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What Can OR and WA Homebuyers Expect From the Housing Market This Spring/Summer?

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If you plan to stay in Washington or Oregon for a few years, you should consider buying a home. But is it too late? Here’s what you need to know.

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Funding Options for Home Buying: Second Mortgages, Bridge Loans, HELOCs and More

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Considering taking out a second mortgage on your Portland home? There’s no reason to go through the process alone. Let us help you navigate funding your home.

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What Is a Bridge Loan and How Do They Work for Homeowners Looking to Borrow?

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Found your Portland dream house, but you’re still waiting for your old home to sell? A bridge loan could be the solution to buying your ideal home.

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A Comprehensive Guide to VA Loans for Oregon Residents

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VA loans: we’ve all heard of them, but what do they really entail, and how do you know if you qualify for a VA loan? Get the full scoop on VA loans here.

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6 Reasons to Review Your Home Loan Structuring

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When was the last time you reviewed your home loan structure? If you can’t remember, now is the right time to revisit your home loan; you could be saving a lot.

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Loan Limits Are Going Up – What Does This Mean for PDX Home Buyers?

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For the second year in a row, loan limits are on the rise. As the FHFA lifts conforming loan limits, Portland home shoppers are in a great place to buy.

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How to Buy Your First Home Without a 20% Down Payment

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Discouraged by the zeros behind your ideal down payment? If you’re a first time buyer, here’s how to purchase your dream home without 20% down.

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Millennials and Home Buying: A Guide to Making the Big Purchase

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Millennials: ready to make the transition from renting to home ownership? Congratulations! Before you make the leap, read our guide to buying a home first.

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What Should My Down Payment Be?

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Struggling to decipher how much money you should shell out for a down payment on your home? Stay cool, we’re the experts. Options is here to help.

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Buying or Renting, Is Cost All I Should Consider?

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Are you ready to transition from renting to buying a home? Still on the fence? Here’s a closer look at what you gain – and save – when you buy a home.

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