What is Market Value vs Assessed Value in Portland

When it’s time to sell your home, there can be some confusion when determining the value. If you REALLY want to know what it is worth, you can pay to have an appraisal done. An agent should be able to provide you with detailed CMA reports, letting you know what is going on in your … Continued

How To Sell Your House Without An Agent in Portland

When thinking about selling your house, you need to know that you have options! Listing your home on the MLS is not the only way to sell your house. More and more people are learning how to sell their home’s without an agent, which in turn, saves time and money! Learn more about it works in our … Continued

What It REALLY Costs To Sell Your Home in Portland

Listing your home isn’t free. There are costs, chores and a lot of work that goes into getting your home ready for the market. Before you list your home, think about the time, energy and money that go into it. If you have a direct buyer, with a great offer, it is often preferred to … Continued

Costs of Listing With An Agent in Portland

When selling your  home, don’t rush into signing with an agent until you run some numbers and learn about all of your options. There are many costs of listing with an agent, sometimes a direct sell is a more lucrative choice. Educate yourself on all scenarios before you sign a listing agreement that binds you … Continued

When Is The Best Time to Sell Your Home in Portland?

Ahhh… selling your home. When is the best time to reach the most prospective buyers in YOUR market? And when will it be the easiest on you? In our latest post, we will help you figure out when it’s the best time to sell your house! The Best Time to Sell Your Home in Is there … Continued

What are Closing Costs Exactly in Portland?

You’ve likely heard about closing costs, but do you know everything that they include? Check out our closing cost “FAQ” to learn more about what closing costs are all about. What Are Closing Costs Exactly in ? Closing costs refer to all of the fees that must be paid at the closing table. Depending on … Continued

Guide to Throwing a Summer Open House in Portland

Summertime… and the livin’s easy. It’s the perfect time to sell your home. The weather is nice, people are out and about, and it’s the perfect time to throw an AMAZING open house. There are many ways you can take advantage of the warm temps and long days. Here are just a few ideas in our: … Continued

Sell Your Rental Home and Go to Hawaii

A friend recently admitted to me that she has started calling her rental home “Hawaii”. I asked her why and she said “I’ve spent enough money on that place to have gone to Hawaii with my entire family every year for the last five years. It makes me sick just thinking about it.” Like many … Continued

Should You Sell Your Inherited Home?

Inheriting a home will make you face the inevitable question: should I keep this house or sell it? Even if you’re in a home that you didn’t inherit it’s still a question worth considering. Buying a home is generally considered a good investment, but that’s not always the case, and for some people it might … Continued