Tag Archive: Wilsonville Real Estate

What Are Buyers Looking for in Today's Market?
Homes are in HIGH demand right now, so that means… It might be time to sell! If you’re in an area with great public schools you are undoubtedly going to be getting lots of families through your home. Quality of Public Schools was first in the “Top 5 Very Important” list when buyers are deciding… 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 ›
5 Things to Watch in Housing in 2014
The year 2013 was full of unusually low supplies on homes. Paired with low intersted rated the market forced buyers to become more competitive. With 2014 underway, The Wall Street Journal introduced 5 things to watch for this year in the housing market. Follow the link below for the full article: 5 Things to Watch… Read More ›
Wilsonville Residential & Rural Properties Sales Report
Sold from 1/1/2013 thru 12/31/2013- 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. Follow the links below to see photos and all pertinent data for each of the 411 residential properties sold in… 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 ›
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 ›
FEMA, Lenders Wrongly Charge Oregon Homeowners Flood Insurance
With the rainy season in Oregon upon us, The Oregonian warns that FEMA is forcing Homeowners to purchase unnecessary Flood Insurance. Homes in, what FEMA considers to be,  Special Flood Hazard Areas will be required to purchase Flood Insurance, or FEMA will purchase it for them. According to The Oregonian, rates could be as high as… 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 ›
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 ›
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