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By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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As a realtor, we not only assist people into new homes, we also care for our communities.  One of the many ways that we achieve this is through the Equity Group Foundation.  This is a charitable foundation where agents and staff contribute time and resources to help local organizations dedicated ...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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We have made it through the elections and regardless of whether or not your candidate was elected President, we all know that change is approaching.  These changes will not happen on January 20, 2009 when Barack Obama takes office, in fact, we may not see any significant changes for a year or mor...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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Home staging is no longer an option when selling your home.  Whether you are staging yourself or hiring a professional it is a necessary action to take.  The purpose of staging is to clear the room surface while also making it appealing to look at.  Many people have difficulty doing this on their...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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The changing real estate market has caught many agents by surprise.  This is a tough business to be in with duties ranging between home staging and decorating to sales and marketing to negotiation and loss mitigation.  When the market is good we are buffered from some of the more discouraging asp...

By David Peterson, Home Stager Portland OR-Synergy Staging-Portland Oregon
(Synergy Staging ~ specializing in vacant home staging)
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Synergy Staging received a call the other day for a staging proposal at a home in West Linn, Oregon.  You can imagine our surprise when we pulled up to the home and it was one that we had looked at over 1 1/2 years ago when we happened to be touring some local Open Houses.  At that time it wasn't...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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I recently read an article titled "101 Ways to Save".  I am sure that we all agree that saving is a top of mind concern to perhaps every person within the United States.  I found that the article was a good reminder of many things that we already know: wash your clothes on the cold cycle, credit ...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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Do you remember your class President election?  When I was in High School a small group of students got together and ran a campaign for "Loomis".  Let me clarify, Loomis was not an actual student of the school.  He was simply a baby picture of one of the students.  What makes this story interesti...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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I thought that would get your attention!  My husband and I are restoring an 1895 Victorian home and as part of our research we picked up some books on turn of the century house designs.  These books are wonderful and include house plans and "how to" instructions on how to plumb your new home.  Th...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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As with any bill presented to Congress the federal government's bailout plan contained much more than assistance to banks and the purchase of "toxic mortgages".  The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act also contained tax credits that investors and developers can begin taking advantage of immedia...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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That is right, our dear little town is on its way to being recognized as an official Historic District.  Thanks to the efforts of many of our local citizens we are in the final stages of the designation.  According to Ruth Offer who attended the October 10th meeting states that that board is supp...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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The latest Market Action report, which is provided by PMAR (Portland Metro Association of Realtors), came out today with statistics for the month of September.  According to this report, market activity continues to slide, however, not as significantly as it has over the past few months.  Additio...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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Let me begin by apologizing.  I have been in Real Estate for nearly 8 years now and when I sit down and talk with sellers about the sale of their home we talk about marketing, staging, curb appeal, etc.  I have just realized that we have not said a word about what you are paying for!  I know what...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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Sometimes I wonder where the media comes up with its content.  In case the general population is not anxious enough about our countries state of affairs we have people running around saying "the sky is falling, the sky is falling!"  The reality is: there are plenty of loans available.  Yes, you d...

By Angela Pernisco
(Knipe Realty NW)
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What a month!  Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG...  Now on to some better news...  Did you know that more millionaires were made during the great depression than any other era in U.S. history?  Although many of us consider the Great Depression a bleak time in our histo...

By Todd Clark, Helping Families Home
(Respect Realty LLC)
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Hammerle Park is a 5 acre plus park located in West Linn, right off Hwy 43. This park, during the hot summer days, is great for kids as it has a wading pool that is only about a foot deep, but to a hot child, that is all they need!This park also has swings, slides, and two different sets of playg...

By Maria Hasty
(Keller Williams Realty SW Portland)
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Ask yourself - don't I deserve the best?   YES!   In both your life and work.    I believe I can give you what you are looking for, only because I have very high standards that I adhere to for myself, and as a client I would expect you to settle for nothing less. I pride myself on being able to "...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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Room Solutions Staging in Portland OR was recently contacted to stage an Occupied home.  The sellers were very motivated to get everything in order to make their home presentable and to stand out among the other homes in their beautiful neighborhood.  When we visited this lovely home, these "resi...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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Recently Room Solutions Staging in Portland Oregon was selected to stage an occupied home.  The sellers were very motivated since they'd purchased another home and were anxious to move.  Their home was in excellent condition but needed staging expertise to improve traffic flow and redefine the pu...

By Tamie Brown
(Renaissance Realty)
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How And Why To Prepay Your MortgageOne of the best ways to have more cash, retire early, and enjoy debt-free living is to prepay your mortgage, an option that even lenders increasingly applaud. We live in a society where home debt is generally mounting. The Consumer Federation of America reported...

By Tamie Brown
(Renaissance Realty)
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Getting Top Dollar For Your HomeLike all sellers you would like top dollar for your home, on the flip side every buyer would like to pay as little as possible.  This on going dichotomy is solved with many factors including: market conditions, your home's desirability, and how quickly you want to ...

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