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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...

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Why you shouldn’t buy Rentals in Portland. And why it might be time to sell any you own. Most Real Estate investors buy one or two rental properties to hold onto, expecting them to pay for themselves with rental income over time and eventually be a source...
Portlands Urban Growth Boundary Explained By Nick Christensen Bylined articles are written by Metro staff and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Metro or the Metro Council   Learn more Originally Published: Jan. 19, 2018 3:20 p.m. The Portland region's urban growth boundary, or UGB, was created to protect farmland...
There was a significant surge in attempted email wire fraud globally in the last few years with a focus on real estate transaction because of the high dollar value wire transfers. Fraud attempts have successfully collected $5.3 billion through email schemes in the last few years. This...