Why you should prioritize Housing over Stock Market

Did you know that the return-on-investment in housing can crush what you can expect to earn in the stock market? It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure this out. Watch today’s video for details. Mortgage rates holding at 60yr record lows!

Home Affordability Jumps with Record Low Mortgage Rates!

Did you know that right now, more people can afford to buy a home, than any previous time in history? Record low rates, and home values are helping many go from renting to owning!

Average homeowner using HARP 2.0 saves over $300 per month!

For those of you that have already seen my HARP 2.0 video below … good for you!  There has been many questions about the program, so I felt it was useful to send out again.  Forward this to anyone you know who is underwater on their home loan!

FYI, the average client using this program is saving $300-$500 PER MONTH off their current payment … incredible!

Refinancing will Change or even Save your life!

Did you know that a simple action can forever change your life, and possibly even save it?  It’s true!  Watch today’s video as I give the details … you might be surprised!  Mortgage rates at new record low.

Everything is Improving in Housing – new record low mortgage rates!

Mortgage Rates just hit a new record low today, and everything else seems to be improving in housing. Realtor income rose for first time in 5 years, and the Home Affordability Index just hit a new all-time high. Great time to buy!

Home Repairs Required by Lender for a Mortgage Loan

Home Buyers ask me all the time about what repairs will be required before closing their home purchase. Here’s a list of the most common items, and a few strategies on how to pay for those. Mortgage Rates at Record Lows right now!

Sell a Home Faster with a Closing Cost Credit for the Buyer!

Many home Buyers have less cash to work with when purchasing a new home.  Here’s a great way for a Seller to not only help the Buyer, but also make their home more attractive and sell for a higher price!  Mortgage Rates at Record Lows right now!

3 steps to an easier home loan … Mortgage Rates at new record low!

Getting a home loan these days can be a painful process for many, but it doesn’t have to be.  Here’s 3 great tips on how to make your transaction go much easier.  Mortgage rates just hit new record low!

Buy a new home, even if you are upside-down on your current home loan!

Many Homeowners want to buy their dream home, but think they can’t because they are underwater on their current home.  Watch as I explain how it can be possible to make a move anyway!

Why did my home loan quote today change from yesterday?

How come you get a quote from a lender on Monday, and when you call back to lock on Tuesday, the rate is different?  Here’s a great explanation on what may have caused the change.

Best Mortgage Rates in History … thanks to Greece!

We have just been handed a gift by the Greeks once again.  This is the best time in history to lock a purchase or refinance loan.  Special deals for underwater homeowners and jumbo

Urbanhomewanted.com: Portland Oregon

Stunning townhome on Hayden Bay/Columbia River. BOAT SLIP INCLUDED. The features of a home w/benefits of a condo. NEW SIDING/PAINT PROJECT UNDERWAY-see east end buildings. Custom cab/Italian tile flrs/13’granite island/6-burner range/wine fridge/Office w/desk/Master overlooks marina&river/2nd master on main w/ pvt bath/18 units/appx 3 acres of lawns/trees.MLS#  11389836  2 Bedroom, 2.1 Bathroom, 2240 Square foot Home.

Michelle Maltase
M Maltase Real Estate Group
Michelle Maltase
503-780-7882 Office



Preferred Mortgage Broker 



Cory Williamson –  NMLS #116672
Mortgage Express
Direct   503.489.1664
Cell      503.313.8663
Fax      503.296.2382

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Multnomah Short Sales

Two deeded parking spot, two full bathrooms, two bedrooms, direct view of park, excellent 4th floor location, this has a gym-workout room, community room, light rail near, shopping, restaraunts all near by your new condo. Current tenant has it leased until 3/31/2013 unless they choose to leave early. MLS# 12617238  2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 1203 Square Foot home.

Steven Warne
RE/MAX Equity Group

Preferred Mortgage Broker 




Brett Reichel
Pacific Residential Mortgage
503-784-0482       Cell

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How to Compare Mortgage Rates and Lenders the Right Way!

If you are shopping for a home loan, you MUST know how to choose your rate and lender.  Here’s some great tips on how to get the best possible deal, tailored to fit YOUR needs.  Rates at record lows!