Fred’s Desk

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Corvallis prices have really turned around.

Corvallis prices have really turned around.

Corvallis prices have really turned around. Nearly all price ranges now have gained back or exceeded their pre recession values. The upper end is still a bit challenged but there is renewed interest there too. Each month Remax International puts out their housing report. You can read more about the national scene in the June [...]

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So, what’s the summer bringing in the Willamette Valley Real Estate Market??

So, what’s the summer bringing in the Willamette Valley Real Estate Market??

So, what’s the summer bringing?  Spring was hot as pistol for real estate sales in the Corvallis area.  One month, as I reported earlier, I had three offers put together that were either $10,000 or $11,000 over list price.  In each case it took that for the buyer to be successful.  Are we to expect [...]

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No One Wins All The Time.

No One Wins All The Time.

I had a difficult closing this past week.  It was one of the rare experiences for me in my career of 35 years that I had a seller actually lose money!  I know it was not my fault but even after all these years I have never learned to take the emotion out of transactions.  [...]

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