Home Owners


April 18, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 11-18, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Green Homes Sell for More; Gen Z Americans already saving to buy homes before they turn 30, and more…   Want to sell your home for more? Go green (HW, April 17) More than 80% of […]
April 11, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 4-11, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Top 10 Lists: Portland is still one of the “Best Places to Live”; Bend offers “Best Work-Life Balance” and more… Vacasa opens its first Oregon real estate brokerage (PBJ, April 9) A little less than a […]
April 4, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 28 – April 4, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Lower mortgage rates spark action, what homebuyers say they want, Zillow Mortgage and more… Freddie Mac: Interest rate drop drives mortgage demand to highest level since 2016 (HW, April 4) The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.08% […]
March 28, 2019

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

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Spring buying season is here; Mortgage rates just had the largest one-week drop in 10 years, and more… Hello refis? Mortgage rates just had the largest one-week drop in 10 years (HW, March 28) Interest rates […]
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 […]