Where are all the Portland area foreclosures?


Portland has a significant “shadow inventory” of foreclosures.  In today’s video, I share details about this and what you can do if you want to buy or sell a home in this market!

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How to get a home loan without an appraisal!


Did you know there are actually mortgage loan programs available that don’t require you to have an appraisal? Did you know that if you qualify for the HARP refinance program, it doesn’t matter how far upside-down you are? Watch for details!

You CAN Buy a Home Again After a Short-Sale or Foreclosure!


Even if you lost your prior home, there is hope for you to own again.  Watch today’s video as I run down the waiting time for you to get back in the saddle!

Mortgage Insurance defined and how to Avoid Paying it!


Did you know that there is away to avoid paying monthly mortgage-insurance, even if you have less than 20% equity or downpayment?  Watch today’s video!

Short Sale Myths vs Reality – should you do one?


Many homeowners are still upside-down on their mortgage loans, and not sure what to do.  In today’s video, I explain the pros and cons of completing a short-sale.

Nine mortgage mistakes to avoid when buying a home


You would be surprised at the things people do when trying to get a home loan.  Watch today’s video to avoid the most common errors and make sure you get the best deal possible!

Does your mortgage bank send your financial info overseas?


Did you know that most big banks outsource their loan processing and other parts of the mortgage application process?  Don’t let your finances go to a foreign country – watch today’s video for details