door down the street for your daily "vanilla mocha with soy" wake-me-up, stroll off to work, then grab groceries on your way home for dinner. Maybe the next day you decide to skip making dinner and head right to one of the local restaurants for some burgers and local micro-brew. If you think using your car is just for the hefty trip (4 comments)
Foreclosures and Short Sales in Salem Oregon: 2009 in review - 01/12/10 12:49 PM
I would love to stop talking about foreclosures, personally. It would mean that Salemites are no longer under financial duress, but unfortunately with our current employment problems this will probably be an issue for a while. Salem Oregon Foreclosure Rates I don't think you need to be a Salem Oregon real estate agent to know that foreclosures have gone up in our area. Most of my buyers in 2009 purchased a foreclosed property. This chart shows notice of defaults that were served in Salem Oregon in 2009, according to Fidelity National Title Co. They started climbing in the second quarter and (3 comments)
With the decade coming to an end, so comes the massive amount of work involved in looking at real estate data. For those of you bored to tears with real estate market reports, just mosey on along and check back at my blog in about two weeks. It will two weeks of loads of data at this blog. So for you data geeks...I forge on!
The average home price dropped 9.1% over last year and the median shifted downward 9.0%. This was a good thing for the Salem Oregon real estate market as our inventories dropped as well. Read (0 comments)
Upscale Neighborhoods in Keizer Oregon - 01/09/10 08:40 PM
Keizer Oregon, for its small size, has some really nice elegant homes and neighborhoods. If you like elegant neighborhoods then these are ones to consider in your home buying search.
Lake Front Living Inland Shores Homes in Keizer Oregon-For home buyers wanting access to a private lake and an upscale neighborhood, Inland Shores is the neighborhood for you.
Golf Club Communities McNary Estates Homes in Keizer Oregon-If you want to be able to drive your golf cart down the street, then McNary Estates is where you want to be.
Established Neighborhoods Cedar Real Estate in Keizer Oregon -Cedar (0 comments)
Upscale home buyers. You know who you are. Custom granite, quartz, slate, travertine, hardwoods, spa tub...those words are music to your ears.
Salem Oregon has some nice neighborhoods for upscale home buyers. Most of the neighborhoods have CC&R's (Conditions, Covenants, and Restrictions) and some had HOA fees as well. So if you are looking for an upscale neighborhood with elegant homes in Salem Oregon, these communities might be just what you are looking for.
Golf Club Neighborhoods-For those of you home buyers that want to take the golf cart out the front door, these neighborhoods (0 comments)
Our goal is to reach 3000 registered attendees to VirtualReBarcamp.com! - 01/03/10 12:20 AM
I'm registered for this. Are you? I attended the last one in my comfy sweats and with A LOT of coffee. Via Real Estate Tomato (Real Estate Tomato): Our goal is to reach 3000 registered attendees to VirtualReBarcamp.com! The event is free being presented by 28 of the top minds in RE technology and social networking. Currently we have 1500+ registered attendee. To reach our goal we need your help. Fortunately, we have a ringer in our pocket: The generosity of ListingMoves.com. ListingMoves.com is going to be running a contest for everyone that helps us attain our goal. Anyone that writes/re-blogs this post on (5 comments)
Top 8 for a kids play date - 01/01/10 04:12 PM
Everyone needs a top 10 list for their blog. I think it's a blogging rule or something. I've never been one to follow the crowd so I'm doing a top 8 list instead. So without further ado, here is my top 8 list of things that I think are the best things for younger (think under age 6 or so) kids in Salem Oregon...in no particular order.
8. A.C. Gilbert Discovery Village. We locals call this the Gilbert House. They changed the name to Discovery Village a few years ago, but old names die hard. With the (4 comments)
Neighborhood real estate at its best delivered to you by a Principal Broker licensed in the state of Oregon. Get a peek into my inner data geek with my extensive Salem Oregon real estate trending graphs, or stick around to see if my sarcastic wit rears its ugly head. Either way, read, hopefully enjoy and find it helpful, then you know the drill...call/email/tweet me for help with your real estate needs.
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