Monthly Archives: December 2009

4 New Year’s Resolutions for those Homes for Sale

New Years is just around the corner, and for many with  homes still for sale, it’s the perfect time to make some resolutions. Let’s be expansive, though, shall we? Don’t say, “I will sell my house by April.” We can be … Continue reading

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4 Things to Know Before Putting Up Your Home for Sale in This Crazy Market

The real estate industry is full of numbers and metrics that can influence your home for sale in [city]. Here are just a few you need to know before putting your house on the market:  1. Pricing – Is your … Continue reading

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How Do I Update My Home to Make It Greener? And it has nothing to do with Christmas!

Clients ask all the time what little things they can do to make their current home for “Green”.  There are many different ways to update your home to make it more eco-friendly that don’t cost a lot of money.  These … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes Early for Buyers – and this season they are House Shopping!

By now most have you have heard about the first-time homebuyer’s tax credit extension. President Obama signed the extension last month to help first-time homebuyers (who didn’t get their sales in by November 30th) buy a house that meets their … Continue reading

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Rental Rates in Portland Down Month Over Month

According to rentBits, a rental search engine for apartments and rental homes, the average rental rates for Portland have seen a slight decrease October over September. Collectively, across all bedrooms, the average rental rates has risen from $1003 in October to $1996 in November. “Demand for rentals in Portland has not caught up with supply.” says … Continue reading

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