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By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
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My husband and I sometimes talk about where would be the best place to live at retirement. Neither of us are from Sacramento, and I prefer the ocean over just about any place inland. Homes along the coast in California are extremely expensive, even a small home, and although prices are better in ...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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According to this recent survey in the Oregonian More than half of U.S. adults have had to cut back elsewhere to cover their rent or mortgage, according to a new survey. The John D. And Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation found that 52 percent of adults had made trade-offs. Of those: 21 percent to...
Only in Oregon A Park Bench With A View @ Shore Acres State Park Visitors to Shore Acres State Park south of Coos Bay on the Oregon Coast can enjoy watching the ocean waves crash against the rocks and cliffs.  In December, the gardens at Shore Acres are adorned with several hundred thousand Chris...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Chances are that your Coos Bay OR home and your retirement are closely linked to your financial future.  Retirement accounts have taken a big hit through the course of the recession and many people are considering tapping into the equity of their homes.  Tapping into home equity has become a les...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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There is much talk in the real estate world about increasing rents.  The decrease in home ownership caused by the bursting of the nation’s housing bubble, combined with an increase in renters has put a big demand on rental markets across the country.  This demand is creating a competitive market...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Often people considering investing in Oregon Coast real estate weigh the option of cash vs. mortgage.  There are some great deals in today’s market and often offering a cash deal can make a deal even sweeter.  When cash is involved there is no mortgage, therefore no chance of a financial conting...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Combating high Coos Bay property taxes is something people should be aware of in a time when home values have dropped significantly.  It can be a puzzling question to many homeowners, leaving many thinking that if my home value has dropped 25%, why have my property taxes not decreased by the sam...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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It is possible to update your kitchen on a budget.  Remodeling a kitchen can turn out to be one of the most expensive projects in a home, as the price of new cabinets, new appliances, new plumbing, new counters, and installation can all add up to a hefty price tag.  However, more times than not,...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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The Coos Bay real estate recovery appears to be picking up speed.  Helping to accelerate the sales of homes is the extremely low cost involved.  While home values may still drop in many areas, it appears that volume may start accelerating.  The high number of foreclosed homes has pushed the pric...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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A little elbow grease goes a long way when selling Coos Bay real estate, especially if you are trying to cut back on expenses.  Many people stage their homes to sell, a sometimes costly venture in a time when profits from home sales are at low levels.  There are many things that a home owner can...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Frustrations with short sales in Coos County could easily be the reason so many homes head to foreclosure. The lengthy time frame to complete a short sale, combined with hanging in the balance waiting for the mercy of the lender is wearing to say the least. A short sale can be a great way to avoi...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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There are many remodeling Dos and Don’ts to examine before undertaking a project with regards to your Coos Bay, OR real estate investment.  Underscoring any remodel is a homeowner’s financial position and commitment to the home.  If a remodel is being conducted to create a livable space to be en...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Selling a Coos Bay home, or trying to sell a home, while still living in it as a family is not without its challenges. One of the primary responsibilities of a home seller is to keep a home presentable, which means clean, neat and organized so that at any given minute a potential buyer can come ...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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When remodeling your Oregon Coast home, examining your budget is a key element, going hand-in-hand with the physical aspects of the job.  Remodeling and basic improvements can add value to your Oregon Coast real estate and approaching the work with fiscal responsibility will help maximize your p...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Vacation Coos Bay OR real estate appears to be what is selling. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal noted how vacation properties and second home markets are starting to see activity. When real estate is suffering all over the nation what is making vacation real estate loosen up? Low mor...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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Anyone selling a Coos Bay Oregon home gets excited with the anticipation of receiving an offer, how to approach it can be another story. When your Coos Bay Oregon Realtor, like Jan Delimont, calls you with an offer and sends it your way it is important to peruse the contract with a discriminatin...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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If you are selling your North Bend home you should pay careful attention to how it appears to the naked eye.  While you certainly shouldn't judge a book by its cover it is terribly hard not to when it comes to Oregon Coast real estate, and a potential buyer's first impression is everything.  It i...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
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There are a number of smart decisions Oregon coast home owners can make to live greener during the holidays, choices that will not only make people lessen their impact on the environment but also add a little zip to your holiday spirit. The holidays breed good will toward men and the spirit of gi...

By Rene Fabre, Marketing in the Digital Age
(First American Title)
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In July of 2006 I was traveling through Oregon for work. I drove down from Seattle for a day in Roseburg then over to the coast to Coos Bay via Highway 42. What a beautiful drive it is through Tenmile, Camas Valley, over the mountains through Remote, then Myrtle Point, and Coquille. After my day ...

By Jan Delimont, Principal Broker
(RE/MAX South Coast)
Comments 0
Many people grow up assuming that they will own a home one day, and while the days of taking everything for granted may appear as days gone by, Coos Bay OR home ownership is a viable dream that has its benefits.  Recent reports show that those who own a home are often more financially stable than...

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