How to Say Goodbye to a Home Before Selling

If you’re packing up your life and relocating to or from Portland, Oregon, you are most likely thinking about all the beautiful memories you’ve had in your old home. That is why moving away from your old home can sometimes be incredibly difficult. If you’ve spent many years in the house you’re about to leave, … Continued

6 Options If You Cannot Afford Your Mortgage Anymore

Realizing that you cannot afford your mortgage anymore is a stressful event. But, as long as you keep your cool and start working on solutions right away, it’s possible to solve this problem. There are a few options when it comes to getting through this challenging time and improving your situation. But, for now, your … Continued

How to Sell Your House Without Any Costs in Portland

One of the biggest problems with selling your house is the cash outlay to get ready. Not only do you need to prep for photographers and showings, but if your home isn’t new or new, you’ll probably be making the expensive repairs you’ve been dreading or paying for them through the nose in negotiations. Whether … Continued

What Not to Fix When Selling Your House

Selling your house can be a challenging endeavor. Selling your property successfully may take time, patience, money, and skill. This can also be a difficult journey, as you can risk many things. There are many external and internal factors that you need to look after and many pitfalls to avoid. This can increase your chances of … Continued

4 Tips to Help You Sell Your House Without an Agent in Portland

Selling your home independently, or FSBO, without the assistance of professional real estate agents, can be overwhelming at best. If you’re like many other home sellers, your immediate thought upon deciding to sell was to call a real estate agent, quickly followed by cringing at the thought of paying their high real estate commissions.  Stepping … Continued

How to Tell If Your Home Has Structural Problems

Foundation is the key structure of every home. It is said that without a proper foundation, there is no house. If there are any problems with the foundation and structure, your property will face great perils—ones that can even lead to catastrophic consequences to the property and environment. This is why structural home problems are … Continued

5 Tips for People Who Have Inherited Real Estate in Portland

When you’ve inherited real estate in Portland, it doesn’t necessarily mean congratulations are in order. Instead, it’s the beginning of a long road of decisions and details to handle at an emotionally difficult time. However, as the clock keeps ticking, holding costs will begin to add up, and you’ll need to take quick action to … Continued

How to Sell an Inherited Home with Multiple Heirs/Owners

When you inherit a home it can shift your financial standing unexpectedly. If you aren’t the only heir involved in the transaction then the process can get more complicated and you’ll have to coordinate with other people — most likely with other family members. You may need to hire a probate attorney to help you … Continued

How Fire Damage Can Affect The Value of Your Portland Home

You’ve decided that now is the time to sell your home. And one of the first steps is getting an appraisal and determining the value of your home. However, if you’ve had the misfortune of living through a house fire, you’re probably wondering how the fire damage can affect the value of your home. While … Continued

How Much Your Empty House in Portland is Really Costing You

So you have listed your home for sale on the market and already spending the profits in your imagination. But have you taken an accounting of all of the possible funds you’ll need on hand before the house ever sells? Or the potential amount the time on the market could cost? It can be expensive … Continued