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Buying Oregon Horse Properties

Oregon horse properties are a hot ticket! Horse people, horse activities, horse properties, and horses (of course) abound in the Willamette Valley.  From world-class internationally recognized dressage, hunter/jumper trainers and training barns to backyard pasture pets, our region boasts a dizzying array of equestrian opportunities. If you’re looking to buy or sell an equestrian property […]

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Buying Investment Properties

I recently read that “the lure of free land was overpowering to many families suffering from the threat of a depressed economy.” Technology and the media saturate us with information about the state of our present economy. But did you know the above was extracted from an article about the immigrant wagon trains of the […]

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Choosing a Real Estate Company

In real estate the only thing that matters is what is local, personal, and custom. Clients no longer look to a national brand or a firm to find real estate; they go online directly into the marketplace and see who the local experts are and what properties and services they offer. Clients do not care […]

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Equal Opportunity in Housing

The Fair Housing Act declares a national policy of fair housing throughout the United States. The law makes illegal any discrimination in the sale, lease or rental housing, or making housing otherwise unavailable, because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Buyers Have the Right to Expect: Housing in your price […]

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Pricing to Sell

Competitively pricing your home is key for a quick sale. In real estate we have a large tool box of strategies, proven methods, creative ideas, and new technologies we can add to our diligent (now even excessive) labor to get our properties sold. For years now, we have pulled them all out and fully exploited […]

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Relocating to Oregon

Moving across town means packing and hauling your current home’s contents, renting or hiring a moving van, and usually taking a weekend to accomplish the daunting task. Most people find moving stressful and exhausting even in the best of circumstances. Relocation brings its own crate of challenges, but some good planning can save you stress […]

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Why Won’t My Property Sell?

More than ?ve years of a housing depression have taught us to adjust, adapt, and learn new dynamics of selling in a declining market. This greatest of challenges has brought us back to the very fundamentals of our trade, selling real estate in the public marketplace. If you are fortunate enough to have already found […]

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The Challenge of Closing

Buying or selling a home is like climbing Mount Everest – getting a signed contract is a great accomplishment, but that’s only half the journey. The typical home transaction today involves more than 20 steps after the initial contract is accepted to complete the transaction. “Closing” transfers the title of the property from the seller […]

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How to Find a Safe Mortgage Broker

How to find a safe mortgage broker.

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Mortgage Brokers to Avoid

When selecting your mortgage broker, rely on personal referrals and choose a local broker with a physical office nearby.

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