Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes: “The idea of a place of one’s own drives the American story. We became a nation out of a desire to slip the bonds of Europe, which was still in many ... » Learn More about Is Homeownership Still Considered Part of the American Dream?
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Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since ... » Learn More about How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget
If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking for homes to ... » Learn More about What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market
Some Highlights There are a lot of misconceptions about buying or selling a home today, making it challenging to know exactly how to navigate the current real estate landscape. Here’s a little clarity when it comes to 5 common myths about the 2021 housing market. Let’s connect to discuss your needs ... » Learn More about 2021 Real Estate Myth Buster [INFOGRAPHIC]
(Shared by Umatilla County Commissioner George Murdock.) Note: There will be no Weekly Public Officials Update next week. We will return on April 6. To: Public Officials From: George Murdock Subject: Weekly Public Officials Update – Providing ... » Learn More about Umatilla County Public Officials Update March 23, 2021