What’s The Real Deal With The Economy And The Real Estate Market?

Posted by Brad Larsen // February 5, 2019


Let’s face it, bad news sells, but when it comes to the real estate market, there’s good news out there. Looking beyond all the doom and gloom in the U.S. press about the government shutdown’s effect on the economy, January 2019 numbers show a significant bounce in the economy overall, on top of a great […]

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How Much Does Your Credit Score Really Matter When You’re Looking for A House?

Posted by Brad Larsen // January 30, 2019


Like it or not, your credit score is the first thing a potential lender will look at when you apply for a mortgage. There are many factors used to determine your qualifications for a home loan. Your credit score remains the most important qualifier in 2019. Why Your Credit Score Matters In the simplest of […]

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Real Estate Financing: Find Out About Portfolio Loans And How You Can Qualify For One Today

Posted by Brad Larsen // January 23, 2019


Real estate financing comes in many forms these days. What used to be a cut and dry banking transaction has evolved into financial choices for the average homeowner. One of those opportunities is a portfolio loan for your home mortgage. What Is A Portfolio Loan? A portfolio loan is a type of real estate financing […]

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Are You Flipping Houses or Flipping Profits? How The Business Has Changed In Recent Years

Posted by Brad Larsen // January 16, 2019


Flipping houses is not as profitable as it once was. A strong economy, rising interest rates, and fewer foreclosures are making affordable real estate hard to come by for all buyers. Bidding wars in Eugene are the new normal, with buyers competing with investors to score an affordable fixer-upper. Just a handful of years back, […]

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Find The Best Home Financing Options And Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck!

Posted by Brad Larsen // January 9, 2019


Home financing options abound, but do you know which ones are the best for your pocket book? We’ve put together the most popular and a few unusual financing options to help you decide what’s best for you. Take a look and then talk to a professional about which home financing works for you. First Time […]

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Is Now The Right Time For You To Buy A House?

Posted by Brad Larsen // December 12, 2018


If you’re on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy a house, we’re going to tell you right up front that it is. It most definitely is! It’s true that sellers remain in the driver’s seat and that makes it tough for some buyers to get into a home. But that […]

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Is Now The Right Time To Sell Your House?

Posted by Brad Larsen // December 5, 2018


Are you asking yourself if you should sell your house? Only you can answer that question, but there are a lot of factors that can help you decide if the time is right. One thing to know is that many markets in the country right now are still experiencing sellers markets, so odds are in […]

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Why It’s Good To Worry About Your Credit Score When You Buy A House

Posted by Brad Larsen // November 28, 2018


Like it or not, your credit score is a big factor that lenders consider when trying to qualify you for a home loan. As a prospective homeowner, you’ll want to consider your credit score as importantly as your banker. Your credit score is the number one element that determines what interest rate you will pay […]

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Get The Best Home Financing Options When You Do Your Homework First!

Posted by Brad Larsen // November 21, 2018


Time for a quick study in home financing options! Knowledge is power and I’m going to school you on your options for financing your new home. What? You think it’s too late in the year to buy a home? Wrong! You can find some amazing values at this time of the year. While typically not […]

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Know Your Foreclosure Options Before Your Bank Takes Your Home

Posted by Brad Larsen // November 14, 2018


If you’re behind on your house payments, you need to know about your foreclosure options. Missing three or more mortgage payments will trigger your lender to issue a Notice of Default, or NOD, informing you of their intent to foreclose. The NOD will tell give you a date to bring the loan current before they […]

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