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Buying or Selling Investment Real Estate–Consider a 1031 Exchange

To 1031 or not 1031

If You are Buying or Selling Investment Real Estate (nearly anywhere in the U.S.) You Need to Know about Exchanges Whether you are selling investment property in the Corvallis or Albany, Oregon area or are selling elsewhere and considering a purchase here, you do not want to overlook the possible … [Read more...]

Great News for Corvallis and Albany, Oregon Home Buyers

Save Money!

Great News! Home Ownership in Corvallis and Albany just got more affordable. FHA announced this morning in mortgagee letter 2017-01 that they are dropping the monthly mortgage insurance premium.  The annualized rate was .85% and it will now be .60%, a reduction of .25%.  On a 250,000 FHA loan, … [Read more...]

Thankful Seller

Judy Nehr 2015

Dear Dava, It's a strange feeling when a person has been a near-daily part of your life, and suddenly isn't there any more. It's just life for you, but less familiar to your clients. I miss you! ... Thank you again for all your hard work and the many little details you took care of. Having so … [Read more...]

How’s the Real Estate Market | Communities of Albany, North Albany, Corvallis and Lebanon, Oregon for April, 2015

Albany April 2015

Real Estate Market Conditions for Albany (and North Albany), Corvallis and Lebanon  as of month end April 2015. Simply put an absorption analysis tells us about current market conditions, based on rate of sales and volume of available properties In a market where inventory (amount of supply … [Read more...]

How’s the Albany, Oregon Real Estate Market? February 2015

Albany Oregon Real Estate Statistics February 2015

  Albany Oregon Real Estate Statistics for February 2015   Available inventory is being absorbed at a consistent rate. With just over a one-third drop in inventory February 2015 as compared to February 2014, the Albany market inventory is now reduced to just over 2.5 months of inventory, a … [Read more...]

How’s the Albany Oregon Real Estate Market? Statistics for January 2015

Albany Oregon Real Estate Statistics January 2015

The Albany Oregon real estate market, looks to be back on track... Gains in number of sales, tell a positive story for Albany. Number of closed sales is up nearly 10% in the 12 months preceding January 2015 as compared to  the 12 months preceding January 2014. Average sales price is up a healthy … [Read more...]

Real Estate Inventory | Communities of Albany, North Albany, Corvallis and Lebanon, Oregon for January 2015

Absorption rate Albany Oregon January 2015

January Absorption Rates:  Same Story, New Month Absorption rates are a strong indicator as to the condition of the real estate market. And these numbers really tell the tale. Inventory is limited. It's a very strong seller's market in most of the Mid-Willamette Valley. Homes that are priced … [Read more...]

Year End Real Estate Market Report 2014 | Corvallis and Albany Oregon and Surrounding Communities

2014 year end market statistics

Annual Statistical Report of the Local Real Estate Market. Significant data points covering a span of time back to 2005.   … [Read more...]

Remodeling: Cost vs Value in the Portland Area

cost value 2015

After posting about why you take a look at the Cost vs Value Report before doing any home projects, I read a really well written perspective on the topic of remodeling, cost vs value, in the Portland Metro area.  I think that providing statistics is interesting, but framing them with a point of … [Read more...]

Out of Town Buyers

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