Speed- dating & Mortgage Companies

Speed- dating & Mortgage Companies What sounds more uncomfortable? Speed dating or Meeting with a mortgage lender? Imagine getting to speed-date your future mortgage company. Funny image, huh? You enter a tacky little restaurant with tiny tables covered in red and white checkered table cloths all lined up in a… Read More

Divorcing? Who keeps house?

Divorcing? Who Keeps House?   The American dream. A spouse. 2.5 kids, white picket fence with a dog and cat. Two cars in the driveway. Every dream is different, but for many of us, the unexpected shock of divorce is all too common. So now what? You’re stuck with a house… Read More

Sell your house fast

Sell your house fast The reality of life is that you’ll move at some time or another. Most likely, you’ll do it several times during your lifetime. While relocating can be exciting, stressful, or bittersweet, the question remains the same: what to do… Read More

Selling Vacant Homes!

Selling vacant homes!   So you’ve got an extra house. It’s vacant, taking up your time and energy, but for what? Will you be renting it out or perhaps putting it on the market? Whatever your decision will be, you’ll most definitely be spending some big money in preparations. Renters… Read More

Summer House Remodels

Summer House Remodels Unsurprisingly, summer is a peak time for home improvement. Many of us use the opportunity to take care of all those projects that aren’t quite as feasible during other seasons. The weather is warm, we have more vacation time…and of course there’s the fact that we spend… Read More

Hidden Poisons in your house?

Hidden Poisons in your house? Did you know that asbestos and lead based paint are still a big problem? In Portland, thousands of homes are affected by these dangerous materials and when it comes to renovating, you don’t want to be surprised. For one, you wouldn’t want harm to come… Read More

Remodel Pitfalls

Remodel pitfalls When you decide to sell your home, one of the first thoughts that comes to mind is how to fix it up in order to maximize its dollar value. Of course, such an endeavor can encompass a variety of improvements, from planting new shrubbery to installing new hardwood… Read More

Fraud and Identity Theft

Fraud and Identity Theft Fraud and Identity theft are on the rise. It’s no surprise that more and more Americans are using the world wide web, therefore making them subject to Identity theft and fraud. Seniors are especially vulnerable and there are plenty of avenues these days to take advantage of just… Read More

How Cash House Buying Works

How Cash House Buying works   We get a lot of calls asking us, “So, how does this work?” What is a cash house buyer?  Simple. I’ll explain here shortly, but first, just know that Cash House buying is on the rise, but not all Cash House Buyers are the… Read More

Death and Taxes!

Death and Taxes! Death touches all at one time or another and the older we get, the more it seems to touch our lives. Loved ones growing older and passing on is just a part of life and it’s usually unexpected. What’s even more unexpected is how completely unprepared we… Read More

Taming the Backyard Jungle!

Taming the Backyard Jungle!   It’s nearly May, kids are almost done with school and it’s time to get your summer on But your backyard looks like a jungle. What do you do? Where do you start? You didn’t get a head start on the madness until it was too… Read More