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Looking back on 2009, a majority of the house sales we were involved in, the buyers used FHA financing. With all the changes in our industry, look for even more in 2010. Below is information regarding these important changes from a local leder, Bryan Milligan from Pacific Residential Mortgage. Bu...
1830 Ravenwood Dr. NW Albany, ORTHERE 'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME. From the minute you come in this is home. Hardwood entry, formal LR & DR. Open kitchen with island, gas range and micro. FR with vaulted ceilings and back staircase to 16x34 bonus room - just waiting for recreation!Contact InformationJ...
Ok, I cannot stress this enough. If you are thinking of buying a home this year, be ware that if you want to take advantage of the $8000 first time buyer tax credit or the $6500 seller's tax credit, you MUST have a deal in escrow by April 30th and it must close by July 1st! That gives you 109 day...
The MLS put out the most recent statistics for December sales and here they are. Albany: Average Sales Price:180, 037 Average Days on Market: 136 Units Sold to Date : 472 Corvallis: Average Sales Price:281,707 Average Days on Market: 133 Units Sold to Date : 464   North Albany: Average Sales Pric...
This is a good FYI from the National Assoication of Realtors on the home buyer tax credits that are now law. I liked the chart and visual representation, as well as the FAQ's just thought I would share the link:
Senators Agree To Extend Homebuyer Tax CreditProposed Plan Would Give Repeat Buyers Reduced Tax CreditSTEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WriterPOSTED: 2:32 pm PDT October 28, 2009UPDATED: 4:11 pm PDT October 28, 2009 WASHINGTON -- Senators agreed Wednesday to extend a popular tax credit for fir...
For all of you out there who may be looking to buy a brand new home... Home Street Bank in Salem is offering 100% financing or up to 6% to buyer's closing costs/pre-paids or interest rate buy down when you purchase a new Roth Built Home. This works for Dallas, Salem, Millersburg, Albany and Corva...
Roth Built Homes in South Salem starting in the $244,000 'sHoliday Ranch Subdivision in South Salem, wonderful location, homes starting in the $244,000 range. Standard amenities include front and rear landscaping, cedar fencing, hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, slab granite counters ...
Single Level On Large Lot in North Albany, Priced Reduced $20,000Well maintained single level North Albany Home. Huge .39 acre fenced, private lot with covered patio, mature landscaping and room for your RV or toys. Inside you 'll find a sunken living room with fireplace, formal dining area, nice...
Amazing 47.16 Acre Property with Shop, Office, Warehouse and PoolAbsolutely clean and beautiful 47+ acre property with a 76x34 shop, 36x29 office, vehicle service bay with in ground pit, 60x28 storage area, truck dock, in-law suite or apartment with own kitchen and bath, in-ground pool with bathh...

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