Monthly Archives: August 2012

Avoid Craigslist Scam on Home Rentals

If you are looking for a home to rent, there is a Craigslist scam that you need to be aware of. This fraud is happening all across the country. No town or city is off limits. In fact just last … Continue reading

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Your Retirement Home in Portland May Be a Good Nest Egg With Some Strategic Planning

In the recent downturn of the economy, many homes nationwide as well as homes in Portland have taken a dive in value. As a result, they may not be the nest eggs that potential retirees were hoping for. Now, retirees … Continue reading

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What Is Earnest Money and How Much is Enough to Put Down on a Home?

Sellers need to know if you are serious about buying their home. Earnest money is a good faith deposit that demonstrates to the sellers that you are serious about purchasing their home. This deposit can, and probably will be, forfeited … Continue reading

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How Much to Offer for Real Estate

Figuring out how much to offer for the real estate you want to buy can lead to sleepless nights. You don’t want to offer too little and lose the home, but you don’t want to offer too much and overpay. … Continue reading

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