Fred’s Desk

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A Very Popular Townhouse Development

A Very Popular Townhouse Development

Timberhill Townhomes seem to fill a special are of interest in the Corvallis area. Interestingly the complex is situated on two opposite sides of Dixon Creek which flows through the middle. Even though it is considered one complex with one homeowners association, each side was built by different builders. Consequently the style and layout of [...]

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Sweetness and sorrow, just like all of life.

Sweetness and sorrow, just like all of life.

I got and email yesterday that left me shaking and pondering.  A little over a year ago I sold a downsizing home to a really dear couple that was moving inland from the coast to be closer to family.  It was easy to tell from the interaction between them that they had spent nearly a [...]

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PAY DAY!

PAY DAY!

I have been in residential real estate for over 35 years now.  Often, brokers my age have transitioned over to doing more commercial and industrial marketing.  I have been asked frequently why I haven’t moved on to where the “big bucks” are.  I know the reason has two parts.  One is that the commercial/industrial segment [...]

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The weather’s heating up and so is the Real Estate market.

The weather’s heating up and so is the Real Estate market.

The weather’s heating up and so is the Real Estate market.  I had one buyer out last week that by the time they came into the office 3 or the 7 homes we were going to look at had just received an accepted offer and were now off the market.  Talk about a turn around.  Couple [...]

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It’s So Much Better When We All Get Along!

It’s So Much Better When We All Get Along!

I am continually amazed at the “win at all costs” attitude that springs up from time to time with fellow Realtors and/or their clients.  There are some Realtors in my Corvallis workplace that are somewhat notorious  for that attitude and I expect and am prepared to deal with that philosophy from them but more often [...]

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