Sorry, I don’t do toilets…

On the Powersites blog, they posted the question “Can a Realtor do too much?”  At issue was a marketing piece done by an Atlanta real estate agent showing her doing dishes, making the beds, and yes…scrubbing the toilets for her sellers in order to sell a house.  You can see the short video for yourself.…

Moving to neutral in Keizer

10.9 months. That’s the current inventory level for the Keizer Oregon real estate market.  Like the spike in the Salem market, Keizer saw a big jump as sellers put their homes on the market for the tax credit.  Inventory is up since last month, but what I would expect to happen is that fewer than…

Salem Art Fair

If you are considering relocating to the Salem Oregon area, the Salem Art Fair is a really great festival that occurs in July every year. It’s held at Bush Park and artists from all over are invited. Artists have to submit their work and be accepted into the fair, so the quality is always stellar,…

Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park is one of the main larger parks in Salem Oregon. It houses the outdoor amphitheater for summer concerts, a covered area for concerts, movies and family gatherings, a large splash pad, play structures, walking paths, the Willamette Queen, and the Riverfront Carousel. “Picnik Show“ Create a free slideshow with Picnik! A nice flat…

Asians great with these top eight.

I have some clients that are relocating to Salem Oregon.  While I do my best to teach people about our area, the fact is, I haven’t been in every restaurant in town.  My son just upgraded his taste buds to halibut from grilled cheese so adventuring into Asian hasn’t happened for us as a family. …

You say goodbye and I say hello

It’s official, unless you are in the military and spent time overseas, the real estate tax credit ends tomorrow night at 11:59 to be under contract.  At 12:00, I think many real estate agents will be heaving a sigh of relief.  While I am thankful for my clients that have been able to take advantage…