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Selling Your Acreage Property for Maximum Value

Selling Your Acreage Property for Maximum Value

Ready to sell your acreage property and maximize its value? Our latest guide walks you through everything you need to know to attract potential buyers and get the best return on your investment. From enhancing curb appeal to professional photography, we’ve got you covered. Curious to learn more? Check out the full article and let us help you achieve a successful sale!

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May Mortgage Market Update: Navigating the Rise in Rates

Welcome to the latest update on the mortgage market! As we approach the summer selling season, let’s explore the key trends and rates impacting the real estate market in May. Mortgage Rate Trends: This month has seen the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rise to 7.22%,...

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Stunning 33 Acre Farm Setting

Stunning 33 Acre Farm Setting

This stunning 33 acres offers equal parts old-growth wooded trails meandering about expansive grass pastures. Prominent Mt. Hood views provide an idyllic backdrop no matter the season. Lovingly crafted facility with multiple barns, a total of 36 stalls suitable for...

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Beautiful Templeton Equestrian Center on 13 Acres

Beautiful Templeton Equestrian Center on 13 Acres

This turnkey estate is an ideal move-in ready home for boarding, training, breeding programs, and clinics. Immaculately kept infrastructure for the discerning equestrian. Fantastic on-site access to 3,000 acres of riding trails! Comfortable remodeled single-level 4bd,...

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Private 40 Acre Estate with Jaw Dropping Views

Private 40 Acre Estate with Jaw Dropping Views

This country estate is bordered by neighboring Christmas tree farms. Enjoy peace and privacy with conveniences from both the quaint Beavercreek hamlet and Oregon City. Everyday errands for groceries, restaurants and entertainment are a breeze just 6 miles away....

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October Mortgage Outlook

October Mortgage Outlook

Despite recent rate hikes, our customers continue to seek new homes for their families, and many are searching for homes with higher acreage and in more rural locations. Mortgage rates climbed in response to the hawkish comments from the Fed, confirming they will likely raise rates at least one more time before the end of the year.

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Is September Time to Buy?

Is September Time to Buy?

In short, while high-interest rates do create a higher payment, that payment is temporary and can be refinanced later. Once rates begin to drop, prices are expected to rise rapidly, creating bidding wars again.

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Occupancy Exceptions for Conventional Loans

Occupancy Exceptions for Conventional Loans

Did you know Conventional loans allow for occupancy exceptions in certain circumstances?
Occupancy exceptions can be made for borrowers buying a home for a child or parent to qualify with owner-occupied terms.

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July Mortgage Market Update

July Mortgage Market Update

The mortgage market remained flat heading into July 2023. Current market consensus points to the Fed continuing incremental rate increases to slow inflation.

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June Mortgage Market Update

June Mortgage Market Update

Year-over-Year Home Price Growth was 4.3% nationally, but quarterly price growth is slowing rapidly due to increased pressure from rising mortgage rates. Increasing mortgage rates are adding pressure to borrowers already sensitive to monthly payments. Talk with your lender about tools and strategies to stay on budget.

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A Sit Down at Brindle Ridge Farms

Brindle Ridge Farms, a hunter/jumper training, boarding and riding school conveniently located in Ridgefield, Washington is for sale. Features of this well-designed equestrian center and estate include: brand new 75' x 180' indoor arena with 10 stalls, new outdoor...

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May Mortgage News

May Mortgage News

Get the latest May Mortgage News. Recently there has been a slew of misinformation reported on FHFA’s changes to Loan Level Price Adjustments (LLPAs), specifically, news citing that high-credit borrowers will be charged more than low-credit borrowers.

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Kentucky Derby Watch Party Roundup

Kentucky Derby Watch Party Roundup

The Kentucky Derby is one of the most exciting sporting events of the year, and it’s only fitting to watch it in style. Here are some of the best watch parties in Oregon Wine Country, where you can enjoy a delicious meal, a glass of wine, and the best view of the race.

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Holding Out for a Crash? Don’t

Holding Out for a Crash? Don’t

Here in the Portland Metro and Willamette Valley, while velocity and overall real estate transactions continue to be slower than a year ago, the data IS NOT showing any hint of a crash. Real estate consumer sentiment is actually rising, homes that come to the market are still continuing to move, and homes are again selling for over list price.

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Postponed: Crystal Rilee Equestrian Trails Work Party

Postponed: Crystal Rilee Equestrian Trails Work Party

Equestrian trails work party to further strengthen the equestrian community’s commitment to preserving equestrian access to Crystal Rilee’s legacy of an equestrian trail network in the Willamette Valley’s Wilsonville/Newberg area. This event is postponed due to Oregon rain. New date TBD.

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Q1’s Stable Pricing and Low Velocity

Q1’s Stable Pricing and Low Velocity

Stable Pricing and Low Velocity as 2023’s Q1 ends. As we head into Q2 here’s what we’re seeing in the Buyer demand remains strong – absorption is in the 95-100% range and Days on Market is falling.

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Big Snow Days on the Farm

To anyone who was stuck in Portland or on a freeway trying to get home, our sincerest condolences. That was a surprising weather system to experience so late in February.

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