Home Buying Struggle in this Market

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Meet the Davis family. They have been burned out and tired from looking for houses since November… The reasons they haven’t been able to buy a house in the five months we have been working together is not from lack of effort; they had three different homes that accepted our offer, but had to back out during the home inspection …

Rental Frenzy

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In working in both rental properties and homes for purchase, I get to see insights into the world of those moving to the Portland area and why they want to be in different parts of town. Hearing what causes people to move is a big indicator into what they are looking for in the next place they live. Check out …

Meeting with Chris Johnson Today

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I am very excited for a buyer consultation with Chris Johnson at my office today. He will be interviewing me, and I him to see if we should work together on his new home purchase. This is a special meeting for me because I am excited for the opportunity to be his realtor and hear more about what his goals …

Why would anyone go to a big box bank for financing?

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If you could get the same interest rate for your loan, wouldn’t you want your lender to be someone that you could talk to during your transaction? Using a mortgage broker who can shop around for the best interest rate for you and give you the personal touch is always the best route to go. It is imperative that you …

Why Bother Buying a Home?

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Smart Buyers Model 1. Hire a good real estate agent – It is a realtor’s full time job to help you get into the right home, make sure they do it. – Communication and setting expectations for what you want is key. 2. Choose the right lender that will find you the best program for your needs – Have a …

Multifamily Building Case Study

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Address 1823 SE Morrison St. Portland, OR 97214   Neighborhood Arguably one of Portland’s best interior neighborhoods, Belmont is as walkable as any and rental demand is always high.   The coffee shops, eateries, and retail businesses all in a few blocks in any direction are great for the Portlandia consumer/renter that will pay top dollar to live here. It’s less …