Community Services

Local Business Spotlight

To me, customer service is advertising that pays for itself....or it can take away from your bottom line. It all depends on how well you serve your customer. This post is about a local business that my family and I quite often frequent, as their customer service is as good as their food. Casa El… Continue reading Local Business Spotlight

Real Estate

Real Estate is a Personal Business

Shopping for a home today has changed dramatically in the last 20 years, from when listings were published in a book that was kept in each office and information was only available through an agent/broker, to now ... The Digital Information Super Age! The internet has broadened that reach to every continent on the globe, to nearly everyone who… Continue reading Real Estate is a Personal Business

Real Estate

The Dalles…The Next Agrihood?

According to a 2015 survey by the Urban Land Institute, "73 percent of Americans highly prioritize access to fresh, healthy foods." The focus of the ULI's definition of "agrihood" is based on a community built around a working agricultural center, like a farm or orchard. Brokers are noticing an increase in clients who put access to… Continue reading The Dalles…The Next Agrihood?

Real Estate

Local Market Conditions for The Dalles, OR

Jim Wilcox, a principal broker at Columbia River Properties in The Dalles, Oregon has put up his weekly market statistics for our local The Dalles market. As per his Facebook post: You can get local statistics and information, articles and community activity events over on our Brokerage Facebook page, as well as my personal broker… Continue reading Local Market Conditions for The Dalles, OR