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Jolynne Ash

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Choosing a Suburban Life Over City Living

Suburban life in Portland has many options. Choosing the right house for you and your family can be a very daunting process. One thing...

Keep Your Home Safe From Weather Damage

How to Keep Your Home Safe From Weather Damage As a homeowner, your house is one of your biggest investments — and you want to...

How to Sell Your Rentals and Avoid Capital Gains Tax

Pay 0% Capital Gains Tax Rate The current tax laws enacted for 2018 combined with some old tax laws allowing certain “low income” individuals to...

Home Buying and Selling in Winter

Homes Sell in the Winter It's common knowledge that most people are advised to get their home on the real estate market in late spring...

Home Selling With Kids – Helpful Tips

Cleaning With Kids: A Huge Hurdle for Parents When Selling a Home with Kids Your home’s cleanliness rivals location and price in importance when it’s time...

Foreclosures and Short Sales

* Existing-Home Sales Slip 2.3 Percent in April; Days on Market Falls to Under a Month. Stubbornly low supply levels held down existing-home sales in April and also pushed the median number of days a home was on the market to a new low of 29 days,...
Renters are loyal to the idea of homeownership, and, though many harbor concerns about their ability to afford one, more now believe that qualifying for a mortage is easier now than it used to be. According to the most recent SCE Housing Survey, which is part of the Survey...
Loan Approval and how to get it. According to a survey of the mortgage lenders in the US, a buyer's credit score is more important than the down payment, employment history or monthly income. The sad thing is that 30% of all americans have an error...