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The Oregon State Residential Loan Program is newly funded and active again. The Oregon State Bond Program has two different ways to increase home buying power: the CashAdvantage and RateAdvantage home loans. Qualified buyers may choose the CashAdvantage option, which offers a low fixed interest o...
If you are unemployed or underemployed, your income has decreased and you are financially distressed -- there is a program that may be able to help. The Mortgage Assistance Program (MPA) has been funded with $100 million dollars and will help approximately 5000 home owners. Applicants must apply ...
  According to a recent study by Forbes Magazine, three of the most affordable cities are in Texas: San Antonio, Houston and Austin.   The study evaluated communities with populations of 100,000 or more.  It evaluated the cost of living, the job market and the average cost of groceries, health ca...
The owner of this car is certainly doing his/her part to "Keep Portland Weird"!  That's a bumper sticker often seen around town - but usually on fairly ordinary cars.  Maybe because this one was parked in the Hawthorne neighbohood, they were taking it literally.  Not that Hawthorne is more weird ...
As reluctant as I was to have a Christmas tree this year, I have thoroughly loved having one up and watching it sparkle as the light outside changes. Some of you know I was in process of getting ready to have a Bah Humburg holiday this year Until the day I saw the sign at the tree lot on the corn...
Mayy sellers take their homes off the market for much of December because they say that during the holidays not many people are looking.  This thinking is validated by the decrease in the number of times lockboxes were opened the week before Christmas here in the state of Oregon. The graph below ...
  I've been seeing many homeowners taking care of the fix-ups for their homes.  I've seen a few that have decided to remodel their bathrooms, and a few that are getting ready to update their kitchens.  But the majority that I've talked to are planning to hold off on big projects and focus on mai...
As the high temperature today was 36 degrees, I find I am dreaming of a white Christmas NOT! Taken on the West Side of Kauai New Years Day, 2005        

Alexsandra Stewart

Broker - Portland Oregon Real Estate
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