the dalles real estate: Updated - Wasco County Residential Sales Activity January 2020 - 02/10/20 01:29 PM
An additional January 2020 home sale ($375,000 in Maupin) was reported today (02/10/20). This additional home sale revised the January 2020 Wasco County Residential Sales Activity report I provided a few days ago. The revised report follows.
During January 2020, twenty-four (24) homes sold in Wasco County, ranging in price from a low of $60,900 to a high of $467,900. The average sales price for homes sold in Wasco County was $244,100  ($42k less than Dec 2019) with a median sales price of $248,000. The average square footage of the sold homes was 1,662, with a median of 1,737 square feet. The … (3 comments)

the dalles real estate: Wasco County Residential Sales Activity January 2020 - 02/05/20 09:03 PM
During January 2020, twenty-three (23) homes sold in Wasco County, ranging in price from a low of $60,900 to a high of $467,900. The average sales price for homes sold in Wasco County was $238,400  ($48k less than Dec 2019) with a median sales price of $241,000. The average square footage of the sold homes was 1,664, with a median of 1,680 square feet. The average Days on Market (DOM) was 124 days, with a median DOM of 42 days. The average DOM was impacted by three (3) home sales selling after more than 400 days. Excluding these long DOM homes, … (3 comments)

the dalles real estate: Reminder - The Dalles Blood Drive Jan 28, 2020 - 01/22/20 12:17 AM
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. 
REMINDER: The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in The Dalles later next week. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tue, Jan 28, 2020, 12:30pm - 6:30pm, Ft Dalles Readiness Center, 402 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058
Can't make it to the blood drive in The Dalles? Good news, … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate: The Dalles Blood Drive January 28, 2020 - 01/18/20 03:48 AM
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:
Tue, Jan 28, 2020, 12:30pm - 6:30pm, Ft Dalles Readiness Center, 402 E Scenic Dr, The Dalles, OR 97058
Can't make it to the blood drive in The Dalles? Good news, there … (1 comments)

the dalles real estate: Wasco County Residential Sales Activity November 2019 - 12/01/19 02:43 AM
During November 2019, nineteen (19) homes sold in Wasco County, ranging in price from a low of $76,900 to a high of $489,000. The average sales price for homes sold in Wasco County was $259,000 with a median sales price of $285,000.The average square footage of the sold homes was 1,758, with a median of 1,877 square feet. The average Days on Market (DOM) was 76 days, with a median DOM of 26 days. The average DOM was impacted by two (2) home sales sold after 244 and 369 days, respectively. Excluding these long DOM homes, the average DOM was 49 … (2 comments)

the dalles real estate: Wasco County Home Sales October 2019 - 11/06/19 02:28 AM
During October 2019, thirty-four (34) homes sold in Wasco County, ranging in price from a low of $24,900 to a high of $762,000. The average sales price for homes sold in Wasco County was $301,000 with a median sales price of $259,000.The average square footage of the sold homes was 1,662, with a median of 1,586 square feet. The average Days on Market (DOM) was 93 days, with a median DOM of 31 days. The average DOM was impacted by five (5) home sales exceeding 300 days before they sold. Excluding these long DOM homes, the average DOM was 45 days … (2 comments)

the dalles real estate: 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)

the dalles real estate: 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)

the dalles real estate: 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)

the dalles real estate: 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)

the dalles real estate: Wasco County Real Estate Market Price Decreases Jan 1-14, 2019 - 01/14/19 02:04 PM
Here are recent price decreases in the Wasco County Real Estate market, including Mosier, The Dalles, Maupin, and Dufur.  These price decreases occurred from January 1 through January 14, 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.  If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
$179,000
1005 H Street, The Dalles, OR 97058
Price Change:  01/05/19 $10,000 Decrease 
Original List Price: 08/22/18 $189,000
$199,900
311 W 13th St, The Dalles, … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate: 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)

