2024 Real Estate Landscape: Home Prices, Trends, and Strategies

Tune in for my update on current housing market conditions where I explore factors influencing home prices and offer insight into future trends and solutions for potential homebuyers.

Key points:

1. #MortgageRates

2. #HomePrices

3. #MarketDynamics

4. #FutureOutlook

Homeownership: Financial and Non-Financial Benefits

Checkout my latest video and learn how homeownership can help you build wealth in addition to providing many other benefits!

Please reach out if I can answer any questions or be of assistance!

Real Talk Ep 8: How Realtors Can Lead the Battle for Affordable Housing

With a robust experience spanning over 20 years in the Portland real estate market, including founding Inhabit Real Estate, Eric Hagstette delves into his journey from a “corporate upbringing” to becoming a seasoned expert in the field. Hear the invaluable lessons he learned from adhering to a simple yet effective business plan, which played a pivotal role in expanding his sales territory, and how he seamlessly transitioned those principles into the real estate industry, contributing to his success.

Eric also opens up about his deep-rooted belief in stable housing for all and how it drives his work today. His insights are not just about building a business, but also about fostering community and making a positive impact.

Join us for an enlightening conversation with Eric as we explore the intersections of business acumen and social responsibility in real estate. Don’t forget to subscribe for more “Real Talk” episodes, where we share the real stories behind the industry’s successes.

Real Talk Ep 6 with Rana Schnaubelt: War, Determination, Empowerment, & Connection!

Here is the latest Real Talk episode with Rana Schnaubelt!  She has an INCREDIBLE story that involves war, determination, empowerment, and connection.  Also, a tidbit in the end about how immigrants should prepare themselves to buy. 

Real Talk 5 with Diana Colin: Real Estate Change & Financial Tools

Here is my latest ‘Real Talk’ episode with Diana Colin of the Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors. With more than 38 years of experience in the real estate industry, Diana Colin shares what has and hasn’t changed over the years and how her newer role as the Professional Standards Administrator with the Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors keeps her active with brokers even though she’s no longer a practicing real estate broker. We also talk about her adoption of You Need a Budget in 2019 and how it has brought financial clarity and confidence to her life. ✅

Sign up for these upcoming events!

Money Made Simple, May 1st @10 AM https://pmar.org/event/money-made-sim…

4 Pillars of Financial Well-Being, April 19th or 25th www.swansonhomeloans.com/4pillars/

Attend both and begin the process of improving your financial life!

Diana Colin – Professional Standards Administrator for PMAR dcolin@pmar.org


Real Talk 4 with Steve Scanlon: How to adapt and thrive through change!

Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation between Evan Swanson of Guild Mortgage and Steve Scanlon, CEO & Founder of Rewire Inc.! In just 45 minutes, Steve delves into the complexities of the human brain and its impact on Realtors adapting to new business models. He highlights the innate desires for familiarity, habituation, being right, and feeling in control that may hinder change. However, Steve emphasizes that practicing awareness can unlock creativity and adaptability, paving the way for success in an evolving industry. Tune in to gain valuable insights and stay ahead of the curve! #RealEstate #Adaptability #Success #BrainScience #FutureProjection ✨

The BAC: What’s Next for Oregon Real Estate, Brokers & Consumers?

Recording from March 29th:

Recording from April 4th:

Real Talk 2 with Zayda Arzen: How She got from the Emergency Room into Real Estate

Zayda Arzen from eXp Realty, shares her story from the emergency room into real estate consulting (not sales). She also provides great advice for first time investors on how to get started!

Real Talk 1 with Giovanni Cafiso: Cycling, Family, and Real Estate – Deepening Connections!

Tune in to my interview with, Real Estate Advisor, Giovanni Cafiso of Sotheby’s International Realty. Learn more about his interests, values, and culture and how that influences his business and relationships!

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!