Annette Sievert's Real Estate Blog

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2011 

One of the absolutely great features for younger children in Corvallis is the Elementary Strings Program. Part of the Corvallis Youth Symphony Association. Children can have strings education twice a week in school, teachers are coming from the CYSA and teach. It has been a fantastic opportunity ...
Posted about 3 years ago
I just read a blog post from an inspector who was outraged because the county had done an inspection instead of him and had declared a home more or less perfect while he knew it was not. While that is certainly outragous, what make this actually really abd is that the county in in business at all...
Posted about 3 years ago
Once you have listed a wheelchair accessible home for the first time it will dawn on you how little inventory there is with this feature. Although a little planning upfront really does not make a home more expensive to build (unless it is not one level and would need an elevator) the thought obvi...
Posted about 3 years ago
I get this question from time to time in listing presentations and I always have to think a bit. What really is full time compared with part time in this line of work? First, no, I do not have a second job. Maybe that settles it. But: I do work from home a lot, I do not have fixed office times, I...
Posted about 3 years ago
When listing a home we as brokers more often than not get confronted with this sentence and now we have to tell the potential client that what they take as "true value" has rarely anything to do with reality and that a good CMA is the way to go, not the "Zestimate".. Zillow has a disclaimer that ...
Posted about 3 years ago
We always felt that Corvallis was an "on it's toes" community and in my blog http://localism.com/blog/or/corvallis/posts/2088970/Why-the-Corvallis-market  I wrote that the Corvallis RE Market is comparably stable and will continue to do so. Here is another very compelling reason for this:   Corva...
Posted about 3 years ago
Being an immigrant myself I know that buying RE in the US as a non resident is not the problem, financing is! You want to buy, are from anywhere in the world outside the US and have cash? Fine! Comply with the tax laws in the US and your country, don't overstay your welcome aka visa time limits a...
Posted about 3 years ago
Philomath           Price Range Active Listings as of 1/21/2011 Sold Listings Last 6 Mos. Average Sold Per Month Months of Inventory Av. Days on Market Solds $0 - $99,999 * 3 0.50 * 147 $100,000 - $149,999 8 3 0.50 16.00 253 $150,000 - $199,999  7 8 1.33 5.25 93 $200,000 - $249,999 5 3 0.50 10.00...
Posted about 3 years ago
Albany           Price Range Active Listings as of 1/21/2011 Sold Listings Last 6 Months Average Sold Per Month Months of Inventory Av. Days on Market Solds $0 - $99,999 23 34 5.67 4.06 131 $100,000 - $149,999 71 67 11.17 6.36 147 $150,000 - $199,999  94 89 14.83 6.34 145 $200,000 - $249,999 46 3...
Posted about 3 years ago
Corvallis           Price Range Active Listings as of 1/21/2011 Sold Listings Last 6 Mos. Average Sold Per Month Months of Inventory Av. Days on Market Solds $0 - $99,999 * * * * * $100,000 - $149,999 8 7 1.17 6.86 187 $150,000 - $199,999  30 34 5.67 5.29 118 $200,000 - $249,999 40 51 8.50 4.71 1...
Posted about 3 years ago
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