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 […]

Americans are on the move to Oregon! – by Graham Farran

United Van Lines recently published its inbound and outbound moving data for the year of 2013. The winners are Oregon and the Carolinas. The losers are New Jersey, Illinois and New York.

Home Prices Up, Sales Down – by Graham Farran

The real estate market in Jackson County continues its recovery with the median price of a home growing by 4.2% for the first quarter 2014 to $187,500. The number of homes sold in the first quarter of 2014 has actually decreased to 345 compared to 389 sold in the first quarter 2013.