The gorgeous city of Salem is the state of Oregon’s Capital as well as being the seat of Marion County. Located in the Willamette Valley, Salem became established in 1842 and today is populated by more than 170,000 people spanning 48 square miles. Future homebuyers moving to “The Cherry City” who have school-aged children can enroll them in a bevy of schools including the post-secondary institutions Willamette University, Corban University, and Chemeketa Community College.
Salem residents can pack their itineraries to the brim with events and adventures. During the months of May-October, folks can attend the Salem Saturday Market to hunt for local goods. The Bite of Salem, the Salem Art Fair and Festival, and the Oregon State Fair are other celebrations in which homeowners are encouraged to participate. Those with an affinity for history and the arts can familiarize themselves with the Reed Opera House- which houses art galleries, shops, and dining- The Pentacle Theatre, A C Gilbert’s Discovery Village Interactive Children’s Museum, or the Prewitt-Allen Archeological Museum. Wineries and vineyards are available to adults and the children and children at heart can find their way to any of the cool parks in the city, including Minto-Brow Island Park.
Salem real estate in Oregon presents prospective homebuyers with properties boasting brilliant architecture, historical homes, and contemporary updates. Charming houses with 1,000+ square feet can be found in the city along with upscale homes in Salem, OR with as much as 5,000 square feet of living space. Living in Salem, Oregon provides residents with more convenient commutes to work and play via the I-5, the OR-99E, 22, and 51. If you are interested in all that Salem has to offer and want to purchase one of the Salem OR homes for sale, please contact us today.