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Saving Up for A Down Payment?
One of the biggest hurdles to purchasing a home is coming up with enough money for a down payment. This is no easy task, as the median price for a home in Wilsonville is $490,000. A 5% down payment on a home of that price is $24,500. Not exactly chump change! In order to save… Read More ›
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 ›
Wilsonville Summer Events!!
It is a busy time of the year for the Laue Team! We always look forward to the numerous opportunities to connect with the community. Here are a few Wilsonville summer events coming up that you won’t want to miss: July 27th, August 3rd, and August 10th – Concert in the Park Bring your lawn… Read More ›
Wilsonville Festival of Arts
In support of the 2017 Wilsonville Festival of Arts held in Town Center Park this coming weekend, we dug into our vaults to bring back one of the first pieces we did in honor of the event. Take a journey with us as we celebrate both the Festival and the artistic culture of our city…. Read More ›
Wilsonville High School Ranks in Top of Oregon
  We are thrilled to join the Wilsonville community in celebrating Wilsonville High School’s top ranking by US News & World Report! Released annually, the U.S. News’ report reviews data on public high schools across the county. Top schools are awarded medal rankings based on factors including test scores, graduation rates, performance by “disadvantaged” students,… 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 ›
How is Bob Laue doing?
A common question asked by our clients who know and worked with Bob when he was in real estate is “what is he up to now”.  For those of you who haven’t met Bob he was the Founder and Principle Broker for the Laue Team for many years before Debi assumed leadership. So, here is… Read More ›
5 Signs You're Ready To Be A Homeowner
What are your New Years Resolutions? Maybe, you’ve been thinking about becoming a Homeowner in 2014! Or maybe, you’re saving that for next year’s resolution… Whenever you think buying a home would be best, here is an article that tells you the 5 most important things to consider when preparing for the transition from a… Read More ›
Ready For The Cold? Your Home May Not Be
We’re barely a week into December, but temperatures are already hovering in the teens! Frozen driveways and sidewalks are expected threats of winter, but the ones hiding in your home may be the most costly. Be sure to check out this article posted by KATU to keep your pipes from bursting and recommendations for your… Read More ›
Home Ownership At Lowest Level In Nearly Two Decades
A recent broadcast from NPR discusses the home ownership in the U.S. at its lowest since 1995.  Contrary to what many believed was a “rip-roaring recovery” in the real estate market with low interest rates on mortgages and the new home supply tight, ownership is still low. Follow the link below to listen or read… Read More ›
Below-Asking Homes Sales Suggest Competition Is Easing In Housing Market
According to The Oregonian, more homes in the Portland area are selling below their asking price. This data suggest the bidding wars that had been pushing them higher are slowing. For the third consecutive month, the number of homes sold below list price has increased. Follow the link below for the full article from The… Read More ›
"Flipping" Houses Growing More Common in Portland
“Flipping,” the practice of buying, briefly holding and reselling a house within 6 months,  is up 16% year-over-year in the Portland area, according to RealtyTrac. Nationwide, flipping is down 13 percent. On average they made a gross profit of around $84,000. Click on the link below for the full article from The Oregonian: “Flipping” Houses… Read More ›