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Rent going up at Astoria apartment complex known as affordable

The rent for some Emerald Heights Apartments is going up, but the prices remain just below market rate at one of Astoria’s few remaining sources of affordable housing.

Deed restrictions that preserved 60 units of the 300-unit complex for...

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Loan Officer Reveals Secret To A Good Night's Sleep

(NAPSI)—John and Jennie were renting a small house in Delray Beach, Florida when the perfect house came on the market: only four blocks from their rental home, 3,400 square feet, with five bedrooms and the biggest yard in the neighborhood. An...

Granny flat is a geodesic dome: Small, second home rises in SW Portland backyard (photos, video)

Granny flat is a geodesic dome: Small, second home rises in SW Portland backyard (photos, video)

Martin Gallagher wanted his mom to live close by, so he built a spare home in his Southwest Portland backyard. Don't imagine a tiny, sweet chalet or...

Lost Valley Farm’s owner seeks to sell dairy

The owner of a Lost Valley Farm in Boardman wants to sell the facility and cattle rather than immediately liquidate the herd as sought by a major creditor.

Greg te Velde has asked a bankruptcy judge for permission hire a real estate broker to...

Keytesville Lions Club surprises soldier with renovated home

KEYTESVILLE — Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Brandon Brown arrived back in mid-Missouri after a year of deployment thinking his homecoming would be a surprise. His family, however, had known of his return for months, and they had a bigger surprise...

Bornstein Seafoods buys apartments for employees in Warrenton

WARRENTON — Bornstein Seafoods has purchased an apartment complex near its Warrenton Deep Sea market to help provide low-cost housing for employees.

The company formed Deep Sea Apartments LLC and hired Easom Property Management to manage the...

Median Portland-area home price tops $400,000 for first time in April

Median Portland-area home price tops $400,000 for first time in April

The Portland-area real estate market revved up in April as the median home price topped $400,000 for the first time.

Closed home sales surged compared with a year...

Get there early for the apple turnovers

I spent the morning in Gearhart the other day. It was a Monday morning and the Pacific Way Bakery and Café was open; they’re closed Tuesday and Wednesday. I got there early enough to snag an apple turnover. If you haven’t had one of their apple...

Campaign spending surges in East Portland Democratic Senate race

Campaign spending surges in East Portland Democratic Senate race

Spending in a much-watched Oregon Senate race surged in the last month, as groups funded by the real estate industry and trial lawyers poured money into the race that will...

5 tips for financing your next home improvement project

(BPT) - Whether it’s transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country.

While many things about renovating...

Building skills, homes for National Women Build Week


Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity board member and volunteer Elsie Heller asks construction volunteers about their day jobs at the the annual Habitat for Humanity's National Women Build Week.

Congress, District 4: Republicans have crowded field to choose from in May primary, while DeFazio faces newcomer
Congress, District 4: Republicans have crowded field to choose from in May primary, while DeFazio faces newcomer

Registered Republicans will choose from a crowded field of five candidates in the May primary for the Fourth Congressional District. Democrats will choose between longtime incumbent Peter DeFazio of Springfield and political newcomer Daniel Arcangel...

4 Tips to Help You Rent Out Your Space Like A Pro

(StatePoint) From city apartments to beach houses, vacation home rental sites like Airbnb, VRBO and others have become popular among homeowners and travelers alike. Renting your entire house or even just one room, especially if there’s a big event...

6 Money Tips for Buying a Home

(StatePoint) When searching for a new home, you may come across some conflicting information, especially about home financing or mortgage loans. Consider these six money tips to help you navigate the process.

• Know your credit profile: Your...

Ben Carson's effort to 'reform' housing safety net would deepen poverty by hurting poorest Americans

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Governor's lakeside home has complicated financial history

JEFFERSON CITY — Shortly after the start of his term last year, Gov. Eric Greitens and his wife, Sheena, bought a lakeside home intended to be an escape.

But even this secluded getaway can’t escape the twists and turns of his first year in...

Days Gone By: March 3-4, 2018

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

March 3-4, 1918

M.E. Hotchkiss, sheepherder for Claud Sloan, is lying near to death at a hotel in Echo while Ira Miller, another herder, is held by the sheriff, without bail, on a charge of...

Pearl District to drop opposition to apartment building near Fremont Bridge

Pearl District to drop opposition to apartment building near Fremont Bridge

The Pearl District Neighborhood Association said it's dropping its opposition to an apartment building proposed near the Fremont Bridge.

The decision clears the...

Portland homes that sold for $300,000 or less

Portland homes that sold for $300,000 or less

Portland median home list price hangs at $450,000, according Redfin. Remember when it was $300,000? - 2018-04-30T16:34:43Z

Short-term rental shakes up life on the hill in Ilwaco

ILWACO, Wash. — A plan to turn a newly purchased house into a vacation rental has divided residents in Sahalee and adjoining Discovery Heights, one of the peninsula’s most desirable residential neighborhoods.

The Ilwaco City Council last week...

Heir of boat-shaped house, long on the market, drops anchor, waits for a buyer (photos)

Heir of boat-shaped house, long on the market, drops anchor, waits for a buyer (photos)

If a house hasn't sold, an anxious seller drops the price, sometimes several times, and if that doesn't work, the property is taken off the market. The owner...

Common summer scams targeting seniors

Summer is typically the season when most of us spend more time relaxing. One group that goes to work in the summer, however, is the scam artists who prey on older adults. As the mercury rises, so do the number of scams targeting seniors.

Keeping...

Financial education and home buyer workshops offered

The Northwest Oregon Regional Housing Center Community Action Team is holding six free education workshops, which are being held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays during the months of May and June.

The First Time Home Buyer Workshop teaches...

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