Understanding the Role of Reverse Mortgages in Funding Your Retirement – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – August 2015

Most people don’t know what a Reverse Mortgage (RM) is, and because they are a relatively-new financial mechanism for seniors in the United States, there is a lack of […]

What is Your Home Worth? – by Graham Farran

Let’s Talk Real Estate – July 2015

Home prices are rising as our economy continues to improve; retirees are retiring in droves and millennials are moving-out of their parents’ basements and into the housing market. Housing […]

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 […]