Why a renovation loan might be right for you
Are you looking for the perfect home, but can’t find anything big enough or anything that perfectly fits your requirements? Or, are you looking to sell your home and increase its value by doing some updates or adding square footage?
If you are, then a renovation loan might be right...
The 5 steps of the loan process
There are five steps to the loan process and they can be very involved and sometimes confusing, however, each step is important to the overall process. Lenders are required to follow specific protocols in order to approve buyers and determine how much money they can borrow. This loan...
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...