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1605 Buckhorn Road: Private Country Home with Creek Frontage!

by Mary Gilbert

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
1605 Buckhorn Road, Roseburg, OR  97470

If privacy, peace and quiet are what you have been searching for, then do we have the house for you! 1605 Buckhorn Road sits on 1.64 acres with creek frontage and has been tastefully remodeled and updated. New vinyl windows and sliders, new electrical in 2009, plus a light and bright floor plan featuring 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, moldings, and so much more! A wall of windows illuminates the living room with natural light, plus a toasty fireplace to keep you warm on those cool nights. This spacious room makes family function and entertaining a breeze. A slider off the dining area leads you to a covered patio where you will enjoy the peace and quiet this picturesque setting provides. The stylish kitchen has been outfitted with granite countertops, an abundance of white cabinetry and open shelving. The main floor master features a walk in closet, hardwood floors and a private half bath. The second bedroom on the main floor also has a walk in closet, plus there is a tastefully updated full hall bath. Upstairs there is a great open family room, a smaller bonus room that would make a great home office and the spacious third bedroom. This is a great space to kick back and relax. Fig, plum, pear and apple trees along with old growth cedar, myrtle, oak, and Douglas fir trees surround this lovely creek front home! Established raised bed garden with variety of roses, flowers, blueberries, and raspberries. A detached garage lets you store your tools and toys. Enjoy the private country setting with the convenience of being just 5 minutes from Roseburg city limits. Let’s go take a look!

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 Umpqua Valley will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-371-5500, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

Happy Easter Wishes!

by Mary Gilbert

Courtesy of The Mary Gilbert Group

Exploring Roseburg Oregon: Community Easter Egg Hunt

by Mary Gilbert

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

GIANT 10,000 EGG HUNT!

GOLDEN PRIZE EGGS!

Sunday, April 1st beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Riverbend Park in Winston.  Hunts for several different age groups as well as a Special Needs hunt.

Presented by the Dillard Church of God
Riverbend Park in Winston, Oregon

Directions

Courtesy of The Mary Gilbert Group

Photo Credit: dillardcog.weebly.com

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
221 Asti Way, Roseburg, OR  97471


A gorgeous floor plan built for family function and entertaining awaits in this desirable Melrose location in an area of newer homes! 221 Asti Way is a like new one level home tastefully appointed with luminous hardwood floors, high ceilings, recessed lighting, modern fixtures, neutral colors, and open spaces illuminated with natural light! The heart of the home will no doubt be the open great room! A cozy gas fireplace creates a soothing atmosphere to relax, plus French doors off the dining area lead you to the covered patio for easy indoor/outdoor enjoyment. A stylish and functional kitchen features glistening granite counters, a huge island open to the great room, stainless steel appliances and an abundance of cabinet space. The spacious master is a sweet retreat with its hardwood floors, huge walk in closet, jetted tub, dual granite vanity and a tiled walk in shower. Escape the stress of your day in this exceptional space! Two generously sized secondary bedrooms are perfect for a growing family with plenty of closet space and a shared hall bathroom. Cabinet and counterspace in the laundry room helps you keep things tidy. This lovely one acre lot gives you plenty of room to roam, plant a garden, plus vehicle and storage space in the attached 2 car garage. Every detail is in perfect order; all this home needs is you!

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 Umpqua Valley will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-371-5500, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

5 Reasons to Sell This Spring!

by Mary Gilbert

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this spring makes sense.

1. Demand Is Strong

The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase…and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other to buy a home.

Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market.

2. There Is Less Competition Now

Housing inventory has declined year over year for the last 32 months and is still under the 6-month supply needed for a normal housing market. This means that, in the majority of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers in the market. This is good news for homeowners who have gained equity as their home values have increased. However, additional inventory could be coming to the market soon.

Historically, the average number of years a homeowner stayed in their home was six but has hovered between nine and ten years since 2011. There is a pent-up desire for many homeowners to move as they were unable to sell over the last few years because of a negative equity situation. As home values continue to appreciate, more and more homeowners will be given the freedom to move.

The choices buyers have will continue to increase. Don’t wait until this other inventory comes to market before you decide to sell.

3. The Process Will Be Quicker

Today’s competitive environment has forced buyers to do all they can to stand out from the crowd, including getting pre-approved for their mortgage financing. This makes the entire selling process much faster and much simpler as buyers know exactly what they can afford before home shopping. According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Insights Report, the average time it took to close a loan was 45 days.

