property: What does Christmas mean to Oregon? - 11/12/15 08:27 AM

When I ask the question “what does Christmas mean to Oregon”, I am not referring to the spirit of giving, of the hope and love that Oregonians feel. I’m not asking about the faith and devotion that the holiday renews in so many of our residents. I am asking instead on an economic level what Christmas means to our state.
For those of you reading this that have never visited the beautiful Pacific Northwest, then you might not know that Oregon is the leading state in Christmas tree production. Over 63,000 acres of Oregon’s stunning countryside is devoted to growing the … (1 comments)

property: 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-time 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)

property: Modern Homes Spice Up the Market! - 12/09/14 03:14 AM
As a listing broker, you get all kinds of different houses to market. Modern and micro-houses can require more individualized advertising, but they certainly add some spice to the market!
Check out this beautiful listing in Grand Ronde that just went active!

It is a modern/contemporary home on 2.5 acres with frontage to South Yamhill River. Opening to a great room with concrete flooring, vaulted ceiling and a propane fireplace, this home offers an escape back to nature with floor to ceiling windows for taking in the view!

The master bedroom is located in the loft, overlooking the beautiful … (8 comments)

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