astoria oregon: Astoria Oregon / Astoria Historical Home Sale - 04/13/11 12:58 PM

The Mack-Daddy of All Open Houses 
Last summer I had the unique experience of showcasing one of my listings, a real architectural gem, in the local Historical Home Tour.  The experience was overwhelmingly wonderful & offered a unique opportunity to expose Astoria's Crown Jewel to a massive amount of people.  It was estimated that over 200 people toured the Henry Hoefler home on that beautiful summer afternoon.  Suffice it to say, this was the largest open house that I've ever experienced!
Fast forward 8-months - Imagine my surprise when I recently received a call from an agent proclaiming to … (3 comments)

astoria oregon: Astoria Oregon / Astoria's Crown Jewel For Sale / Historical Home - 02/07/11 07:36 AM

The Henry Hoefler House
 1656 Jerome - Astoria Oregon
Priced To Sell & Listed At: $ 997,500
Perched high above the bustling city below and overlooking the mighty Columbia River sits the crown jewel of Astoria, a home both rich in history and heritage, the estate of the late Henry Hoefler. In the early 1920's, the young confectioner left his native New York for the shores of Astoria and founded the Centennial Chocolate Company, along with building this sprawling 5,500 square-foot estate for his family. After the great Astoria fire of 1922, the Hoefler family relocated, and in the … (0 comments)

astoria oregon: Astoria Oregon Bicentennial Celebration/Astoria OR - 02/05/11 07:16 AM

Did you know that:
Astoria, Oregon was established in 1811 by the John Jacob Astor fur trading party, and became the first permanent U.S. settlement west of the Rocky Mountains.  
City leaders began planning for a huge 200th. birthday celebration as early as 2008.  Committees have been actively planning for the event, which will include many educational & community-wide events of interest to the entire family.  A permanent exhibit at the Heritage Museum will enlighten us on the founding of Astoria, John Jacob Astor & the race for the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Like many historical venues, … (0 comments)

astoria oregon: Astoria, Oregon - Year To Date Sales, 2009 - 11/19/09 04:44 AM

As you can see from the sales trends above, the highest concentration of sales is in the $ 200,000-250k price range for the second year in a row.  The introduction of the First Time Home Buyer's Tax Credit is to be acknowledged for the growth in these market segements.  For the first time in many years we're seeing the re-introduction of home listed below $ 200,000.  This is due in part to the entry of bank owned properties & short sales.  Inventory in our area continues to drop from the record highs of 2008.  Continued inventory declines are to be expected … (2 comments)

astoria oregon: Prestigious Address - 11/04/09 04:27 AM
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Marianne Pittard

Gearhart, OR

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