Logo
Mary Carlton
Broker / Licensed in the State of Oregon Total Property Resources 547 SW 13th St., Ste 201 Bend, OR 97702 541-668-1632  |  541-330-0589

Why Do Houses "Expire"?

You’ve seen this happen… A house sits on the market forever, and it doesn’t get sold. You see an agent’s for sale sign sitting in the yard for months and months. And then, all of a sudden, another

Inventory In The US Climbs For Third Month In A Row

The United States has been dealing with record-low inventory for years, driving up competition and home prices. But it looks like that trend is finally starting to shift, which means good news for buy

Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again! [INFOGRAPHIC]

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate agent, broker or principal broker.

3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate Market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is actually happening with mortgage rates? Are home

The Importance of Homeownership to the American Dream

For centuries, people in this country have seen homeownership as part of the American Dream. Whether they were born here or immigrated from another country, they wanted to own a piece of America.

Do You Prefer the Charm of an Existing Home?

When homebuyers begin their research, they want to see all their available options! In many cases, they will include both new construction and existing homes in their search; but is a new

The Difference Having a Professional on Your Side Makes

In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are.

What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise

Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!

If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just

The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

Even with the projection that interest rates will increase by a half a point in the next 12 months, we are still well below historic numbers.

The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!

You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than there were last month and at this time last

Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?

Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently throughout 2018 until the middle of November. After that point, rates returned to levels that we saw in August to close out the

Buying A Vacation Property? Now Is A Good Time!

Every year around this time, many homeowners begin the process of preparing their homes in case of extreme winter weather. Some others skip winter all together by escaping to their vacation homes

Want to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home? Use These 2 Tip

Every homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house?

Top Renovations to Complete Before You Sell Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, here are the top four home improvement projects that will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI).

Belief in Homeownership as an Investment is Far from Dead

Though there is some uncertainty as to how the real estate market will perform over the next twelve months, one thing remains very certain: America’s belief in homeownership.

Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to Watch

Bottom Line If you are planning to enter the housing market, either as a buyer or a seller, let’s get together to discuss the changes in mortgage interest rates and inventory and what they could mean

Here’s to a Wonderful 2019!

We hope 2019 is a great year for you, both personally and professionally!
Blog Archives
Your Dedicated Agent

Mary Carlton

Broker / Licensed in the State of Oregon Mobile: 541-668-1632 Fax: 541-330-0589

Total Property Resources
547 SW 13th St., Ste 201
Bend, OR97702

I´m Here To Help

If you are ready to start your buying or selling process
give me a call at 541-668-1632 - I´m happy to answer all your questions.

Contact Me Today