Things to know before moving to Eugene, Oregon!

Thinking about moving to Eugene, Oregon?  Read about some of the history, and learn about some things that are going on now. Eugene, Oregon is nestled in the Willamette Valley, between the West Coast and the Cascade Mountains.  With Coast, Mountains, Grasslands, Forests, and Rivers all close by…Eugene is a wondrous place. Eugene celebrates diverse landscapes and cultures.  Eugene also boasts a love for the Outdoors, Sustainability, Agriculture, Arts and Science, Food and Beverage, a thriving Start-Up and Technology Sector, and many historic Sports Traditions and Innovations.  Those who live in Eugene, know how special it is.

9 grants and programs to help you buy your first home…

Money issues often stand in the way of home ownership. What you may not realize is that many first-time home buyer programs and grants offer financial help, and you may be eligible for various types of assistance. Your Realtor and your Lender will need to work together as a ‘team’ to ensure a smooth transaction. Be confident that you picked the right professionals, because you asked the right questions ahead of time and did your research.

New Law! Help for the First Time Home Buyer Down Payment

Exciting News for First Time Home Buyers!  Oregon just passed House Bill 4007!  What does this mean for you?       April 1st, 2018, House Bill 4007 was passed by the Oregon House of Representatives, to help First-Time Home buyers with a down payment assistance program.  This allows first-time home buyers in Oregon to […]

Tiny Homes…Big Issues?

tiny home idea - Tiny Home Village Eugene Oregon

Tiny Homes have stirred up some Big Issues.  Learn more about how we move forward from here. Tiny House living is intended to reduce our carbon footprint, and to assist in today’s growing housing crisis.  As the market gains momentum, so can the divide among many to realize their dream of home ownership.  Some people […]

50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

In the month of April, Oregon will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.  Take this opportunity to learn about the history of our State and segregation.  Celebrate the resistance that changed communities and the Nation. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of […]

Ready your home…’FALL IS COMING’

FALL!  My favorite time of year!  The air gets cool and crisp, the leaves turn beautiful shades of reds, purples, and golds.  Simmering crock pots fill your home with comfort, and Football is ready to be played!  Summer is a great time to be out on the go, but now, you realize your home needs […]

Curb Appeal! Decorating and Staging Tips to Sell

Once you’ve decided to put your home on the market, you’re looking to sell quickly for the best possible price. One tactic that can help sell your home faster is staging. At first, staging may seem like a real estate term that doesn’t actually mean anything. Isn’t staging just decorating? Well, not exactly…   Appeal to the […]

Surprise! These things effect your home’s value too…

Some the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values. The neighbors: Not every neighborhood or community has an HOA that can keep the neighbors from going overboard with […]

Avoid these two mistakes!

We all know that searching for and viewing potential homes is the fun part of the home-buying process. The not-so-fun part? The mortgage. But if you don’t pay attention to the details, your mortgage can end up dragging down the enjoyment of your new home and cause some major regrets. Here are a few mistakes to avoid […]

Hidden Homeowner Costs

Budgeting for buying a home can be difficult enough when you’re just weighing mortgage options and a purchase price. But there are many other factors that go into the cost of home ownership. Some of them are one-time expenses that you’ll pay during the home buying process, while others will be recurring costs for as long as you […]