mel ahrens realtor: Wasco County Residential Sales July 2019 - 08/15/19 06:54 PM
During July 2019, a total of 28 homes sold in Wasco County. The majority of the sales were in The Dalles (25) with one each in Mosier, Tygh Valley, and Dufur. Last year, July 2018 experienced 36 residential sales; Wasco County residential sales decreased by 22% versus the prior year.
The average sales price was just over $300k ($300,600) averaging 1,922 sq ft.  The median sales price was $269,750 with median sq ft of 1,794.
The highest-priced home sold for $525,700 with 2,300 sq ft on almost 10 acres. It sold for 17% more than the list price and received multiple offers. The … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: South Wasco County Real Estate Market Price Changes July 2019 - 08/13/19 12:41 PM
Here are recent price decreases in the South Wasco County Residential Real Estate Market, including Maupin, Wamic, and Tygh Valley.  These price decreases occurred from July 1 through July 31, 2019.
It is interesting to note some Wasco County properties have had multiple price decreases while others have reduced price shortly after going on the market.  This indicates the property was not priced at market, the market is in transition or both.  Recently, there has been a meaningful increase in Wasco County residential property inventory. More inventory means more competition for buyers. If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
In … (1 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Mosier Oregon Real Estate Market Price Decreases July 2019 - 08/13/19 12:00 PM
Here are recent price decreases in Mosier from July 1 through July 31, 2019.
In the greater Wasco County real estate market, it is interesting to note some properties have had multiple price decreases while others have reduced price shortly after going on the market.  This indicates the property was not priced at market, the market is in transition or both.  Recently, there has been a meaningful increase in Wasco County residential property inventory. More inventory means more competition for buyers. If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
In July 2019 there were a total of 3 homes in Mosier … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: The Dalles Real Estate Market Price Decreases July 2019 - 08/13/19 11:36 AM
Here are recent price decreases in The Dalles residential real estate market.  These price decreases occurred from July 1 through July 31, 2019.
It is interesting to note some properties have had multiple price decreases while others have reduced price shortly after going on the market.  This indicates the property was not priced at market, the market is in transition or both.  Recently, there has been a meaningful increase in The Dalles residential property inventory. More inventory means more competition for buyers. If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
In July 2019 there were a total of 28 homes in … (1 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Wasco County Real Estate Market Price Decreases July 2019 - 08/12/19 09:37 AM
Here are recent price decreases in the Wasco County Residential Real Estate Market, including Mosier, The Dalles, Maupin, Wamic, and Dufur.  These price decreases occurred from July 1 through July 31, 2019.
It is interesting to note some properties have had multiple price decreases while others have reduced price shortly after going on the market.  This indicates the property was not priced at market, the market is in transition or both.  Recently, there has been a meaningful increase in Wasco County residential property inventory. More inventory means more competition for buyers. If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
In July 2019 … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Reminder - Hood River Blood Drive Aug 13, 2019 - 08/11/19 07:01 PM
REMINDER -
There is a significant shortage of blood this time of year.  Did you know in the next hour, 1,800 people will need blood in the United States. And another 1,800 the following 60 minutes. That is 43,200 people in one day who need blood. Donating blood saves lives. 
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in Hood River this week. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tue, Aug 13, 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm, Waucoma Building, 902 Wasco St, Hood River, OR 97031
For those donating through August 29, 2019, each donor will receive a $5 … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River Blood Drive - Aug 13, 2019 ($5 Amazon Gift Card For Donors) - 08/11/19 06:55 PM
There is a significant shortage of blood this time of year.  Did you know in the next hour, 1,800 people will need blood in the United States. And another 1,800 the following 60 minutes. That is 43,200 people in one day who need blood. Donating blood saves lives. 
