Tag Archive: New listings

Why You Should List During the Holidays
It’s no secret that the real estate market tends to slow during the winter. The holidays are busy, families are traveling, and poor weather makes viewing homes an unpleasant experience. However, a slow market is not always a bad thing. Just this month we have seen many of our own listings go pending that had… Read More ›
How Accurate is Your Zestimate?
Has researching the value of your home left you scratching your head? In The Laue Team’s most recent Wilsonville Spokesman article, Principal Broker Rick Brainard shares the risks of relying on online sources like Zillow’s “Zestimate” to calculate the true value of your home: With its introduction in 2006, Zillow changed the way the public… Read More ›
6 Seller Secrets for This Spring's Real Estate Market
Now that we’ve given you the top 5 Buyer’s Wants it’s time to whip your home into “market approved” shape! So, what is really going to help you as a seller? We have 6 secrets that will you get ahead of the market this year! Click here! Spoiler Alert: the market is expected to get… Read More ›
What Does Mark Carney's Interest Rate Announcement Mean For Me?
According to The Guardian, interest rates look like they are set to remain at record low for another 3 years. What does this mean for you? Follow the link below for the full article. What Does Mark Carney’s Interest Rate Announcement Mean For Me?
Portland Area Home Prices Rise Faster Than U.S. Average
According to the Oregonian, Portland-area home prices rose 15.5% in July compared to a year ago. Follow the link below for the full article. Portland Area Home Prices Rise Faster Than U.S. Average
U.S. Home Prices Rise 12.2%, best in 6 Years
The housing recovery is strengthening. According to KATU News, home prices in the U.S. rose 12.2% in May, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. Follow the link for the full article: U.S. Home Prices Rise 12.2 Percent, Best In 6 years
Is It Safe to Sell Your House Now?
According the The Wall Street Journal, if you’ve been on the fence about selling your home, now might be the time to take action. With inventory thinner, there are new opportunities for home sellers. Houses are selling faster because buyers are moving faster. For the full article written by Ruth Simon, click on the link… Read More ›
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 ›
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