7 Steps of the Home Buying Process
There are seven steps in the home buying process. Each part of stage of the timeline consists of several activities and paperwork. It doesn’t matter whether this is your first time buying a home or you’ve done it before; the steps are ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on October 6, 2018 in Buying a Home
First Time Home Buyer Oregon Loan Programs
First Time Home Buyer Programs in Oregon
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is Oregon's housing finance agency. The agency aims to help Oregonians with low or moderate incomes obtain stable and affordable housing. With those goals in ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on October 5, 2018 in Financing a Home
Living in Washougal: Here’s What It’s Like [INSIDER’S GUIDE]
Thinking of moving to Washougal, Washington? Living in Washougal means people know your face even if they don’t know your name. Residents enjoy the comfort and familiarity of small-town life. It’s a welcoming community that is small ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on September 16, 2018 in Communities
Living in Camas: Here’s What It’s Like [INSIDER’S GUIDE]
Thinking of moving to Camas, Washington? Living in Camas means being part of a highly-engaged community of people who care deeply about the town and make a habit of getting together for special events. The schools are excellent and well-funded. The ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on August 29, 2018 in Communities
Moving to Vancouver, WA? Here’s What It’s Like [INSIDER’S GUIDE]
Living in Vancouver, Washington means having one foot in the country and the other in suburbia. Vancouver is the fourth largest city in Washington State and part of the Portland, Oregon Metro Area. Yet rivers, foothills, and mountains of the ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on August 19, 2018 in Communities
First Time Home Buyer Washington State Loan Programs
Washington State First Time Homebuyer Programs
The Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC) offers low-interest mortgage programs, down payment assistance and homebuyer education courses. WSHFC was established in 1983 to help Washington ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on July 5, 2017 in Financing a Home
Moving to Portland? Here’s What Living Here is Like [Insider's Guide]
This article was updated 6/10/2020
You can think of moving to Portland, Oregon as an exciting and unique experience - some might even say weird - depending upon comfort level with progressive politics and hipsters.
After all, this is the place ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on October 12, 2016 in Communities
Moving to Seattle? Here’s What Living Here is Like.
Living in Seattle is great, just ask anyone who lives here. Sure, they'll complain about the rain, traffic and graffiti, but they have no plans to leave anytime soon. In fact, more people are moving to Seattle each year; the U.S. Census places ...
Posted by Tony Mariotti on September 27, 2016 in Communities