National Geographic just published their picks this year for the 50 Best Places to Live. The Next Geat Adventure towns.  Coos Bay made number 2!  I'm not surprised of course.  The Oregon Bay Area is home to the most beautiful landscapes and exciting water front play areas I have ever seen. something for everyone.  Check out the article.

Sometime ago I also read an article that gives me yet another reason to be glad that I now call beautiful Oregon home.

Bankrate.com recently published results of a study for the nations cheapest state to own a car and Oregon beat out every other state! They considered alot of important factors too. The study compared the cost of repairs, insurance, gas, taxes and fees. They didn't even mention that in Oregon the attendants greet you, pump your gas and still wash your window and check or oil if you ask!  Read the article here. Worth the read.  When you are thinking of a safe, clean, affordable community to retire every penny counts and with the Oregon coast weather, beauty and moderate temps make sure you take a look at the Coos Bay, North Bend and Bandon area.  And of course call me, the areas only dedicated agency for buyer's only!