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Member Highlight: Jenn Limoges
December 4, 2019
This month we spotlight OAR member Jenn Limoges from NAI Cascade in Bend, Oregon. Jenn got her initial start in Commercial Real Estate, CRE, in the late 90’s working as a receptionist for a commercial property management and leasing firm in Bend. Jenn became involved in finding and leasing spaces for a business development in ...
Cyber Monday GRI Sale!
November 21, 2019
Member Spotlight: Michael Kessinger
November 5, 2019
This month we spotlight OAR member Michael Kessinger from Emerald Coast Realty in Depoe Bay, Oregon. Being part of the real estate business for 6 years, he continues to enjoy the work. “I always wanted to be an entrepreneur and help people in the process.”
Since 2003, Michael has been advancing his skills and ...
A Must-Read Guide on How to Sell Your House
October 30, 2019
Selling your first house is a big deal. Learn how to sell a house and navigate the process, from setting a price to closing the deal. Selling your house can feel overwhelming in multiple ways. You’re pulling up roots and leaving all that’s familiar — and making a huge financial decision at the same ...
Oregon REALTORS® who will serve on the 2020 NAR Committees!
October 30, 2019
Congratulations to the following Oregon Association of REALTOR® members who will serve on the 2020 National Association of REALTORS® Committees. These REALTORS® will be representing our state and helping steer the direction of the National Association. Download the full list of the OAR Members NAR CommitteesName Committee Name Position ARSCOTT, KIMBERLEY Professional ...
2019 Distinguished Service Award Goes to Two Recipients!
October 23, 2019
Members of the Oregon Association of REALTORS® honored two REALTORS® and community leaders for the 2019 Distinguished Service Award, Don Livingood from Medford and Lester Friedman from Bend. Both of these men have shown an outstanding legacy of work in their local, state and national REALTOR® communities. Don and Lester were recognized at the OAR Fall ...
Locations Close to Public Transit Boost Residential, Commercial Real Estate Values
October 18, 2019
Study finds a 24% value increase for residential properties within a half mile of public transit
Salem, Oregon (October 18, 2019) –Property located within a half mile of Eugene’s public transit system is worth 24% more than similar properties not in close proximity to public transportation, according to a joint report released Monday by the ...
Oregon State Credit Union Now Offers First-time Homebuyer Savings Account
October 10, 2019
To assist in making homeownership more affordable, the Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 4007 to create a First-time Homebuyer Savings account program. This program allows Oregonians to take a state tax deduction for saving towards the purchase of their first home, subject to Department of Revenue limits and conditions. Oregon State Credit Union proudly supports ...
Two OAR Executive Committee Members have been selected to participate in the NAR Leadership Academy.
August 28, 2019
2020 NAR Leadership Academy Class Announced
CHICAGO (August 27, 2019) – The National Association of Realtors® today announced the roster of its 2020 NAR Leadership Academy class. Eighteen Realtors® from across the country have been chosen to participate in the10-month program designed to prepare emerging state and local volunteers for future leadership roles at ...
C2EX Is a Winner
August 13, 2019
The National Association of REALTORS®’ Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) Program has been selected as a 2019Learning! 100 award winner. This award honors organizations for fostering a culture of professional growth, innovation, and organizational performance.
NAR joins a distinguished group of previous winners, including Amazon, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the American Heart Association as ...