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Buying or Refinancing Your Home this Spring? Tips for Success

(StatePoint) Many Americans start to think about their housing needs this time of year. For some people spring aligns with the school calendar, given the time it takes to find the right home, arrange financing and move in time for the next academic...

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George Frederick Stovall

Aug. 7, 1924 — Feb. 20, 2017

George Frederick Stovall was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Vancouver, Canada, the second child of Frank Stovall and Edith May Hosking. George had three sisters: Edith, Frances and Careen. The family moved to the Stovall...

NeighborWorks considers Willis House for office space

Roseburg’s historic and city-owned Willis House has two new offers on the table, but councilors will consider just one at next Monday’s meeting.

During a public hearing on Feb. 27, Roseburg city councilors will consider an offer by NeighborWorks...

GOP Fix To Insurance Markets Could Spike Premiums For Older Customers

Dale Marsh has not been enamored with his health insurance since the Affordable Care Act took effect. Premiums for Marsh, 53, and his wife, Tammy, rose, their deductibles grew, and they gave up access to their regular doctors to keep costs down. This...

Where home prices are going down

The median sales price of homes in the U.S. climbed to a new high in November 2016, hitting $218,175. That figure marks roughly fives year of steady growth in the housing market, rebounding from lows in 2011.But while prices may be soaring in some...

Where home prices are going down

The median sales price of homes in the U.S. climbed to a new high in November 2016, hitting $218,175. That figure marks roughly fives year of steady growth in the housing market, rebounding from lows in 2011.But while prices may be soaring in some...

Building is ‘falling down around your ears’

CANNON BEACH — Cannon Beach councilors await a Plan B after bids for a proposed City Hall renovation exceeded the allotted budget.

After design, updates and review, Cannon Beach Public Works Director Dan Grassick opened sealed bids in...

Hot housing market predicted to continue

At the start of last year, real estate experts said 2016 would be hot for the housing market, with high prices and aggressive offers for homes thanks to factors such as an improving economy and low inventory.

Spoiler alert: They nailed...

Hot housing market predicted to continue

At the start of last year, real estate experts said 2016 would be hot for the housing market, with high prices and aggressive offers for homes thanks to factors such as an improving economy and low inventory.

Spoiler alert: They nailed...

Opening doors

After eight years, Stephanie Seubert’s name is finally where it belongs — on the door of the firm that she owns with three others.

The Eugene-based commercial real estate firm Evans, Elder & Brown recently underwent a name change to Evans,...

OSU offers annual housing fair

Oregon State University will hosts its fourth OSU Housing Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

The fair is designed to connect students with resources that will help them adapt to off-campus living. On hand will...

Buying a Home? What to Know about Down Payments

(StatePoint) If you're in the market to buy a home, your down payment is probably top of mind. However, it’s important to understand all your options, particularly if you’ve heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't pursue homeownership unless you...

Lane County home sales rise

The number of Lane County homes for sale in January increased slightly from December, but the long-standing sellers’ market continued as the inventory of homes on the market remained near record lows, according to figures from the Regional Multiple...

Buying a Home? What to Know about Down Payments

(StatePoint) If you're in the market to buy a home, your down payment is probably top of mind. However, it’s important to understand all your options, particularly if you’ve heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn't pursue homeownership unless you...

Real estate Financing may offer potential tax savings

If you are considering making a real estate purchase – whether it’s a first home, an investment property or even commercial property – learn how to take full advantage of all the financial benefits that await.

In the post-recession market, home...

Well Preserved: Charles and Elizabeth Johnson Residence

ASTORIA — “We were young and adventurous when we started,” recalled Judy Atkinson. She and her husband, Ernie, were moving north from California. They had an 18-month old child in tow and another child on the way. They needed an affordable...

Helfrich scores with sale of home

Mark Helfrich’s coaching tenure with the University of Oregon football team came to a disappointing end last year, but in the local real estate market he has scored a touchdown.

Helfrich sold his River Pointe Drive house in northeast Eugene last...

Millennials Go House Hunting, and Here's What They Crave

( NewsUSA ) - Sponsored by GAF-Guess who's been driving home sales for the past few years?

Millennials -- the older ones at least. That's right, contrary to popular perception, not all of the 18- to 35-year-old generation is so wracked with...

Cannon Beach City Hall confronts a shaky outlook

CANNON BEACH — Cannon Beach councilors await a Plan B after bids for a proposed City Hall renovation exceeded the budget.

After design, updates and review, Public Works Director Dan Grassick opened sealed bids in mid-January to find the two...

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InterCommunityawarded funding

The InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization in Corvallis recently was awarded $11,015,172 by the Oregon Health Authority for meeting benchmark or improvement targets for the CCO Incentive...

Business in Brief (Feb. 13)

InterCommunityawarded funding

The InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization in Corvallis recently was awarded $11,015,172 by the Oregon Health Authority for meeting benchmark or improvement targets for the CCO Incentive...

A shelter odyssey

While working on a story recently on historic preservation awards a Gazette-Times reporter and photographer interviewed Nicole Nystrom, owner of The Clothes Tree on Southwest Madison in downtown Corvallis.

As she explained the renovation process...

A shelter odyssey

While working on a story recently on historic preservation awards a Gazette-Times reporter and photographer interviewed Nicole Nystrom, owner of The Clothes Tree on Southwest Madison in downtown Corvallis.

As she explained the renovation process...

Ode to the chicken

City people, country people and off-the-grid people flocked Saturday to the Poultry & Homesteading Faire at the Lane County Fairgrounds in Eugene.

Founder and organizer Laura Castle said she expected a good turnout — about 2,000 people — at the...

Towering opposition

Mike Coughlin figures his $23 million “Amazon Corner” real estate project is a no-brainer.

The Eugene property investor and owner of bike trailer manufacturer Burley is sure his mixed-use development will enliven the south Eugene neighborhood...

Celebrating a pioneer

Wiley Griffon lived a remarkable life for a black man residing in Eugene during its early years.

Griffon, one of Eugene’s first black residents when he arrived around 1890, was the city’s first transit worker and its first black property...

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