HOA rules can vary significantly, so be sure to learn as much as you can.
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What To Know About HOA Rules When Buying a House

If you're considering buying in a planned development or a condominium complex, there is a good chance the property has a homeowners association (HOA). Knowing the HOA rules before you buy is essential.  Real estate agent, Julia Monaghan, has years of experience helping hopeful hunters find their dream homes. She can help you determine if… Continue reading What To Know About HOA Rules When Buying a House

Buying a home in a seller's market is tricky but not impossible.
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Yes, You Can Buy a House in a Seller’s Market

You may have heard the real estate horror stories of the hoops a buyer jumps through in a seller's market. There are urban legends of high bidding wars or unexpected discoveries from an eager buyer who skipped the home inspection contingency.  Are you nervous yet? Don't be! There are reliable methods for buying in a… Continue reading Yes, You Can Buy a House in a Seller’s Market

Don't hesitate to ask questions when interviewing mortgage lenders.
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5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Mortgage Lender

Unless you plan to pay cash, you’ll need to shop for a mortgage before you hunt for your new home. With so many lenders out there, it can be intimidating to make this decision. There are several questions to ask when choosing a mortgage lender so that you can feel confident in the process.  To… Continue reading 5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Mortgage Lender

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Just Listed: Impeccably Maintained Clackamas Home

Conveniently located home central to shopping, restaurants, parks, and schools. 4 bedroom | 2.5 baths with two living spaces and loads of storage in oversized attached garage. The big fenced backyard with large deck has lots of sun exposure could be a gardeners paradise! Upgrades include: New roof/gutters in 2018New water heater in 2019Exterior paint… Continue reading Just Listed: Impeccably Maintained Clackamas Home

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Just Listed: Spacious Happy Valley Townhome

Conveniently located townhome backs to green space & within blocks of shops/restaurants. 3 beds | 2.5 baths with loads of storage + a huge bonus space in daylight basement. Upper deck has beautiful views & covered lower patio provides privacy & fenced low maintenance yard. Tankless water heater & zonal heat/ductless mini splits add efficient… Continue reading Just Listed: Spacious Happy Valley Townhome

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Just Listed: Updated Overlook Bungalow

This renovated home is perfectly situated near Killingsworth & Greeley amenities but on quieter and wide street. The following was all completed in 2016/17: a full kitchen/bath remodel with gas range and new appliances, a primary ensuite was added on upper level, new sewer and water lines were installed, a new driveway was laid, plus… Continue reading Just Listed: Updated Overlook Bungalow

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7 Tips for Finding the Perfect Realtor®

Are you looking to buy or sell real estate and need select a real estate professional? The task of finding the right realtor® to represent you in the process can be daunting due to the sheer number of people with their license in the marketplace. First off, determine what your top priority is. Is it… Continue reading 7 Tips for Finding the Perfect Realtor®

Your realtor should tell you all the things you need to hear.
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7 Things Your Realtor Should Tell You that You May Not Want to Hear

Are you looking to buy or sell a home? Real estate can be complicated, so it’s best to have an expert agent representing you. Your realtor should tell you everything you need to know, even if it’s not what you want to hear. That’s their job. If you are ready to sell or buy, contact… Continue reading 7 Things Your Realtor Should Tell You that You May Not Want to Hear