The Death of Zillow? – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – June 2015

Zillow is currently the most popular online real estate site, with 75 million unique visitors a month. Along with active listings of properties for sale, […]

Home Prices Soar 41% in Jacksonville! – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – May 2015

In the first quarter of 2015, the median price of a home in the city of Jacksonville increased 41.1% over the same period in 2014, […]

2015 Real Estate Market is Off to a Great Start – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – April 2015

It looks like 2015 will be a great year for sellers to sell their homes and buyers to buy a home! It’s unusual that it’s a great market for […]

The Accidental Landlord – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – March 2015

If you unexpectedly find yourself with a home to rent, you’re what we call an accidental landlord. You never really planned on owning rental property, but maybe you’re facing […]

Home prices increased 8% in 2014. What’s to come in 2015?

Let’s Talk Real Estate – February 2015

2014 Recap—2014 was a good year for the U.S. economy with 3 million jobs added and the unemployment rate dropping to 5.6%, the lowest level since June 2008. We […]

Our Valley, Poised for Growth – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – December 2014/January 2015

Since the financial crash of 2007, Southern Oregon has suffered high unemployment and little growth; but that all seems to be changing. We have been watching quietly as […]

Thankful for Many in Southern Oregon’s Health Care System – by Graham Farran

At the moment, I can only wait patiently and repeat my heart-felt goodbyes to my 91 year old mom as she lies in a semi coma on her 10th day of hospice. Although I am […]

What goes down must come up! – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – October 2014

The real estate market in Jackson County continues its recovery this year with the median price of a home increasing by 15% from $195,000 in January, 2014 to $225,000 […]

Drones attack the real estate market! – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – September 2014

Prior to moving to Southern Oregon in 2002, I had just sold eBusiness Design, a web development company that specialized in helping large companies use the internet to market, […]

Mortgages 101 – by Graham Farran

Everything You Should Know About a Mortgage But Were Afraid To Ask

On a recent trip to Greece, I was very surprised that everywhere we went we would see homes that were only half-built and looked […]