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in Hood River this week. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tue, Aug 13, 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm, Waucoma Building, 902 Wasco St, Hood River, OR 97031
For those donating through August 29, 2019, each donor will receive a $5 Amazon … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River Blood Drives - May 2019 - 05/19/19 11:24 PM
There is a significant shortage of blood this time of year.  Did you know in the next hour, 1,800 people will need blood in the United States. And another 1,800 the following 60 minutes. That is 43,200 people in one day who need blood. Donating blood saves lives. 
The American Red Cross is having a couple of blood drives in Hood River this week. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drives are:
Mon, May 20, 2019, 10:00am - 3:00pm, Hood River Wal-Mart, 2700 Wasco Ave, Hood River, OR 97031
Tue, May 21, 20019, 1:00pm - 6:00pm, LDS Dalles Ward, May … (1 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River County April 2019 Real Estate Market Snapshot - 05/19/19 12:46 PM
This a quick overview of the April 2019 Hood River County Real Estate market.  The average* sales price has DECLINED by 3.8% compared to April 2018. The median* sales price has increased by 2.1% compared to April 2018.  The decline in average sales price is driven by higher priced homes staying on the market longer, while lower priced homes generally continue to sell sooner. 
Home inventory for April 2019 decreased to 4.4 months, a 10% decrease from March 2019 2018 (4.5) and a 19% increase from April 2018 (3.7 months inventory). Looking back 2 years, the April 2017 home inventory was only 1.6 months.  This … (1 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Wasco County April 2019 Real Estate Market Snapshot - 05/16/19 02:06 PM
This is a quick overview of the April 2019 Wasco County Real Estate market. The average* sales price has INCREASED by 14.1% compared to April 2018. The median* sales price has increased by 13.8% compared to April 2018.  Prices for homes are higher than they were a year ago.
Home inventory for April 2019 increased to 3.3 months, a 27% increase over March 2019 (2.6 months) and 34% below February 20197 (5.2 months inventory). A normal real estate market typically has 6 months of home inventory. 
 
If you would like to look at the market for your specific home, please email me or call me … (2 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Reminder - Hood River Bridge Closed Overnight April 30, 2019 - 04/29/19 12:20 PM
REMINDER - The Hood River Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic April 30, 2019 beginning at 9:00pm, again lasting until 5am the next morning.  The closure to all traffic is necessary to complete the new electrical control system for the lift span.  This will include installation, testing, and re-commissioning of the system.
Motorists will need to seek alternative routes during the closures.  Alternative crossings exist at Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks or The Dalles Bridge in The Dalles. The alternative crossings are approximately 20 miles east (The Dalles) or west (Cascade Locks).  Or spend the night in Hood River or White … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River Bridge Closed Mon & Tue, April 29 & 30, 2019 - 04/29/19 10:55 AM
The Hood River Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 9:00pm on April 29, 2019. The closure will last until 5am on April 30, 2019. The closure will occur again on April 30, 2019, beginning at 9:00pm, again lasting until 5am the next morning.  The closure to all traffic is necessary to complete the new electrical control system for the lift span.  This will include installation, testing, and re-commissioning of the system.
Motorists will need to seek alternative routes during the closures.  Alternative crossings exist at Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks or The Dalles Bridge in The Dalles. The alternative … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Reminder - Hood River Bridge Closed Overnight April 10, 2019 - 04/10/19 11:36 AM
REMINDER - The Hood River Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 9:30pm on April 10, 2019, lasting until 5am the next morning.  The closure to all traffic is part of replacing the lift span motors.
Motorists will need to seek alternative routes during the closures.  Alternative crossings exist at Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks or The Dalles Bridge in The Dalles. The alternative crossings are approximately 20 miles east (The Dalles) or west (Cascade Locks).  Or spend the night in Hood River and enjoy what the town has to offer.  Please plan accordingly.
For more information, you may call the Port … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River Bridge Closed Overnight April 10th and 11th, 2019 - 04/09/19 02:23 PM
The Hood River Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 9:30pm on April 9, 2019. The closure will last until 5am on April 10, 2019. The closure will occur again on April 10, 2019, beginning at 9:30pm, again lasting until 5am the next morning.  The closure to all traffic is part of replacing the lift span motors.
