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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
The Love of Money - The O'Jays I am often asked about property taxation in the state of Oregon.  It is a bit complicated and doesn't always make sense or seem fair, however here is the breakdown. The… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 10, 2013 by Janeese Jackson How To... Property Q&A
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Sue Stencel, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
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My wife's parents wish to transfer ownership of their modest home to my wife and I.
My Grandfather quit claimed his property to us years ago, so we learned the hard way that it wasn't the smartest move. If we ever sell the property that he quit claimed to us, we will ... more
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
"The Assumption Song" The 2012 standard deduction, available to all taxpayers, regardless of whether they own a home, is $11,900 for married filing jointly and $5,950 for single taxpayers. So, should you… Read more
Blogged Mon Apr 8, 2013 by Janeese Jackson Financing How To...
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Jack Johnson - "The Sharing Song"The Oregonian reports that as Portland proceeds with one of its biggest sewer projects in history, thousands of homeowners are in line for a hefty surprise: Homes discovered… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 12, 2013 by Janeese Jackson Home Selling How To... Property Q&A
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Karla Divine, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
While you listen to this rousing theatrical song "Hey Look Me Over" think about what a property inspection can do for you....and what it can't.As a buyer, the property inspection gives you a good look… Read more
Blogged Mon Mar 11, 2013 by Karla Divine Home Buying Home Selling How To...
Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
"Taking Care of Business" - Bachman-Turner OverdriveI have written about the benefits of investment real estate frequently in my posts.  I appreciated this explanation of a 1031 Exchange to defer taxes… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 5, 2013 by Janeese Jackson How To... Investment Properties
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
"Sustainability Song"Sustainability is a “loaded” term.  I’m confused, bemused and amused by vernacular at times.  I hope you’ll allow me to discover what I mean by sustainability… Read more
Blogged Thu Dec 13, 2012 by Janeese Jackson Market Conditions Going Green How To...
Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
"The Meek Shall Inherit" - from Little Shop of HorrorsTo Gift or Inherit, That is the question....Transferring the title of a home from one person to another may seem simple but it could have a significant… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 22, 2012 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Financing How To...
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How does the VA loan work?
Anyone looking to do a VA loan, or other type of loan should give Geoff Boyd (see answer below) a call. I've closed a few deals with him over the years. Good guy and good loan officer ... more
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Voices Member answered:
I want to move to Portland - what are good resources for finding a job?
Some great answers here. You also might want to put your resume or contact out on LinkedIn.com There are all kids of groups on there. Intel has a group, ask to join. Network on Face ... more
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Matthew Gould, Other/Just Looking in Portland, OR
Matthew Gould answered:
Is bird-dogging illegal in Oregon? I have been interested in real estate for a while now, and looks like a good foot in the door.
Here is are 2 examples of a MPV (Motion Picture Video) tours that my company GSPR has produced for a Local & Very Successful realtor here in Portland.

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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Backstreet Boys - "Don't Try This at Home"Interesting story and tax case:  A recent U.S. Tax Court ruling clarified the IRS position that the $1.1 million limit for mortgage interest deduction applies… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 25, 2012 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Financing How To...
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
 "Money for Taxes" - a parody! ;-) This is "TAX WEEK" on the Fabulous Portland blog!! Sorry to bring up taxes when we are just recovering from the holidays!! But, thinking ahead can make "tax-time"… Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 6, 2012 by Janeese Jackson Financing How To...
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Stephen Poli…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
The state of Oregon is home to hundreds of such communities and The Management Trust – Northwest wants to help Realtors in the Beaver state develop a better understanding of the market with a free… Read more
Blogged Wed Feb 1, 2012 by Stephen Polinsky Market Conditions Home Selling How To...
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Manisha Jain,…, Real Estate Pro in 97229
A short sale enables you to get out from under a home you cannot afford without having to take a loss on the sale.With tough economic conditions and job market situation, many homeowners are not able to… Read more
Blogged Thu Nov 3, 2011 by Manisha Jain, Broker, Realtor Home Selling Foreclosure How To...
Manisha Jain,…, Real Estate Pro in 97229
Bank owned homes are usually great deals for buyers but here are five things every buyer should know: Be prepared – All really good deals go fast! Often bank owned homes result in multiple offers… Read more
Blogged Sat Aug 13, 2011 by Manisha Jain, Broker, Realtor Home Buying Financing How To...
Manisha Jain,…, Real Estate Pro in 97229
Interested in having your own steam shower? They are a popular trend. While easier to install during a remodel, you can also retrofit an existing shower. Costs range from $1,800 to $4000, depending on… Read more
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Manisha Jain,…, Real Estate Pro in 97229
I am a registered HUD broker would like to present a unique investment opportunity to my clients. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sells homes that go into foreclosure when… Read more
Blogged Sun Jul 24, 2011 by Manisha Jain, Broker, Realtor Home Buying Foreclosure How To...
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Manisha Jain,…, Real Estate Pro in 97229
4 Ways Sellers Can Benefit From a Home Energy AuditHome Energy Audits are good way for home owners to maximize their energy efficiency, saving money on utility bills and help conserve energy. But did… Read more
Blogged Mon Jun 6, 2011 by Manisha Jain, Broker, Realtor Home Selling How To...
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