Changes to USDA Home Loan Eligibility in Oregon & Washington

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development recently announced changes to the rural eligibility designation for some areas throughout Oregon and Washington. Starting June 4, 2018, the following areas will no longer be eligible for USDA financing, including … Continued

Great News for Borrowers – HARP Deadline Extended Through 2018

  Last week, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that it’s extending the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) through December 31, 2018! This is great news for eligible borrowers. HARP helps homeowners who have little equity in their home, … Continued

USDA Income Limits Increase in Oregon, Washington & California

  Good news for qualified home buyers in Oregon, Washington, and California!   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced an increase in income limits for qualified residents in many areas of the U.S., including Oregon, Washington, and California. … Continued

Top Counties in Oregon & Washington With Highest Price Increase

  It’s no secret that the Oregon and Washington housing market is back on it’s feet. After the recession and housing crisis of 2008, the United States’ median home sale price reached a new high of $218,175 in November of … Continued

Bend Named Nation’s Fastest Changing City

  Winston Churchill once said, “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” If this statement holds true, Bend is closer to perfection than any city in the country. Data compiled by LendingTree.com, measuring rent prices, … Continued