How to Prepare Your Home for an Appraisal

  Whether you are selling or refinancing, appraisals matter. If you are a homeowner trying to sell or refinance your property, here are a few tips to get your home in shipshape for that appraisal.   What is the Appraiser … Continued

U.S. Home Price Insights Report 2015

U.S. Home Price Insights Report 2015 | CoreLogic CoreLogic’s U.S. Home Price Insights Report for December 2015 shows home prices rose by 6.3% year-over-year. The U.S. has experienced 46 consecutive months of year-over-year increases. Month-over-month, home prices increased by 0.2%. … Continued

Portland Home Value Report 2015 | Summit Mortgage Corporation

Portland’s high demand for housing in conjunction with depleted supply has continued to push home prices upward. According to a report by Zillow, home values in Portland rose by a 9.6% year-over-year increase from 2014. Portland had the largest annual … Continued