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Monthly Archives: August 2016

    New Homes Built Lag While Demand Rises

    By Galand Haas | August 29, 2016

    Good Monday Morning! Sales of new homes have lagged over the recent upswing in home sales not only locally, but nationally.  In the Eugene and Springfield area the problem is simply that we are out of affordable land for home sites.  The local government has put a halt on expansion of the urban growth boundary... Read More

    A Very Dangerous Situation if Homeownership Continues to Falter

    By Galand Haas | August 24, 2016

    Good Morning! It is not common knowledge, but homeownership in the United States is at a 51 year low.  This is a frightening fact because the idea of homeownership is the foundation of the American Dream.  There are many factors that have contributed to this fall off on homeownership.  There is currently a large difference... Read More

    Local Market Activity for July 2016

    By Galand Haas | August 18, 2016

    Good Morning, July numbers are in and just as I predicted last month, the figures indicate a slight slowing of the housing market in the Eugene and Springfield area.  Not only were total home sales down from June of this year, but they were also below the level of July 2015.  I would expect to... Read More

    The U.S. Presidential Election and Housing Market Trends

    By Galand Haas | August 8, 2016

    Good Monday Morning! The 2016 election season has been one of the most divisive presidential races in this country’s history and unfortunately, that unrest has been something of a wet blanket on the housing market nationally. While many areas in the nation have enjoyed a boom market, the sense of unease and nervousness has convinced... Read More

    Nationally the Housing Market Remains Robust

    By Galand Haas | August 2, 2016

    Good Monday Morning!  It is not just the Eugene and Springfield area that is having a hot Real Estate market.  Nationally, the housing market has been robust and just as in Eugene and Springfield, home prices are on the rise as well. Here is a short and informative article about the national housing market from... Read More

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