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2009 

A couple weeks ago I wrote a post about watching your vacant home for signs of theft with water, electricity, and who knows what else. Well, today I went over to my parent's old house and discovered the house next door, that was foreclosed on, had an extension cord going from my parent's house to...
01/31/2009
Today is Friday, January 30, 2009 and it is time for another breakdown of homes sales in the Washington County, Oregon market. With the average drop in home pending sales in Washington County since this time last years is 30.95% and now we are starting to feel the pinch of short sales and foreclo...
01/30/2009
The end of that title is ...helping others. Heck, even the title of my blogs has "Helping" in the title, but little did I know that helping others and posting it to for the public to see would have done so much for my business. It was Tuesday morning approximately 7:30 local time and I had writte...
01/29/2009
Can our economy be saved by a mortgage holiday? This is the plan devised by two Portland, Oregon, businessmen. A local jewelry store and a high end hotel owner, together, came up with a plan that they say will stop foreclosures, stimulate the economy, and get this country back on track. Their pla...
01/28/2009
I got a call about one of my listings the other day and this agent had a very interested buyer in one of my homes that happens to be a short sale. But, she said, "I won't lie to you, I've never done a short sale before." I said that is fine, before I did my first I hadn't either. She had to laugh...
01/27/2009
Everyday I see my kids grow, as well as their friends grow, and I think to myself, what will these kids become when they grow up? Will they become fire fighters, policeman, be in the military, teachers, it really doesn't matter as long as they believe in themselves! But, what makes these kids bel...
01/26/2009
For the past couple years I've had an investor that I have been working with and he is one of the kindest people that I've ever met. However, I've always been concerned about him because he always was so trusting of people and never would press his tenants when it came to contract breeches. Well,...
01/25/2009
Today is Friday, January 23, 2009 and it is time for another breakdown of homes sales in the Washington County, Oregon market. With the average drop in home pending sales in Washington County since this time last years is 30.95% and now we are starting to feel the pinch of short sales and foreclo...
01/23/2009
There are many reasons people call and tell me they want to start to look for their first home. Many reasons include that they are expecting, they are getting married, their rent is going up, prices are falling, or interest rates are low. There are many great reasons to buy a home and each person...
01/22/2009
Think about this for a moment, if you got in business for yourself, than you cannot really function as a successful agent in this business. Real Estate is about partnerships with buyers, sellers, other agents, inspectors, appraisers, mortgage brokers, title offers, and the many others that we enc...
01/21/2009
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