Blog: portlandduplex

How To Finance A Fixer

Wed, 07 Mar 2012 - For most people, if you can’t get a loan, you can buy the house or duplex, and in today’s tough banking environment, it is hard to get loans on fixer properties. This post explores a few options for “creative” financing. http://www.brianporter.com/portland-real-estate-blog

The new lending environment

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 - The rules that lenders follow have been changing over the past few years, but I want to point out a few things that have happend to me recently that illustrate these changes. I have a 4-plex listing in SE Portland, and upon inspection, it was determined that not all of the bedrooms have a proper […]