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How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Portland

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you see that statistic you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes.  They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose on […]

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Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Oregon

Understanding the foreclosure process in Oregon is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property that secures a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun.  But just know that it’s […]

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Can I sell my Portland house in foreclosure?

Do you have a Portland Oregon house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the Oregon foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can sell your property prior to foreclosure. Generally, the […]

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