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By Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate, Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs
(Kelly Right Real Estate)
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There is a significant shortage of blood due to cancellations from the COVID-19 pandemic. There is an even greater need for blood donations due to blood drives being canceled.Did you know in the next hour, 1,800 people will need blood in the United States. And another 1,800 the following 60 minut...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Central Oregon Appraisers are Very BusyBend Premier Real Estate is fortunate to have Erik Chapin, one of our Premier Brokers who is also a  licensed appraiser, as an expert on the appraisal business in Central Oregon. According to Erik, Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on appraisals locally.Eri...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Covid 19 Concerns Are RealConcerns over the spread of Covid 19 have quickly changed how we conduct real estate sales in over the past few weeks. Shelter in place, social distancing, travel constraints, economic concerns, social changes, and just an overall fear of catching the coronavirus has rea...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Peter Skene Ogden Trail Provides Waterfalls and PrivacyThree weeks into the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and one week into the shut down of Oregon's State Parks, we have been searching for options where we can enjoy a hike with plenty of space to keep six feet away from others which ...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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The Oregon Association of Realtors is Posting IdeasI was asked last Wednesday to produce a video of how we can keep working during the Covid-19 pandemic. This was broadcast to all the agents in Oregon this morning.  When we are dealing with challenging times, we have to adapt and be flexible in o...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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Most of the homes sold in Silverton during February were situated on  1-5 acres, or less in town.  The homes in town, under 1 acre took an average of 107 to sell, which was quite a bit longer over the month prior.  They did sell for 99.12% of the asking price, and there are currently 2.75 months ...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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Lebanon Oregon saw a handful of homes on acreage sell in February.  The average selling price was 98.5% of the asking price, and for homes on 1-5 acres, they took an average of 93 days to sell, from the day they listed to the day they closed in escrow.  While that was 10 days longer than homes on...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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Only 1 home on acreage sold in Turner last month, so we will focus on the 7 homes that sold in town.  They took an average of 130 days to sell, which is up from 118 days in January.  There are currently 17 homes for sale, creating 2.42 months of inventory, still a Seller's Market.  Once the data ...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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Very few homes sold last month in Scio, but a handful did sell in the 1-5 acre catagory. Five homes with 1-5 acres sold, in an average of 44 days.  They sold for near full price, 99.86% of the asking price.  Once the data is out for the entire month of March, we will get a glimpse of the affect o...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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Like many other areas around the Valley, Jefferson Oregon saw very few homes on acreage sell last month.  So, we will talk about the homes that sold in town in February.  Six homes sold last month in Jefferson, 3x's the number in January.  So that is great news.  They sold pretty quickly too, jus...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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Homes on 1-5 acres in Salem Oregon saw a shortened market time down from January, but the average sold price was much lower. There were 39 currently available at the time of collecting this data, which created a 3.54 months of inventory.  Still a Seller's Market, closely following the trend in Ja...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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There were hardly any sales of acreage homes in Aumsville last month, 1 to be exact.  So, let's talk about the houses that sold in town.  There were more over the prior month, up to 9 from 4 in January.  But, the average price was quite a bit higher.  In fact, they sold for over 101% of the askin...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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How is the real estate market in Albany, Oregon?  Last month, homes in town (less than 1 acre) in Albany Oregon saw a slight reduction in the average sales price, but homes on 1-4.99 acres took longer to sale, 129 days (up from 90 the previous month).  What is most interesting about this catagory...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Bessie Butte is a Little Known Bend Hike Just a short drive east on China Hat Road in SE Bend you can find Bessie Butte. A quick 1.5 mile round trip, the hike has 500 feet elevation gain and easy access. Although not as well known or used as Pilot Butte, Bessie Butte is a great hiking option and ...

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
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Best Restaurants in Salem, Oregon Acme CafeA modern American restaurant serving unique dishes that are some of the best in the city. Enjoy a delicious parmesan rockfish, black pepper, chicken/fried chicken, parsley, or seared rockfish with lemon butter today.Check out our original blog post at ht...

By Lynnea Miller, Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon
(Bend Premier Real Estate)
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Bend Oregon Home Sellers Have Options - Use Matterport 3D to Tour Virtually In this never before seen world with the coronavirus pandemic changing how we live our lives, having options on how buyers can tour a home is invaluable. At Bend Premier Real Estate, we invested as a brokerage in Matterpo...

By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
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As new information continues to evolve regarding the Coronavirus, so does the need to address potential health issues that impact the real estate industry.  Some states have created a Coronavirus Addendum, addressing the need for escrow extensions due to unforeseen delays.  Some real estate broke...

By Catherine Ulrey, Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist
(Keller Williams Capital City)
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It's a popular question right now.  "Should I buy a home?" I am getting this and other questions from past and new clients. Should we wait to buy?  I find that fear is driving most of these questions.  Fear of losing money, fear of spending too much money.  Fear of missing a good deal.  I like to...

By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
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I've often said... character doesn't shine when things are going hunky-dory.  Who needs refining around the edges when business is booming, money is plentiful, love is ever abounding, and toilet paper is in huge supply?  Everyone, said no one!Character SHINES when the $#IT hits the fan!Are you gr...

By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
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The Blessed Blogger.  After several years of using the pen name; The Naked Blogger, I wanted to choose a new pen name that would give me joy, and perhaps better reflect my happy and blessed soul.What's the inspiration behind the name?  Very simply, I've been blessed with a loving family, wonderfu...

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