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Fun & Free Activities To Do From Home

We all know staying home is the best thing you can do right now to help fight the spread of COVID-19, but it can be hard! Everyone needs some distraction from the news and something fun to fill the time, so scroll down to see our list of fun, free, activities you…

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How to Research the History of Your Home

Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? You likely know who owned it before you, and maybe you know the history of your neighborhood, but by doing a little sleuthing, you can learn so much more!1. Talk to your neighbors! Your neighbors are a great source of informal information on…

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How To Appeal Your Property Taxes

Are your property taxes too high? Here’s what you need to know about the appeal process with some important links. First of all, the Board of Property Tax Appeals (BoPTA) cannot set the amount of tax that you owe – they can only change the valuations on which taxes are based or…

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Agent Talk: Kate Fulford on Portland House Flipping

House flipping? What is it? In general, house flipping is the process of purchasing a house and selling it for profit. The profit comes from price appreciation through a hot market or from capital investments in the home through repairs and sometimes both. This is where the logistics can get tough. You…

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Preparing Your Home For A Wet, Portland Winter

As the cooler months settle in, and the drizzle picks up, it’s important to make sure you prepare your home for a wet, Portland winter. Taking these steps will save you money on last-minute repairs and reduce heating costs. Here are 10 things you can do to winterize your Portland home. Maximize…

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Tis the season…for property taxes

DID YOU KNOW? Annual Property Tax statements were mailed out last month. If you didn’t receive your statement click here to look it up (click “Guest Login”). Head over to Multnomah County’s Website to see the appeal process and find out what you need to do to appeal your taxes. Remember, IF YOU DON’T SUBMIT YOUR…

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