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

Cold Snap…Cold Stats

Well it is still cold here in the Salem Oregon area. Typically it isn’t cold like this without ice and snow. It has been really sunny which is deceptive to we Oregonians this time of year. It’s just plain cold out there. So, as I sit in my office in the cold, with some nice…

Cold RE data geek speak…Brrrr…

Okay it’s cold today in Salem Oregon.  Yikes.  So I’m sitting with my nice WARM cup of coffee and going to crank out some November real estate numbers for you all for Salem Oregon. So where did November leave us after the really good October? In better and worse condition. What’s better? Well, sales were…

Signs of stability

The Keizer Oregon real estate market has been one of the most stable markets in the Salem metro area for most of the year.  While it has had it’s woes, really that market seems to have corrected for the most part. Inventory, which is an important statistic in the world of real estate, is a…

RE Data Geek Speak

I’m trying to come up with a pithy title for my monthly real estate reports and realize I have very little creativity in the literature department…I feel bad for my AP English teacher in high school…I appear to have fallen off the creativity wagon a bit… While I try and come up with something catchy,…

Into the skid

Last month I talked about that the Salem Oregon real estate market appeared to be entering the skid phase.  Unlike optimists who think some kind of v bounce will occur, I think a skid with essentially no appreciation in home values is more likely. September marked the end of the 3rd quarter.  The nice thing…