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August 2018 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Wed, Aug 1st 2018 10:17 am
Oregon is on the forefront of states that are trying to combat rising housing prices and the struggle for renters to become homeowners. This month, we look at three new innovations that could chang...

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July 2018 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Fri, Jun 29th 2018 5:00 pm
Salem is looking at all-time vacancy lows and all-time rent increase highs, and that’s proving to be a devastating mix as more management companies decide to undergo renovations to cash in on the t...

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June 2018 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Fri, Jun 1st 2018 4:33 pm
New trends in home selling are making news right now. First up, luxury condo sellers are making an interesting choice to get top-dollar for their property: stripping the place down to the bones. Th...

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March 2018 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Thu, Mar 29th 2018 11:21 am
In most of the country, home sellers are prepping for the beginning of the selling season, but in Oregon the season never ended. We look at the shrinking selling season, how to get more homes built...

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February 2018 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Tue, Feb 27th 2018 4:15 pm
The breakneck speed of the 2017 housing market may be slowing finally, as we see homebuilding starting to keep pace with the market. Although in hot markets like Portland, bidding wars are persisti...

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January 2018 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Fri, Feb 2nd 2018 11:47 am
Happy New Year! The real estate news is certainly happy, especially for investors. With Oregon still ranked as one of the most popular places to move to in the country, vacancy rates holding at rec...

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December 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Thu, Dec 28th 2017 10:42 am
The new tax bill will have a big impact on Oregon homeowners. This month, we dive in to its projected impact on the housing market. Will it lead to more developments like Hawaii’s latest, a luxury ...

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November 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Tue, Nov 28th 2017 5:41 pm
This month, learn all about new tax code changes that could go into effect if the Tax Relief and Jobs Act is passed through the Senate. Plus, is Fannie Mae getting into the construction business? F...

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October 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Thu, Nov 2nd 2017 4:03 pm
In this month’s real estate news, we see the widening impact of the housing shortage, as other factors make the crunch even tighter. Wildfires in California destroyed thousands of homes and busines...

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September 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Tue, Sep 26th 2017 12:35 pm
Millennials have waited longer to buy homes than past generations, and they are also getting married later than past generations. So it makes sense that many aren’t waiting to buy their first home ...

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August 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Wed, Aug 30th 2017 3:36 pm
The eclipse is all anyone is talked about this past month, and it obviously had a dramatic impact on the Willamette Valley, everywhere from local restaurants and shops, to residents who rented out ...

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July 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Fri, Jul 28th 2017 4:24 pm
This month, we highlight some of the most intriguing properties around Salem and Oregon for sale right now, from Brightview, a former governor’s mansion, to the only property in Oregon with views o...

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June 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Mon, Jun 26th 2017 5:49 pm
Everywhere you look, the market is gaining speed. That’s reflected in this month’s market news, too, starting with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae quietly letting go of appraisal requirements for home r...

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May 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Wed, May 31st 2017 5:46 pm
As this busy real estate season gears up, we bring you news from across the country and around the world. First, let’s start with some good news. Salem has been ranked the second-cleanest city to l...

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April 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Fri, Apr 28th 2017 10:09 am
The housing market isn’t wasting any time this year, and a few different forces are at work to keep prices moving up: interest rate increases at the Federal Reserve, Chinese billionaires seeking ...

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March 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Fri, Mar 31st 2017 1:18 pm
As we kick off this year’s real estate selling season,  analysts are noticing some exciting changes. At the top of the list, millennials are finally diving into the market. For years, these poten...

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February 2017 Real Estate News Roundup
Posted Tue, Feb 28th 2017 12:00 pm
It’s clear from data around the country that while demand for housing is growing, new construction is down and supply in many markets is critically low. As millennials age and pay off student loa...

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