the dalles real estate for sale: 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 for sale: Reminder The Dalles Blood Drive Tomorrow Jan 28, 2020 Please Donate - 01/22/20 12:21 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 tomorrow. 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 are other … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: 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 for sale: 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 for sale: Wasco County Home Sales in September 2019 - 10/24/19 12:03 AM
During September 2019, twenty-six (26) homes sold in Wasco County, ranging in price from a low of $169,000 to a high of $515,000. The average square footage of the sold homes was 2,067, with a median of 1,985 square feet. The average Days on Market (DOM) was 59 days, with a median DOM of 36 days. Homes sold for an average of 4.9% less than list price.  The monthly inventory of homes available for sale increased to 5 months in Sept 2019. Previously, the August 2019 inventory available for sale was 3.7 months. This was a 35% increase in available home … (5 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: 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 for sale: 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)

the dalles real estate for sale: 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 for sale: 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 for sale: 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)

the dalles real estate for sale: Reminder White Salmon Blood Drive Jan 30, 2019 - 01/12/19 04:45 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 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 … (1 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: Reminder Hood River Blood Drive Jan 22, 2018 - 01/12/19 04:34 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 later this month. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019, 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Oregon National Guard Armory, 12th & Belmont, Hood River, OR 97031
Can't make it to the blood drive on the 22nd? Good news, … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: Hood River Blood Drive Jan 22, 2019 - 01/12/19 03:23 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 later this month. Please donate as you could help save a life.  The blood drive is:
Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019, 1:00pm - 6:00pm, Oregon National Guard Armory, 12th & Belmont, Hood River, OR 97031
Can't make it to the blood drive on the 22nd? Good news, there are … (2 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: Rebuttal: Why You Should Not Sell For Sale By Owner (FSBO) - 12/31/18 10:49 AM

I see anti-FSBO (For Sale By Owner) articles or blogs on a weekly basis. Generally, the article or blog is justifying why FSBO sellers' are foolish (or worse) not to use a traditional, commission compensated, real estate broker/agent to sell their home.
The following is a blog post by Keeping Current Matters (KCM), whose mission is, "to provide you (the real estate broker/agent) with the tools and information needed to guarantee success in any real estate market". I am a KCM member; they do a good job providing relevant information which helps me in my marketing endeavors. However, I find KCM falling … (1 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: 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 for sale: 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 for sale: Wasco County Real Estate – Recent Price Drops Thru Sept 15, 2018 - 09/17/18 04:48 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 September 1 through September 15, 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.
$122,500
101 North Boat Basin C-16, The Dalles, OR 97058
Price Change:  09/13/18 $7,000 Decrease 
Price Change:  07/29/18 $4,000 Decrease 
Original List Price: 07/07/18 $133,500
$129,900
764 Pleasant Court, The Dalles, OR … (0 comments)

the dalles real estate for sale: 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 for sale: 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)

the dalles real estate for sale: Blood Drive The Dalles April 23 2018 - 04/11/18 10:20 AM
Blood Donation in The Dalles 
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in The Dalles laer this month. 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 facts about blood needs … (2 comments)

 
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