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Is Now A Good Time To Buy Your First House?
The coronavirus pandemic has put many things on hold, but real estate continues to chug along. Sales and listings persist across the country, with some markets harder hit than others. And home prices are rising, throwing a wrench in the plans of those who thought they might be able to swoop in for a steal. 
      “Any thoughts of bargain-hunting in the aftermath of the coronavirus shutdown have proven to be a losing strategy,” said Forbes. “While it seemed likely that house prices would decline due to lack of sales activity, the opposite has occurred. According to recent statistics issued by Realtor.com, median listing prices are 5.6% higher than one year ago, and more than a
Mortgage Rates
U.S. averages as of September 2020:


30 yr. fixed: 2.91%
15 yr. fixed: 2.46%
5/1 yr. adj: 2.91%






than a full percentage point above the levels just before the COVID pandemic shut down the economy.”
      But, interest rates are at historic lows, which stretches
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Can You Use Unemployment Income to Help Qualify?
     As the economy is still being impacted by the Coronavirus, unfortunately many across the country are unemployed. Whether it’s a temporary furlough or a particular company has closed down until further notice, more and more people are finding themselves in the unemployment line. Recent data from May shows some improvement from the previous month, but still the most recent number shows the unemployment rate fell to 13.3 percent and added 2.5 million non-farm payroll jobs. That’s quite a rebound, in fact it’s the strongest one month job growth on record, but that’s an indication of how many were laid off in the first place.
      Fortunately, most unemployed are covered by unemployment insurance. While the unemployment insurance is certainly a welcome



Décor Tips To Help You Through Stressful Times
     You’ve cleaned and disinfected your home and have taken a few trips to the dump with the fruits of your decluttering frenzy. Yet your home feels more cramped and tired than when you started the quarantine. You feel frustrated and stressed.
      With cooler weather and more indoor time around the corner, now’s the perfect time to plan your attack. There are lots of smaller things you can do to make a big difference. And it doesn’t have to cost a lot.
      At the end of the day, it’s all about function, says interior stylist Red Barrinuevo of Redesign4more in Toronto.
      How has the way you use your home changed during these challenging times? What purpose or purposes do you need each room to serve? Reassess each space to see what works and what needs to be improved. Determining the function is the jumping off point, he says.
      What furniture do

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Brookings, Oregon Website (www.BrookingsHarborOregon.com)
Blue Pacific Realty has created a website to provide the public with highlights of our community and the surrounding area. Take a trip along the coast from Crescent City, California, through the Broookings, Oregon area, on to Pistol River and Gold Beach at http://www.BrookingsHarborOregon.com. Blue Pacific Realty's community site features specific local destinations with information and slide shows for your enjoyment. There's also a calendar of events section and general information about our community. If you live in the Brookings-Harbor area, send this site to your friends. If you haven't had the opportunity to visit our community yet, this site will give you a good overview of "Why we love living in Brookings, Oregon". Please Enjoy. CHECK IT OUT - Blue Pacific Realty has added a "Building Green" page on their website www.blupac.com. An informative, easy to operate page to help connect you with those professionals interested in creating more environmentally sensitive structures.

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