The Selling Process

May 5, 2012

Why Renting Out Portland Real Estate Could Cost More Than Listing

In the Portland real estate market, homes for sale are selling for about the same as they were in 2003.  Selling and recouping your investment can be hard.  Some owners who have Portland homes for sale are turning to renting when their home is not selling.  Can doing so actually ...

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March 23, 2012

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) vs. Listing with a Portland Real Estate Broker

Listing with a Portland Realtor vs For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

Lets take a look at trying sell your home as a For Sale By Owner (aka FSBO) vs. hiring a professional Portland Real Estate broker to get your home sold.  While there are some deals that have gone smoothly without the ...
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Oct. 3, 2011

How To Attract Top Dollar Buyers to Your Portland Real Estate Listing

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We have heard it all before, most sellers expect “top dollar” for their homes and most buyers want to pay “rock bottom” prices.  However, there are buyers who will pay more for your home and they will not give it a second thought.  How do you attract them?

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Sept. 16, 2011

Reasons to List Instead of Renting Your Portland Real Estate


In this buyers market, it is tougher than ever to sell a house.  Some owners who have Portland homes for sale are turning to renting when their home is not selling.  Can doing so actually lose you money?

Renting may seem like an easy fix but,  it may not ...

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April 5, 2011

Oregon Law Requires Carbon Monoxide Alarms

As of April 1, 2011 the new carbon monoxide alarm law took effect. This new law could effect your Portland real estate transactions going forward.   If you have a Portland metro area home for sale with a carbon monoxide source, you need to have a carbon monoxide alarm installed before ...
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March 26, 2011

Options Available to Distressed Portland Real Estate Owners



In this down real estate market, loan modifications, short sales, feeds in lieu, foreclosures and bankruptcy are terms you here thrown out in news articles.   Many Portland real estate owners have had personal experience with the difficult real estate market, having been forced to make tough decisions about ...

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Feb. 25, 2011

Why You Should List Your Portland Real Estate NOW!

Here are some reasons why its better to list your Portland real estate now instead of waiting.

1 - Interest Rates Are On the Rise =Rates are over 5% and looking to move upwards.

2 - Your Dream Home Will Never Be Cheaper = Look at the entire cost of buying real estaet ...

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