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

So close…

So close… You all will cut me some slack, won’t you? Home prices in Salem Oregon In January 2009,  I posted my predictions for real estate in Salem in 2010.  My guess?  Home prices would drop 5% in 2010.  The reality?  The average home price dropped 6.6% and the median shifted downward 6.1%.   Pffft.  I’m…

Winding down…

This is the last monthly Salem real estate market update I’ll do this year since I will look at the year-end statistics in January.   I’ll just give you a quick update of the market since we’ll be looking at this more in-depth soon.   The median and average home prices were down just a tad in…

The last bastion struggles

The Keizer Oregon real estate market Keizer had been one of the best markets here locally…best, being a subjective term mind you.  The inventory in Keizer which had been pretty consistently in the 6-9 month range for past of the past couple of years started to spike this year and that spike has continued.  As…

Not looking too good…

Stayton Real Estate Prices I wrote six months ago that I fully expected Stayton real estate home prices to continue to drop. That didn’t happen this quarter, but quite frankly I don’t see how prices can’t go down.  Back in January, Stayton had 36 months of inventory.  Right now, it has 33.  Pretty much none of…

Just hanging out in purgatory

Keizer home price trends Well true to form, what goes up must come down.    Thankfully for Keizerites, the correction seems to have come and gone for the most part.  Keizer Oregon real estate has been pretty much flat-lined for a year.  The second-quarter statistics are continuing that same pattern.  Inventory is running at 7.7 months…