January home sales figures show inventory shortage persists
According to Oregon Live, the market is struggling with a lack of inventory. Buyer’s are becoming frustrated with the lack of selection and quick decision-making required to get a home. With inventory being so low, its no wonder homes are on the market an average of 3 weeks less than they were a year ago…. Read More ›
Late-payment rate on mortgages hits 4-year low
The national rate of late payments on home loans is the lowest its been in four years, according to Alex Viega with KATU News. Rates have been trending down since 2009 and look to continue. View the full article with the link below. Late-payment rate on mortgages hits 4-year low
Surge In Home Construction Likely To Continue
According to Crutsinger with KATU news,  new home construction is the highest its been since 2008 and is likely to continue. Click on the link below for more information. Surge In Home Construction Likely To Continue By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer  
WILSONVILLE RESIDENTIAL AND RURAL PROPERTIES SALES REPORT 2012
Sold from 1/1/2012 thru 12/31/2012- All Companies Includes homes and condos sold thru Regional Multiple Listing Service. Each year, the Laue Team compiles a year end report showing all properties sold in and around Wilsonville. This year we have expanded the report. By clicking the link below, you will be able to see a photo… Read More ›
Wilsonville Residential and Rural Properties Sales Report 2012
Wilsonville Residential and Rural Properties Sales Report 2012 Sold from 1/1/2012 thru 12/31/2012- All Companies Includes homes and condos sold thru Regional Multiple Listing Service.   Each year, the Laue Team compiles a year end report showing all properties sold in and around Wilsonville. This year we have expanded the report. By clicking the link… Read More ›
HOMEBUILDER CONFIDENCE AT 6 1/2-YEAR HIGH
This month marks the highest point in 6 1/2 for the newly built homes market. Builders are responding to the increasing demand by buying more land and ramping up construction.  KATU- US Homebuilder Confidence at 6 1/2-Year High 
HOME- PRICE GAINS IN PORTLAND
The Oregonian is publishing some positive information for the Portland real estate market. Home prices continue to rise in Portland for 6 months straight.  Home- Price Gains in Portland
3.8% Tax: What's True, What's Not
The short video embedded in this article does a good job of clarifying the confusion regarding the 3.8% “transfer tax” on real estate as it relates to Obamacare. 3.8% Tax: What’s True, What’s Not
Taste of Portland raises $40,000 for Affordable Housing
The Laue Team, along with The Oregon Association of Realtors, sponsored the 5th Annual Taste of Portland this month. The event helped raise over $40,000 to help fund affordable housing for Oregonians. Realtors Raise Money for Affordable Homes
Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Home Right Now!
Take a second to read this interesting article about the Top 10  reasons to buy a home right now.  Very interesting. http://www.gonorthwestloans.com/loanOptions/Featured/Eric’s Daily Rate Watch/
What's Cooking May 25, 2012
May 25, 2012 I am enjoying “wine month” so far, traveling the countryside to experience the best our local wineries have to offer. Mother Nature has been cooperating and for the most part, giving us warm and dry weather on the weekends for our wine tasting wanderings. Thanks for the great weather, “Mom! “ Back… Read More ›
What’s Cooking on Farms & Wineries
  May 1, 2012 – May is Wine Month A blog enjoyed by those who love local farms, wines and slow foods We open our farm, wine and food travel planner with a scenic trip along the Molalla Country Farm Loop to a delightful boutique winery tucked in the rolling oaked hills of Marquam, Oregon,… Read More ›