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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]