Kim Shelby and Mariah Willis, Brokers

Kim Shelby and Mariah Willis, Brokers We are Licensed Real Estate Brokers in the State of OR. Let us help you find exactly what you’re looking for, whether it's buying, selling or finding an

06/08/2019
Albany Passport Program

Albany Passport Program

Don't miss our kick-off party this Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at Fire Station 11, 611 Lyon Street SE. Games and activities at the fire station and get your passport for a summer of fun in Albany!

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
06/07/2019
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates to rise to 4.5% by the Q4 2020. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate

06/07/2019
What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?
06/06/2019
What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?

What is Important to Boomers when Selling their House?

If you are a “baby boomer” (born between 1946 and 1964), you may be thinking about selling your current home. Your children may have finally moved out. Your large, four-bedroom house with three bathrooms no longer fits the bill. Taxes are too high. Utilities are too expensive. Cleaning and repai...

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home
06/05/2019
The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

The Feeling You Get from Owning Your Home

We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But, more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful and compelling ones. No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whe

READY....SET.....GO! Let us help you find your dream home ♥
06/04/2019

READY....SET.....GO! Let us help you find your dream home ♥

How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth
06/04/2019
How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth

How Homeownership Delivers Unsurpassed Family Wealth

There are many financial benefits to homeownership, but probably none more important than its ability to create family wealth. How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is an online resource for research and information on how homeownershi

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer
06/03/2019
4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer

4 Reasons to Buy A Home This Summer

Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have appreciated by 3.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.8%

The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
06/03/2019
The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: June is National Homeownership Month! Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership that go way beyond the financial. What reasons do you have to own your own home?

05/31/2019
Free family fun!
05/31/2019

Free family fun!

The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
05/31/2019
The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: June is National Homeownership Month! Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership that go way beyond the financial. What reasons do you have to own your own home?

♥ Charming Home....Open house Sunday June 2nd from 1pm-3pm ♥
05/31/2019
96 E JOY ST, LEBANON, OR — Coldwell Banker

♥ Charming Home....Open house Sunday June 2nd from 1pm-3pm ♥

This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Single Family for sale is located at 96 E JOY ST, LEBANON, OR 97355. View 34 photos, price history and more on coldwellbanker.com.

Don't miss your opportunity!  Open houses on Friday 05/31  from 4pm-6pm, Saturday 06/01 from 11am-1pm, and Sunday 06/02 ...
05/31/2019
655 Nw Oak Ave, Corvallis, OR — Coldwell Banker

Don't miss your opportunity! Open houses on Friday 05/31 from 4pm-6pm, Saturday 06/01 from 11am-1pm, and Sunday 06/02 from 1pm-3pm.

This 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom Single Family for sale is located at 655 Nw Oak Ave, Corvallis, OR 97330. View 35 photos, price history and more on coldwellbanker.com.

The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability
05/30/2019
The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability

The Ultimate Truth about Housing Affordability

There have been many headlines decrying an “affordability crisis” in the residential real estate market. While it is true that buying a home is less affordable than it had been over the last ten years, we need to understand why and what that means. On a monthly basis, the National Association of

Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise
05/29/2019
Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise

Multigenerational Homes Are on the Rise

As loved ones start to get older, we start to wonder: how long will they be able to live alone? Will they need someone there to help them with daily life? There’s a reason to ask those questions now more than ever, as the average age in the U.S. is 78 years old! As a result, 41% of Americans in th...

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05/29/2019
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realtor.com

Before you give or get a down payment gift, make sure you understand their tax implications.

2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home
05/28/2019
2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home

2 Things You Need to Know to Properly Price Your Home

In today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However, they are still are above historical norms. Low supply of listed homes and high demand from buyers has pushed prices to rise rapidly. In the mind of the homeowner

05/24/2019
The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]
05/24/2019
The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Impact Staging Your Home Has On Your Sale Price [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Profile of Home Staging. 62% of seller’s agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in d

4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America
05/23/2019
4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America

4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments in America

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks, gold, and savings accounts. For the sixth year in a row, real estate has come out on top as the best long-term investment! That has not alw

Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!
05/22/2019
Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!

Boomerang Buyers: Don’t Be Afraid to Buy a Home Again!

According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a foreclosure brings to mind the old saying: “Fool me once- shame on you. Fool me twice- shame on me.” According to the 2...

Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?
05/21/2019
Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?

Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes?

Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older generations have chosen to “age in place” over moving. The 2019 Home Buyers & Sellers Generational Trend Report by NAR clarifies this point! NAR’s findings show that Baby...

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!
05/20/2019
Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highl...

05/20/2019
Got Dirt?

Got Dirt?

Why spend your precious time cleaning when you can have it done for you? Call Got Dirt? LLC today! Get on with your family plans!

We specialize in move-ins and move-outs and Spring Cleaning (all year long).

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Come fall in love with your new home ❤️
05/19/2019

Come fall in love with your new home ❤️

Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]
05/17/2019
Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top Days to List Your Home for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: ATTOM Data Solutions conducted an analysis of more than 29 million single family home and condo sales over the past eight years to determine the top days to list your home for sale. The top five days to list your home brought in a 10% premium over market value and are all i

05/17/2019
What is Really Happening with Home Prices?
05/16/2019
What is Really Happening with Home Prices?

What is Really Happening with Home Prices?

Home values have softened over the last twelve months. We are no longer seeing 6-7% annual appreciation levels for the national housing market. The current numbers are closer to 4%. Some have suggested that year-over-year appreciation levels could fall to 3% or less this year. However, a stronger

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer
05/15/2019
4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call 'home,' and you've finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true! Below are 4 steps provid

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers
05/14/2019
New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers

New Research Shows Housing Is Affordable For First-Time Buyers

Home prices have been on the rise for the last seven years, leading many housing market analysts to conclude that first-time homebuyers are being shut out of the market due to affordability concerns. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports on the percentage of First-Time Home Buyers (F

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05/14/2019

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3363 21st Ave Se, Albany, OR — Coldwell Banker
05/14/2019
3363 21st Ave Se, Albany, OR — Coldwell Banker

3363 21st Ave Se, Albany, OR — Coldwell Banker

This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Single Family for sale is located at 3363 21st Ave Se, Albany, OR 97322. View 30 photos, price history and more on coldwellbanker.com.

05/14/2019
Jeffrey S. Bennett

Jeffrey S. Bennett

Washington Senate Bill 5600 has been signed by the governor! The new bill...

1. Extends 3 Day Notices to Pay or Vacate to 14 days.

2. States that the 14 Day Notice to Pay or Vacate must (a) be written in plain language, and (b) include information on civil legal aid resources available, if any, to the tenant.

3. Changes 30 Day Notices of Rent Increase to 60 days.

4. Requires landlords to apply tenants' payments to rent first, before applying the payment toward other charges.

5. Prohibits continued tenancy and relief from forfeiture to be conditioned upon tenant payment or satisfaction of any monetary amount other than rent.

6. Gives courts discretion to (a) provide relief from forfeiture, or (b) to stay a writ of restitution.

7. Requires landlords to provide tenants with documentation regarding any damages for which the landlord intends to retain any portion of the tenant's security deposit.

Here are helpful links:

https://komonews.com/news/local/gov-inslee-signs-bill-overhauling-eviction-rules-in-wash-state

http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bill%20Reports/Senate/5600%20SBA%20HSA%2019.pdf

http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Passed%20Legislature/5600-S.PL.pdf#page=1

A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market
05/13/2019
A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market

A Lack of Inventory Continues to Impact the Housing Market

The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest point in years. The market will continue to strengthen in 2019. However, t

05/12/2019
05/12/2019
A Tale of Two Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]
05/10/2019
A Tale of Two Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Tale of Two Markets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: An emerging trend for some time now has been the difference between available inventory and demand in the premium and luxury markets and that in the starter and trade-up markets and what those differences are doing to prices! Inventory continues to rise in the luxury and pre

NW Natural
05/10/2019

NW Natural

Did you know that NW Natural offers an annual inspection as part of our service to customers? And there is no extra charge for the visit! Learn more: http://ow.ly/Y8Qt50u23sy

Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown Revisited
05/09/2019
Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown Revisited

Mainstream Concerns about an Economic Slowdown Revisited

Recently, we reported that many believe a recession could happen within the next two years. We explained that 70% of economists and market analysts surveyed last year believe that a recession will occur in 2019 or 2020 and that 42% of consumers currently looking to purchase a home also agree that a

The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment
05/08/2019
The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage. The truth is that there are many programs available

05/08/2019
Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!
05/07/2019
Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who have made similar purchases about their experience, we get opinions and insights, and we read reviews online. There’s no difference when considering a...

Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!
05/06/2019
Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!

Why Access Is One of the Most Important Factors in Getting Your House Sold!

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is access, follow...

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