Monthly Archives: July 2013

3 “Must Knows” for Buying a House in Portland

So you’ve decided to move to Portland…   We can help. Recently, Portland’s housing market has shifted in favor of sellers. Buyers are lining up to get their hands on a house in the area. Prices have fallen by close to 30% since their peak in 2007, and mortgage rates… Read More

3 Benefits of Using Realtors

Americans like to do things by themselves. We like to be self-sufficient. We are all do-it-yourself-ers to some extent. However, buying or selling a home may not be the best time to do it yourself. In fact, if you want to sell a home quickly, you’d be better off with… Read More

How to Sell a Home Quickly: Realtor vs. FSBO?

If you’re looking to sell your home or property, you essentially have two options: Realtor, and FSBO (For Sale By Owner). Both have their advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to do your research and get to know your options before you decide.   This article will help explain the… Read More

Do You Have Land-Buying Know-How?

There are few things trickier in real estate than becoming a real estate investor by buying land.  When you buy land you can be poised to make a lot of cash, but if you aren’t careful, you can also stand to lose a lot. So how can you know if… Read More

5 Tips for Buying Lots and Land Fast

Buying a piece of property has its fair share of benefits, but for some, buying land or an empty lot is the way to go. When you buy a house, it’s probably because you want to live in it. With land, however, you can choose to build your own home… Read More

3 Secrets of Expert Real Estate Stagers

It’s the oft-forgotten rule to sell a home quickly: you aren’t selling the actual house; you’re selling the idea of the house. Many, many realtors and home owners make the mistake of thinking that prospective buyers are interested in the actual property—and they are on some level—but what they are… Read More

How to Sell a Home Quickly: Staging Secrets

Staging your home for sale is an optional step in the process. However, we at PDX Renovations believe that deciding to skip that step would be foolish. Selling your home is a huge decision and a substantial financial transaction. You have a lot at stake, so don’t be lazy and… Read More

Phoenix Home – Buying: How to Speed up the Process

Phoenix is one of the hottest places in America to buy a home—and we aren’t just talking about the temperature. That market is ready to move and buyers and sellers are primed to go. So how can you speed up the process of buying a house in Phoenix? Remember the… Read More

How to Buy a House in Phoenix: Fast!

So you’ve decided to buy a home in Phoenix…   We can help. The phoenix housing market is booming, which is a good thing for sellers, but means higher prices for buyers. Don’t let this scare you. Granted, a boom in the housing market might signal another bubble that brought… Read More