Author Archives for Allison Pruitt

Memorial Day

Memorial Day: So Much More Than a Day Off Work

May 24, 2019 3:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Memorial Day: So Much More Than a Day Off Work

Sales, three day weekends, BBQs … that’s what Memorial Day is all about to some people. But do you know why this day is a federal holiday? Today we’re going to give you a brief history of the holiday to put it into perspective. This Memorial Day, we also urge you to take a moment... Read More

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8 Tips To Write An Offer

May 23, 2019 3:31 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Tips To Write An Offer

Making an offer on a home is usually your chance to make a first impression on the seller. You don’t want to just throw out a random number and cross your fingers. Even with it being a buyer’s market right now, you still need to make a well thought out offer once you find the... Read More

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Selling Your Home: Access Matters!

May 22, 2019 3:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Selling Your Home: Access Matters!

We’ve confirmed that spring is the best time to sell your home and that both spring and summer are hot times in the real estate market. With those positive factors working for you, are there reasons why your home hasn’t sold yet if it’s been on the market for a while? Maybe you’re not providing... Read More

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Jumbo Interest-Only ARM Loan

May 21, 2019 4:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Jumbo Interest-Only ARM Loan

Alternative Advantages Are you looking for a resource for a jumbo loan, but with a smaller payment than the traditional Principal, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance (PITI)? As part of our Alternative Advantage Program, PRM offers a Jumbo Interest-Only Adjustable Rate Mortgage. Why Would Anyone Want an Interest-Only Mortgage? There are various reasons why someone would... Read More

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Graduation Gift Idea: DIY Money Lei

May 17, 2019 4:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Graduation Gift Idea: DIY Money Lei

With the projected number of high school graduates at around 2.5 million for 2019, and approximately 3 million projected to receive Associates or Bachelor’s degrees, chances are you know someone who is graduating this year. Graduation notices and party invites have probably started rolling into your mailbox by now. What should you give the graduate?... Read More

DIY Office Decoration

May 16, 2019 4:23 pm Published by Comments Off on DIY Office Decoration

If you work in an office, you probably spend almost as much time at your desk as you do in your own house. But often we don’t put too much thought into decorating our office space in a way that will make us feel more at home. We should. According to Johna Revesencio of Fast... Read More

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PRM Community Connections: Scott Holmberg and REACH

May 15, 2019 4:02 pm Published by Comments Off on PRM Community Connections: Scott Holmberg and REACH

At Pacific Residential Mortgage, one of our core values is Serve. We are in the business to serve our customers, our employees, and our communities. Specifically, we focus on child and youth development, supporting programs that engage youth within their communities, schools, and families. It’s our social responsibility to live our values and help those... Read More

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What Motivates People to Sell Houses?

May 13, 2019 4:25 pm Published by Comments Off on What Motivates People to Sell Houses?

Did you know spring is the best time to sell your home? More homes are sold nationwide in the first two weeks of May than any other time of the year, but you’re not too late to put your home on the market if you haven’t done so already. Spring and summer are both peak... Read More

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Farmer’s Market Roundup 2019

May 10, 2019 2:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Farmer’s Market Roundup 2019

With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, flowers and produce are in abundance. What better place to take advantage of all of nature’s bounty than by supporting your local farmer’s market? These days, farmer’s markets aren’t just vegetables; you’ll find free-range meats, artisan baked goods, hand-made pastas and more! We’ve put... Read More

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Open Houses: Pros and Cons

May 9, 2019 4:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Open Houses: Pros and Cons

Based on our research with Google Trends, spring and summer are the peak seasons for buyer interest in open houses, especially in Oregon. This makes sense, especially in the Pacific Northwest region, because more people are willing to venture outside during the nicer weather. If you’re considering hosting an open house, you should weigh the... Read More