Winterizing your home

Winterizing your home.   Your greatest investment is your home. Not only financially, but emotionally. After all, it’s not just a house, it’s a home and you’re proud of where you live, or at least you should be. Treating your home as your greatest investment means maintaining everything, in all… Read More

Avoiding Christmas Debt

  Avoiding Christmas Debt Christmas Bills leading to Debt   Did you know that this time of year is infamous for getting consumers into debt. No surprise, huh. Many of us feel the pressure to buy presents and overspend our budget, sometimes by thousands of dollars. Consumers go into debt… Read More

City Of Portland Home Energy Score

Have you heard the latest for home owners in Portland Oregon? We’d like to share this with you directly from the city website: The City of Portland Home Energy Score ordinance will take effect on January 1, 2018, requiring sellers of single-family homes to disclose a Home Energy Report… Read More

Fixing up the house on a fixed income

Fixing up the house on a fixed income   Seniors who live on fixed incomes often have a difficult time with upkeep in their homes. On average, a homeowner spends nearly $350 a month on minor household repairs, upkeep and cleaning depending on the size of their home. That can… Read More

Landscaping and Curb Appeal

Landscaping And Curb Appeal You’re getting ready to sell your home this summer. You’ve made a list and slowly you are knocking out the little chores that need done around the house to increase value and get you the best offer possible. I’m sure you’ve heard the term first impression…. Read More

Hottest Neighborhoods in Portland area?

Hottest Neighborhoods in Portland area?   This would surprise most of you. The two hottest, most desirable neighborhoods to live in Portland, Oregon are actually not even in the state! According to a survey in April 2017, the most in-demand neighborhoods are in Vancouver, WA just over the bridge. Again,… Read More

Portland is the Place to be??

Portland is the place to be?? Portland is hot. Not literally, but it is a popular destination for relocation. According to United Van Lines, during 2013 Portland saw 42 percent more inbound moves than outbound during the peak summer moving season, placing it second in the nation for net migration. That… Read More

Update your home

Update your home What to do first?     Depending on your situation, there are a few different ways to go when updating your home to 2017 standards. Obviously, if you plan to stay there for 10 to 15… Read More

Spring is in the air

Spring is in the Air!   It’s time again for spring cleaning so let’s talk clean air!   Most of us don’t even think twice about our furnace, chimney, air ducts, carpets, etc. But for the millions of people who have allergies, asthma or other chronic breathing conditions, taking good… Read More

Out of state rental

Out of state Rentals   So you bought a house, or two for an investment or decided to move out of state and instead of selling the home you lived in, you decided to rent it out.  Then you moved out of state, perhaps to retire or make a career… Read More

Successful Cash House Buying

Successful Cash House buying   PDX Renovations has been buying houses, lots and land in the Portland metro area for over 18 years. With this kind of experience and staying power, it’s no wonder most people come to us first. Not only can we help with questions, we can lead… Read More

Holiday Security and safety

Holiday Security and Safety Extra Security and Safety during the holidays   It’s all over the news this time of year and it’s something that can easily be avoided by taking extra precautions this year with your home and your personal security. Its sad but true that the holidays bring… Read More

Giving thanks

Giving Thanks!   Most people would agree that they are most thankful for these top three things. Good health, Family and a roof over their head. Being thankful for everything in your life is a great way to start each day. Just the fact that you get to wake up… Read More

Fall Back November 6th

Fall back November 6th The days are getting shorter, there’s a chill in the air and the leaves are starting to turn magnificent colors and fall to the streets and, unfortunately our yards and gutters. Yes, it’s that time of year again! It happens like clock work, and even though… Read More

Inherited Home?

Inherited home?   Life is fragile and the older we get the more we are reminded that everyone dies. Our loved ones, our parents, siblings. It’s a natural part of life and even after a loved one passes on, there is so much to wrap up and it’s a difficult… Read More