Lowell Real Estate News
Thursday Mar 26 | via OregonLive.com
It's getting harder and harder for the average wage-earner to consider buying a house in the Portland area. It's getting harder for the average Portland-area resident to buy a house -- more than three times harder over the last two years, a new study has found. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Canadian Business Magazine
Looking for a ray of hope in Canada's beaten-down commodity industries? Take a gander at forest company stocks. This sector has been almost counter-cyclical to the much larger energy and mining sectors for more than a decade. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via Beach Connection
Still looking for an idea on where to stay on the Oregon coast for spring break? There is a dizzying array of options, but not everyone has openings right now. Or perhaps you just don't know where to look. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via The Oregonian
Homeowners are often stuck when they owe more than they can sell their homes for. Foreclosures and short sales helped reduce the number of underwater mortgages and the housing market has begun improving. Comment?
Feb 25, 2015 | via Business Journal
A San Francisco mortgage refinancing company likes what it sees in Oregon enough to make the Beaver State its third market. Lenda , a web-based platform that allows homeowners to complete a mortgage refinance completely online, is expanding from California and Washington into Oregon. Comment?
10 min ago | via Christian Science Monitor
Credit cards are a cornerstone of Americans' purchasing habits, but knowing how to use them is important. And part of that is knowing how to separate truth from myth when it comes to credit cards. Comment?
12 min ago | via Scotsman.com
The place has to have atmosphere, the food has to be good - knowing my sister, a decent steak may well be required - something a little bit special, but not in the I-might-need-a-second-mortgage bracket. Mother and I are running out of ideas, so why not ask Birthday Girl herself? Situated in what was once an 18th-century asylum, between Edinburgh's student heartland and the Old Town, Hotel du Vin opened in the capital in 2008, part of the popular luxury boutique hotel chain. Comment?
14 min ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Homes and docks damaged by Superstorm Sandy remain uninhabitable in the Broad Channel section of Queens, New York, on, Jan. 3, 2013.The storm drained the coffers of the national flood insurance program. [Associated Press] At her small beach house that sits in a flood zone, Nancy Loft-Powers worries. Comment?
20 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
WELLFLEET The phrase "one of a kind" gets thrown around a lot by real estate agents, but this "three-bedroom" home may actually fit the broker hyperbole. Comment?
52 min ago | via CBC News
Premier Philippe Couillard spoke passionately on Sunday about what he said is Quebec's need to balance its books. "Many of you have houses, families, you have payments each month on your mortgages," Couillard said at an event in Brossard in defence of the Liberals' new budget. Comment?
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