Fred’s Desk

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Benefits provided by American Home Shield and their home protection plan.

Benefits provided by American Home Shield and their home protection plan.

American Home Shield is the home owner warranty company that I used most often with my clients here in the Corvallis and environs local real estate market. While they might not be the least expensive out there I have found that they seem to be the most responsive to the homeowner’s claims and needs. Bill [...]

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Corvallis and Area Housing Update for March 2012

Corvallis and Area Housing Update for March 2012

Sales of Corvallis and surrounding area homes seem to keep improving according to the statistics for our Willamette Valley Multiple Listing System. Potential home buyers in Corvallis and the Willamette Valley are seeing the available inventory shrink. As we all learned in Econ 101 supply and demand create the market. The “Benton County Average Days [...]

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Most Statistics Point To A Very Active Spring and Summer Selling Season

Most Statistics Point To A Very Active Spring and Summer Selling Season

Remax International which leads one of the most productive sales forces and has a global reach of more than 80 countries publishes the National Housing Report each month around the middle of the month. The report is based on the reporting of multiple listing services covering around 53 metropolitan areas. The statistics include all residential [...]

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Us Home Sales – The Surprise Buyer!

Us Home Sales – The Surprise Buyer!

It appears that the rest of the world has more confidence in the US real estate market than its own citizens do! Why is it that foreign investors are flocking to pick up real estate in America. Perhaps it is because this might just be the best buying point that I have seen in my [...]

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2012 Housing Turn Around

2012 Housing Turn Around

Listening to the news each day one cannot be unaware that the huge ship of our national economy is struggling to slowly come about.  Polls show a renew consumer confidence and investors across the country are taking advantage of this rarified atmosphere of lower prices and historically low interest rates.  I don’t think I go [...]

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