4. There Will Never Be a Better Time to Move Up

If your next move will be into a premium or luxury home, now is the time to move up! The inventory of homes for sale at these higher price ranges has forced these markets into a buyer’s market. This means that if you are planning on selling a starter or trade-up home, your home will sell quickly, AND you’ll be able to find a premium home to call your own!

Prices are projected to appreciate by 4.8% over the next year according to CoreLogic. If you are moving to a higher-priced home, it will wind up costing you more in raw dollars (both in down payment and mortgage payment) if you wait

5. It’s Time to Move on With Your Life

Look at the reason you decided to sell in the first place and determine whether it is worth waiting. Is money more important than being with family? Is money more important than your health? Is money more important than having the freedom to go on with your life the way you think you should?

Only you know the answers to the questions above. You have the power to take control of the situation by putting your home on the market. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family to move on and start living the life you desire.

That is what is truly important.

Let’s get together to evaluate your ability to sell your house in today’s market! 541.371.5500 or [email protected] 

By: KCM Crew

It was London’s longest running comedy!  A three-man farce that spins around Shakespeare’s 37 plays of history, comedy, and tragedy.  You will be helplessly laughing at this energetic, improvised play!

There are some restrictions:

No dogs allowed.
No flash photography permitted.
No alcohol on the premises.
No food allowed.
No late seating.

For more information and box office tickets, call: (541) 673-2125

Venue:
Betty Long Unruh Theatre
1614 West Harvard
Roseburg, OR

Event Website

Courtesy of Mary Gilbert, Roseburg Properties Group

Photo Credit: visitroseburg.com

611 SE Garden Way Drive: Gorgeous Brand New 3 Bedroom Ranch!

by Mary Gilbert

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
611 SE Garden Way Drive, Winston, OR  97496


An entertainer’s dream layout awaits at this brand new one level ranch! This Legacy Acres home features an open floor plan loaded with upgrades…soaring high ceilings, easy care flooring, recessed lighting, neutral colors plus 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths. The vaulted great room creates an atmosphere for relaxing and family function. The designer kitchen offers granite counters, beautiful cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar and a dining area with slider to rear exposed aggregate concrete patio for easy indoor/outdoor enjoyment. The split bedroom plan offers privacy for your growing family or overnight guests. Relax in your soothing master suite with plush carpeting, a walk in closet, granite vanity and tub/shower. The secondary bedrooms provide abundant closet space and an attractive shared bath. Stay organized in this lovely laundry room with cabinetry. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous views of the mountains and valley! Front yard landscaping is included! Plenty of room for your vehicles and storage in the attached 2 car garage. 611 SE Garden Way Drives is a super buy for all the amenities offered – make your appointment today!  

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 Umpqua Valley will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-371-5500, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
0 Rolling Hills Road, Parcel 1, Roseburg, OR  97471

Do not miss this exciting residential development opportunity in Roseburg OR! 5 acres of bare ground in the Green District. Previously platted to be the second phase in the Hayden Homes subdivision. Area of newer homes with county taxes! Subject to partition and final recording.

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 Umpqua Valley will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-371-5500, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

No matter how thorough a housekeeper you are, there are certain blind spots in every home that are all too easy to overlook. As a result, they get bypassed during your spring-cleaning tirade, growing grimier ... and grimier.

Curious where these surprising cesspools lie? Check out this hit list of areas in your home that we'll bet you forget to clean this spring—and read on to find the best way to give them a thorough scrubbing.

Tile grout

If you have tile floors or countertops, the grout may harbor germs and mold, according to Mark Welstead, president of Rainbow Restoration. Not only is that awfully gross, the grout will eventually start to stain, meaning an even bigger cleaning job down the road.

How to clean it: Wipe the grout with vinegar, then scrub with baking soda and a brush. You can also try scrubbing with borax or olive oil-based Castile soap. For visibly moldy grout, you need to spray on 3% hydrogen peroxide diluted by half in water. Let it sit for 45 minutes, then rinse. Here's more on how to clean tile grout.

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The tops of door frames, cabinets, and bookshelves

If you can't see it, it doesn't exist, and therefore doesn't need cleaning, right? Sadly, no. The tops of door frames, book shelves—anything above your sight line—are primo dust collection spots. If your upper kitchen cabinets don't go all the way to the ceiling, the tops are probably coated in dust mixed with sticky kitchen grease. Charming!

How to clean itWipe door frames and bookshelves with a damp cloth. For greasy gunk, try rubbing dish detergent on, leaving it for a moment, then wiping it off. If that doesn't cut it, level up to Goo Gone Kitchen Degreaser. For bonus points, take the glass globe off any ceiling lights or fans, and rinse out the dust and dead bugs.

