What we know about mortgage rates, inventory, infrastructure plans and ripple effects from yesteryear
1. Accumulated unsatisfied demand for housing is going to persist no matter what.
2. Mortgage rates would have to approach 5.00 percent to slow things down a lot.
3. One party pulling in unison might achieve revenue-neutral tax reform and more.
4. Spending targeted toward infrastructure will provide little durable boost for the economy.
Higher interest rates this month may be spooking borrowers.
In states like California, Oregon, and Washington, home owners have seen average increases of nearly $30,000 per person.
Life is short. And while no one wants to focus on the end, forcing yourself to do so can ultimately makes things a bit easier for your loved ones—not just emotionally, but financially too. One way to deal with the latter concern is to put your home in a living trust.
This horizontal pattern of interlocking wooden boards was traditionally used to build sheds and barns (but not ships, in spite of its name). Long seen as cheap weatherproofing, shiplap is now being used by designers to cover interior walls.
Consumers across all ages, income brackets, and education levels lack awareness about low-down-payment mortgage options, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey…
Bust the most common misconceptions about home buying:
Conventional real estate wisdom offers paint as an easy and inexpensive decorating tool to transform interior and exterior space. Find non-toxic options, the right colors, and appealing combinations to achieve their goals…
A property that had been dedicated to a sprawling industrial site. Prime downtown real estate. Massive public investments in infrastructure. Visions of luxury apartments, trendy restaurants and hotels, and new public open spaces.
Five luxury estates on two-acre lots in West Linn's Tumwater at Pete's Mountain development will be open to ticket holders ($17, 503-684-1880, streetofdreamspdx.com) from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 30-Aug. 28.