Motorists will need to seek alternative routes during the closures.  Alternative crossings exist at Bridge of the Gods in Cascade Locks or The Dalles Bridge in The Dalles. The alternative crossings are approximately 20 miles east (The Dalles) or west (Cascade Locks).  Or spend the night … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River Bridge Closed Fri Feb 01, 2019 at 5am - 01/31/19 01:59 PM
The Hood River Bridge is closed to traffic beginning at 5am Friday, February 1, 2019.  Lanes in both directions will be closed for a maintenance lift of the bridge lift span.  Weather conditions may affect the schedule. 
The maintenance work is expected to delay traffic for approximately 30 minutes. Motorists are urged to drive cautiously to ensure worker safety. This is expected to be a short closure with minimal traffic delays, depending on traffic volume. Please plan accordingly.
 
For more information, you may call the Port of Hood River at (541) 386-1645 or email porthr@gorge.net.
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mel ahrens realtor: December 2018 Hood River County Real Estate Overview - 01/15/19 03:43 AM
This a quick overview of the December 2018 Hood River County Real Estate market.  The average* sales price has DECLINED by 3.4% compared to December 2017. The median* sales price has increased by 1.8% compared to December 2017.  The decline in average sales price is driven by higher priced homes staying on the market longer, while lower priced homes generally continue to sell sooner.
Home inventory for December 2018 increased to 4.4 months, a 19% increase over November 2018 (3.7 months) and 21% below December 2017 (5.6 months inventory). Looking back 2 years, the December 2016 home inventory was only 2.9 months.  This Is a 52% … (2 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River Real Estate Price Decreases Jan 1-13, 2019 - 01/14/19 12:28 AM
Here are recent price decreases in the Hood River County Real Estate market, including Cascade Locks, Hood River, and Mount Hood/Parkdale.  These price decreases occurred from January 1 through January 13, 2018. It is interesting to note some properties have had multiple price decreases while others have reduced price shortly after going on the market.  This indicates the property was not priced at market, the market is in transition or both.  Prices are softening with more competition due to more home inventory available for sale.  If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
$365,900
833 Sieverkropp Dr, Hood River, OR 97031
Price … (2 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Hood River County Real Estate Price Decreases For December 2018 - 01/13/19 03:44 AM
Here are recent price decreases in the Hood River County Real Estate market, including Cascade Locks, Hood River, and Mount Hood/Parkdale.  These price decreases occurred in December 2018. It is interesting to note some properties have had multiple price decreases while others have reduced price shortly after going on the market.  This indicates the property was not priced at market, the market is in transition or both.  Prices are softening with more competition due to more home inventory available for sale.  If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
$335,000
4130 Bartlett Dr, Hood River, OR 97031
Price Change:  12/18/18 $4,900 Decrease
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mel ahrens realtor: The Dalles Blood Drive Jan 29, 2019 - 01/12/19 07:41 PM
There is a significant shortage of blood this time of year.  Did you know in the next hour, 1,800 people will need blood in the United States. And another 1,800 the following 60 minutes. That is 43,200 people in one day who need blood. Donating blood saves lives. 
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in The Dalles later this month. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019, 12:30pm - 6:30pm, Ft Dalles Readiness Center, 402 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058
Can't make it to the blood drive on the 22nd? Good news, there is … (0 comments)

mel ahrens realtor: Reminder - The Dalles Blood Drive Jan 29, 2019 - 01/12/19 07:36 PM
REMINDER - There is a significant shortage of blood this time of year.  Did you know in the next hour, 1,800 people will need blood in the United States. And another 1,800 the following 60 minutes. That is 43,200 people in one day who need blood. Donating blood saves lives. 
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in The Dalles later this month. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019, 12:30pm - 6:30pm, Ft Dalles Readiness Center, 402 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058
Can't make it to the blood drive on the 22nd? Good news, … (1 comments)

 
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