A series of posts about Marion county real estate market conditions.

Salem Home Sales Report May 2013

The Salem market made a swift turnaround, like many areas of the country.  In May, it was the best home sales (for single-family homes) for three years and it was only eclipsed by the year that there was the tax credit deadline for June.    Spurred by low-interest rates, a housing price bottom, and a…

Salem Market Report

Phew.  Agents have been sweating the market filled with insane underwriters, oversupply, and distressed homeowners.  It hasn’t been easy for anyone.  The good news is that 2012 was better.  Not great mind you, as the economy is still struggling, but real estate agents working the Salem area finally took a collective breath and said “about…

Keizer Market Report

It’s that time of year.  Mid-January gives agents a chance to get all of their sold data into our local MLS so we can run some data and see where the year ended.  The 4th quarter in real estate in most of the Salem metro cities was brisk, well in comparison to recent years anyway.…