Archive | March, 2014

March Review: 15 Canby Homes Sold

31 Mar

As of this last day of March, 2014, the Regional Multiple Listing Service (RMLS) reported 15 Canby homes sold this month. This brief summary provides some interesting Canby real estate facts.

Closing prices for these 15 properties ranged from $148,350 for a large ranch-style “major fixer” on 1.5 acres to $479,000 for a spacious farmhouse on 9 acres.  

The latter property was by far the most expensive sale, netting $164,000 more than the next-highest price. And at 3,380 square feet, that same farmhouse was also the largest of the Canby homes sold in March.


At 3,380 Square Feet and Selling at $479,000, This is March’s Largest and Most Expensive Sold Canby Home

Representing the median for Canby Homes sold in March is the charming traditional shown below.  Selling at $245,000, this home had an equal number of properties selling above and below its sale price.

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This charming Canby home sold after 95 days on the market.

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Canby: Fairest of Them All

17 Mar

Local residents know Canby as a great place to live. Folks from out of town know Canby as the host to one of Oregon’s most popular annual events, the Clackamas County Fair.  Originally established in Gladstone, the fair soon moved to Canby and has been a summer attraction for well over 100 years now!

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Early Days of the Clackamas County Fair

Long-time attendees have witnessed the fair’s expansion and improvements, especially in recent years.  In fact, upgrades are currently planned for one livestock building on the Clackamas County Fairgrounds.

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Structural Upgrades Are Planned For This Livestock Building – Pamplin Media Photo

From the national-caliber rodeo to its impressive livestock exhibits and vast array of performers and entertainers, the Clackamas County Fair is an attractive option for people of all ages and interests.  Don’t miss this year’s event, running from August 12th – 17th. For more information, go to

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The Clackamas County Fair is lots of fun for everyone!

Local Firm Keeps Canby Growing

12 Mar

Canby’s own JV Northwest is receiving notice across the country. That’s because along with their production of stainless steel tanks for pharmaceutical and alternate energy products, JV Northwest also builds high quality brewing systems, including one in faraway Michigan.

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Canby, Oregon’s JV Northwest

Outstanding companies like JV Northwest help to grow Canby’s economic base while providing living wage jobs. This allows more people in our community to purchase Canby homes and invest in our local businesses.  And did you know JV Northwest has federal patents on some of the products they’ve invented

Learn more about this outstanding Canby business here.

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Canby High School Academic Ranking Improves

6 Mar

          A recent review of Oregon high school test scores shows that Canby High School ranks 54th of 303 schools listed for the 2012-2013 school year.  This statewide survey rates high schools from highest to lowest for combined OAKS (Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) test scores for math and reading.

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          The current ranking marks a significant improvement, up 22 spots from the year before. Canby High’s overall score was aided by a strong showing in the math testing component, where it placed 34th out of the 303 schools.

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          Results for neighboring schools varied significantly. While overall scores for Wilsonville and North Marion High Schools were somewhat lower, they had climbed in the rankings from the previous year, up 47 and 40 spots, respectively.  Molalla High’s current scores also rank somewhat lower, and are down 9 places from the previous year.  Oregon City High School performed well, ranking above Canby High in the overall placement, despite dropping 2 spots from the previous year.           

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