It has often been said that not all agents are equal. As a buyer or a seller you have the opportunity to work with anyone you choose to. Many times as a seller’s agent I am asked about a commission rate, and although I can be flexible and work with my seller to see what works under each circumstance.
Big Deschutes River Front Property
Currently there are River view properties as low as $330,000 and a few more slated to come on the market up to $1,000,000. With this buyer’s market now is a great opportunity to purchase a great home on The Big Deschutes River closer to Wickiup Reservoir, Crane Prairie and all the other great waterways of Central Oregon.
First Time Home Buyer Credit
Many of Central Oregon home buyers I have worked with this year are first time home buyers. A first time home buyer is someone who has not owned a home in 3 years. Many of these buyers are benefiting from the new taxcredit of 10% of the purchase price or $8,000.
The Bank Answers – Short Sale
Buying a short sale can be a great investment, however, everything depends on the bank’s response to your offer and any other offers. One of the trends I am seeing is listing agents listing a home at a price that is so much lower than everything else on the market it can not help but bring in offers.
Will The Property Taxes Go Up or Down When I Buy?
One of the most commonly asked questions from a buyer is what will the property taxes be after I purchase this home. Oregon Property taxes are a little different than some other states. The sales price of the home has no baring of the tax assessed value. The bigger question a buyer should be asking […]