How to Minimize Your Home-Buying Stress

Know What You Want, but Be Flexible. ... Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Loan, and not just Pre-Qualified– saves time and last minute stress trying to find documents or learn about an unpaid balance that will now need to paid. Listen and use Your Real Estate Agent. ... that is [...]

How to Minimize Your Home-Buying Stress

NAR Reaffirms Its Stand on Fair Housing in National Ad

“We believe that fairness is worth fighting for, and we won’t stop until the fight is won,” reads a new full-page ad from the National Association of REALTORS® that will appear in The New York Times on Sunday and The Wall Street Journal on Monday. The ads, which focus on REALTORS®’ commitment to fair [...]

NAR Reaffirms Its Stand on Fair Housing in National Ad

New Covid Rules for Oregon Real Estate Professionals

This week Governor Brown issued new requirements and guidance on face coverings.  The law mandates face coverings statewide for employees, contractors, customers and visitors of a specified list of businesses as well as “indoor spaces open to the public.”   Real Estate Offices and Buildings Real estate offices are not specifically included [...]

New Covid Rules for Oregon Real Estate Professionals

Virtual Staging for Vacant Homes- We offer for FREE!

At Coldwell Banker Pro West, we offer free virtual/visual staging for vacant homes.  VisualStager lets our agents stage  vacant property.  After you have staged a home, you can share the JPG images of each room on our website and MLS listing or create a Flare. A Flare is a Single [...]

Virtual Staging for Vacant Homes- We offer for FREE!

Jan 2020 Rogue Valley Real Estate Statistics

How low can we go?  Inventory has been tight for a few years, but Jan. 2020 hit a new low.  Only 729 homes on the market in Jackson County in all price ranges. Wow! Prices are not dropping and the pickin's are slim.  As a buyer, make sure you get [...]

Jan 2020 Rogue Valley Real Estate Statistics

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from [...]

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?