Q4 Housing Outlook

Late Fall and Winter is a favorable time to look at houses! Learn more by watching this short video.

Housing Bust? Or Busted Media?

Let’s face it, the media does a good job of grabbing your attention, but are they sharing honest, factual information? Watch this video to learn more.

FHA Loan Refresher

I think there is a good chance that FHA loans are going to be utilized more in the coming years. Watch this video to learn more about what an FHA loan is and how it may benefit you.

What is a mortgage recast?

What is a mortgage recast, how does it work, and who can take advantage of it? Watch to learn more!

2020’s Housing

It’s a new year and a new decade! In this video I review the Portland, Oregon housing statistics and what we should expect to see over the next 10 years. Hint, hint…. home-ownership rates and housing demand will likely increase!

Questions, comments? We would love to hear from you!

Interest Rates – 2020 Forecast

It’s a new decade! What can we expect interest rates to do? Watch this weeks video to learn more.

2020 Housing Outlook

Happy New Year!
I thought I would share what experts have predicted for the housing market in 2020. Watch this video to learn more!
If you have questions please reach out. We would love to hear from you!

Improved Mortgage Rates – Should I Refinance?

Mortgage rates are at their best in over a year. Does that mean you should refinance?

There are a few different factors that you need to consider before making the decision to refinance.

Watch this week’s video to learn more.


Questions or comments? Please reach out at www.swansonhomeloans.com OR 503.488.1808.

I’d be happy to help! Thanks!

Should I buy or rent?

Tired of paying rent and wondering if homeownership is right for you?  There is no doubt that owning your home can significantly improve your financial standing in the long-term.

In fact, a recent survey showed that homeownership was a greater predictor of net worth than age or education (see HERE).

In this video I talk about some of the benefits and risks of owning a home:

If you’d like to learn about your options for buying a home in a no pressure environment please contact me today to schedule an initial conversation.


6 home loan details to prepare prior to making an offer

Have you found the home you love and now you’re ready to make an offer?  There are six details you should be prepared to communicate to your Realtor to insure the transaction goes smoothly.

Watch this short video to learn what they are:

If you are wanting to work with a lender that is dedicated to delivering home loans without surprises please contact us today!