It’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about the uncertainty surrounding global markets, the spread of the coronavirus, and tensions in the Middle East, just to name a few. These concerns have caused some to question their investment plans going forward. As an example, in Vanguard’s Global Outlook for 2020, the fund explains,…

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You’ll find detailed information in this video about Federal and State Opportunity Zone investing. On May 17, 2019, at the REALTORS Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo, NAR hosted a discussion on planning for opportunity zone (OZs) investments. The focus of the discussion centered around the question of how the REALTOR® community can engage in efforts…

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Where do you think area rent trends are headed? The Portland and Salem Trends Might Suprise You. With all the media talk about the rising cost of housing in our local Northwest area, you would be likely to believe rents are out of control. That rents are rising and there is no end in sight.…

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This 365-Day Mortgage Rate Forecast Will Impact Leverage and Cash Flow Do your plans include buying an investment property this year? It may not make sense to wait! Mortgage interest rates and investment property prices are both projected to increase significantly throughout 2019 in the Oregon and Portland Metro Market. This will effect Leverage and…

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The experts are in agreement the next economic slowdown is on its way, but that doesn’t mean that the housing markets in the Portland Metro or Suburban areas area will be affected. Let’s get together to go over the differences between an economic slowdown, a housing market crash and rental rates so that you can…

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