Affordability of housing is difficult on the Pacific Coast

DS NEWS Report: Home Affordability: The Tale of Two Coasts For all the ink spent keeping tabs how the lack of housing inventory affects affordability, it turns out that affordability hasn’t gone anywhere. Based on the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, released Thursday, housing affordability remained essentially flat throughout all four … Continued

5 Indicators that the Crash is Coming

  Invest now, because there are 5 indicators the crash is coming. That’s right, I’m saying now is a good time to invest in real estate, because the crash is coming. Ask anybody who’s been actively investing in real estate for a good length of time, that person will probably tell you that anytime you … Continued

Is Eugene Next?

Portland City Council passes Relocation Assistance ordinance. On February 2, the Portland City Council unanimously passed an ordinance requiring landlords to pay for the relocation costs of some tenants.  The ordinance applies to Tenants receiving a no-cause eviction or when the landlord raises the rent by more than 10 percent. In October 2016, the Portland … Continued

Oregon Ranks No. 6 in Hottest Housing Market for 2017

In the news this week – as is to be expected – are the projections for Real Estate Investing for 2017: Hottest Housing Markets for 2017 Are you investing in one of the “Hottest Housing Markets for 2017”? Early this month, Zillow released their list of their projected hot hosing market for 2017. Topping their … Continued

Oregon Real Estate Investors Association

Announcing: Oregon REIA It’s the beginning of a beautiful relationship for real estate investors! I have just launched the first meeting of my newest venture, the Oregon Real Estate Investors Association, covering  Eugene, Springfield, (Lane County), Lebanon, Albany, Corvallis, and Roseburg; etc. This website is up and almost ready to serve you, my real estate investor … Continued

What is Seller Financing?

Before there were banks, there was Seller Financing. It’s as old as the Good Book. So what is Seller Financing? When a seller allows a buyer to make payments over time for the purchase of property, it is known as owner financing or seller financing. This form of private financing can take the place of … Continued

Now Hiring

Grateful Nuts Homes is Now Hiring Grateful Nuts Homes is growing and we need the strength of determined, hardworking, honest people to reach out to the community and find those who are thinking about selling their home in the near future. Grateful Nuts Homes is looking for awesome people to join the fast growing team … Continued

What’s the market like?

Deal Analysis Meeting in Portland, OR – As president of the Northwest Real Estate Investors Association, I get asked one question all the time, but lately my answer is different. The question is: “What’s the market like out there in Portland?” the other version is; “What’s the market like down there in Eugene?” Well, the market can be different from … Continued

Investing with IRAs and Growing your Business

Coming this Tuesday night at the Holiday INN in Springfield! Do you want to grow your retirement account with your real estate investments? Do you want to use a check book and flip houses, AND pay less taxes on the income? Do you want to set up a check book IRA, but haven’t found the special … Continued