10 Tips For Portland First Time Home Buyers

Finding the Best Real Estate Agent

10 Tips for Portland First Time Home Buyers   First Time Home Buying Tip #1:  Engage the services of an experienced Buyers Agent to represent you! Find a Portland Realtor® who has experience representing Buyers. This is especially useful for first time buyers in Portland.  Preferably engage the services of a Buyers Broker.  Better still try to hire an Exclusive […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 — […]

What Are The 5 Basic Questions Buyers MUST Ask Their Loan Officer?

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What are the 5 Basic Questions Buyers MUST Ask Their Loan Officer? As a Buyers Broker since 1999, I’ve come to know a few things in real estate.  One topic is the loan process. While I know “of” the loan process, I do not qualify or pre-approve buyers.  They must see a local loan officer […]

Buyers Agent Portland . . . Why We Do What We Do

When Is It a Good Time to Buy a House

Buyers Agent Portland . . . Why We Do What We Do Buyers Agent Portland is an Exclusive Buyers Real Estate Brokerage. How Has Real Estate Evolved? The real estate industry has evolved in numerous ways over the past decade. It’s no secret that  with the Internet and mobile devices taking the market by storm. Buyers have unprecedented […]

Summer Falls New Home Construction in Beaverton

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Summer Falls New Home Construction in Beaverton The exciting Summer Falls new home subdivision in Beaverton is taking shape and form. I live in the area of the Summer Falls new home construction and it was about a year ago when I saw the tractors come in to plow the way.  Coming in from Weir […]

Buyers Agent Portland Carla Muss-Jacobs

BUYERS AGENT in Portland

Carla Muss-Jacobs has spent her entire real estate career practicing Exclusive Buyer Agency – Buyer Broker services. Since 1999, it has been Carla’s passion and privilege to provide aggressive and comprehensive representation to hundreds of real estate buyer clients who have purchased property in the Portland Metro areas. From the initial one-on-one free consultation through […]

Home Buyers Beware! “Fake” Exclusive Buyers Agents On The Rise

BUYERS AGENT in Portland

Home Buyers Beware!!  “Fake” Exclusive Buyers Agents EBA’s On The Rise An Exclusive Buyers Agent is one that practices real estate representing only the Buyer. The confusion starts with many local real estate agents marketing themselves and there services falsely to the general public. An Exclusive Buyers Agent DOES NOT work on a “team” that […]