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Friday Jul 15 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
The median sales price for existing homes in Jackson County rose 4.2 percent during the first half of the year compared to mid-2015 figures. Aside from Phoenix and Eagle Point, the 13 market areas tracked by Southern Oregon Multiple Listing Service produced median price gains, ranging from 41 percent in the Upper Rogue regions of Shady Cove and Trail to 2 percent in east Medford, where a third of this year's transactions have occurred. Comment?
Jun 3, 2016 | via The Columbian
Local home builders are opposing a proposal to build tiny houses for the homeless in Medford, saying it would bring down home prices and create substandard structures that don't meet building codes. "It will have an unavoidable negative influence on things around it," said Brad Bennington, executive officer for the Southern Oregon Builders Association. Comment?
May 2, 2016 | via Housing Wire
An Oregon town is considering a unique method to flight blight by using a "little-known" state law that would allow the city to seize abandoned foreclosures that the city deems a threat to public health. Oregon's Mail Tribune has the story of Medford, Oregon, which is discussing the use of a stipulation of Oregon state law that would allow it to take back some of the 415 vacant properties that reside within the city limits. Comment?
Apr 27, 2016 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
The race for Jackson County commissioner Position 2 is an interesting one this year because incumbent Doug Breidenthal is facing criticism for his extensive travel and an ethics investigation regarding his campaign for a leadership position in a national counties organization. As a result, he's drawn two challengers in the Republican primary as well as a Democrat who will face the winner of the three-way GOP race. Comment?
Mar 21, 2016 | via The Skanner
Amari Prewitt-Williams was born a healthy baby, but at 3 weeks old, she developed a fever and meningitis - inflammation of her brain and spinal cord membranes. She has coped with multiple brain surgeries, cerebral palsy and a seizure disorder. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
The housing market in Central Oregon continued its upward trend in the first half of 2016, but there were wide disparities in how much prices rose -- or jumped, depending on the area, the region's Realtors reported Tuesday. The Central Oregon Association of Realtors said the median home price for the first half of 2016, compared to a year earlier, was up 9 percent in Bend, 10 percent in Redmond, 43 percent in Sisters, 6 percent in Sunriver, 23 percent in La Pine, 27 percent in Jefferson County and 11 percent in Crook County. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Mortgage News Daily
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Saturday Jul 2 | via The News-Review
Stud prices are up and most statistics are favorable for the economy, despite the fact the housing starts remain unchanged. Further improvements are expected over the next four years. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via The Skanner
The report ranks Oregon 32nd in the nation for child well-being, which measures factors such as the economic security of parents, access to healthcare and quality of education. Tonia Hunt, the executive director for Children First for Oregon, the state partner of the KIDS Count project, said Oregon's child well-being rating has been worsening over the years. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via National Mortgage News
The streak continued in April: Yet again, home values in the Portland region grew faster than in any of the other 20 major metro areas measured by the monthly Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller home price index, released Tuesday. Local home values posted a 12.3 percent year-over-year increase in April, the highest gains among the 20 cities by a fairly wide margin. Comment?
13 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Seventy-one percent of Americans think that affordable housing should be a main focus of the political parties' platforms during the 2016 presidential campaign, and 74 percent said they are more likely to support the candidate who elevates the issue, according to a new poll. Nearly 60 percent of those surveyed identified housing affordability as an important issue for them, with 47 percent of respondents saying they have personally struggled to pay rent or a mortgage in the last year -- or know someone who has. Comment?
13 min ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
Homebuyer demand fell 17 percent in June, the fifth-consecutive month of year-over-year declines in early-stage homebuyer activity. The Redfin Housing Demand Index, based on thousands of Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, fell 7 percent from May to a seasonally adjusted level of 88 in June. Comment?
13 min ago | via Daily Political
FS Bancorp Inc. issued its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.96 earnings per share for the quarter. Comment?
20 min ago | via Albany Times Union
Mark Fobare, president and CEO of Monolith Solar, speaks during an announcement that Monolith Solar will build its new headquarters, and research and development and manufacturing facility in the Vista Technology Campus at the Vista Technology Campus on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Slingerlands, N.Y. less Mark Fobare, president and CEO of Monolith Solar, speaks during an announcement that Monolith Solar will build its new headquarters, and research and development and manufacturing facility in the Vista ... more Monolith Solar is planning to build a new headquarters in Slingerlands this year, but its roots are in Rensselaer County where it's current headquarters are located. Comment?
24 min ago | via The Washington Post
It turns out that even the well-off need help in a housing market as crazy as the one in the San Francisco Bay area, and lenders are elbowing each other in a rush to provide it. They're courting Silicon Valley workers with tailored loans, guaranteed 24-hour approval and financial-planning services. Comment?
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