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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The time has come.  We can wait no longer.  We need a FEDERAL TRUST COMMISSION.(Let's face it:  Nobody TRUSTS Anybody. (Except me, of course.)  And that is affecting my life and my business.  Sometimes, I'm not so sure I even TRUST myself.  The government must come to our rescue.) Trust  MeI'm Se...
01/15/2012
 How did buyers of single family homes in Lane County, Oregon's outlying RMLS market areas finance their purchase in 2011? That would include Coburg/Harrisburg, Marcola/Mohawk Valley, Vida/Blue River/McKenzie Valley, Pleasant Hill/Lowell/Oakridge, Creswell/Cottage Grove, Veneta/Elmira, and Juncti...
01/08/2012
How did buyers of single family homes in Springfield, Oregon finance their purchase in 2011?Here's how:     Note:  The slim fractions were:  Owner carry, 6; Low Income, 1; USDA, 5; Other, 15.  The fraction of sales done by Conventional loans was much smaller than in adjacent Eugene. The fraction ...
01/08/2012
How did buyers of single family homes in Eugene, Oregon finance their purchase in 2011?Here's how: The tiny sliver of homes sold with seller financing was so slim the numbers on the chart are hard to read.  There were 8 homes sold with seller financing and 36 clased by the listing agents as other...
01/08/2012
A couple of my acquaintance recently struck up a conversation in a store. They asked how real estate here in Eugene, Oregon was going.  They expressed a wish to buy a home someday....when they could get a down payment together. I'd heard this from my renter friends before.  But at this moment I h...
01/06/2012
THE MOST MEANINGFUL LOOK AT DATA FOR HOMES FOR SALE IN SPRINGFIELD, OR  IS TO COMPARE THE CURRENT MONTH WITH THE SAME MONTH IN PRIOR YEARS   As in October, the southwest Springfield area saw a decline in inventory and ... an increase  in average price. But the bad news is that the number of clos...
01/02/2012
  THE MOST MEANINGFUL LOOK AT DATA FOR HOMES FOR SALE IN SPRINGFIELD, OR    IS TO COMPARE    THE CURRENT MONTH WITH THE SAME MONTH IN PRIOR YEARS   This November, the THURSTON bad news was that the average price declined...and so did the number of sales.But the GOOD NEWS is that inventory was dow...
01/02/2012
THE MOST MEANINGFUL LOOK AT DATA FOR HOMES FOR SALE IN SPRINGFIELD, OR  IS TO COMPARE THE CURRENT MONTH WITH THE SAME MONTH IN PRIOR YEARS   This November, the Hayden Bridge bad news was that the average price declined slightly.But the GOOD NEWS is that sales were up. And the BEST NEWS is that i...
01/02/2012
Here's a comparison of the number of ACTIVE LISTINGS, number of CLOSED SALES    and the AVERAGE PRICE for residential listings for the MONTHS OF NOVEMBER,  2006 - 2011   for   COASTAL LANE COUNTY   market areas, including Florence, Dunes City and Mapleton, OR   as reported by the Portland Regiona...
01/02/2012
   THE MOST MEANINGFUL LOOK AT DATA FOR HOMES FOR SALE IN     NORTHERN LANE COUNTY'S JUNCTION CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT         IS TO COMPARE         THE CURRENT MONTH WITH THE SAME MONTH IN PRIOR YEARS   In November,  inventory in the JUNCTION CITY area headed down (for the first time since the boom/...
01/02/2012
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