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Real Estate Agent - Knipe Realty NW
Market trends, legislation changes and market positioning advice.
I am not going to discount the difficulty of purchasing a Short Sale.  However, when you have a good Real Estate Broker working for you it is not your hardship to bear.  With a little patience you may find yourself owning a home at rock bottom price.  There are many causes behind the short sales ...
West Linn was one of the first Oregon cities to submit its application to receive a portion of the Federal Stimulus money for transportation upgrades.  Among the list of potential projects is the HWY 43 project and funding for the Willamette Falls Locks.  The City is encouraging residents to cont...
If you had purchased $1,000.00 of Delta Air Lines stock one year ago you would have $49.00 left. With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1,000.00. WithWorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left. But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of beer one year ago, drank all o...
We are hearing about the many foreclosures affecting American homeownership but I have found that many sellers do not fully understand how they affect them individually.  They may feel sorry for their neighbors who have lost their homes but they do not realize that their neighbor's loss is theirs...
I am NOT your average agent and I am confident that you will discover that you can rely on my knowledge, experience and confidentiality.  My experience offers a sophisticated approach to analyzing your needs.  After years of observation, interaction and training in the real estate industry, I am ...
Your home is most likely the largest investment of your life.  Therefore, the sale of it is perhaps one of the most important decisions you will ever make.  There is more to the home selling process than simply receiving an offer on your home and determining if it is a price that you can live wit...
In recent months I have experienced a wide range of response from sellers regarding "short sales".  One end of the spectrum does not know what a short sale is while the other end knows a great deal about the process yet does not fully understand the process and what happens behind the scenes of a...
As a Realtor I will admit that I am biased and feel that most people need the assistance of a Realtor when selling their home.  However, I also strongly feel that there are many people who are perfectly capable of selling their home on their own without the assistance of a Realtor so please do no...
I have to admit, I have not had so much fun with politics in years.  In fact, despite the fact that I worked for two Congressmen in the past, I don't know that I have ever had so much fun with politics! In just a few short weeks we have experienced a drastic change in cultural, political and econ...
While listening to Obama's inaugural speech this morning I was struck once again by his perspective that our country is not going to turn around simply because there is a new President in office.  His focus is, and always has been, teamwork.  We as a nation need to work together to create change....

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