Kitchen Features Buyers Will Pay More For

So which kitchen features could possibly add the most value to a home?


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/11/29/kitchen-features-buyers-will-pay-more-for?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BYPeHMB9VrolkF&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Home Improvement Tips, Selling

4 ways Trump’s administration could change or chill the housing market

What we know about mortgage rates, inventory, infrastructure plans and ripple effects from yesteryear
Key Takeaways
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.


http://www.inman.com/2016/11/22/4-ways-trumps-administration-change-chill-housing-market/?utm_source=inbrief&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inbrief&utm_content=20161122%2B%2Btextlink%2B1

 

Posted on November 22, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Market Forecast, Selling

Spread the Message: Equity Is Growing

In states like California, Oregon, and Washington, home owners have seen average increases of nearly $30,000 per person.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/10/11/spread-message-equity-growing?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BX-S$rB9TpUjDH&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Market Forecast, Selling

Paint Primer: Quick, Affordable Change-Artist 

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…


http://realtormag.realtor.org/home-and-design/feature/article/2016/07/paint-primer-quick-affordable-change-artist?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXqkRTB9Q569IR&om_ntype=BTNMonthly

Posted on August 10, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Home Improvement Tips, Selling

Portland Realtors Hoping To ‘Reboot’ Seller Mindset And Increase Inventory

If you were to drill down into sales at the neighborhood/zip code level in cities like San Francisco, Seattle, Denver and Portland, OR, increasingly competitive buyers are snapping up properties at an even faster clip…


http://www.forbes.com/sites/kimslowey/2016/07/21/portland-realtors-hoping-to-reboot-seller-mindset-and-increase-inventory/#39726937817d

Posted on July 21, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Selling

How to Avoid Identity Theft When Moving

People can do a few things to protect themselves from identity theft during a move:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/07/18/how-avoid-identity-theft-when-moving

Posted on July 18, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Selling

Oregon Property Tax – Important Dates & Annual Calendar

Important Dates, Assessment & Tax Rates:


 http://www.ticornw.com/oregon-property-tax-important-dates-annual-calendar/

Posted on July 14, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Selling

The Pros and Cons of Low Mortgage Rates

A few of these pros and cons:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/07/12/pros-and-cons-low-mortgage-rates?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXhUU9B9PtsFJp&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Market Forecast, Selling

Title Issues to Watch Out for at Closing

Here are some common issues title companies say pop up:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/06/21/title-issues-watch-out-for-closing

Posted on June 21, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Selling

6 Common Buyer Questions for Sellers

Home buyers want to know specifics about the homes that pique their interest. So be proactive and address their questions upfront by finding the answers to some of the following questions from your sellers before you list.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/06/14/6-common-buyer-questions-for-sellers?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXYGlMB9Oqy8L4&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on June 14, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Selling