Blog

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through Week of October 19-25

Number of lockboxes opened in Oregon & Southern Washington drops When comparing the week of October 19 – 25 with the week prior, the number of times an RMLS™ subscriber opened a Supra lockbox decreased 11.9% in Washington and 15.4% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) Archive View […]

Save Time with Listing Load in RMLSweb

RMLS™ Subscribers: Use ‘Finish Later’ in Listing Load Our latest release brought some relatively minor changes to Listing Load on RMLSweb. The first change is that the “Save and Add” function is now called “Publish”. The other change is that we now allow you to enter a future list date. We thought this would be […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through Week of October 12-18

Down 5.5% in Washington and Oregon When comparing the week of October 12 – 18 with the week prior, the number of times an RMLS™ subscriber opened a Supra lockbox decreased 5.5% in Washington and Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) Archive View an archive of the Supra lockbox […]

Portland Metro Sales by Price Range – September 2009

Homes below $400k make up 85% of sales in September I recently read that in Phoenix,  93% of September Home Sales were below $400k.  The author says that Phoenix is essentially a “tale of two markets”, one where homes in the lower priced spectrum are selling & where high-end homes are sitting. We’ve looked at […]

Portland Metro & Clark County: Top 5 Areas – Inventory

Top 5 Areas with the Lowest Housing Inventory in September, Portland & Clark County Below are the five MLS areas with the lowest supply of housing inventory for September 2009 for the Clark County and Portland metro areas. Inventory measures how long, in theory, it would take to exhaust the current supply of housing. We […]

Become a Local Hero

Rid the Neighborhood of Pests and Save the Pets Nothing puts a damper on a showing like a rat running around the house or a trail of ants marching across the counter. Naturally, as a showing agent you may want to use some form of pest control to remove these unwelcome intruders. But would you […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through Week of October 5-11

Activity Slides in Oregon & Washington When comparing the week of October 5 – 11 with the week prior, the number of times an RMLS™ subscriber opened a Supra lockbox decreased 7.7% in Washington and 10.4% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) Archive View an archive of the […]

RMLS Market Action Recap – September 2009

Residential real estate sales tick up in several areas, inventory down This month’s RMLS™ Market Action report showed a trend of increasing real estate sales & subsequently lower housing inventory in many areas of Oregon & Southwest Washington. Sales Activity: Closed sales rose in the following areas this month, compared to the same month in […]

Wrap-Up: RMLS™ Fall Education Summit & Trade Fair

Eastern Oregon & Washington agents enjoy day of education & networking We just finished up with our Fall Education Summit & Trade Fair, held in Pendleton, Oregon this year.  About 120 agents joined us for free core education opportunities & a chance to see new products and services offered by exhibitors.  This is the first […]