Are You a Medical Doctor in the Portland Metro Area Looking for a Physician Loan?

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Medical Doctors Looking for a Physician Loan We all know that becoming a medical doctor took a lot of time and hard work and cha’ching . . . money!  Most mortgage lenders will look at those . . . oh, gosh . . . I hate to say the dirty word — student loans — when […]

Top 5 Portland Metro Neighborhoods

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Top 5 Portland Metro Neighborhoods According to the Portland Business Journal the 3rd Qtr has ranked 25 of Portland Metro Neighborhoods.  As I was looking through the article, I noticed that some “neighborhoods” were actually cities. Although it’s interesting to see what’s selling in the Portland Metro real estate market, I opted to select my […]

Buying an Inexpensive Luxury Home In the Portland Metro Area

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Buying An Inexpensive Luxury Home in the Portland Area Maybe the title of this post should be buying a Luxury Home inexpensively, or Buying a Luxury Home Cheaply . . . The point is, if you are considering the purchase of a Luxury homes for sale in the Portland Metro real estate market now is […]

Homes for Sale in Beaverton Under $250,000

Homes for Sale in Beaverton Under $250000

Homes for Sale in Beaverton Under $250,000 When I first started out in real estate in 1999 the first time buyer price cut-off was about $150,000. However, when I first relocated to the Portland Metro area in 1990, I could buy a 3 bed / 2 bath home in Beaverton, brand new for $89,000! Times […]

Want to Buy a House? Top 5 Things You Need to Know

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Want to Buy a House?  Top 5 Things You Need to Know Buying a house is not, and I repeat is NOT, an “as seen on TV” process. Want to Buy a House?  Top 5 Things You Need To Know 1.  You Need a Buyers Agent.  Try to retain representation from an Exclusive Buyers Agent. […]

Homes for Sale in SE Portland Under $250000

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Homes for Sale in SE Portland Under $250000   The SE Portland market is not slowing down as one might expect when going into the new year and Spring. From the looks of it, even though the weather is getting warmer, the homes for sale in SE Portland Under $250000 are in high demand. Currently […]

Client Closed on New Construction ~ Less Than $4,000 Moved Her In

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Client Closed on New Construction ~ Less Than $4,000 Moved Her In With long awaited anticipation, my client closed on her new home. And it is literally . . . a new home.  A brand, spanking new one. With long await anticipation,  my client closed on her new home.  And it’s literally a new home […]

How Interest Rates Affect A Buyers Purchase Power

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 How Interest Rates Affect A Buyers Purchase Power Interest rates are just as important to a borrowers / buyers to keep their eye on. Interest rates and purchase power can lower the price points when looking to buy based on the list price. How so?  Well . . . many buyers are on a monthly […]

Portland Real Estate Questions: How Can I Find a Good Home Inspector?

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Portland Real Estate Questions: How Can I Find a Good Home Inspector? One of the most important aspects of purchasing a home in Portland is finding a Portland home inspector to perform a thorough home inspection. Although the Sales Agreement* in our local market contains an “As Is” clause, this does NOT prevent buyers from […]

Homes for Sale in Estacada

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Homes for Sale in Estacada While it may be a little further out, Homes for Sale in Estacada are a nice alternative to the commute if you happen to work in Oregon City.  Even the drive to the Portland Downtown area is better then the clogged arteries of driving in from Hillsboro, let’s say. There’s […]