Adam Bogle's Blog Posts

Statistic Geeking - How Low is Too Low?

Every once in a while, I fall down a statistical rabbit hole. And today was one of those days. I had another agent who was trying to figure out how to explain to their client about why the low

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Smoke 'em if you got 'em

I walked by a guy smoking a cigarette the other day. He was getting some smoke with his smoke.  And I thought....maybe I should take up smoking. At least that guy was getting nicotine. For

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Talent Oregon - Not So Hidden Gem Anymore

Use to be that when one couldn't afford Ashland, that they went to Talent...so they were close to Ashland. While it is cheaper, it is hard to find a house there. And anymore, it just isn't that much

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Why Use This Site Instead Of Zillow

One thing that many consumers are not aware of is the big fight going on between Realtors, MLS' and the major listing portals Zillow and Trulia. I know way more about this subject than I am

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Monthly Stats - Spring is Springing

It feels like the statistics are starting to tell a new story.  Prices ar continuing to climb. And the average sales price to list price stays very constant in the Rogue Valley at 98% or so of

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Negotiating In Southern Oregon

Different areas in the country have different ways of negotiating sales prices. For example, in the Bay Area recently, the listing prices have been artificially low to encourage bidding wars.

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Solstice Cant Get Here Fast Enough

Yesterday, I was in Medford in the flats. So not close to the hills. It was 4:17 and I watched the sun set behind the hills West of Jacksonville. 4:17!!!! This time of year can be

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Holiday Season

HO HO HO!Do people buy and sell houses over the holidays?  Surprisingly the answer is yes.  I actually get a lot of people looking during the winter holidays because their kids are on

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Fall Back

It is that interesting time of year that working people have issues looking at houses. When it gets dark at 5, it is hard to get a good look at a house in the evening after work. That is

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Mid Year Stats

I hold here in my hand the newest statistics of the real estate market in Jackson County. Of Note:1 year median sales price in Ashland has gone up almost 20%.  Holy smokey!!!!!  That

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Its Price Reduction Time

Summer is fading away. School is about to start. Even in a low inventory hot market like we are experiencing in Southern Oregon, this means one thing. (Okay, it actually means more than one

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Summer Heats Up

Yes siree Bob, it is that time of year again. The time of year where the mercury pushes 100 each day. The possibility of thunderstorms and fires are regular. When people looking for houses

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Some Stats

The total number of houses in Jackson County fell by 16% in year over year comparisons with 2016. At the same time prices increased by 14.6%I would say this is due to the 17.4% decrease in the

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Spring Inventory

Are you noticing a few more houses on the market? Us too. But we are also seeing them sell quickly. With Oregon being the fastest growing state in the US, and the high regulations for zoning and

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Down Payment Assistance

Did you know that there are great down payment assistance programs in Southern Oregon?  We have regular fundraisers to help fund the Home Foundation First Time Homebuyer Grant Assistance.

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Year End Stats

It is a new year, and time that we can look back and see how prices are doing. Using a form I designed about 10 years ago, we are able to compare how things are doing now compared to the height of

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Happy Holidays From Southern Oregon

Wishing you and yours the very best this holiday season...whichever one you celebrate. TEN Realty Group is a strong believer in giving back all year long, not just during the holidays. To see

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Activity Is Down Prices Are Up

The latest statistic for home sales have come out, and they tell a slightly unsurprising story. At least for those of us in the housing market. And that is that while the median sales price is on

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Why Appraisals Are Getting More Expensive And Take Longer To Get

Why do you hire a Realtor? Because things change in the market ALL of the time. It is what keeps it interesting for people like me who like change. Not all change,  ( I do not particularly

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Pokemon Through Town

Have you been hearing the fanfare and craze that has been the Pokemon Go game?I am finding it to be rather amusing. This game is based off of another game by Niantic (which is actually Google)  

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Available Homes Per Buyer

So if you listen to what the word on the street is, everyone is saying that there is a lack of inventory.Prices are going up because there are no houses for sale. However, that is not entirely

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Pumping Gas In Oregon

There are a lot of people who buy houses in Oregon that are coming from other states. I'm not pointing fingers at anyone in particular, but if I were they would point down. :-)  Having lived in

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Rural Property Specialist

I must say, I love selling rural property. Many, many Realtors do not like to do it. Some prefer to just sell new construction, or homes in subdivisions. I was having a conversation with

