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They're Coming... Who or what's coming you ask? Why the huge backlog of bank foreclosures of course! One of the topics of conversation that came up at our weekly business meeting today was the foreclosure mess. One broker mentioned the 60 Minutes tv segment that aired Sunday night about "Robo-Sig...
That's right, I'll share it with you, but don't ask me where it is because that's a secret. I can't have everyone showing up when I'm trying to relax now can I? Press the play button and enjoy the view... Donn
You read it in the news every day, alarmist headlines such as:"New Home Sales at Half Century Low" "New Home Sales Data: Wickedly Bad" "New home sales tumble to record low" I mean, I could go on and on with examples of the news media "Chicken Little" cries "The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!...
I am sharing my favorite Japanese Restaurant in the Portland Oregon Metro Area with a bit of trepidation. However, I will overcome my selfish tendencies and continue with this review... ;>) Saburo's Japanese Sushi House1667 SE Bybee StPortland, Oregon 97202503 236 4237 There! I've done it, God...
Residential Real Estate sales are slightly down this year so far for the Portland Metro Area compared to this time last year. If you compare solds for 2011 year to date 1/1/2011 to 3/18/2011 (2755 units) with the same time frame of last year 1/1/2010 to 3/18/2010 (2,825 units) you will see that s...
You heard me right, the media stories about the continued decline and death of real estate areexaggerated hype meant to manipulate the masses. That's my story and I'm stickin' to it! At least it is in my market, the Portland, Oregon metro area. I know, I know prices are down and to that I say sw...
I know these statistics can be a bit "dry" reading, but there really is a wealth of information here for the savy investor and armchair market quarterback. Sit back, read & enjoy! ;>) Best Regards,Donn RaschBroker, CDPERE/MAX equity group, inc.Clackamas, Oregon503-658-5000 Gresham, Oregon 97080 &...
I was getting ready to go to a meeting in my office one beautiful June morning, when this fellow came sauntering through my backyard. The stars were aligned just right and I was able to snap this photo from my open home office window! I used my Kodak Easy Share Z981 camera which has a 26X Optica...