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SFgiantsfan, Home Buyer in Lake Oswego, OR
My family is looking to build a vacation home in Lake Oswego. I have had bad experience with a number of companies, and would appreciate reccomendations of individuals who specialize in construction or… Read more
Blogged Tue May 13, 2014 by SFgiantsfan Home Buying
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Amortgageadv…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
FHA home loans and mortgages are a great solution for home buyers in Portland and other Oregon areas. If you have damaged credit or unestablished credit FHA home loans are an excellent home mortgage choice.… Read more
Blogged Sat May 10, 2014 by Amortgageadvisor.com Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
"Don't Rain on My Parade" from GleeAppraisals are a fact of life in a majority of real estate transactions.  They are required by the lender to substantiate the agreed upon sales price negotiated between… Read more
Blogged Fri May 9, 2014 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Home Selling Property Q&A
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Chawna Monag…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Cute 2 bedroom 2 bath bungalow in SE Portland with a nice remodeled living area with full bathroom and bedroom downstairs that could be separate living quarters.  One bedroom and full bath on main at… Read more
Blogged Sat May 3, 2014 by Chawna Monaghan Home Buying Home Selling Investment Properties
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Shinedown - Second ChanceDuring our recession, many homeowners or future buyers may have experienced a financial difficulty.  FHA (Federal Housing Administration) which does not "make" loans but "guarantees"… Read more
Blogged Wed May 7, 2014 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Financing
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Brian & Amber…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Home prices continued their steady climb upward in March and are helping crimp home sales in this year’s spring buying season, according to a report from analytics firm CoreLogic.With a rise of 11.1… Read more
Blogged Tue May 6, 2014 by Brian & Amber Fosnaugh Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Amortgageadv…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
If you have been recently looking for a home loan in Portland you may have experienced some challenges with the approval process. Having bad credit is a burden but it shouldn't keep you from owning a home.… Read more
Blogged Sun May 4, 2014 by Amortgageadvisor.com Home Buying Financing Credit Score
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Chawna Monag…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Many individuals right now are still caught in between whether or not they should rent or if they should take that big step and buy a home.  After the recent recession, many people turned to renting because… Read more
Blogged Fri May 2, 2014 by Chawna Monaghan Home Buying Home Selling Investment Properties
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Brian & Amber…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Are you on the home-buying sidelines this spring because you think you wouldn’t be able to qualify for a mortgage? Do you know what sort of FICO credit scores are being accepted by lenders at the moment… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 30, 2014 by Brian & Amber Fosnaugh Market Conditions Home Buying Financing
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Karolyn Wold, Real Estate Pro in 97229
I love my first time homebuyers!  It is always fun to educate about the process of home buying.  There are so many areas that need to be covered and I try to make myself as available as possible to answer… Read more
Blogged Tue Apr 29, 2014 by Karolyn Wold Home Buying
Janine Moral…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
I just loved this data, showing the top 25 Portland Areas by Zip Code that sold the most homes in 2013! Click for link to the article and full listTop 597229 (Forest Heights, Rock Creek, Cedar Mill)97007… Read more
Blogged Thu Apr 24, 2014 by Janine Morales General Area Market Conditions Home Buying
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
"Help" - The BeatlesSellers can help buyers with their closing costs and prepaid expenses.  There are limits set by loan providers for these allowable credits and they range from 2% to 9% of the purchase… Read more
Blogged Thu Apr 24, 2014 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Financing
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Chawna Monag…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
All too many times buyers and sellers have their common ideas about appraisers and how they come up with their values and if they are out to kill a deal or not.  This is a great article for buyers, sellers,… Read more
Blogged Mon Apr 21, 2014 by Chawna Monaghan Home Buying Home Selling Investment Properties
Chawna Monag…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Everybody that lives in Portland, or has visited Portland knows that people here like to drink beer....and good beer!  Portland is well known for their different micro brews and all the different great… Read more
Blogged Sun Apr 13, 2014 by Chawna Monaghan Home Buying Home Selling Investment Properties
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Placido Domingo - "Younger than Springtime" Spring has sprung and we are seeing the usual real estate uptick as we head solidly into the spring selling season.  Activity in the Portland metro area is… Read more
Blogged Sat Apr 12, 2014 by Janeese Jackson Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Julie Shepard, Home Buyer in Millies Delight, Fre...
The city is set up like a grid. SE looks like ghetto, lots are small and cramped and too close. In many places inside city limits, lots are too small for goats. If it is set up like California, and it… Read more
Blogged Sat Apr 12, 2014 by Julie Shepard Home Buying
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Chawna Monag…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Super cute 2 bedroom 2 bath home in SE Portland coming to RMLS next week.  One bedroom and full bath downstairs in finished, updated basement with full living room, which could be seperate living quarters.… Read more
Blogged Tue Apr 8, 2014 by Chawna Monaghan Home Buying Home Selling Investment Properties
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Gotye - "Save Me" "Save your money"!!  If that rings in your ears also, your parent were as concerned as mine!!  Also, "don't lend or borrow money".  Ok,  I learned a LOT from my depression-era-survivor… Read more
Blogged Mon Mar 31, 2014 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Rental Basics Investment Properties
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Janeese Jack…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Relax Don't Do It - Frankie Goes to HollywoodSome good ideas when composing your property inspection addendum.  This list is taken from Rodd Miller of Pacific Residential Mortgage, who can be reached… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 25, 2014 by Janeese Jackson Home Buying Financing Investment Properties
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