Ugly Numbers

I stated a couple of weeks ago that Salem had the best first quarter, in terms of real estate home sales, in the past three years.  Not the highest home prices mind you, but that sales picked up.  This isn’t true for the Keizer real estate market.  Home sales are incredibly sluggish there right now.…

Taking it to another level

Sex Sells. Say good-bye to the standard “Location! Location! Location!” Leave it up to the Aussies to take real estate marketing to an entirely different level.  You won’t see any pans across the room showing the architectural features of the home.  You can’t call this video boring or “just like every other agent out there.”…

The private remarks…revealed

From: Jim <Jim@IDon’tNeedNoStinkinRealators.com> To: Melina Tomson <melina@tomsonburnham.com> Date: Feb 13, 2011 3:05 AM Subject:  MLS Dear Melinda, I found you on Swillow and clicked through to your website.  I like your website and for an agent that’s saying something because most of them suck.  I like the house at 777 Lucky to Know Me Street…

Mamma Mia it’s #Salemia

For those of you that have read this blog for any length of time, you know that I have an occasional series I write called Ugly Ducking to Swan. It talks about the projects or new businesses in Salem that have improved the visual appeal or the culture of the city. Sometimes, unfortunately, Salem goes…