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2023 

The Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge will be closed to all traffic for four consecutive days, May 19-May 22, 2023. Work crews will perform a complete replacement and adjustment of the counterweight ropes.A big project with a big impact on traffic. More detailed information on the closure...
01/30/2023
Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up rapidly from the record lows we saw in 2021, peaking at just over 7% last October. Hopeful buyers experienced a hit to...
01/27/2023
What Past Recessions Tell Us About the Housing Market It doesn’t matter if you’re someone who closely follows the economy or not, chances are you’ve heard whispers of an upcoming recession. Economic conditions are determined by a broad range of factors, so rather than explaining them each in dept...
01/27/2023
Key Terms To Know When Buying a Home Some Highlights Buying a home is a major transaction that can seem even more complex when you don’t understand the terms used throughout the process. If you’re looking to become a homeowner this year, it’s important to know these housing terms and how they rel...
01/19/2023
Pre-Approval in 2023: What You Need To Know One of the first steps in your home-buying journey is getting pre-approved. To understand why it’s such an important step, you need to understand what pre-approval is and what it does for you. Business Insider explains: “In a preapproval [sic], the lend...
01/19/2023
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