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Monthly Archives: November 2007

Title Tips

Important Title Insurance There are 3 types of Title Insurance policies typically insured for residential properties. The most common is the “Standard” Owner’s policy, the newer HomeOwner’s policy and the Owner’s Extended policy. There are some big differences with each, and here’s some basic information

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Uptown Village Sip & Stroll

Attention Clark County (and Portlander’s, too): This Saturday, December 1st, Uptown Village will be having their Fourth Annual Sip & Stroll event. It sounds like it will be a great time for all. For additional details check out Vintage Urban Homes. Take care, Dale Chumbley

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The #1 Way To NOT Sell Your Home

As a follow up to yesterday’s post I came across an article from a Realtor in Charlottesville, VA. It is really well stated and I thought it would prove useful here in Clark County as well. You can read the whole article at the Real

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Vancouver, WA Real Estate Hot Spot

Hello Clark County, Our October stats just came in and I thought I’d share a few things. First off, our inventory dropped slightly from 12 months to 11.4 months. What does this mean? It means that if no new listings come on the market it

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Credit Score Basics

It’s good to understand what factors affect your credit (FICO) score. The better you control these factors, the higher your score will be. Your FICO score is based on the following information: • Payment History – Your payment history determines approximately 35% of your total

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Nicaragua Thanksgiving

Thursday night at 10:30 p.m. KPTV Channel 12 will be airing a special presentation. It was filmed in Nicaragua. It highlights life inside the landfill outside the capital city of Managua. A whole city has been formed inside this most horrible location that lives off

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A Good Credit Score is Vital

Many of you are probably aware that there have been BIG changes in the mortgage industry in the past few months. There has been a lot of talk about the sub-prime mortgage market going belly-up. This is referring to mortgages that were given to people

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English Estate Wine Sale and Art Fair

This weekend and the weekend after Thanksgiving you will find a great opportunity to sample some great local wines and check out some local artisans wares. That’s right, it is the second annual Fall Wine Sale and Art Fair at the English Estate Winery. If

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Vintage Urban Homes

Today we have four new listings coming on the market. All are classic vintage homes downtown Vancouver. They range in age from the turn of the century to the mid 1930’s. I have created a site where you can look at the flyers and will

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Fall Back Clark County

It is that time again. Time to roll back the trusty clock that we set our lives to. Tonight at 2 AM we roll it back to 1 AM. This is the one that we always look forward to since we gain an hour of