In all honesty the current real estate market in Central Oregon has brought out a series of buyers that vary almost as much as the Central Oregon landscape. One common thread Realtors® hear no matter what the price point of the buyer or the type of home a buyer might like is that they […]
The easiest way to make buying a home easy is understanding the process. Planning the process will help you discover the simplest path to home ownership. Knowing What You Want! It doesn’t matter if you are a first-time homebuyer, a repeat buyer, or purchasing a vacation home the first question is why you want to […]
If you are looking to purchase a home now is a great time to find some great deals. Log homes generally are always priced higher than a standard frame built home. They are more expensive to build, and take a lot of time, precision, labor and attention to a lot of details. Today we are […]
In Central Oregon our most common riverfront properties are found on the Big Deschutes and Little Deschutes Rivers. Both of these rivers are regulated by a serious of dams the largest being the dam that holds back the water for Wickiup Reservoir. A common question from buyers looking at river front property in La Pine, […]
Traditional sale vs bank owned homes – plus your list of bank owned homes for – La Pine, Three Rivers South and Sunriver as of October 1, 2010
Looking at the bank owned homes in La Pine, Sunriver and Three Rivers South it seems that the numbers may be growing a little. Many of the homes that are priced well are still available this week. Although winter generally brings slower sales, recent bank owned sales have continued no matter what the weather. Many […]
A short sale on the buyer’s end should be thought of as a traditional sale, you have a buyer that is wanting to purchase a home, a seller wanting to sell a home. The only difference at this stage is that the seller can not sell the home at the sales price without the bank’s approval.
Whether you are selling your home or not – take a moment to take a look at the wall that separates your home and your garage – if there are areas not covered with sheet rock, get it taken care of – check the door and make sure it is a metal door or a solid core door. These two items can save you, your family and your precious belongings.
Understanding what your payment will include in home ownership, can and will make purchasing a home less frustrating and smoother in the long run. Being prepared as you start your home and loan search is the best advice anyone can give you. Give me a call, I can help prepare you for this exciting time of your life.
Although you may feel like you lost out on a bigger tax return, what would you do with that return? Most of you, if you were honest with yourselves, would spend it in less than a week. The new big screen TV, a newer car, a vacation or carpet for the new house. Am I wrong?