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Garbage disposal

You know that thing is gross, right? I mean, think about what you put into it! Beside general yuckiness, it's important to clean, because, according to Doyle James, president of Mr. Rooter Plumbing, grease buildup can seriously back up your sink drains.

How to clean itRun hot water and turn on the disposal. Pour a tablespoon of dish soap down, and let the water run for 15 to 30 seconds. Turn off the disposal and let the water run until there are no more bubbles. Scrub the underside of the drain flaps with a brush, hot water, and dish soap.

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Toilet brush and holder

You don't need me to explain why your toilet brush and holder are disgusting. But how do you fix them? What cleans the cleaning implements? There are options other than just throwing them away and buying a new one when it gets nasty (yes, we all know someone who does this).

How to clean itFirst off, you can prevent some germ build-up by spraying down the brush with disinfectant right after you use it. Leave it to drip-dry into the toilet, smushed between the seat and the rim of the bowl.

For deep cleaning, you can either soak the brush and holder in a bucket of warm water and a few capfuls of bleach for about 10 minutes, or you can spray them both down with disinfecting spray, let sit for 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water. Yes, bleach is a harsh cleaner, but if you're going to break out the big guns for anything, it should be the item that scrubs the inside of your toilet bowl.

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Curtains

Curtains are pros at passively catching dust, pet hair, and other particulate gunk from the air. If you're not cleaning them, you should be.

How to clean itStart with vacuuming them. And check the tag: Some fabrics can be machine washed, while others need to be hand washed and dried. Very heavy fabrics require a steamer, which you can rent.

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Remotes, phones, and keyboards

All three of these items fall into the category of things your grimy fingers touch every day. Research shows that cell phones are dirtier than toilet seats, and keyboards have the added problem of snack crumb infiltration (don't pretend you don't know what I'm talking about). Almost nobody is cleaning this stuff often enough.

How to clean itFor your phone, grab a microfiber cleaning cloth (of the kind you'd use to clean glasses) and spray it with a 50/50 combination of distilled water and vinegar or distilled water and isopropyl alcohol. Wipe down your phone thoroughly, without getting it too wet. Use a toothpick or Q-tip to dislodge anything stuck in the crevices.

You can use the same disinfectant and cloth (clean, obviously) on your remote control. Wipe with the cloth, use a Q-tip to go around the buttons, and a toothpick can help with crumbs.

Keyboard time: Flip the keyboard or laptop over and shake it out. Clean with compressed air while the keyboard is upside down, so the dust will fall out. Finally, use a Q-tip and alcohol to wipe anything gross off the keys. To sanitize, you can do a quick swipe with your handy cleaning cloth, lightly moistened with an alcohol or vinegar solution.

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Chimney

When your wintertime fires are over, it's time to clean your fireplace. If you don't, you risk a chimney fire, smoke, or even deadly carbon monoxide gas seeping into your home, says Richard Ciresi, owner of Aire Serv in Louisville, KY.

How to clean itSince cleaning a chimney involves getting up on the roof, and doing it wrong can have serious consequences, you should call in a professional to tackle this task. Once a year is the minimum for having your chimney swept if you want to use your fireplace safely.

By and photo credit: Realtor.com, Audrey Ference

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Roseburg OR Real Estate For Sale
601 SE Garden Way, Winston, OR  97496


From the moment you walk through the front door, this brand new one level home is sure to impress! Modern, chic and loaded with upgrades, 601 SE Garden Way provides an open floor plan with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 8’ vaulted ceilings, easy care wood laminate flooring, neutral colors, recessed lighting, and gorgeous views of the mountains and valley! With its soaring high ceilings and abundant natural lighting, this great room is the perfect space to kick back and relax. Glistening granite counters, stainless steel appliances, beautiful cabinetry and an eating bar creates a stunning kitchen any chef is sure to appreciate. A spacious patio off the dining area allows easy indoor/outdoor entertaining. A soothing master suite provides plush carpeting, a walk in closet and private bath. Two generously sized secondary bedrooms and a shared full bath is perfect for a growing family. Storage for your vehicles, tools and toys awaits in the attached 2 car garage. Do not hesitate, this treasure will not be around long! 

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 Umpqua Valley will help make the most of your Roseburg OR real estate experience. Give her a call today, 541-371-5500, and discover the difference she can make during your family's move.

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Keller Williams Realty Umpqua Valley
2365 NW Kline Street, Suite 201
Roseburg OR 97471
541-371-5500
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