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March 21, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 14-21, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Where to find affordable housing in Oregon, remodeling is on the rise, and more…   Fed downgrades U.S. growth forecast and signals no more rate hikes until 2020 (LA Times, March 20) READ MORE…   Time […]
March 14, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 7-14, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Portland’s best neighborhoods for young professionals, signs of a buyer’s market,  and a class action lawsuit realtors will want to know about and more…   Spring home buying season likely to be strong as mortgage applications […]
March 7, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 1-7, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Homeownership is on the rise; the Top 100 Places to Live; Hawaiians are the happiest in the US and more…   New home sales rise 3.7% in December, signaling promising spring home buying season (Housing Wire, […]
February 28, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 21-28, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  2019 Homebuyer Report, Latino Homeownership, How to Renovate a Midcentury Modern House, and more… 2019 Home Buyer Report: Recent Home Buyers Stretched, Future Hunters Optimistic (NerdWallet, Feb. 26) Key findings Upping the ante.Nearly half (45%) of […]
February 21, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 14-21, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Home equity levels, interest rates, a market swing and more… Good news, homebuyers, there are more homes for sale (Housing Wire, Feb. 20) In January, inventory increases at the fastest rate in nearly four years. READ […]
February 14, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 7-14, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Equity-rich properties, Oregon Senate passes rent control, new research on aspiring homebuyers and more…   Oregon Senators Pass 1st-In-Nation Statewide Rent Control (OPB, Feb. 13) Under Senate Bill 608, landlords across the state could raise rent no […]
February 7, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 1-7, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Market shifts, Millennial budgets, the financial impact of living in your parents’ basement and more… To sell a home fast, here’s what to focus on, real estate experts agree (CNBC, Feb. 6) Real estate expert Sean Conlon agrees […]
January 31, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, January 24-31, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Please click on the below headlines for links to each story. Here’s where homeowners are relocating (Housing Wire, Jan. 30) Portland ranks 4th highest migration inflow (with a net inflow of over 4,000) in the fourth […]
January 24, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, January 17-24, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Please click on the below headlines for links to each story. Hottest Hoods: The Portland-area neighborhoods where the most homes sold in 2018 (Portland Business Journal, Jan. 23) The suburbs remain the hot ticket as inventory […]
January 17, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, January 10-17, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Please click on the below headlines for links to each story. Zillow to begin buying, selling homes in 5 new markets in 2019 (Housing Wire, Jan. 17) Zillow will begin buying and selling homes through its […]