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 Portland? 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 Portland 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 … 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

Get More “Green” From Your Home Sale

Get More “Green” From Your Home Sale When it comes time to sell your home, no matter where you live or what kind of house you have, every homeowner out there wants the same thing: to get the best sale price possible…FAST! But how can you guarantee the best price? Part of your sale price … Continued

How to Review Seller’s Market Offers in Portland (And Around the Zip Code)

Seller’s markets come and go. If you’re selling your house in Portland or around the zipcode during a seller’s market, then you might get multiple offers. Here’s how to review seller’s market offers in Portland… A seller’s market is when there are more buyers and fewer properties. For sellers, it’s an exciting time to sell … Continued

How To Take Advantage Of A Seller’s Market In Portland For Home Selling

The success of selling your house depends on the market you’re selling into. In this article, you’ll read about how to take advantage of a seller’s market in Portland for home selling… In a buyer’s market, there are many sellers and not many buyers. In a seller’s market, it’s the opposite – many buyers and … Continued

5 Ways to Attract Multiple Offers in a Seller’s Market in Portland

Are you thinking about selling your property and it’s currently a seller’s market? Keep reading this blog post to discover the 5 ways to attract multiple offers in a seller’s market in Portland… A seller’s market is one in which the seller has an advantage. Often, it means that there are more buyers than sellers: … Continued

Short Sale vs. Foreclosure – What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower / seller, a short sale and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Portland Oregon? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If … Continued