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Yearly Archives: 2007

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“How To Sell Your Home” In Black and White

Daniel Rothamel of Charlottesville, VA hosts The Real Estate Zebra blog. He has started a new video series called “Real Estate In Black and White” and the first video is really cool. We thought we’d post it here since it’s message is universal throughout the

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A Walk in the Park: Hazel Dell Park

Even on these cold December days, a walk in the park is nice. Just getting out, stretching the legs, and breathing some fresh air can be a nice break in your day. Last week I did just that at Hazel Dell Park. As someone who

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Bush Freezes Sub-Prime Mortgage Rates

This week, President Bush reached an agreement with the mortgage industry to freeze rates for up to five years for qualifying people who bought houses in the last few years with subprime loans. The plan would allow distressed borrowers who are current on their payments

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Help For the Flood Victims

People from around the country have been watching the news and seeing the devastation that has happened from the floods in Washington and Oregon. Thankfully, Clark County was left relatively unscathed from the recent deluge that hit the Northwest. But other areas weren’t so lucky.

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Airport Proximity

If you live in Clark County, I hope you realize how blessed you are to live so close to the airport at PDX. I live in East Vancouver and it takes me all of 15 minutes to reach the airport from my house. I think

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Improving Your Credit Score

So how can you improve your credit score? Here are some things you can do to get that FICO score to creep back up to a good score: 1. Order a copy of your credit report. Check it for any errors and contact the credit

Title Tips

Important Title Insurance There are 3 types of Title Insurance policies typically insured for residential properties. The most common is the “Standard” Owner’s policy, the newer HomeOwner’s policy and the Owner’s Extended policy. There are some big differences with each, and here’s some basic information

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Uptown Village Sip & Stroll

Attention Clark County (and Portlander’s, too): This Saturday, December 1st, Uptown Village will be having their Fourth Annual Sip & Stroll event. It sounds like it will be a great time for all. For additional details check out Vintage Urban Homes. Take care, Dale Chumbley