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The Importance of Understanding Local Markets

by Eric Poole  |  November 04, 2021

Yesterday Zillow announced that they are abandoning their iBuying program, Zillow Offers. This service sought to buy, renovate and resell homes. Zillow hoped to capitalize on their massive database to determine home prices, make quick renovations and resell the homes. What Zillow failed to recognize is that their giant algorithms don’t translate well into hyper read more »

Virtual Trail Races Support Rogue Food Unites

by Eric Poole  |  October 27, 2020

Our community is blessed with many great trails and even more great people. One of our friends, Joseph Chick, is the race director of a few races in town. Two races, the Bandersnatch 5K and the Lewis Loops 10M, are being run virtually this November due to COVID-19. Most years these fun races donate all read more »

Happy New Year’s Day!

by Eric Poole  |  January 01, 2020

Happy New Year’s Day! As I was walking up Hitt Road this morning with Stacy I was reminded of just how incredible this valley is. From the beauty of the mountains to the richness of the people who live here and create a wonderful community, this place is unique. Many of us have moved here read more »

Southern Oregon Land Conservancy- Rogue River Preserve

by Eric Poole  |  June 13, 2017

Last weekend I attended the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy‘s Annual Picnic and Meeting. It’s always wonderful to connect with the awesome staff and members of SOLC and this year’s meeting was especially satisfying.  At the end of 2016, Southern Oregon Land Conservancy completed its fundraising for its first purchase- the Rogue River Preserve. Located along read more »

Conservation Heaven along South Fork Little Butte Creek

by Eric Poole  |  April 28, 2017

The owners of this unique 80 acre property purchased it in 1992 and have spent the past 25 years improving and preserving it. Years ago they turned to the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy to place a conservation easement on the property in order to preserve it for generations to come. What a gift they have read more »