Walking Between the Drops - Life and Real Estate in Lane County, Oregon

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Life and Real Estate in God's Country (Lane County, Oregon)

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2009 

In constrast to the weak housing boom of the North Gilham neighborhood (RMLS market area), Eugene's River Road (RMLS market area) looked a lot like Santa Clara, its neighbor to north and Bethel-Danebo, its neighbor to the west.   (Here monthly available inventory is computed by dividing the numbe...
Posted almost 5 years ago
   Like many areas of the county, state, and nation, the available residential inventory in Eugene's North Gilham RMLS Market Area is currently several times that experienced in the boom of  2003-2005. North Gilham carries an inventory level that is higher than average for the Eugene - Springfiel...
Posted almost 5 years ago
Eugene, Oregon's Ferry Street Bridge RMLS market area showed 9.1 months of available residential inventory at the end of April, 2009. That April inventory level of homes for sale was average for the Eugene - Springfield  metro area. Ferry Street Bridge's available inventory by month over the peri...
Posted almost 5 years ago
 Like many areas of the county, state, and nation, the available residential inventory in Eugene's Santa Clara RMLS Market Area is currently several times that experienced in the boom of  2003-2005. Sanata Clara carries an inventory levels that is about average for the Eugene - Springfield metrop...
Posted almost 5 years ago
The following post could be made a little more clear.  But it is a good update.     BUYER BEWARE of Tax Credit   The first time homebuyers tax credit of $8,000 has been approved by HUD for all FHA loans. But don't get too excited too quickly. If you get a chance to read the mortgagee letter, ML 2...
Posted almost 5 years ago
This quiz is short and sweet.  Fun but fundamental.  Right on the penny...or the thousands.     Take this quiz to see how much you know about which improvements can increase buyer's interest, and discover how to have a profitable remodel project. Don't forget to use the answer key below if you ne...
Posted almost 5 years ago
The following is reposted from Tim and Julie Harris of Nevada.  It reports and comments on the latest trends shown by the S&P/Price-Shiller Home Price Indices -- the most reliable source for the true trend in home prices. Please note the Portland, OR data -- that which is closest to Eugene, Sprin...
Posted almost 5 years ago
A recent national study by Zillow said that prices were falling for 80% of homes in America.  Some might be skeptical about that percentage and rightly ask, "Where in the country is that 20% where the real estate sunshine is shining?" It is not yet shining here.  But then again it might be. As yo...
Posted almost 5 years ago
  As in many areas of the county, state, and nation, the available residential inventory in Eugene's Bethel - Danebo Market Area is currently several times that experienced in the boom of  2004-2006. But Bethel - Danebo continues to carry one of the county's lowest inventory levels. (Here monthly...
Posted almost 5 years ago
As a veteran myself, I've never been too invested in the military aspect of this weekend's holiday.    My service in Vietnam was in a relatively safe corner of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. I've always had real heroes close enough to touch.  They made the real estate we sell into the free land we e...
Posted almost 5 years ago
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