Are You Tax Scam Savvy?
Tax season is a busy time for accountants…and tax scammers. From phone and phishing schemes to identity theft, fraudsters use a variety of tactics to take advantage of the increased financial activity of tax season. Test your tax scam savvy by reviewing each of the statements...
5 Things to Know When Buying a Home in Oregon in 2018
With the new year upon us, here are five things you should know when buying a house in Oregon in 2018.
1. Oregon home prices are slowing down, but still rising.
Home price appreciation has been the big story in Oregon for the last couple of years. Housing markets across the state have outpaced...
Home Energy Score Will Be Required for Home Sales in Portland
If you’re planning to sell your home in Portland in 2018, there’s an important change taking effect January 1, 2018.
All homes being sold within Portland city limits will now be required to obtain a HOME ENERGY SCORE prior to being placed on the market. The new Home Energy...
5 Ways to Save Money this Holiday Season
The holidays can put a financial burden even on the savviest of shoppers and savers. But like most things, taking time to plan can help you avoid the stress that comes with overspending. Before you hit the mall, keep reading to learn how to make a holiday spending plan that works for you.
6 Simple Ways to Cut the Cost of Your Mortgage
For most of us, our housing costs are the biggest monthly expenditure we face.
However, there are plenty of very simple measures we can all take which will reduce the actual cost of our mortgage.
1) Shop around
First off, it’s important to emphasize the importance of shopping...