economy: Why is Everyone Moving to Oregon? - 01/12/16 02:49 AM
There are numerous hot spots around the nation, locations that people are flocking to in droves because the quality of living and offered amenities is simply extraordinary. Of these hot spots, it may come as a surprise to many that Oregon has topped the list for two years in a row. For us native Oregonians there is no question, this is the place to be!
In a recent study from United Van Lines where over 129,000 moves were tracked, the company found that "66% of all interstate moves in Oregon were from people moving into the state, rather than leaving it." This … (2 comments)

economy: Future for Rental Properties - 12/16/14 01:49 AM
Despite the fact that mortgage rates are near record lows and home prices are approximately 15% below prices during the housing peak, the rate of first-timeĀ home buyers has reached an all-time low this year. And while young adults and millennials would like to be homeowners, the National Association of Realtors blames heavy student loan debt and flat-lined incomes for holding back first time home sales. Additionally, tightening lending standards make qualifying for mortgages more difficult for those entering the housing market.
However, future home sales for first-time home-buying millennials and downsizing baby boomers are forecasted for smaller, less expensive homes. … (8 comments)

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