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Monthly Archives: March 2020

    Daily Market Recap

    By Sue Long | March 26, 2020

    In the past 24 hours, we have seen many new listings and properties closing. The market is still going strong, with interest rates low and buyers still active! We are offering a variety of online real estate services, such as virtual showings and consultations, so our clients can stay safe in the comfort of their... Read More

    Supporting Local Businesses

    By Sue Long | March 26, 2020

    Many small businesses are at risk of going under in the next few months as their supporters are faced with reduced incomes and are staying at home. It can be tricky during times like these figuring out how to support your community, but there are several options available to help keep local businesses up and... Read More

    Vendor Spotlight – Precision Pressure Washing & Steam Cleaning

    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    Spring is coming and with that so does spring maintenance. As a gift to you, we negotiated this deal with our favorite pressure washing company – Precision Pressure Washing & Steam Cleaning!  Not only do they do impeccable work, but they are extremely responsive and can tackle tough jobs with little notice. They both clean... Read More

    Local Events – March 2020

    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    Family Walk: Wildlife Tracks   Saturday, March 21st 9 am – 11 am Join Greenbelt Land Trust for this free, kid-friendly event at the Bald Hill Farm conservation area. Learn about wildlife tracks and get a unique hands-on look into how we “capture” wildlife using cameras.   Seller Seminar     Thursday, March 26th Unfortunately we... Read More


    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    We have been putting out a catalog of eager teens and tweens who want to earn their way through summer break. It is a great learning tool for life’s future and allows them to get a better handle on value of time and money, as well as building character. If you would like us to... Read More

    You Won’t Believe What One of Our Seller’s Netted!

    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    It’s a crazy market out there! When we met with our seller, we knew their home had many special features, yet really just a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch-style home with a den. We priced it to reflect above average for the market. And then, after following our suggestions, their home looked even better, and... Read More

    Looking Back on 2019

    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    How the real estate market changed last year: Interest rates were higher last year- grab a good deal now! Student debt pushed  millennial home purchases down the road instead of buying now. Luxury home sales more than doubled in 2019 Investors bought up affordable homes, so entry level homes are in short supply, causing price... Read More

    Heidi’s Hints March 2020

    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    Who’s excited for the sunshine and drier weather? Whether you’re looking forward to building flower baskets, playing outside more with the kids or organizing the rooms in your house, it all feels more doable with the sun and warmer temps. The best way to tackle it and feel accomplished is to make a list and... Read More

    Ryan’s Investor Corner March 2020 – COVID-19 Edition

    By Sue Long | March 13, 2020

    Opinion written March 11th, 2020, see update below Whether you own your personal residence or some rentals, you are likely asking “How will the Coronavirus affect my real estate assets?” Also, “Will it affect the market in the Willamette Valley?” These are great questions with many variables to consider. My best estimate: Yes, in the... Read More

    DIY Projects to Give Your Kitchen a Face-Lift

    By Sue Long | March 12, 2020

    Kitchen renovations cost a lot of money and can be very time consuming, but it’s one of the most important rooms in the house so you want it to look good! We have some great ideas for DIY projects you can tackle over the weekend to give your kitchen a high-end look. DIY Pots and... Read More