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3 Factors To Help Decide Whether To Rent Or Purchase A Home

Whether to buy or rent is an intensely personal decision, dependent on your individual circumstances as much as the housing market. “If this is not the time for you, there will be a time in the future, there will be a property, there will be an appropriate mortgage product,” says Amy Tierce, a real …

Restoring a historic house: 8 tips and tricks before getting started

Beware of water damage<p><i>Editor’s note: This story was originally published</i> <i>in</i> <i>May 2016. It has been updated with new information.</i><p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between roundups of historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>…

Try the minimalist lifestyle at this tiny-house resort in Oregon

If you are not sure that the micro-home lifestyle is for you, a stay of a few nights in one of the five tiny houses available at Mt. Hood Tiny House …

Best Time for Selling a Home

Selling a home can take months, but if you list it during specific dates, so-called “magic windows,” you might be able to speed up the process and …

Real Estate

What I wish I'd known when buying my first home: 18 tips and pitfalls to avoid

Eight nail biting months and finally, we have moved into our first home. It's been a treacherous journey full of hurdles - here's what I wish we knew …

DIY- Classic Picnic Table - Quiet Corner

Squeeze the whole family in at the summer barbecue by creating a classic American picnic table with integrated benches or picking up a ready-made …

Portland International Airport Is Getting Poochy Potties And It's Not The Only One

Portland International Airport is opening up an indoor potty for pooches by August, so your travel companion won’t have to hold it after long …

Oregon Breweries Excel at 2016 World Beer Cup

Held only once every two years since 1996, the <b>World Beer Cup</b> is an international beer judging competition that is held in conjunction with the United …

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While making money on rental properties is obviously a good thing, losing money has certain benefits as well. The IRS lets you use losses on cashflow-negative properties in different ways, such as offsetting other rental income. Renting a property for less than its mortgage payment can be a smarter …