Leave no stone unturned

About a gazillion years ago a general was being defeated in battle and so like all good generals he buried his treasure in his tent.  Now, apparently this was the Biltmore Estate of tents because his treasure could not be found.  Personally, I think they must have been man-looking in the tent, but I digress…

It’s a GIFT!

One of the most common frustrations I hear from Salem Oregon home buyers is that they are using GIFT funds for their down payment and they don’t understand why we have to pick apart the documentation…or even document it at all. This seems like a great place to shed some light on the whole gift…

Coming soon…

So do you really want to know how they do it? You know…build a house in a week. You’ve all watched the show…some of you may have cried…some of you may have gagged at the sappiness.  Either way, Extreme Makeover is hitting Salem Oregon. If you are interested in volunteering or donating you can head…

Not looking too good…

Stayton Real Estate Prices I wrote six months ago that I fully expected Stayton real estate home prices to continue to drop. That didn’t happen this quarter, but quite frankly I don’t see how prices can’t go down.  Back in January, Stayton had 36 months of inventory.  Right now, it has 33.  Pretty much none of…

Hallie Ford Museum

Art Museums in Salem One of the hard parts about moving to a new city is finding out what activities there are to do.  If you are into the art scene and are moving to a smaller city like Salem, Oregon that can be a bit harder sometimes. One of the local options for people…