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Inventory has been lightening lately in Estacada and Eagle Creek and the Market Action Index has been trending up. Though days-on-market is increasing, theseare mildly positive indications for the market. The Market Action Index has been trending lower for several weeks while prices have remain...
Here are some ideas on fun area's to go to for 4th of July in the Portland Metro Area! Remember your Pet's and be safe!
First, we'll start with the basic facts. Below are the statistics from May's market action report from our RMLS. New listings rose to 3,833 for the month. The last time the newlistings number was higher was inJuly 2010, when there were 4,029new listings. Total market time isdropping as well—May s...
Some other alternatives to foreclosure that may also help you Rent the Property: Sometimes you may be able to move somewhere with cheaper rent, and then rent out your home for the price of your mortgage payment, or even with a slight difference you’d be liable for. Loan Modification: Your lender ...
What you will need to provide to the Agent/Lender Exactly what you will need to provide your mortgage company to apply for mortgage assistance through Making Home Affordable varies somewhat from program to program and from servicer to servicer– but they all require documentation on your loan, you...
What is a Short Sale? A “Short Sale” is a Real Estate transaction in which the agreed-upon purchase price for a seller’s property is not sufficient to pay off the seller’s total costs and expenses necessary to close the transaction and convey marketable title to the buyer. These costs and expense...
9 Easy Mistakes Home Owners Make on Their Taxes By: G. M. Filisko Published: December 31, 2012 Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit. Sin #1: Deducting the wrong year for property taxes You take a tax deduction for property tax...
What's an REO / Foreclosure Listing? "REO" or Real Estate Owned are properties which have already been through the foreclosure process, and are now possessed by the bank or mortgage company. The REO property either didn't find a buyer during the foreclosure auction, or the bank bought the proper...
Buying a house can be a confusing, stressful and very exciting time, and this is a quick outline of what the process can usually be like to help you with your home search. It can help you so you are a little more prepared on what to expect in this exciting part of your life! To begin, discuss wit...
This is a picture of Mt. Hood that I took this morning in Government Camp while doing some BPO's. It was so beautiful I had to stop and take a picture. I love our Beautiful state!!