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June/July 2017 Newsletter

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House Bill 2004 (Landlord Tenant Ruling) In the midst of a housing crisis in many parts of the state, HB 2004-B, was intended to address increasing rents and limited supply of rental units. Although well intentioned, the bill presented numerous unintended consequences that would have made the situation worse. Rather than focusing on increasing supply of housing, the bill would…

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August/September 2016 Newsletter

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THE MARKET SHIFT IS HERE – August, 2016 We’ve been having this conversation with our team, our clients, and others that a shift in the market is anticipated very soon. Well, it has now begun! So, what is a ‘shift in the market’ you might ask? Shifts can be positive or negative swing in the demand, value, and price of…

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March/April 2016 Newsletter

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Spring is in the Air, Home Values are UP! 2016 is already beginning better than expected for home values, days on market, and even interest rates remain much the same as we saw them through 2015. So far, home values between January 2015 and January 2016 rose 9.4% and the median home value across Jackson County is around $231,000, up…

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January 2016 Newsletter

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Reason’s to Sell and/or Buy a Home in 2016 Many of our clients are still ‘on the fence’ to list their home to sell or look for something new. Let’s preface with this; we understand why people wait and why some people don’t sell their home unless certain life changes take place (i.e. marriage, divorce, babies coming, empty nesters, etc)….

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May 2015 Newsletter

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May 27th, 2015 The National Association of Realtors magazine REALTOR is a valuable resource for our team to understand not only the local market but to understand “buyers’ behavior”, who the buyers are, and what trends they are following. This is significant for sellers to understand so that they can capture the attention of buyers out there, getting your home ready to sell, appealing…

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June 2015 Newsletter

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Low Inventory of Homes Means Faster Sales, Fewer Days on Market A healthy market report for homes sold nationwide as well as in the Rogue Valley and experts agree that this trend is likely to continue into the next year! Inventories are low, which means fewer homes are available for purchase and fewer new construction homes are being offered. The…

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July/August 2015 Newsletter

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Video Marketing Makes a Big Difference When Selling Homes Sellers go through a lot to get their homes ready for sale: cleaning, decluttering, and fixing up to make the home “show ready”. All of those activities are vital to marketing your home effectively. Our job is to use the most effective marketing mediums to get your home noticed, shown, and…

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September/October 2015 Newsletter

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Fall Market Trends: 2015 Update and 2016 Predictions September 2015 The now infamous buzzword ‘recovery’ is a thing of the past and we are currently experiencing a strong market. There are low inventories, there are still lots of demand for housing, and thus home values are on the rise. But there seems to be some trepidation for sellers to put…

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November/December 2015 Newsletter

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Spot on Predictions for 2016 are Happening Now So, last month we told you about possible outcomes for home values in 2016 as we wrap up 2015, which has been a stellar market for sellers and buyers have also been finding deals while interest rates are low.  People keep asking, “How’s the market?” Some will say that it has slowed…

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