Archive for June, 2012
“What We Got Here is Failure to Communicate”! Portland’s Sellers Market–Is It Time to Consider a Move???
"Cool Hand Luke" Our recovering Portland Metro real estate market is still a bit tentative and I totally understand!!! We are slowly emerging from 4-5 years (according to when you feel our recent real estate bust began and ended) of plunging property values, "underwater" mortgages and an uncertain economy!! Now increased faith in our overall economic status + historically low interest rates + diminished housing prices are luring buyers back into the marketplace at a more rapid pace than sellers are preparing for market. So, as the warden in "Cool Hand Luke" said to Paul Newman "what… Read More
"Missed Opportunity" - Alfa Here is a re-post of a very interesting article on mortgage rates written by Eric Newman of American Pacific Mortgage (with permission). Please don't hesitate to call Eric at 503-698-5801 for more information. Interest rate… Read More
"Misconceptions" by Mark Spinner Another great article on 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges of investment property written by Toija Beutler, attorney and regional manager of IPX 1031 Investment Property Exchange Services, Inc. Purchasing investment properties h… Read More
George Strait - "Need I Say More?" Need I say more? Just in case you need some inspiration, here is the average Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac mortgage rate since 1983, the average FHA mortgage rates since 1993 and the 200-yr look back at mortgage rates. VERY INTERESTING! [nggallery id=43]… Read More