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Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
139 Clyde William Lane, Roseburg, OR  97471


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elegant formal detailing and distinctive design are matched by a wealth of comfort and pleasant living in this gorgeous Willinda Ridge home! Situated on a sprawling 5 acres in Roseburg OR, a prestigious presence is beyond evident! Quality features include a flowing floor plan, gleaming hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, crown molding, neutral colors, modern fixtures and lighting, an attached 2 car garage, plus a shop! Huge center island with bar seating and prep sink, Jennaire appliances, granite counters, cabinet space galore and an eat in area with bay window highlight the remodeled kitchen masterfully fusing style and utility. Formal dining room to entertain guests then relax in complete splendor by the warm fireplace in the connecting living room. Enjoy comfortable everyday living in the cozy family room, plus a home office or den with French doors. Grand stairway leads to the second level with open balcony. Spacious master suite with updated double sink marble vanity, tiled walk in shower and soaking tub provides a soothing oasis at days end. Three secondary bedrooms offer privacy and room to grow, one with murphy bed. Laundry room with built ins and sink helps to keep you organized. Large covered deck and patio area with views to the mountains and valley below, plus impeccable curb appeal and mature landscaping. Look no further, 139 Clyde William Lane is the home you have been waiting for!

Mary Gilbert, Licensed Realtor in Oregon has distinguished herself as a leader in the Roseburg OR real estate market. Mary assists buyers looking for Roseburg OR real estate for sale and aggressively markets Roseburg OR homes for sale.

Mary, Licensed Realtor in Oregon brings with her a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a Roseburg OR home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why her clients benefit from her unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future –Mary Gilbert of
Keller Williams Realty Eugene Springfield will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-430-9949, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows

by Mary Gilbert

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows | Keeping Current Matters

Just two weeks ago, we posted an article discussing where mortgage interest rates may be heading over the next twelve months. We quoted projections from Fannie Mae,Freddie Mac, the Mortgage Bankers’ Association and the National Association of Realtors. Each predicted that rates would begin to rise slowly and steadily throughout 2016.

However, shaky economic news and a volatile stock market have actually caused rates to drop six out of the last seven weeks, and have remained at 3.65% for the past two weeks.

Mortgage Rates Again at Historic Lows | Keeping Current Matters

Rates have again fallen to historic lows yet many experts still expect them to increase in 2016. The only thing we know for sure is that, according to Freddie Mac, current rates are the best they have been since last April.

Bottom Line

If you are thinking of buying your first home or moving up to your ultimate dream home, now is a great time to get a sensational rate on your mortgage.

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Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
600 Ranchero Road, Glendale, OR  97442


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beautiful nearly 40 acre parcel with level to gently sloping grounds offering privacy! 2 existing homes of minimal value on site have potential with some TLC! Well, septic and power already on the property! Nice pasture ground with old orchard area. Property has been recently logged and is being offered at a discount! Potential to be converted from Farm/Forest to Farm/Grazing use or replanted by new buyer for future income! Endless possibilities in Glendale OR!

Mary Gilbert, Licensed Realtor in Oregon has distinguished herself as a leader in the Roseburg OR real estate market. Mary assists buyers looking for Roseburg OR real estate for sale and aggressively markets Roseburg OR homes for sale. 

Mary, Licensed Realtor in Oregon brings with her a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a Roseburg OR home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why her clients benefit from her unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future –Mary Gilbert of
Keller Williams Realty Eugene Springfield will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-430-9949, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
5 NW Mountain View Drive, Roseburg, OR 97471

The finest in condo living awaits at 5 NW Mountain View Drive! Elegant and tastefully updated unit in Mountain View Townhomes features 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, soaring ceilings, easy care flooring, neutral colors, laundry room, an attached one car garage and assigned parking. High vaulted ceilings and lots of windows illuminate the great room with natural light providing a comfortable space to relax. An abundance of cabinetry and full complement of appliances highlight the kitchen with spacious dining area. The two bedrooms on the second floor are generously sized offering plush carpeting and a sliding door to the patio in the master. An open loft could be a third bedroom or use as an office or playroom. Perfect outdoor entertaining and enjoyment of the city and valley views from the deck at the front of the home. Enjoy those warm summer days relaxing at the private in ground pool and common area! Offering a turnkey lifestyle and comfortable everyday living, this Roseburg OR townhouse has it all!

Mary Gilbert, Licensed Realtor in Oregon has distinguished herself as a leader in the Roseburg OR real estate market. Mary assists buyers looking for Roseburg OR real estate for sale and aggressively markets Roseburg OR homes for sale. 

