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Monthly Archives: January 2016

    2016 National Real Estate Market Predictions

    By Galand Haas | January 25, 2016

    Good Monday Morning! The National Association of Realtors has just released their predictions for the 2016 national Real Estate market.  As you will read in the following NAR article, the market will continue to grow, but at a different pace than it did in 2015.  Here is the article. WASHINGTON (January 12, 2016) — Following... Read More

    Market Activity for December 2015

    By Galand Haas | January 19, 2016

    Good Morning! Year end home sales numbers are in for Lane County and it was another great month for home sales.  Sales continue to be strong at the same time that home inventory levels decline.  This makes for a very strong sellers market.  Here is the December report. Closed sales ended on a strong note... Read More

    This Month in Real Estate January 2016

    By Galand Haas | January 11, 2016

    Good Monday Morning! It is commonly thought that mortgage interest rates are up.  This assumption comes from the fact that the Fed recently raised their rates by a quarter of a percent.  The truth is that mortgage interest rates have actually declined and remain well below 4% for conventional 30 year fixed rate mortgages.  Last... Read More

    Real Monetary Advantages of Home Ownership

    By Galand Haas | January 5, 2016

    Good Morning! Homeownership has always been the “great American dream”. Here is an article from “Realty Times”, that talks about some real monetary advantages from home ownership. To foster and encourage this dream, Congress has consistently enacted tax legislation which favors homeowners. Indeed, much has been written that our tax laws discriminate against renters, by... Read More

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