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

New Deconstruction Requirements for Historic Portland Homes & Buildings

  New deconstruction requirements for the City of Portland went into effect on October 31, 2016. What does this mean for Portland-area homeowners? A special demolition permit is required if you plan to fully deconstruct a home or building that … Continued

Buying a Home? Why Knowing Your Credit Score Matters

  Your Credit Score & Why It Matters
 Credit scores are important numbers derived from information found in your credit report. Your credit report and score shows lenders your credit history and helps them predict whether or not you will … Continued