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Our Farewell to Mr. Cason

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvM63y2ldV0 Check out this interview with Mr. Cason Founder and Owner of Cason's Fine Meats. Mr. Cason has been in the meat butchering business for over 30 years. He's the only black-owned butcher in the state of Oregon and has been...

Real Talk with Chris Guinn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4SmzAsfOlc&feature=emb_logo Tinisha Williams With Chris Guinn owner of Dwell Realty and Commercial Broker talks about black ownership in Portland, Oregon, new upcoming major black developments, and the future of black business in...

1031 Exchange In a Nutshell #1322 (1CE) – Douglas Blackwell

The basics from start to finish for a successful 1031 Exchange. Why Exchange? Taxes Deferred with 1031. Role of a Qualified Intermediary. Regulations Governing Qualified Intermediaries. Property Eligible for Exchange. Types of Exchanges. Definition of "BOOT"....

Pop Up & Real Estate Networking Event

Join us on April 2nd from 11:30am - 5pm for a business pop up and real estate networking event! We will be meeting at the PDX Suite Spot located in Historic Chinatown at 4-32 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209. This event welcomes realtors, artists, home owners, home...

Understanding Probate: Effect on Pending Sales #1599 (1CE) – Steven Bennett

Overview of Probate. Purpose of Probate: Estate Administration. Passing Title at Death. Death when a deal is pending. How Spouses Own Property. Income Taxes upon Sale of Decedent' Property. Avoiding probate by adding adult child to the...

Working With Divorcing Clients #1540 (1CE) – Dawn Carter

Join us for updated information as it pertains to working with clients that are going through the divorce process. We will cover: How does divorce impact your clients. Why it matters who gets what. Does the divorce have to be final. What do lenders look at in the...

OREF Forms updates 2022 #1042 (1CE) – Richard Mario

In this class, you will learn about the changes and updates to the OREF Forms Library for 2022. We will also address notable mid-year form updates that happened in August 2021. NEW FORMs in 2022: – OREF 101 – Offer Summary.– OREF 102 – Advisory to Buyer Recording...

Tax Provisions Tips & Planning for Real Estate Agents #1038 (1CE) – Richard Mario

Independent Contractors/Self-Employed. File annual return and pay estimated tax quarterly. Self-Employment Tax (15.3%) and Income Tax. Self-Employment Tax consists of social security and Medicare taxes. No withholding. Deductible Expenses. Necessary and ordinary...

HOA Due Diligence Documents #1034 (1CE) – Carson Horton

• What is HOA Due Diligence?• HOA Detective Insights.• Six Reasons Why Due Diligence is Important.• Due Diligence Documents.• More Insights from The Detective.• HOA Detective Document List.• Know Your Rights.• Insurance Certificate.• Current Reserve Study.• The CIDA...

Tax Code Affecting The Sale Of Homes #1037 (1CE) – Richard Mario

IRC 121: Exclusion Of Gain From Sale Of Principal Residence 1. What is the §121 exclusion? 2. Requirements to claim §121. 3. Married couples. 4. Unmarried joint owners. 5. “Nonqualified use” of the home during the 5-year lookback. 6. 1031 Exchange and like-kind...
5 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Fairway Officer

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Fairway Officer

I have been in the mortgage industry for over seven years now. What initially attracted me to the profession was the deeper my knowledge is on mortgages the more I can help my clients realize their dream of homeownership. What sets me apart from the others in my field...

1031 Exchange In a Nutshell #1322 (1CE) – Douglas Blackwell

1031 Exchange In a Nutshell #1322 (1CE) – Douglas Blackwell

The basics from start to finish for a successful 1031 Exchange. Why Exchange? Taxes Deferred with 1031. Role of a Qualified Intermediary. Regulations Governing Qualified Intermediaries. Property Eligible for Exchange. Types of Exchanges. Definition of "BOOT"....

Pop Up & Real Estate Networking Event

Join us on April 2nd from 11:30am - 5pm for a business pop up and real estate networking event! We will be meeting at the PDX Suite Spot located in Historic Chinatown at 4-32 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97209. This event welcomes realtors, artists, home owners, home...

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DECEMBER 2021 – REAL ESTATE MARKET ACTION REPORT

It’s December and the numbers are in! Here’s your report for the month of December 2021 Portland: The biggest take away from this month was comparing year-over-year the average sale price has increased 15.8% from $494,000 to $571,900. DECEMBER RESIDENTIAL...

NOVEMBER 2021 – REAL ESTATE MARKET ACTION REPORT

It’s November and the numbers are in! Here’s your report for the month of November 2021 Portland: The biggest take away from this month was comparing year-over-year the average sale price has increased 16.1% from $492,000 to $571,100. NOVEMBER RESIDENTIAL...

OCTOBER 2021 – REAL ESTATE MARKET ACTION REPORT

It’s October and the numbers are in! Here’s your report for the month of October 2021 Portland: The biggest take away from this month was comparing year-over-year the average sale price has increased 16.7% from $489,000 to $570,600. OCTOBER RESIDENTIAL HIGHLIGHTSNew...

September 2021 – REAL ESTATE MARKET ACTION REPORT

It’s September and the numbers are in! Here’s your report for the month of September 2021 Portland: The biggest take away from this month was comparing year-over-year the average sale price has increased 17.5% from $485,200 to $570,200. SEPTEMBER RESIDENTIAL...

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DECEMBER 2021 – REAL ESTATE MARKET ACTION REPORT

It’s December and the numbers are in! Here’s your report for the month of December 2021 Portland: The biggest take away from this month was comparing year-over-year the average sale price has increased 15.8% from $494,000 to $571,900. DECEMBER RESIDENTIAL...

The Black Estate Magazine | Vol. 1

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Vol. 1 Launch Party

The Black Estate Magazine’s Launch Party kicked off Downtown Portland at the Embassy Suites by Hilton—a celebration bringing together the publication’s sponsors, marketing partners, and people who will drive the magazine to its full potential. Through months of...
Vol. 1 Launch Party

Vol. 1 Launch Party

The Black Estate Magazine’s Launch Party kicked off Downtown Portland at the Embassy Suites by Hilton—a celebration bringing together the publication’s sponsors, marketing partners, and people who will drive the magazine to its full potential. Through months of...

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