Cloud 9 Neighborhood

View Larger Map Skyway, Heaven, Cloudview, Stratus are all names of streets that make up part of the Cloud 9 neighborhood.  …don’t worry cumulonimbus is not one of the streets in this neighborhood. Located in South Salem, Cloud 9 was built mostly in the early 1990’s.  As such there has been some time for trees…

Salem Oregon still overvalued

Global Insights releases a quarterly report on home valuations by city. According to their latest report, released in December, Salem Oregon is still overvalued for real estate.  Only three cities made the grade for extreme overvaluation…Bend, OR being one of those three. According to the report, Salem Oregon is overvalued by 25.2%. That means we…

Chinese Drywall Potentially Causing Problems…

Apparently in Lee County Florida, they are starting to investigate Chinese Drywall as causing failure of air conditioning systems and potential health problems.  I have no idea if this problem exists out here in Oregon, but for folks with newer construction homes, watch for air conditioning problems and a quick call to the builder may…

Short Sale Scam-Beware

Thesa Chambers, a Central Oregon real estate agent, wrote on her blog today about a scam that is happening out there. In her post she wrote…  Today, I discovered that there is a group of people posing as asset managers and stripping homes in Central Oregon listed as short sales.  They are removing everything they…