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Real Estate Agent - Wes Sanders Realty
Beside commentary on Portland metro real estate, articles relating to buying or selling a home will appear regularly. Since Wes has a weakness for bakeries, new discoveries will also be listed from time to time. Since I live in West Linn will also try to focus on properties there so clients can have their children in a super school district.
Recently the IRS has tightened up on the document requirements for charitable contributions of personal property.  Quite often when we move, there are a lot of things that we do not want to take with us - so it is the ideal situation for a charitable contribution.One of my clients has a business ...
If you are elderly are have special medical conditions, or have a friend or relative in such circumstances.  You should be aware of the VIAL OF LIFE Project.Emergency medical technicians throughout the United States have been trained to look in the patient's refrigerator for a vial containing the...
Local, Fresh, and Delicious!It's once again that time of the year where fresh fruit and vegetables direct from local farmers will be available to you in your neighborhood!I hope you find this Farmers' Market guide useful as you plan your visit to your neighborhood market, or try visiting some new...
Will You Give Your Kids A Chance? (Five Facts You Need To Know)    Fact # 1:  The "Have's" and the "Have Nots" The gap between the rich and poor is growing rapidly across the United States.  In 1994, for the first time since such records were kept, the richest 20% of US households received a grea...
Made the round trip from Portland to Seattle this weekend to visit my sister and brother-in-law.  They flew in to take a ten day Alaskan cruise - wish it was me.  Had a fun visit, and it was also a bus man's holiday since my sister is a realtor with Long and Foster in Westminster, Maryland.  We h...
First,  the tangibility of real estate. When you have $50,000 invested in a group of stocks, you have, at best, a piece of paper to prove it and the reputation of some financial institution you know very little about to back it up. With real estate, you have an actual physical property with a dee...

W. E. "Wes" Sanders

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Commentary on Portland metro real estate, interesting things and places I run across during a day on the road as a REALTOR!