Mary, Licensed Realtor in Oregon brings with her a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a Roseburg OR home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why her clients benefit from her unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future –Mary Gilbert of
Keller Williams Realty Eugene Springfield will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-430-9949, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed?

by Mary Gilbert

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed? | Keeping Current Matters

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.

Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where they believe prices are headed over the next five years. They then average the projections of all 100+ experts into a single number.

The results of their latest survey:

Home values will appreciate by 3.7% over the course of 2016, 3.3% in 2017 and 3.2% in the next two years, and finally 3.1% in 2020 (as shown below). That means the average annual appreciation will be 3.3% over the next 5 years.

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed? | Keeping Current Matters

The prediction for cumulative appreciation slowed slightly from 21.6% to 17.7% by 2020. The experts making up the most bearish quartile of the survey still are projecting a cumulative appreciation of 10.9%.

Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed? | Keeping Current Matters

Bottom Line

Individual opinions make headlines. We believe the survey is a fairer depiction of future values.

 

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
1065 Greenley Street, Roseburg, OR  97471


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome home to 1065 Greenley Street, a one story ranch in the desirable Hucrest neighborhood! Many alluring features await the lucky buyer including 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, updated vinyl windows, easy care flooring, ceiling fans, plus an attached garage and carport. Roomy living room with cozy wood stove and a bay window illuminating the room with natural light. Formal dining room is all set for your dinner parties. Cute kitchen with an abundance of cabinetry to keep you organized.  Relax in the master suite with private bath, plush carpeting, and plenty of closet space. Two additional bedrooms provide ample space to grow and share a full bathroom. Situated on just over .3 of an acre with end of the road privacy, a covered deck, large yard, mature landscaping, room for a garden and in ground sprinklers. Great storage building with concrete floor and lots of parking. Enjoy county taxes, plus city water and sewer! Make your appointment today to see this move in ready Roseburg OR home!

Mary Gilbert, Licensed Realtor in Oregon has distinguished herself as a leader in the Roseburg OR real estate market. Mary assists buyers looking for Roseburg OR real estate for sale and aggressively markets Roseburg OR homes for sale. 

Mary, Licensed Realtor in Oregon brings with her a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a Roseburg OR home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why her clients benefit from her unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future –Mary Gilbert of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Professionals will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-430-9949, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out?

by Mary Gilbert

Are the Kids Finally Moving Out? | Keeping Current Matters

During the recession, many young adults graduating from college were forced to move back in with their parents. This caused new household formations to drop dramatically from the long term average of 1.2 million formations annually to half that number. However, this may be the year this turns back around.

According to the Urban Land Institute’s report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate, household formations will increase dramatically. They project that 3.68 million additional households will be formed in the next three years. This brings household formations back to pre-recession numbers of 1.2 million a year.

What will happen in 2016?

One of the key indicators to an improving housing market is household formation: How many people are moving out and forming an independent living unit? Many of the people “moving out on their own” will be those Millennials who can finally move from their parents’ basements to their first home.

Not every person moving out will decide on an apartment. A certain percentage of consumers will decide that homeownership is a better option for themselves and their families.

Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, believes:

“Demand for for-sale housing will grow and will continue to be dominated by older millennials, aged 25 to 34. This demographic has the potential to claim a third of home sales in 2016 and represent 2 million home purchases.”

What about household
formations moving forward?

 

And Louis Keely, the President of The Demand Institute, predicts strong household growth will continue over the next ten years:

“We expect new household formation to be robust over the next decade as the large millennial generation ages and forms new households of their own.”

Bottom Line

Here come the Millennials!! They will finally be entering the housing market in 2016 and will dominate real estate sales over the next decade.

 

Play Chess… Not Checkers

by Mary Gilbert

Play Chess… Not Checkers | Keeping Current Matters

Checkers is a simple game with a simple objective; eliminate the other player’s pieces. Even the process of doing so is simple, jump the other player’s pieces and start a collection. There is very little thought as to a defensive strategy and it is often more reactive than strategic.

Even though the objective of Chess is simply laid out — obtain the other player’s King — the process in which to obtain this goal is much more strategic. Chess requires a greater understanding of the ability of each of the 9 different pieces on the board and a risk assessment that takes longer than a simple scan of the board.

“It’s a game in which the winning strategy is dynamic and requires complex thought across many turns, both for the player and their opponent’s turns.  Chess requires a player to understand the context behind the moves on the board rather than just the risks offered by each individual turn.” – Play Chess Not Checkers by Zach West

You may have heard the saying, “Play Chess, Not Checkers” before, but how does this apply to real estate?

Plan past your next move

So you want to sell your house. You can just put a sign in your front yard and call it a day, right? Wrong! The process of listing your home for sale and what happens next is much more complex than that.

