Tag Archive: Villebois

Realistic Expectations
As Rick touched on in our last Spokesman article, the Wilsonville Real Estate Market is shifting. In 2016 sellers could expect their home to receive multiple offers in the first week. In 2017, many homes are taking much longer to find the right buyer. Rick expands below: Recent months have seen a slight shift in… Read More ›
Villebois Christmas Tree Lighting
What a fun night we had with our Villebois community. The Christmas songs, cookies, hot cocoa and the sounds of community laughter all filled the neighborhood.  Thanks to all the wonderful sponsors who helped to make this event happen; , Crowley’s Landscape, Academy Mortgage, Green Group Real Estate,The Laue Team, and Creekside Bible Church. These events could not be made possible without the fantasic support… Read More ›
Looking for a home in the red-hot Portland market? What you need to know!
When Caitlin and Charles Vestal began looking to buy a home in January, the search quickly felt like a full-time job. “It has been an insane process,” Caitlin Vestal said. “I wasn’t working during the time, and I’m glad I wasn’t.” The couple moved from Austin, Texas, to Portland last summer, arriving in what would… Read More ›
What to Look For When Searching For a Neighborhood
There are many factors that will affect your new home and the neighborhood is definitely something to be considered! While safety and schools are usually the first consideration in a neighborhood there are lots of other things to look for in you future neighborhood. You might be surprised what you’re forgetting to consider. Click here for a… Read More ›
Wilsonville is a Great Place to Live! Check Out the Stats!
Beautiful nature parks, award winning schools, Willamette River access in the summer! There is no question, Wilsonville is a wonderful place to live at any age! But now we have the numbers to prove it. With crime at a favorable low in comparison to Oregon cities with similar population sizes and satisfied residents, Wilsonville proves… Read More ›
Sluggish Housing Market A Product Of Millions Of 'Missing Households'
Economists are speculating the reason the housing market is slow is because of the “missing households” that millennials are not buying. According  to NPR, only 16 percent of new-home sales are to first-time home buyers. Instead millennials are opting to live with roommates or family members. Follow the link below for the full article from… Read More ›
New Home Sales Rise at Fastest Pace in 5 Years
In January, the sales of new homes in the United States rebounded at the fastest pace since 2008, increasing by 9.6 percent. The rise was unexpected to economists who had been predicting sales drop due to the intense winter weather the nation had been having. Follow the link below for the full article from The… Read More ›
Living Enrichment Center Site Gets Preliminary Development Approval For Villebois
The Villebois Master Plan proposal of a 113-lot residential development has received the green light from the Wilsonville Planning Commission. Villebois plans on expanding to the former Living Enrichment Center. With the added acreage, the plan is to develop larger lots. Follow the link below for the full article from the Wilsonville Spokesman: Living Enrichment… Read More ›
Ice Age Tonquin Trail Promises 22 Miles, Connecting Wilsonville, Sherwood and Tualatin
The Ice Age Tonquin Trail is looking to expand its paths by promising 22 miles of adventure. There are plans to unfold the project mile by mile. Once it is complete, it will connect Wilsonville, Sherwood and Tualatin and give people a new way to get between the cities. For the full article and details… Read More ›
Buying Still Cheaper Than Renting
According to Chief Economist Jed Kolko, mortgage rates would have to climb to more than 10% nationally to tip the market in favor of renting. In most areas, it is 35% cheaper to rent than it is to buy. Click on the link below for the full video news report from USA Today. Buying Still… Read More ›
Average U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Down To 4.32 Percent
Following the Federal Reserve’s decision last week to hold off slowing it’s monthly bond purchases, mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest point in two months. Follow the link below for the full article from KATU News. Average U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rate Down To 4.32 Percent
US Home Prices Rise 12.4 pct., Most in 7½ Years
US home prices continue to rise leading us to the highest they have been in over 7 years. According to the chief economist for Zillow, this ongoing moderation is good for the market. Follow the link below for the full article from KATU News. US Home Prices Rise 12.4 pct., Most in 7½ Years