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

What is the market supposed to correct to?

With so much information flying around the media about the real estate market, it is really hard for buyers and sellers to sort through it. Recently someone asked “I hear about correction, correction, but what is it supposed to correct to?” Robert Schiller a Yale economist studied the long term impact of real estate as…

Stayton Real Estate Market Report

The first quarter has ended for the real estate market. Here is where our local markets currently stand. Market data information is from the local WVMLS. Here is what is occurring in the city of Stayton in real estate… Average Sales price: The average sales price so far this year is $236,490, up 11.36 %…

Keizer Oregon Real Estate Market Conditions

The first quarter has ended for the real estate market. Here is where our local markets currently stand. Market data information is from the local WVMLS. Here is what is occurring in the city of Keizer in real estate… Average Sales price: The average sales price so far this year is $208,763, down 3.7 %…

April 2008 Salem Oregon Market Report

The first quarter has ended for the real estate market. Here is where our local markets currently stand. Market data information is from the local WVMLS. Average Sales price: The average sales price so far this year is $214,957, down 8.3 % from last year’s $234,779. What this means for you as a seller, is…

Soft Market Property Scores

It’s no big secret that insurance companies have rated certain areas or neighborhoods a better risk in terms of lower payoff than others. Home insurance policies will be cheaper for some neighborhoods vs. another based on this risk factor. Countrywide Homes Loans, and some other lenders are starting to do the same thing. They created…

Annual Market Trend

The National Association of Realtors has been touting that the real estate industry has been a return to normal for many parts of the country with just a very really devastated areas. While there are many things I like about NAR, I think it is really important to be completely honest about the market. So…