Salem Oregon Real Estate

The real estate market in the Salem metro area is varied and the agents at Tomson Burnham, llc can help sort all of that out for you.

A recovery on the way?

Thesa Chambers, a central Oregon real estate agent , posted this great link about “Which states will be early risers?” on her Central Oregon Buzz blog. I thought it was a neat little projection about the state economies recovery from the recession. Moody’s Economy did a projection for when each state is expected to see…

The iron grip

Wow…all I can say is wow… There are some folks in the real estate industry that have been trying to change the way real estate is done, bought and sold.  These companies are often called “discounters” because they don’t want to charge people that elusive 5-7% real estate commission.  I have an alternative business model…

The ebay of the MLS?

Brian Brady wrote an interesting post on Bloodhound Blog yesterday about the real estate industry.  I think it is worth bringing to your attention AND I would like to hear what you all think of it. Brian wrote: Prominently display the terms and dates of the rejected offers, verified by participating market professionals, in the…

Should I stay or should I go?

Sometimes you get presented with an opportunity just too good to pass up.  Me…I get presented with those “great opportunities” pretty much daily. Take today, for example… First,  I, formally known as Melina Tomson but now known as “email bearer,” won a cool $2.5M in a lotto I never entered.  I was always taught that…