Will a Mortgage Cost Me an Arm and a Leg?

Posted by Brad Larsen // May 23, 2018


Figuring mortgage cost on a home can be confusing. Even if this isn’t your first experience with buying a home and calculating your costs, the process leaves many stymied. Knowing all the components will help you understand what’s involved and help you shop for a new home with confidence. A home loan often involves many […]

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Smart Tips to Know When Buying A Home

Posted by Brad Larsen // May 16, 2018


2018 is shaping up to be a great year for buying a home! Home sales were up 20% by the end of 2017, and it looks like that trend will continue this year. That could make 2018 the strongest year for real estate in decades. Consumer confidence in the housing market seems stronger than it’s […]

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Jazz Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal for a Fast Sale!

Posted by Brad Larsen // May 9, 2018


If your home’s curb appeal makes a great first impression, you’re likely to sell it fast and for the listing price. Spring has sprung all around us and it’s the perfect time to spruce up your yard and your flower beds and add some interest to your home’s exterior. It doesn’t take a lot of […]

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Boost Your Home Value Fast With These Dependable Tips

Posted by Brad Larsen // May 2, 2018


Even though it’s still a strong seller’s market here in Lane County, you can still boost your home value to maximize your investment. Little things mean a lot to home buyers, so by focusing on improving living space inside and outside, you can make an impact on buyers. Whether your budget is small or big, […]

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How the Home Foreclosure Process Affects You and Your Future

Posted by Brad Larsen // April 25, 2018


Facing the home foreclosure process is scary. Chances are good that you didn’t plan on foreclosure when you bought your home. Chances are even better that you’ve never been through a home foreclosure and you don’t know what to expect. You can find out more about preventing foreclosure in our article about starting out the New […]

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Why You Should Care About Your Credit Score Before You Find Your Perfect Home

Posted by Brad Larsen // April 18, 2018


Your credit score can make an enormous difference when you’re ready to buy a house. You’re asking for a loan for tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, and you’re asking a lender to give you 15-30 years to pay it off. The interest rate you pay will dramatically affect what you will pay over […]

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How Hot Is The Eugene Real Estate Market This Year?

Posted by Brad Larsen // April 11, 2018


The Eugene real estate market is still hot in 2018! The year 2017 was eye-opening in many ways. Fueled by a long-running seller’s market, the average and median sale prices for homes in Lane County set all-time records. Local realtors expect nothing less in 2018, predicting a strong seller’s market will continue, though most realtors […]

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Smart Additions That Improve the Value of Your Home

Posted by Brad Larsen // April 4, 2018


You can easily improve the value of your home when you make the right additions! Generally speaking, home additions that increase the functional space in a house is more valuable than aesthetic improvements. You can spend as little or as much as you want to improve the value of your home. Big additions like bathrooms […]

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How Do You Stop Foreclosure on Your Home?

Posted by Brad Larsen // March 28, 2018


Are you asking yourself how to stop foreclosure? If you’re struggling to make your mortgage payment, you’re not alone. There are many who never expected to find themselves struggling to make their monthly mortgage. Recent Harvard research indicates that almost 40 million Americans live in houses they can not afford. The study defined home affordability […]

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Clever Home Financing Tips To Ease Your Worries

Posted by Brad Larsen // March 21, 2018


When it comes to paying for your home, you can never have too many home financing tips under your belt. Whether you’re ready to buy a home in Eugene, or you already own one, check out our list of clever tips. Interest-Only Mortgage An interest-only mortgage is just what it sounds like. You pay only […]

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