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Weather In Oregon

I have lived in most areas in the state of Oregon at some point in my life. And one thing that I know is that the weather is very different depending on where you live. https://kunversion

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Chasing The Foreclosure Part 3

See part 1 for pre-foreclosureSee part 2 for AuctionsREO- (Real Estate Owned-a fancy way to say the bank owns the real estate)This is actually the easiest and most doable way to buy a house that is

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Chasing The Foreclosure Part 2

See part 1 for houses that are in default or pre-foreclosures.See part 3 for REOGoing to Auction. You may have heard a story on someone who bought a $400,000 house on the courthouse steps for

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Opportunity Knocks For Industrious Person

I have a 5-plex for sale in Medford that that a very industrious person could do really good things with. I imagine this resourceful person to be someone with skills in renovating houses.

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Chasing The PreForeclosure

I have written versions of this blog post as emails to a number of people over the years, but thought it might be time to put the general theory in a post that all of those curious could read.http:/

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Top 5 Items To Fix Prior To Home Inspection

I was waiting for this blog post to come out before I continued writing for this company.  I was approached to be a "thought leader" and write articles that would be useful to other companies.

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from TEN Realty Group and eXp Realty. Adam and Sophia

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Bleary Day House Showings

There occasionally are days that are a little too icky to show houses. In Southern Oregon they are few and far between. Generally we are lucky enough to have weather that is less than miserable.;

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TEN Gives

It just occurred to me that posting our videos on our blog is a good idea. Don't know why that didn't come up before. Nothing else to say. It is all in the video.;

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Selling In The Winter

Winter, When the Serious Shoppers Come OutWhile it is true that many home shoppers stop looking during the winter, many shoppers still are active. In the Rogue Valley, we usually do not

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New Regulations For Loan Shoppers Coming Soon

The new regulations that will take effect on October 3rd are set up to help loan shoppers compare loans.What does this mean for the average borrower? Not much for anyone who is first time into the

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New Regulations Coming

I was part of a panel of experts yesterday teaching Realtors of new regulations coming up. The regulations are part of the Consumer Finance Protection Agency (CFPB) rules. Most people who have not

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Choose A Home Inspector

I believe the choice of home inspector is one of the most important decisions in the home buying process. The most important choice is choosing the right Realtor. But hopefully after reading up on

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When Cash Is Not King

I really hope this blog post is AWESOME. Because I am re-writing it due to an accidental deletion. It is amazing what accidentally hitting "Command V" instead of "Command C" will do. And believe me,

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First Half Stats

Well, the first half of 2015 has come and gone. That is a good time to look into some local statistics and see what is going on with the real estate market as it compares with the first half of.&

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Power Of The Designation Or Stay Out Of Danger

I was havinghttps://kunversion-frontend-blog.s3.amazonaws.com/images/546270cfc60a9ec5a080d1286b1b1599da4e2db7.jpg" width="123" title="Image title"> a discussion with my wife this morning. It had to

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Residential Statistics For April

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Who Represents You Or When To Keep Your Mouth Shut

Knowing which type of relationship you have with your agent, and his broker, will help you negotiate the best possible deal, whether you’re a buyer or a seller.And more importantly, will help you

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Why Hold An Open House

I was reading an article today on Realtor.com titled The Dirty Secret About Open Houses. The subtitle on the email I got was "Here's what your real estate agent doesn't want you to know: The

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Are You Ready To Buy A Home

I was reading a 10 step blog on buying a home that was put out by Realtor.comI thought it was really well written, and kinda just want to repost it. If you want to read it, then go HERE. What I

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Millennials Buying Houses

Wow, I just got the most extensive research I have ever seen on the effect Millennials are predict to have on the housing market. I could spend a day just digesting all of the info included in

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Where Have All The Houses Gone

Talking with other Realtors these days, I keep hearing the same thing.There are buyers... but they can't find any houses.Looking at statistics in Ashland, Oregon for example. In the under $700,000

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Dream Savers

   Dream Savers is a great program and even if it is not right for you personally, you may know someone who could benefit. I talked with Elisha Boyle of Access recently and found out

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Announcing First 6 Charities Of The Month

Our initial Charities have been announced.   October: Jackson County Fuel Committee.Their mission is to help the needy in Jackson County by providing wood for heat in the winter, and

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