Leaf Program Benefits

Leaf Program Benefits

Leaf Program Benefits   Eugene’s Leaf Program Provides Many Benefits Eugene’s leaf collection program is a stormwater-funded activity that has been available to Eugene citizens since the late 1960s. The program goals are to prevent street flooding caused by...
Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Rates

Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Rates

Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Rates Daily Real Estate News | Friday, March 17, 2017 For the second consecutive week, mortgage rates were on the rise. “As expected, the [Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee] announced its first rate hike of...
What’s the House Size? No One Is Really Sure

What’s the House Size? No One Is Really Sure

What’s the House Size? No One Is Really Sure Just how large a house really is may depend on whom you ask, The Wall Street Journal reports. That’s because appraisers, developers, builders, real estate professionals, tax assessors, and architects all measure...
Americans More Confident In Housing Then Ever Before

Americans More Confident In Housing Then Ever Before

Americans More Confident In Housing Then Ever Before Americans are more confident about their housing prospects than ever before, with more believing now is “a good time” to buy or sell a home, according to the just-released Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index®...
Luxury Owners Go to Extreme for Safety

Luxury Owners Go to Extreme for Safety

Luxury Owners Go to Extreme for Safety From high-resolution security cameras to concrete walls and even safe rooms, some luxury homeowners are taking the idea of home security to a new level. The Wall Street Journal says high-end homeowners are adopting “James...
“Could You Amortize My Escrow?”

“Could You Amortize My Escrow?”

“Could You Amortize My Escrow?” A Translation Guide for the First-Time Homeowner How are you supposed to make informed decisions if you can’t make sense of the information being presented to you? It’s a tall task to get up to speed with all of the potential...
All-Cash Sales Falling Nationwide

All-Cash Sales Falling Nationwide

All-Cash Sales Falling Nationwide All-cash sales are on the decline, accounting for 32.4 percent of total home sales in November 2016, down 4.5 percentage points year over year, according to CoreLogic’s most recent housing data. That’s a significant drop...
Parents May Need a New Mortgage Perspective

Parents May Need a New Mortgage Perspective

Parents May Need a New Mortgage Perspective Parents are having a tough time saving money. Fifty-one percent of parents recently surveyed say their mortgage was having a “major impact” on their ability to save, according to Bankrate’s Money Pulse survey for February....