the dalles real estate: White Salmon Blood Drive Jan 30 2019 - 01/12/19 04:42 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 White Salmon later this month. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Wed, Jan 30, 2019, 12:30pm - 6:30pm, 7th Day Adventist Comm Bldg, 531 E Tohomish, White Salmon, WA 98672 
To donate blood, you can sign-up here. Input your Zip Code in the Blue or … (1 comments)

the dalles real estate: Wasco County Real Estate – Recent Price Drops for December, 2018 - 01/06/19 10:26 PM
Here are recent price decreases in the Wasco County Real Estate market, including Mosier, The Dalles, Maupin, and Dufur.  These price decreases occurred from December 1 through December 31, 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.  If you are selling, it is critical to price your property correctly.
$185,000
804 East 13th St, The Dalles, OR 97058
Price Change:  12/04/18 $5,000 Decrease 
Original List Price: 11/07/18 $190,000
$280,000
1719 East 14th St, The Dalles, OR 97058
Price Change:  12/26/18 $10,000 Decrease 
Price … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate: Happy Holidays 2018 - 12/25/18 12:11 AM

May you have a great Holiday season along with a healthy and prosperous 2019.  Enjoy your time with family and friends while celebrating the season's festivities. If you are traveling, please be cautious and return safely. And Good Luck to the  Irish in the NCAA football playoffs (Notre Dame 31 Clemson 28).
                
                         
                        
                                  
 
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the dalles real estate: Wasco County October 2018 Real Estate Market Report - 12/22/18 01:06 AM
This is a quick overview of the real estate market in Wasco County for October 2018.  Home inventory remains low (2.7 months), with average* sales and median* sales prices continuing to increase significantly over the prior year period.

If you would like to look at the market for your specific home, please email me or call me at (541) 402-1219 or (509) 540-1309.
*Note - The average and median sales prices are calculated on a rolling 12-month basis. This smooths out the monthly variability and provides a truer trending result for the time period being reviewed.
 
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the dalles real estate: Wasco County November 2018 Real Estate Report - 12/20/18 05:15 PM
Here is a quick overview of the November 2018 Wasco County real estate market.  Home inventory remains low as there were only 2.9 months of inventory at the end of November 2018. This was not unusual as Wasco County home inventory has been under 3 months for 8 of the eleven months in 2018.  A normal market generally has 6 months of home inventory.
Due to the low inventory, the average* and median* sales prices have increased 15.6% and 14% respectively, over the prior year.  Wasco County has seen increasing prices and lower days on market during 2018, due to the low housing inventory … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate: Happy Thanksgiving 2018 - 11/21/18 10:15 PM
 
 
I want to say "thank you" to all the wonderful people who are clients and friends.  The past few years have been full of growth, learning, and challenges.  Without you, they wouldn't have been as wonderful.  May your Thanksgiving be a time of happiness and kinship with those you hold dear.
Many blessings to you and yours.
 
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the dalles real estate: Wasco County Real Estate Market Report August 2018 Infographic - 09/14/18 11:34 PM
Here is a quick overview of the Wasco County Real Estate Market for August 2018.  This covers all sales activity in Wasco County, as reported by the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS).  It does not include For Sale By Owner (FSBO) sales activity.  There was a significant variation in sales activity throughout the county; for example, the Mosier average sales price change year over year was 31%.  The same figure for the entire county was 12.6%. If you would like to explore the specific real estate market details for your property, please call me at (509) 540-1309 or (541) 402-1219.  You … (2 comments)

the dalles real estate: Reminder - Blood Donation in The Dalles April 23, 2018 - 04/11/18 10:22 AM
Reminder - Blood Donation in The Dalles April 23, 2018
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in The Dalles this week. Please donate as you could help save a life.  Blood drives are at the following times and locations:
 
Monday, April 23, 2018, 1pm - 6:00pm: St Peter's Parish Center, 1220 W 10th St, The Dalles, OR
 
If you are not able to donate this month, there is likely another opportunity next month.
 
To donate blood, you can sign-up here. Input your Zip Code in the Blue or Red box where indicated. Then follow the steps to sign up and donate blood.  
Here are some … (5 comments)

 
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