We've been busy here in Ashland. The market continued to remain strong throughout 2016. Here's a quick snapshot of the first six months. Home sales prices were up 6% from Q2 2015 and inventory was up 2% over June 2015.
Like many Rogue Valley residents, I came here in search of something better. I wanted to leave the faster pace of California for Oregon, where I could afford to stay home with my children when they were babies. Oregon was less expensive and I could stay home if we left California. The Bay Area home prices were starting to climb rapidly in the late 90's, so that's when we left. Turns out, we weren't the only ones. Many here were already choosing the traffic-free towns of Orego