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 […]
We released the latest Market Action reports to RMLS™ subscribers yesterday. Many areas of Oregon and Southwest Washington are showing improvement as far as sales and inventory go – here are a few highlights: Inventory: Inventory is showing steady improvement in Portland (7.3 months), Clark County (7.3 months), and Lane County (6.2 months). In most […]
Downward trend continues Comparing July 20, 2009 through August 2, 2009 the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 15% in Washington and 5.4% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Oregon, left; Washington, right) Archive View an archive of the Supra lockbox statistical reports on Flickr.
Here’s a quick rundown of upcoming Realtor® events & education for August 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 communications (at) rmls (dot) com. – August 5:Realtor Day at NW Natural Street of Dreams […]
Our friends over at Oregon Real Estate Forms (OREF) have issued the following update about the disclosure of Annual Percentage Rate: OREF’s legal counsel, Phil Querin, advises all brokers in the state of Oregon to be aware of federal disclosure requirement that may cause a delay in closing. Under new rules enacted by the Federal Reserve […]
Activity continues to slide, slightly Comparing July 13, 2009 through July 26, 2009 the number of times RMLS™ subscribers opened Supra lockboxes decreased 1.4% in Washington and 1.9% in Oregon. Click the chart for a larger view (Oregon, top; Washington, bottom) Archive View an archive of the Supra lockbox statistical reports on Flickr.
With all the stories in the media, it seems like everyone is facing foreclosure these days. (Even Michael Jackson’s doctor.) So I thought it would be interesting to look at the foreclosure market in our service area to find out what’s really going on. We currently have 30,276 active residential listings in RMLSweb–this includes Oregon and […]
As we previewed in an earlier post, to help you handle short sales more efficiently and to help the other types of properties that require 3rd Party approval to get fair exposure, we’ve added Short Sale Yes/No and Short Sale Offer (Seller Accepted; Submitted for Approval) Yes/No to Listing Load. Watch this short tutorial to […]
Here’s a few hot weather tips I came up with for real estate agents as we all cope with a potential high of 107 today here in Portland! 1. If buyers close on 100+ degree day, offer a window A/C unit as a closing gift (good luck finding one right now, though). 2. Selling agents: if […]
Short video shows why RMLS™ subscribers should keep their ActiveKEYs out of the heat this week We’re going to have some serious heat in most of Oregon & Southwest Washington this week. As you try to stay cool in the hot weather, keep in mind this friendly ActiveKEY battery tip from Supra: “Temperature extremes can […]