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 […]

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 […]

New Homes for Sale in the New Year 2015

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New Homes for Sale in the New Year 2015 Several year ago, after the housing bubble burst, new homes for sale and new construction were hit hard too.  I remember driving to subdivisions that had been platted for new homes, but no new homes were going in!  I remember new homes for sale being sold […]

U-Cut Christmas Trees In Beaverton | Washington County U-Cut Trees

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Where to Find U-Cut Christmas Trees in Washington County It’s that time of year again .  .  . Thanksgiving was the kick-off to the Holidays and Christmas is right around the corner. Time to think about decking the halls.  Which means going into the garage, getting out the snow shoes,  hone the axe then jump […]

Buying a Home in the Portland Metro Real Estate Market? Whose Interests Should Come First . . . Yours or the Sellers?

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When Buying a Home Whose Interests are More Important? As a Buyer, you want to ensure you have a true fiduciary representing your best interests . . . . .  . don’t you??? What is a Fiduciary? A Real Estate Fiduciary is a Real Estate Agent that represents only one side — NOT BOTH — […]