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.
138639 Nob Hill, Gilchrist Oregon
Spacious, warm and hidden storage in almost every room this home will meet the wish list from everyone! A huge RV shop, additional garage out back and multiple other out buildings.
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.
The $8000 First Time HomeBuyer Tax Credit
There is a lot of information circulating about the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000 that is included in the Stimulus Bill, including using it for down payment. First of all, at the present moment in time, it cannot be used for the down payment, even though the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, said it would be available in a recent speech to the National Association of REALTORS®.
Being Prepared Can Save Time and Stress – Forest Fire Season
With the temperatures warming the brush drying out and growing being careful in the woods is a must. Should a fire approach your neighborhood and you are evacuated there is always the tough decision of what to take.
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.
7 Things To Consider Before Writing YOUR Offer
Contingencies are found in almost every real estate sale. Some are pre-written into the contract some you should consider prior to writing an offer on your dream home are;
As you can see there are items to consider when purchasing a Central Oregon home that a local REALTOR would know. Real Estate is Local – and I am here to be your Central Oregon REALTOR.
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.
Do You Know Where Your Rent Is Going?
Many of us are hitting harder times than we have seen in years. As a REALTOR® I often see homes that are for sale in what is called a short sale. A simple explanation of a short sale is a seller attempting to sell their home for less than they owe on it. This takes […]
La Pine Short Sales and Bank Owned Properties
Many buyers are looking for the “deal” many of the homes currently on the market that attract the most attention are known as short sales. A short sale occurs when a seller owes more than the home the market will support. One of the most common misunderstandings is that the home is worth less than […]