Calling all vets

  Oregon vets are fortunate to have a great home loan program here.  The Oregon Department of Veteran’s Affairs…okay, say that 10 times fast…has a wonderful program: the ORVEThome loan program.   I can say this from personal experience, since I had several veteran buyers here in the Salem Oregon area  last year who used…

It happens here too…

It was announced yesterday that Silver Falls Bank failed.  The FDIC closed the bank and Citizens Bank out of Corvallis is purchasing the bank.  Those branches will reopen on Monday as usual except they will be Citizens Banks. We here in Oregon had spent 2007 and 2008 somewhat insulated from the disasters befalling some other…

AHS Class Action Settlement

Home warranties… AHS or American Home Shield is a large provider of home warranties here in the US.  Home warranties have long been popular with real estate agents to reduce the risk of claims against we agents for misrepresentation…A home warranty will take care of it, many agents assure themselves. I have never been a…