“Greater NE Portland is a lot bigger and more diverse in terms of housing styles, lot types and access to services; never more so than the neighborhoods East of inner “NEP” where the communities are often more affordable and offer their own history and amenities. Here to take us on a radio guided tour is Real Estate Broker Dan Anderson of Willamette Realty Group. Welcome to the show Dan!”Listen!
Category: Real Estate
It has not escaped most of us that it is now raining in the Pacific NW. Real estate brokers, appraisers and lenders are looking for air-tight coverage on exterior home paint to protect the structure. If a home owner missed the dry weather and are staring at exterior peeling paint right now, what is their best course of action to protect their home during this coming wet season?Listen!
Lake Oswego is one of the most desirable communities in the Pacific Northwest for families! Tim Walters, Real Estate Broker with ReMax Equity Group has been selling homes in Portland for over 23 years. The focus of this interview is on the real estate options in this small city just south of Portland.
Some highlights of Lake Oswego:
– Yes, there is a lake!
– Located south of Portland on Highway 43
Here’s a stunning figure for you: it is estimated, that 70% of property taxes, nation-wide, are wrongly assessed. In the Portland metropolitan area there are over 560,000 tax accounts, paying in excess of over $3 billion annually in property taxes. Yet, less than 1% of taxpayers in the Portland area challenge the assessor’s value. Could YOU be paying too much? With me now is Steve Anderson, Principal Broker with First Class Properties whose experienced staff has handled thousands of property tax appeals in Oregon.Listen!
Most people do not move simply because they want a different view or new neighbors. More often, it is a change in life that prompts the move such a marriage or a new baby. Or perhaps it’s a job or the desire to downsize. Or, far too often the reason behind that “For Sale” sign is because there is a divorce. My next guest is Principal Broker with ReMax Equity Group,Listen!
In a divorce when your home is sold and you are ready to close, funds may need to be distributed between the former spouses. Senior Escrow Officer at First American Title Company, Bill Hornbeck explains the nuances of closing a sale when there is a divorce.
Be sure to check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this Divorce and Real Estate Series at: www.RetirementReadywithKimDodge.com
Life throws us curve balls and retirement goals need to be re-evaluated. When that curve ball is DIVORCE, it is important to choose the right professionals to guide you including legal protections and home financing.
Mortgage Planning before, during and after can be critical to re-creating your retirement path and staying on it.Listen!
The Summerfield Retirement Community is a hidden jewel in the King City neighborhood in Tigard. Most of the homes were built in the late 1970’s on over 200 acres located just 20 minutes south from downtown Portland.
In this interview, Kim Dodge, Mortgage Consultant with Usher Financial Group interviews Ken Miller, Owner and Realtor of the Ken Miller & Associates Real Estate Firm. “About 1700 people live in the 55+ Summerfield Community,
What should a homeowner expect from a COMPLETE CONVERSATION with a REVERSE MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICER? In this interview, Andrew Usher, Mortgage Consultant with Usher Financial Group joins Kim Dodge to discuss the important questions that need to be asked when considering a Reverse Mortgage. You will be more than surprised at what should be discussed.
Important questions your Reverse Mortgage Consultant should ask:
1. How long do you plan on living in your home?
I really enjoyed our interviews this week Ken and Patrick, you made it easy! Set your clock for 9am Saturday morning and tune in! KBNP.com streaming on your mobile phone or 1410 AM on the radio.