Welcome To Willamette Valley and Salem Oregon

(Salem, Albany, Corvallis Oregon, and Surrounding Areas Use WVMLS & RMLS, but mostly WVMLS)

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Salem Oregon Area Homes For Sale

Salem, the capital city of Oregon, is a vibrant and historic community located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Known for its rich cultural heritage, beautiful landscapes, and a mix of modern amenities, Salem offers residents a high quality of life in an ideal location. 

Included below are some homes for sale in Salem, Oregon area. If you would like more information on any of these Salem, Oregon area real estate listings, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of that property. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.

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Below are the Salem, Oregon homes for sale  listed in the Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service (WVMLS) and further down, the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS).  To See More Homes in the Willamette Valley Area, visit our Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service or WVMLS Page.  Contact Us for local specialized search results with combined MLS's and more.

WVMLS Real Estate Market Statistics | Salem, Oregon February 21, 2024
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Based on information from Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service, which neither guarantees nor is in any way responsible for its accuracy. All data is provided AS IS and with all faults. Data maintained by Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. The listing broker's offer of compensation is made only to participants of the MLS where the listing is filed.

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Living in Salem

Salem is known for its strong sense of community. Local events, farmers' markets, and community gatherings contribute to the city's friendly and welcoming atmosphere. With a rich history and heritage as the Capitol of Oregon, it's a special place to live with plenty to do all year round. The Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol Mall celebrates the blooming cherry trees, while the Salem Art Fair & Festival showcases local and national artists. The city's events calendar is diverse, offering something for everyone.

Families can enjoy the numerous parks and recreational facilities in Salem, including the Gilbert House Children's Museum, which offers interactive exhibits for young learners. Enchanted Forest, a theme park just outside Salem, provides a magical experience with rides, attractions, and storybook characters.

Nestled in the picturesque Willamette Valley, Salem is surrounded by fertile farmland, vineyards, and the Willamette River. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the Riverfront Park, which offers walking and biking trails along the river. One of the highlights is the Riverfront Carousel, a beautifully crafted carousel with hand-carved animals that adds a touch of whimsy to the park. Minto-Brown Island Park, one of the largest city parks in the United States, provides extensive hiking and biking opportunities.

In addition to its historical sites, Salem boasts cultural institutions like the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, which showcases an impressive collection of Pacific Northwest, Native American, and European art. The Elsinore Theatre, an iconic historic theater, hosts a variety of performances and events. Salem is also home to the Oregon State Fair.

Location of Salem

While you can easily find all the dining, shopping, and entertainment you want in Salem, it's also easy to travel to nearby cities. Salem is well connected to other parts of the state, including Portland just under a hour away. 

Buying a Home in Salem

Salem has been known for its relatively more affordable housing market compared to some of the larger cities in Oregon. Single-family homes are prevalent in Salem, ranging from historic properties with charming architectural features to modern designs and new construction communities. Because Salem is one of the oldest cities in Oregon, you will find a wide range of architectural styles, as well as a variety of sizes and price points. Townhomes and condos are also common in Salem, with something to meet your needs if you are looking for an affordable, low maintenance, or first home. Let us know what you are looking for and we will help you find it.

Below are the Salem, Oregon homes for sale listed in the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) and just above, the Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service (WVMLS).  To See More Homes in the Willamette Valley Area, visit our Willamette Valley Multiple Listing Service or WVMLS Page.  Contact Us for local specialized search results with combined MLS's and more.

RMLS Real Estate Market Statistics | Salem, Oregon February 21, 2024
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