Foreclosure notice of default in Oregon– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Portland Oregon

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Portland? As experts in the Portland real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in Portland Oregon First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Portland

Hiring a real estate agent in Portland can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Portland? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Portland?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Portland anyway? Many homeowners across America and Portland are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Portland,Oregon

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Portland] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Portland

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We Buy Houses in Portland Companies – Are They Credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Portland, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Portland Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are These “We Buy Houses in Portland Companies” Credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Oregon

Understanding the foreclosure process in Oregon is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Oregon What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun. … Continued

Can I Sell My House in Foreclosure in Portland?

Do you have a Portland Oregon house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the Oregon foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Portland

Should you take a cash offer for your Portland house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House for Cash in Portland If you’re selling a property in Portland to an end buyer (the person … Continued

How Do I Sell My House Without An Agent in Portland?

If you’re looking to sell your house or investment property in Portland without using a real estate agent, we can help. Although we do cooperate with brokers, sometimes it’s best to avoid paying someone to be in the middle. After all, paying 6-8% of the sale of a property in a commission is a lot of money. … Continued

Selling My House Fast in Portland

You need to sell your Portland house fast right?  If you’re saying… “I’m having the toughest time selling my house fast in Portland“… you’re at the right place 🙂 These tips will help you get your property sold. [NOTE: Most important – if you really need to sell fast, consider the option of selling for cash offer … Continued