Tag Archives: Oregon Real Estate

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Alert: Listings on Craigslist Being Re-Listed as Rentals in Possible Wire Scam

Tip: Use RSS Feeds or Google Alerts to monitor your listings on Craigslist We’ve received reports of homes that were listed for sale on Craigslist being fraudulently re-posted as a low-rate rental listings. These types of scams may be aimed at getting prospective renters to wire or send first and last month’s rent. For example, […]

September Real Estate Events & Education

Find Real Estate Classes & Events Near You in Oregon & Washington Here’s a quick rundown of upcoming Realtor® events & education for the remainder of September in Oregon & Southern Washington. If you have an event that is not listed here, please let us know by commenting below. For future events, please send an e-mail to […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through Week of Aug. 24-30

Washington Unchanged, Oregon Down Slightly In Washington, the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes was unchanged and in Oregon activity was down 1%. These stats reflect a comparison of the week of August 24-30 with the week of August 17-23. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) Archive View […]

Use Your BlackBerry as Your Lockbox Key

eKEY for BlackBerry now available via RMLS™ Good news for all of you BlackBerry fans! Your BlackBerry smartphone can now be even more versatile as Supra is offering an accessory that will allow you to use it as a lockbox key. You can now purchase Supra’s eKEY BlackBerry Fob at RMLS™ offices and sign-up for […]

Firmware Update for ActiveKEY – September 1

Supra is releasing a firmware update for RMLS™ ActiveKEY users on Tuesday night, September 1.  If your ActiveKEY’s radio is turned on, the upgrade will happen automatically. To verify that your ActiveKEY’s radio is turned on: Press your ActiveKEY’s On/Off button. The display should show “Ready for Use”. If the display indicates that the radio […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through August 24

Lockbox activity down slightly After an increase last week, lockbox activity dipped slightly in the week of August 10-16 compared to the prior week. In Washington, the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 3.4% and in Oregon activity was down 1.4%. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) […]

The $8K Tax Credit and its Effect on Portland Metro Real Estate

There’s been some encouraging news lately in the RMLS™ market areas. The number of sales and pending sales are finally outpacing the totals from the same month in 2008.  How much of it might be a result of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit, though? I recently put together some statistics for the Oregonian on the Portland metro […]

Supra Lockbox Activity – Updated Through August 9

Lockbox activity rebounds After a few down weeks, lockbox activity rebounded in the week of August 3-9 compared to the prior week. In Washington, the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes increased 18.2% and in Oregon, activity was up 8.8%. Click the chart for a larger view (Washington, top; Oregon, bottom) Archive View […]