If you think competition for residential real estate sales are fierce, the local rental housing market may be even more crowded as would be renters vie for fewer and fewer available rental housing. According to Laurel Adams, our resident property management expert on the Real Estate Show, and owner of AllCities Property Management, there is… Read More.
At one time in 2010, 87% of all home mortgages in the USA were being issued as FHA loans. It was pretty easy to see why. As the big banks and mortgage companies struggled as the recession worsened, FHA required only a 3.5% down payment, plus 1% mortgage insurance until 20% of the loan was… Read More.
Why is a simple question? Why is real estate humming in Jackson County? Prices are up, multi offers are being received, inventory is low and its a sellers market. Yet, there is more….unemployment is high, decent paying jobs are scarce to come by, economic activity isn’t robust, yes why are things booming. On the Real… Read More.
Even though the overall number of foreclosed properties available for sale is down in Jackson County, a HUD Acquired Home is readily available. Recently on the Real Estate Show, our HUD Acquired Home Expert Diana Yates, and Ray Wards, BLB Resources, shared some thoughts on what’s going on with a HUD Acquired Home. First of… Read More.
The Oregon Association of Realtors are taking a risk by putting this measure before the voters of Oregon this November. First of all what is Measure 79? Its a constitutional amendment that would forbid any type of tax on the sales and transfer of real estate ownership in Oregon. Currently local governments can put such… Read More.