How to Avoid Foreclosure in Portland

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Portland] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

Short Sale vs Foreclosure – What’s the Difference in Portland?

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 you stop … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Portland

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Oregon

Understanding the foreclosure process in Oregon is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Oregon What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun. … Continued

Can I Sell My House in Foreclosure in Portland?

Do you have a Portland Oregon house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the Oregon foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

How Technology Has Changed the Way People Sell Real Estate in Portland

Technical advances continue to march forward at light speed, and technology plays a significant role in the  Portland real estate market. These changes have had a transformative effect on Portland real estate transactions and have transformed the relationship between professional investors and licensed real estate agents. A hybrid agent investor can assist any homeowner with … Continued