Trail Real Estate News
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Oct 18, 2014 | via The Courier Mailer
County assessors across Oregon started dropping property tax bills in the mail this week, and some homeowners may be in for a case of sticker shock. Oregonians voted in the mid-1990s to decouple property taxes from property values, opting instead for slow, regular increases of 3 percent a year. Comment?
Jul 29, 2014 | via Medford Mail Tribune
Residential properties in Ashland were red hot before the Great Recession sent home prices crashing. Comment?
Jul 14, 2014 | via Medford Mail Tribune
Gary Poulos planned to spend this summer packing his bags, selling his house and moving on from his west Medford home on Shadow Wood Drive. Comment?
Jul 10, 2014 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
The median sales price for existing homes in Jackson County rose 8.1 percent during the first half of 2014, compared with the same period in 2013. Comment?
Jul 3, 2014 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
Thirty hopeful onlookers waited for a high bidder at the July 1 no-reserve auction of a property once listed at $10 million. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via FindLaw
VENTANA PARTNERS, LLC, fka Montara Partners, LLC, and Studio 1235, LLC, an Oregon limited liability company, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. LANOUE DEVELOPMENT, LLC, an Oregon limited liability company; Chicago Title Insurance Company Of Oregon, an Oregon corporation; Harper Houf Peterson Righellis, Inc., an Oregon corporation; Lodestar Surveying, Inc., an Oregon corporation, fka G & L Land Surveying, Inc., an Oregon corporation; Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, dba Land America Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation, fka Oregon Title Insurance Company, a Nebraska corporation; Stoel Rives, LLP, an Oregon Limited Liability Partnership; Howard M. Feuerstein, an individual, and Rene G. Gonzalez, an individual, Defendants-Respondents. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via OregonLive.com
Both flowering and nonflowering weeds find a good home on farmland. But not so on a city lot. Comment?
Monday Nov 3 | via The Oregonian
Many Portlanders moved in with roommates to save money during the first 12 years of the new century. Almost a third more American adults lived together 12 years after the turn of the century than they did in 2000, meaning that the economy has missed the formation of an expected 5.4 million households, according to a new report from Zillow, the online residential real estate marketplace. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via OregonLive.com
It's an obscure data point, but Oregon had the nation's highest percentage of vacant homes going through the foreclosure process, according to RealtyTrac, the real estate data firm. About 18 percent of all properties in the foreclosure process nationally had been vacated, the firm says. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via OregonLive.com
While the housing market is recovering from a nationwide collapse, construction-related employment in Oregon remains far below its 2007 peak. Damon Runberg, Central Oregon Regional Economist with the Oregon Employment Department published a study last week noting that the industry supports 30,000 fewer jobs today than it did before the bubble burst. Comment?
19 min ago | via Salt Lake Tribune
Growth in million-dollar home sales is slowing in areas including Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles as rising prices and the strengthening U.S. dollar discourage foreign investors who helped lead the recovery. In seven investor-heavy markets - the Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura areas of Southern California; Las Vegas; and Florida's Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando - sales of homes for $1 million or more rose 5 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, compared with a 46 percent surge in the same part of 2013, data compiled by brokerage Redfin Corp. show. Comment?
31 min ago | via Southland Times
Ray White Real Estate's Brendan Mason, left, and First National's Philip Brough are merging to form Ray White Invercargill. The Invercargill real estate market will have one less player from next week as First National disappears in a merger with Ray White - and there are predictions of more mergers. Comment?
35 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
The U.S. housing market was supposed to give the economy a big boost this year. It's not turning out that way. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Nanaimo Daily News
Good financial advice can be hard to find, but does every Canadian really need to hire their own financial planner? Everyone has some form of assets and liabilities, but it's the complexity of their personal balance sheet that should be a determining factor, says Moshe Milevsky, an associate professor in finance at the Schulich School of Business at York University. If your financial situation is as simple as putting aside money for retirement and aggressively paying off your mortgage, there's not necessarily a need to bring in another party, he said. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The New Zealand Herald
"People are borrowing $30,000 to $40,000 to do a kitchen or a bathroom but bigger home renovations are in the hundreds of thousands," Patten said. "People are borrowing $30,000 to $40,000 to do a kitchen or a bathroom but bigger home renovations are in the hundreds of thousands," Patten said. Comment?
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