It’s almost impossible to predict when a crisis may occur. From major storms to a global pandemic, the world has experienced a handful of unexpected events in the past few years.
When weathering a storm — figuratively or literally — it’s important to be prepared. That’s why we're sharing information to help you in times when the unexpected happens. You’ll find tips on how to keep you and your family safe during an emergency weather event like a hurricane, tornado or fire. There are also a few pointers for protecting pets during these events.
Emergency preparedness may not be most fun thing to talk about, but it’s still important to make sure you and your family are ready for anything. It is my hope that these tips bring you comfort and peace-of-mind by helping you expect the unexpected!
Finding out that your credit card was compromised is like finding out that someone broke into your house — your privacy was violated, and you just can’t understand how that could have happened. What’s even more frustrating is the impact this incident could have on your credit score if not handled right away. To help you prevent bad actors from gaining access to your credit or debit accounts, we wanted to share some helpful tips on credit card security. Learn how accounts get compromised and ways to protect your personal information, so you can always remain one step ahead of credit thieves.
Below are the latest Real Estate market statistics for Portland and the Surrounding Areas for the full month of April 2021. Click on the image below to see the full seven page detailed report.
Everybody knows it’s important to keep your credit in good shape. Not only is a healthy credit score a good financial practice, but it’s also a way to save money and increase your housing options in some cases.
The information we're providing you this month explores all the hidden perks that accompany great credit, so you understand exactly what that good-to-excellent credit rating can get you. We're also sharing tips to help you build the strong credit you need to take advantage of these benefits, while clearing up a few misconceptions about how a credit score is actually calculated.
Building excellent credit now will prepare you as you apply for a new credit card, auto loan or mortgage in the future. If you’re in the market for a new home now, give us a call! We can walk you through the process and refer you to a great lender who can get you pre-qualified.
Below are the latest Real Estate market statistics for Portland and the Surrounding Areas for the full month of March 2021. Click on the image below to see the full seven page detailed report.
With warmer spring weather right around the corner, you may be starting to dream up ways to make the most out of your backyard in the months ahead. With outdoor gatherings still considered one of the safest ways to spend time with friends and family, your yard could become the new socially distanced hang out place! Why not make it as cozy as can be? Below are eight tips for transforming your outdoor space to enjoy now and throughout the summer. If you want to start on a bigger project, call us for a great contractor referral!
Stock market booms come and go, but real estate typically remains a solid investment. In today’s market, owning a home — or two — is one of the best moves you can make for your portfolio. Even just owning your principal residence is an exceptional way to build your personal wealth!
To bring you more context on why real estate is still the hottest commodity, we wanted to share a few impressive statistics on equity, net worth and asset appreciation that come as great news for homeowners. If you’re thinking about selling as we approach the spring buying season, the information we're sending you this month provides a few reasons why now is the perfect time to make your move.
As your trusted real estate professionals, we are committed to serving your housing needs at the highest possible level. If you want to buy or sell, but you’re concerned about the current inventory, give us a call — there may be more homes out there than you think. We’ll share how we will go above and beyond to make your search a breeze!
Below are the latest Real Estate market statistics for Portland and the Surrounding Areas for the full month of February 2021. Click on the image below to see the full seven page detailed report.
Between the mortgage, student loans and credit cards, paying off debt can feel impossible — but with these tips, it doesn’t have to be! The information below offers popular methods for paying off debt, plus some ways to avoid getting into debt at all. You got this!
We all have dreams worth saving for! Whether you’re putting away money for retirement, a down payment on a home or your kids’ college tuition, it’s easier to save when you have a road map telling you how to get there.
As you track your budget for 2021, remember to track your savings goals too! This Item of Value offers some strategies to help you save for short-term, mid-term and long-term goals. Find out how to determine exactly what you need to save each month to hit your target amount and ways to make it easy. You’ll also learn about a few savings vehicles to help your money grow along the way, so you can pick the one that’s right for you.
Got bigger goals? To make sure you’re saving in the smartest way possible, consider working with a finance professional. Call us for a trusted referral who can help you organize all of your financial plans!
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