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Why Getting Preapproved Should Be the First Step for Buyers

One way to show you’re serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search. Contact us to get connected with a top-rate professional.

Wondering if You Can Afford to Buy a Home Now?

How do I qualify for a loan and how much down payment will I need to buy a home?  Dawn will guide you through this process and help you understand your options.
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NEW BEGINNINGS…

I would highly recommend Angela Jacobs. She is wonderful on a personal and professional level, and she also gives her time and expertise generously. With her help, I recently purchased and sold a home. She made the process smooth and stress free. I will definitely use her for any real estate transactions in the future and recommend her to friends and family. See her story!

Linda C. – West Linn, OR

Serving Our Community Heroes

Heroes are all around us. Firefighters, first responders, school teachers, healthcare workers, military personnel, and our area police represent some of the local heroes who define our communities. These heroes give so much to our neighborhoods.

A knowledgeable agent and loan officer can help our heroes by finding the right home with the right loan program, specifically designed and created for them and other community heroes.. Contact me today to achieve the American Dream of homeownership!

A Story Book Ending…

“I could not have asked for better realtors to be by my side. Any question I had was answered. Every update they got I had a phone call as soon as they knew. They worked around my schedule. Most importantly they were there for me and after I almost gave up, they gave me the push I needed and am now happily in my first home at 21 years of age.”  See their story!

Mason L.

The Cost of Renting vs. Buying This Spring

Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice...

The Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

If you are in the market to buy a home this year, you may be confused about how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many people you talk to will tell you that you need to save 20% or you won’t be able to secure a mortgage. The truth is that...

What Would Make You Sell Your House?

There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The latest Generational Trends Report from the National Association of Realtors asked recent home sellers to share their reason for moving. The younger the respondents, the more likely their...

Why Pet-Friendly Homes Are in High Demand

If you have pets, you will likely be in search for pet friendly features such as fenced back yards, dog door access, durable flooring and feeding nooks. Renting may have limits to pet ownership, and those limitations can be a catalyst to buying a home. We have 4 dogs...

Data Says April is the Best Month to List Your Home for Sale

The spring housing market is off to the races! The inventory of homes for sale is increasing, buyers are out in force, and interest rates have remained low, piquing the interest of buyers and sellers previously on the fence about making a move. New research from...

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax refunds are often thought of as...

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)?

In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you can do. According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, home...

Don’t Let Your Luck Run Out! Buy A Home This Spring

Some Highlights: Interest Rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have dropped to 4.41% from near 5% in 2018. Take advantage of more inventory coming to market in the spring to find your dream home. Buying now will allow you to start earning equity today! Keep in mind...

7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan...

What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?

In a strong seller’s market, like the one we have experienced over the past few years, bidding wars are common and expected. This makes sense! A seller’s market is defined as a market in which the inventory of homes for sale cannot satisfy the number of buyers who...

3 Tips for Making Your Dream of Buying A Home Come True

Some Highlights: Setting up an automatic savings plan that saves a small amount of every check is one of the best ways to save without thinking too much about it. Living within a budget right now will help you save money for down payments while also paying down other...

How To List Your Home for the Best Price

If your plan for 2019 includes selling your home, you will want to pay attention to where experts believe home values are headed. According to the latest Home Price Index from CoreLogic, home prices increased by 4.7% over the course of 2018. Read...

Thinking of Selling Your House? This is a Perfect Time!

It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that is a good strategy this year. Read...

5 Reasons to Love Hiring A Real Estate Pro

Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help with contracts, explaining the process, negotiations, and pricing (both when...

The KonMari Method: Helping You Prep Your House For Sale

If you want to MOVE your home, set yourself up for success! We all have an individual style that may or may not be the same as the buyers looking at your home. When a prospective buyer enters your home, they need to be able to see themselves there. Too much clutter...

One More Time… You Do Not Need 20% Down to Buy a Home

The largest obstacle renters face when planning to buy a home is saving for a down payment. This challenge is amplified by rising rents, which has eaten into the amount of money renters have leftover for savings each month after paying expenses.  Your DREAM HOME may...

Whose Mortgage Do You Want to Pay? Yours or Your Landlord’s?

There are some people who haven’t purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. However, everyone should realize that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your...

3 Things You Need in a Shifting Real Estate Market

Whether you are thinking of selling your house or buying a home, today’s real estate headlines can be confusing – perhaps even concerning. What is actually happening with mortgage rates? Are home values dropping or are they just rising at a slower pace? What impact...

Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item Learn...

The Difference Having a Professional on Your Side Makes

In today's market, the buyer is saavy in finding a home. That's usually the easy part. After you find a home you like, there are many pieces to the puzzle in negotiating not only the price but the entire transaction. Many don't realize what goes on behind the...

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5000 Meadows Rd. Suite 150
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035