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Are there any low-income, low-down payment loans available in Vancouver, Washington? As a real estate professional in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA metro area, I am asked this question frequently. And the answer is: YES. Washington State Finance Commission offers many low-income low-down pay...
10/08/2010
House Bill Would Force Lenders to Decide on Short Sales in 45 Days .  Distressed homeowners looking for a way out of their mortgage that doesn't involve foreclosure may find relief is on the way from a new bill introduced in the U.S. House. The legislation would impose a deadline on lenders to re...
10/07/2010
Foreclosure proceedings come under fire Mortgage industry heavyweights slow pace of properties entering REO pipeline In response to the recent "robo-signing scandal," JP Morgan Chase and Co., put 56,000 foreclosure filings on hold last week, following similar actions by Ally Bank (formerly GMAC ...
10/05/2010
How to Buy Government Foreclosed Homes Buying HUD Foreclosed Homes    The government, just like the banks, is sitting on lots of homes that have been foreclosed on and on which they insured the loan. The cool thing about government foreclosed homes is that there are some excellent financing oppor...
09/30/2010
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  This article discusses the 9 most common and costly of these homebuyer traps, how to identify them, and what you can do to avoid them: 1. Bidding Blind   What price should you offer when you bid on a home? Is the seller's asking price too high, or does it represent a great deal. If you fail to...
08/09/2010
Not All Agents Understand How to Complete a Short Sale Times have changed. Today we live in a true buyer's market. Simply put, a buyer's market exists when there are more homes on the market than there are buyers. If inventory-the number of homes on the market in a neighborhood-has been rising, i...
07/14/2010
Washougal's Parker House Restaurant is soon to be no more. The Parker House dates back to the 50s when it was the Dolphin Restaurant. In the late 60s, it became the Parker House, named for 1840s settler David Parker. The Parker House was a landmark on the Columbia River. But it is time to make wa...
07/09/2010
Weather in the Portland Vancouver area rarely sees temperatures in the 100s. But, when we do, it feels like it will never end. The following steps can help you keep cool during a heat wave even if you have an air-conditioned home. Use box fans and ceiling fans to circulate the air throughout you...
07/08/2010
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy As the housing market improves across the country, certain cities are emerging as relative bargains.  Some areas, like Miami, were hit hard by the recession, and other areas are buoyed by good school systems and strong lab...
01/13/2010
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Short Sale FAQs Frequently Asked Questions: What is a short sale? “Short sale” was an unfamiliar term until the recent real estate and mortgage crisis created the situation where the value of millions of properties in the United States were worth significantly less in value than the mortgages tha...
01/05/2010
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