The sense of pride you’ll feel when you purchase a home can’t be overstated. For first-generation homebuyers, that feeling of accomplishment is even greater. That’s because the pride of homeownership for first-generation buyers extends far beyond the homebuyer. AJ Barkley, Head of Neighborhood and ... Continue Reading » about Advice for First-Generation Homebuyers Looking to Buy in the Portland Metro Area
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From the opportunity to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates to changing homeowner needs, Americans have more motivation than ever to buy a home. According to the experts, buyers are making moves right now, creating an unseasonably strong housing market for this time ... Continue Reading » about If You Think the Housing Market Will Slow This Winter, Think Again.
If you’re a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, or a renter with a strong desire to become a homeowner, you may be hoping that waiting until next year could mean better market conditions to purchase a home. To determine whether you should buy now or wait another ... Continue Reading » about Two Reasons Why Waiting to Buy a Home Will Cost You
Since the pandemic began, Americans have reevaluated the meaning of the word home. That’s led some renters to realize the many benefits of homeownership, including the feelings of security and stability and the financial benefits that come with rising home equity. At the same ... Continue Reading » about Why it Just Became Much Easier to Buy a Home
The type of lender you choose can make or break the sale of your next home. Find out what you should be looking for in a home lender! When it comes time to buy a home, buyers often don't know where to begin. Any knowledgeable REALTOR® will tell you that the first place to start is connecting ... Continue Reading » about How to Choose a Lender to Finance Your Home
The Portland Metro Real Estate market continues to trend upward at a breakneck speed. In Oregon, the average sale price for the region jumped up another $24,300 over the prior month, and increased 24.5% ($114,700) over May of last year. The time that homes spend on the market continues to trend ... Continue Reading » about Portland Metro Real Estate Market Update