Monthly Archives: September 2010

Welcome to Portland–Part 2

Hello again….I am back with more tips and information for people moving to the beautiful city of Portland, Oregon. Welcome! In Part 1 of my tips for Portland newbies, we covered such topics as DMV and car registration, the different … Continue reading

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The Simpsons are…going to Portland!

One of the best reasons to live in Portland is because The Simpsons are from here. Yes, The Simpsons. Those Simpsons. Not those other Simpsons, but The Simpsons. For years, it was debated which Springfield was the actual Springfield that … Continue reading

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FHA is Changing The Rules of Mortgage Insurance

On October 4th, Your FHA Buying Power is Going Down. FHA loans will have higher monthly payments after October 3rd due to rule changes regarding Mortgage Insurance (MI). Both Upfront and Monthly MI are changing. For example, this means that … Continue reading

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