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What’s Ahead for Home Prices?

What’s Ahead for Home Prices? As the housing market cools in response to the dramatic rise in mortgage rates, home price appreciation is cooling as well. And if you’re following along with headlines in the media, you’re probably seeing a wide range of opinions calling for everything from falling home prices to ongoing appreciation. But what’s true? What’s most …

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.

Experts predict that with buyer demand being extremely strong, home sales are about to surge. It appears we may soon see a somewhat uncharacteristic increase in homes for sale. Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November, and December than they do …

The Sky Is Not Falling Chicken Little

Why All the Chicken Littles Should Calm Down The Sky is not falling chicken little! The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief in homeownership. The national homeownership rate (Americans who owned vs. rented …

The Surprising Real Estate Investor!

The Surprising Profile of the Real Estate Investor Over 10% of all residential homes are purchased by investors, and that number continues to rise. Who are these investors? Many have speculated that the large institutional conglomerates such as Blackstone, American Homes 4 Rent, and Colony Starwood dominate investor purchases. However, a special report on investor …

Move on up!

Now’s the Time to Move -Up and Upgrade Your Current Home! Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners wanting to …

Buying A Vacation Property?

Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time! Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes in a warmer climate. For those homeowners staying at their first residence, AccuWeather warns: “The late-week …

Softening Prices Are Not Falling Prices!

Are Home Prices Softening or Are They Falling? We are beginning to see reports that more housing inventory is coming to the market and that buyer demand may not be increasing at the same pace it did earlier this year. The result will be many headlines written to address the impact that these two situations …

The Un- Reality Real Estate TV

5 Real Estate Reality TV Myths Explained Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an reality HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more all in one sitting. …

Everything’s Coming Up Brittney!

https://youtu.be/YJ4JAE6DN1s Everything is coming up Brittney! So many times those that deserve the most recognition work quietly behind the scenes. They complete the tasks that make life move smoothly along without a hitch. This is only one aspect of Brittney Black but something that many may not know. Brittney makes being an agent at BST …

Buy Now For More POWer!

How Current Interest Rates Can Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing Power According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.61%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history! The interest rate you secure when buying a home not only greatly impacts your …

Opening Soon! Woodburn, OR Branch Office

WE ARE BRANCHING OUT! Woodburn, OR Branch Office - Coming Soon! We are excited to announce the opening of our branch office at 1310 Meridian Dr. Unit 2-B, Woodburn, OR on February 16th, 2018!   We are incredibly proud of our agents; who bring the very BEST to their clients and represent Bledsoe Santana Team …

Pumpkin spice and everything nice!

Autumn is "pumpkin" everything! It's pumpkin extravaganza on parade in many shades and flavors of fall. The famous PSL with it's steadfast followers and eager partakers makes it's grand entrance non too soon with all the spiced coffee glory that make these initials  the official sponsor of fall. The urge to bake up pumpkin bread, …

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