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5 Mortgage Items You Can’t Afford To Miss

Posted by Mark Weeks // October 2, 2017

One of the most intimidating aspects of getting a loan is trying to sift between jargon and fact. For something as important as a mortgage there is plenty of misinformation out there. If you talk to five different people you may get five different opinions and observations about their mortgage. One person will tell you how you […]


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4 Real Estate Investing Principals To Live By

Posted by Mark Weeks // September 27, 2017

Us at Opal Ridge Homes have learned a lot about Real Estate Investing.  Read this complete article at https://www.cthomesllc.com/2017/08/4-real-estate-investing-principals-live/ The real estate investing business is more than numbers and properties. You can spend your days studying charts and looking at trends but if you don’t do the little things it doesn’t make a difference. Every investor should treat […]


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6 Hidden Fees That Can Ruin Your Rental Property

Posted by Mark Weeks // September 25, 2017

Every rental property you own should be treated like its own individual business. Like any business you need to know everything that impacts your bottom line. In many cases there are several little things that can eat away at your cash flow if you are not careful. Alone they will not break the bank, or in some […]


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Avoid Foreclosure in Portland Oregon

Posted by Mark Weeks // August 29, 2017

BEST WAYS TO AVOID FORECLOSURE PORTLAND OREGON. Missing more than 3 payments and having a foreclosure process initiated on your property in Portland Oregon can be devastating. But, everything is not as bad as it sounds. Before we get into anything, you need to know what foreclosure is, and how foreclosure in Portland Oregon works. Foreclosure […]


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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by Mark Weeks // February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]


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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by Mark Weeks // February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]


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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by Mark Weeks // February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]


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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Posted by Mark Weeks // January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]


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