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Congratulations on your decision to purchase a new home. In order to make sure you have a smooth closing, here is a checklist of things you should not do as you move through this process. Don’t… Don’t buy a car Don’t buy new furniture for your home (or any large purchase) Don’t make any large […]

Buyer Checklist: What Not To Do

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Congratulations on your decision to purchase a new home. In order to make sure you have a smooth closing, here is a checklist of things you should not do as you move through this process. Don’t… Don’t buy a car Don’t buy new furniture for your home (or any large purchase) Don’t make any large […]

Buyer Checklist: What Not To Do

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Is It Time To Buy a Smaller Home?

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Life events can have a major impact on what you need from your home, and retirement is one of the biggest changes many of us face. This period of life can mean doing more, like traveling, visiting with loved ones, or taking on new hobbies. But what does that mean for your home? If you’re […]

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Balancing What You Want and What You Need

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As a buyer in the current market, it is a balancing act between what you want and what you need when considering a home purchase. Since the number of homes for sale is low, it can be challenging to find one that checks all your boxes. But if you know which features are absolutely essential […]

Buying

As a buyer in the current market, it is a balancing act between what you want and what you need when considering a home purchase. Since the number of homes for sale is low, it can be challenging to find one that checks all your boxes. But if you know which features are absolutely essential […]

Balancing What You Want and What You Need

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Buyer Love Letters

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Buyer love letters? What are these? These are notes written by buyers to sellers. They are submitted with an offer to purchase as a way to stand out against other offers. Love letters are often used to try to entice a seller to accept an offer. This tactic is often used in hot markets with […]

Buyer Love Letters

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This Is Not a Housing Bubble

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Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble

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Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble The National Association of Realtors recently reported that the majority of consumers believe that we may be in a housing bubble. That survey can be read here. As home prices continue to increase and appreciation is in double digits, it makes sense to worry about a bubble. This […]

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Building Equity

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There can be a misconception that investing in real estate will instantly result in a favorable equity situation. That fact can be actual in some markets and purchases, but equity generally builds over time. Building wealth through real estate is a critical component of financial growth. However, like any other investment, you must be smart […]

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There can be a misconception that investing in real estate will instantly result in a favorable equity situation. That fact can be actual in some markets and purchases, but equity generally builds over time. Building wealth through real estate is a critical component of financial growth. However, like any other investment, you must be smart […]

Building Equity

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First of all, not all real estate is a good investment but in general, investing in real estate is almost ALWAYS a good idea. Does that make sense? Specific markets warrant making certain purchases. For example, in the Portland Metro area, the condo market is still a bit saturated. What does this mean? Inventory is […]

What to know before your first investment

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Exploring the Alameda Neighborhood

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If you are looking for a Portland neighborhood where you can get to know your neighbors in the community, the Alameda neighborhood is the place for you. The Alameda neighborhood is in Alameda Ridge, which overlooks Downtown. It also comes with a view of the Willamette River and the Cascades.The Alameda neighborhood is one of […]

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Current housing market conditions

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What does the current housing market look like? What does the current housing market status? There seems to be a lot of chatter about what’s going on in the current housing market today. You may have seen storylines that mention terms like cooling or slowing when discussing where the market currently is. What does that […]

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What does the current housing market look like? What does the current housing market status? There seems to be a lot of chatter about what’s going on in the current housing market today. You may have seen storylines that mention terms like cooling or slowing when discussing where the market currently is. What does that […]

Current housing market conditions

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