According to the Orlando Regional REALTOR Association, there are over 230 possible actions that need to take place during every successful real estate transaction. Don’t you want someone who has been there before, and who knows what these actions are to make sure that you acquire your dream?

One example, as we’ve reported before, is the fact that 92% of buyers search online for a home. That is in comparison to only 28% looking at print newspaper ads. Most real estate agents have an extensive internet strategy to promote the sale of your home. Do you?

Identify Risks & Defend
Against Them

 

An experienced real estate professional knows the obstacles associated with buying or selling a home and works closely with other professionals to ensure the process is a smooth one.

Practice Makes Perfect

Just like with any skill, practice and experience bring a sense of confidence and expertise. Before you decide to take on the challenges of selling your house on your own, sit with a real estate professional in your marketplace and see what they have to offer.

Bottom Line

With an experienced Real Estate Professional on your side, even the complex process of buying your next home or selling your house can be strategically navigated.

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Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised! | Keeping Current Matters

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 256,000 properties regained equity in the third quarter of 2015. This is great news for the country, as 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.

Price Appreciation = Good News For Homeowners

Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, explains:

“Home price growth continued to lift borrower equity positions and increase the number of borrowers with sufficient equity to participate in the mortgage market. In the last three years, borrowers with at least 20 percent equity have increased by 11 million, a substantial uptick that is driving rapid growth in home equity originations.” 

Anand Nallathambi, President and CEO of CoreLogic, believes this is a great sign for the market in 2016 as well, as he had this to say:

“Homeowner equity is the largest source of wealth for many Americans. The rise in home prices, expected to be at least 5% in 2016, will continue to build wealth and confidence across America. As this process continues, it will provide support for the housing market and the broader economy throughout [the] year.”

This is great news for homeowners! But, do they realize that their equity position has changed?

study by Fannie Mae suggests that many homeowners are not aware that they have regained equity in their home as their investment has increased in value. For example, their study showed that 23% of Americans still believe their home is in a negative equity position when, in actuality, CoreLogic’s report shows that only 8% of homes are in that position (down from 9% in Q2).

The study also revealed that only 37% of Americans believe that they have “significant equity” (greater than 20%), when in actuality, 74% do!

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have In Your Home? You May Be Surprised! | Keeping Current Matters

This means that 37% of Americans with a mortgage fail to realize the opportune situation they are in. With a sizeable equity position, many homeowners could easily move into a housing situation that better meets their current needs (moving to a larger home or downsizing).

Fannie Mae spoke out on this issue in their report:

“Homeowners who underestimate their homes’ values not only underestimate their home equity, they also likely underestimate 1) how large a down payment they could make with their home equity, 2) their chances of qualifying for mortgages, and, therefore, 3) their opportunities for selling their current homes and for buying different homes.”

Bottom Line

If you are one of the many Americans who are unsure how much equity you have built in your home, don’t let that be the reason you fail to move on to your dream home in 2016! Meet with a local real estate professional today, who can help you evaluate your situation and assist you along the way!

 

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
122 Upper Cleveland Rapids Road, Roseburg, OR  97471


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nestled on a peaceful .79 acre lot in Garden Valley sits this gorgeous custom built craftsman! Coming home to 122 Upper Cleveland Rapids Rd is sure to be a delight with many quality features including a charming covered entry, high ceilings, easy care flooring, built ins, crown molding, neutral colors and an open concept floor plan! Vaulted ceilings and wood laminate floors highlight the living room offering an incredible space to entertain or just relax! Stainless steel appliances, white cabinets, a tile backsplash, plus polished concrete and cultured marble counters compliment the modern kitchen with a roomy eating bar. Sun filled dining room allows for formal gatherings. Additional living space in the den or great use as an office or play room. Soaring ceilings create a soothing oasis in the master suite with retreat, soaking tub and walk in shower. Two secondary bedrooms and a possible 4th bedroom or bonus room are all generously sized with plush carpeting and plenty of closet space. Enjoy the private setting with plenty of space to roam, surrounded by mature trees, covered and open patios, basketball court, an attached 2 car garage and a 30 x 40 shop! Look no further, this is the Roseburg OR home you have been waiting for!

Mary Gilbert, Licensed Realtor in Oregon has distinguished herself as a leader in the Roseburg OR real estate market. Mary assists buyers looking for Roseburg OR real estate for sale and aggressively markets Roseburg OR homes for sale. 

Mary, Licensed Realtor in Oregon brings with her a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a Roseburg OR home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why her clients benefit from her unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future –Mary Gilbert of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Professionals will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-430-9949, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

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Mary Gilbert
Keller Williams Realty Umpqua Valley
2365 NW Kline Street, Suite 201
Roseburg OR 97471
541-371-5500
Fax: 541-371-5501

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