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Stanfield approves rezoning land for housing

Stanfield is one step closer to new housing after city council adopted an ordinance Tuesday night to rezone a piece of property from residential to multi-family residential.

The 12-acre piece of property north of town is owned by Stanfield...

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Realtors invest in permanent scholarship endowment fund

COOS BAY — The Coos County Board of Realtors doubled its investment in students at Southwestern Oregon Community College with a gift this month to a scholarship endowment fund.

The Realtors have committed to building up their permanent endowment...

Former Shockley employee opens rental management firm

A former employee of Terry Shockley, whose property management firm is in receivership, has opened a new Eugene property management business with plans to take on some of Shockley’s former clients.

Azlea Polito, general manager of Property...

Some vendors upbeat about annual Home and Garden Show

Between 2008 and 2011, the Overhead Door Company of Roseburg floundered. A flagging economy put home improvements on the back burner for many homeowners, and suddenly the 40-year-old company, which specializes in new garage doors, awnings and gutters,...

Father Hubbard's Cupboards sees color trends changing

SIDNEY — Father Hubbard's Cupboards, LLC, which is located at 128 W. Russell Road, is seeing a change in color trends for the new year.

“Stop in to see our new displays with some of the latest trends in cabinets and countertops. We also have...

Hoying & Hoying sees growth in new home construction
Hoying & Hoying sees growth in new home construction

ANNA — Hoying & Hoying Builders Inc. saw continued growth in the new home construction market in 2014.

“We've seen steady growth in our core business of building quality custom homes,” said Paul Hoying, President of Hoying & Hoying Builders Inc.

Tenants caught in funds dispute

The impact of alleged mishandling of funds at a Eugene property management company — now in receivership — has started to ripple out to tenants in local rental properties.

Terry Shockley’s firm TS Property Management, which does business as...

InBusiness: Business to watch - Henderer Design + Build

Address: 340 S.W. Second St., Suite 2, Corvallis

Phone: 541-753-5660

Website: www.hendererdesignbuild.com/

Key leaders: Dave and Chuck Henderer, son and father co-owners

Number of employees: 12

What it does: Home...

Orchard targeted for home building

Three years ago, Lane County developer Steve Lee bought the shuttered Monaco RV factory in Coburg and turned it into a bustling industrial park, Coburg North.

Now, the veteran developer’s sights are set on the Eugene urban area’s largest...

Roseburg real estate agent records 1,000th closing

After 37 years of buying and selling for his clients, real estate agent Wayne Spicer finally hit his goal - closing on 1,000 properties.

The milestone was reached last month with the sale of a new house in the Winchester area.

"To me it...

OSU parking plan working ... but neighborhood still suffering

Oregon State University is six months into its experiment with a new parking and transit strategy, and the numbers are in.

The university’s annual parking utilization study shows that the new system, which debuted with the start of fall term,...

Eugene couple sues property manager Shockley for $460,000

An elderly Eugene couple alleges that a high-profile Eugene property management company now in receivership owes them $154,000 on a series of personal loans they made over more than 15 years.

Under a state law meant to protect “vulnerable...

Home sales off to strong start in 2015

The residential real estate market started the year on an up note in Lane County with both the number of sales and prices higher than this time last year, according to figures from the Regional Multiple Listing Service.

Closed sales were up by...

Chester Raliegh Mateer

Sept. 20, 1921-Feb. 10, 2015

Emmett

Chester Raleigh Mateer, 93, of Emmett, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at home. A Celebration of Chester’s life will be held after June 11th, with a posting of the details as we get closer to the...

Rental owners may be out $4 million

Several clients of a prominent Eugene rental property management firm that was forced into receivership last week said Friday they don’t expect ever to see the money the company owes them or their tenants.

They estimated that owners whose...

Money, property manager missing

Terry Shockley, where are you?

While authorities have seized control of Shockley’s high-profile Eugene-based property management company, TS Property Management, the whereabouts of Shockley are unknown, officials said Thursday.

State...

S.H. city council OKs parks grant application

SWEET HOME — The City Council Tuesday evening gave planning services manager Laura LaRoque and parks board chairman Jon Meier approval to apply for a grant through the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department that would be used to purchase property to...

Receiver takes over large residential housing firm

A company that describes itself as the largest manager of rental houses in the Eugene-Springfield area is in the hands of a receiver, who said there are cash shortages in the trust accounts handled by the firm.

TS Property Management Inc., which...

Park among proposed improvements

JACKSON CENTER — A park expansion with installation of soccer fields and a walking path was among the possible projects discussed briefly during an public meeting Monday evening.

The meeting was the first in a series of public meetings to be...

Umpqua Bank hires Pendleton native

PENDLETON — Pendleton native Jami Overstreet has been hired by Umpqua Bank as a sales support specialist in the Home Lending division.

Overstreet, who has 17 years of local experience in the finance industry, will work from Umpqua’s offices at...