Cold RE data geek speak…Brrrr…

Okay it’s cold today in Salem Oregon.  Yikes.  So I’m sitting with my nice WARM cup of coffee and going to crank out some November real estate numbers for you all for Salem Oregon. So where did November leave us after the really good October? In better and worse condition. What’s better? Well, sales were…

Ugly Ducking to Swan: Part II

Last month I talked about the recent renovation to the Union Street bridge that was converted into a pedestrian bridge in the first part of my series, but I have to say this this project was a real change for downtown Salem Oregon…the convention center and Phoenix Grand Hotel. Taking a city block the Phoenix…

Home buyer tax credit.

Okay I’ve been asked a lot of questions about the home buyer tax credit lately by some of my Salem Oregon clients.  I saw this really great summary video and wanted to share it with you. This explains the basics of the tax credit. Now some of you have unique situations that I just don’t…

Thank you

Last night a young teen knocked on our door around 11:00 asking for food.  My husband and I were up, the lights were on, and we live in a nice neighborhood.  The obviously well loved teen had some parents who were just struggling to make ends meet.  Anyone with a teenage boy know how much…

Signs of stability

The Keizer Oregon real estate market has been one of the most stable markets in the Salem metro area for most of the year.  While it has had it’s woes, really that market seems to have corrected for the most part. Inventory, which is an important statistic in the world of real estate, is a…