Monthly Archives: June 2013

Oregon Housing: A Tale of Two Coffees

Recent Oregon real estate news has focused on Portland’s rising home prices and anemic residential inventories.  So what’s the story on Salem? A Tale of Two Coffees In his book ‘A Tale of Two Cities,’ author Charles Dickens compares London … Continue reading

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Regional Home Supply Dwindles

Amazing news was just released from the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS), best known as the computerized home selling database used by Realtors. The supply of homes for the Portland metro area is now down to 2.5 months. This means … Continue reading

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Home Prices Up & Not Just In Oregon!

While home prices were up nationally by 12.1%, Oregon experienced an even better housing increase of 15.5%, or more than 1% each month. After nearly five years of depressed home building, a housing inventory shortage is frequently cited as one … Continue reading

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