Leah Wright - WA Buyer Specialist's Blog Posts

Leah Wright - WA Buyer Specialist's Blog Posts

Whether You Rent Or Buy Either Way Youre Paying A Mortgage
There are some renters who have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living ...

Think All Millennials Live In Their Parents Basement Think Again
According to the Census Bureau, millennials have overtaken baby boomers as the largest generation in U.S. History. Millennials, or America's youth born between 1982-2000, now ...

For The Love Of Fall
Mumley Family Love the FallIt's official: Summer is over. As those words are being read millions of educators take a deep breath and a long sigh as they turn in their sunglasses an...

Buying Is Now Thirty Seven Percent Cheaper Than Renting In Us
The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in...

Sales Of Distressed Properties Hit New Low
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report revealing that distressed property sales accounted for 4% o...

Have You Put Aside Enough For Closing Costs
There are many potential homebuyers, and even sellers, who believe that you need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home, or move on to their next home. Time after time,...

Ready To Make An Offer 4 Tips For Success
So you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market you want to make sure you mak...

Reasons To Buy This Fall
It’s that time of year; the seasons are changing and with them come thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get-togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fen...

Value Of Representation
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Top 5 Favorite Restaurants Within Reach Of Vancouver
Growing up in a fairly large family two things were inevitable as I grew older. First, I learned how to fight for myself in everything from business to Settlers of Catan (if you do...

Here Comes The Housing Inventory
Here Comes The Housing InventoryAlmost every real estate conversation revolves around the continuous rise in house values over the last four years. Some have even mentioned a conce...

Getting Real With Jordan And Christie Local Heroes
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Real Estate 2016 Will Be The Best Year In A Decade
A few weeks ago, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators point to this spring being the busiest since 2006.”Now, Freddie M...

Siren Salon Best Of Clark County Nominee
    The most important and influential aspect of any business is the culture it creates for their employees and their customers. The moment you enter into their...

Getting Real With Jordan And Christie
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Steps To Buying A Home In Vancouver Washington
In this post, I'll be writing about buying a home in Vancouver, Washington, but most of this information applies to buying a home anywhere in Washington or another state, so read o...

Possibilities
For the most part buyers have no intention of buying something unless they can make it their own. What is the point of owning a home, where memories are made, where life is lived, ...

School Spotlight On Union High School
Location, Location, Location! You've heard it a million times, but what makes a location so important in the home buying process? Many buyers are looking for specific areas of town...

New Year Beckons Change
Ever wonder why the New Year is such a catalyst for change? Somehow, just because the last set of numbers in the date tick up we all see it as a reason for change. Maybe ...

Why Everything Is Better In The Pacific Northwest
There are many reasons why thousands of people choose to not only vacation in the Pacific Northwest each year, but choose to call these lush lands their home.  The locals are ...

Things To Do Places To See And Fun To Be Had During The Holiday Season In Portland Oregon SW Washin
The holiday season is my absolute favorite time of the year, and one of the BEST things about living in the Pacific Northwest is designated seasons and good ole American holiday...

Clark County Open Studios
Are you an art buff or looking for something fun and free to do next weekend? Check out the Clark County Open Studios, a free and self-guided tour where local artists open up their...

New Owners For This Beautiful Home In Vancouver
2814 NE 185th Court ...

Custom Fishers Landing Home Welcomes Happy New Owners
18400 NE 42nd Circle$315,0004 bedrooms2.5 baths1,963 square feet...

New Buyers For This Beautiful Discovery View Townhome
3708 Nicholson Road$231,0001,615 Square FeetCongratulations to the new buyers of this gorgeous property!...

Spacious Brush Prairie Home On Acreage Just Sold
Best regards to the proud new owners of this beautiful and spacious Brush Prairie home!Four bedroomsTwo and a half baths2,2925 square feetSold for $525,000...

10904 NE 8th Circle Welcomes Happy New Buyers
Beautiful New Condo Now SoldNew condominiumThree bedroomsTwo baths1,490 square feetSold for $197,900...

First Oregon Volunteer Calvary
LIVING HISTORY: 1ST OREGON VOLUNTEER CAVALRY(July 4th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm) Help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War by joining costumed re-enactor...

Burton Neighborhood
Burton The Burton Neighborhood is located approximately six miles East of Downtown Vancouver’s City Center. The neighborhood spans over 169 acres and is one of the only neighborh...

Lincoln Neighborhood
Lincoln Just south of 53rd Street in Downtown Vancouver, you’ll find the Lincoln Neighborhood. The neighborhood is primarily single-family homes, although apartments do reside in...

Marrion Neighborhood
Marrion Home to nearly 3,000 residents, the Marrion Neighborhood is ideal for those seeking a quiet residential area and surrounding greenery. Some of the oldest homes in Clark Cou...

Bagley Downs Neighborhood
Bagley DownsThe Bagley Downs Neighborhood is located in the heart of Vancouver mid-way between I-5 and I-205, bordered by the Fourth Plain corridor, near Fort Vancouver High School...

Carter Park Neighborhood
Carter ParkJust North of Downtown Vancouver is the Carter Park neighborhood. You’ll recognize this neighborhood by the 1920s and 1940s style architecture, though there are also n...

Fishers Landing Neighborhood
Fisher’s LandingIf you’re looking for a quiet residential area with access to great schools, Fisher’s Landing may be exactly what you’re seeking. With tree-lined streets, n...

Camas Parks And Recreation Camtown Youth Festival Poster Contest
Poster designs now being acceptedCamas Parks and Recreation is now accepting entries for the Camtown Youth Festival poster contest.  Entries must be turned in by&nbs...

Getting Real With Jordan And Christie Happy Saint Patricks Day From FDR
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Tomato Tomatoe Vancouver Farmers Market Opens March 21st
You say Tomato, I say Tomatoe; The Vancouver Farmers Market kick's off on March 21st & 22nd, 2015 and run until November 1st, 2015.This open air market is Southwest ...

Five Indications That Time Is Ripe To Buy A Vancouver Area
    Spring signals the traditional start of real estate’s busy selling season, and while that’s all well and fine, when it comes to making your own moment...

Jordan And Christie Getting Real Explore Officers Row In Vancouver
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FDRs Top PDX Area Auctions As Of March 14 2015
5.  725 SW WILLOW CREEK, Beaverton, OR 970074.  1111 SE 130TH AVE, Portland, OR 972333.  15575 SW BRIDLE HILLS DR, Beaverton, OR 970072.  21410 SW ROCK RD, Aloh...

What Questions To Ask When Purchasing A Home
Wondering what kind of questions to ask when buying a home? Find out in this week's edition of Getting Real with Jordan Mumley and Christie Conley!...

Being Your Own Boss And Getting A Home Loan
    You don’t have to tell anyone who is self-employed that there are extra costs that go with the benefits. In addition to the long hours and weight of res...

Bella Vista Park City Of Vancouver
This 5.32 acre neighborhood park is located in the Bella Vista Neighborhood. This park is perfect for neighborhood gatherings and family activities.  There is a community gard...

Jordan And Christie Getting Real Introduce Us To Our New Ride At Front Door Realty
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Clark Public Utilities Warns Of Power Disconnect SCAM
The following is from Clark Public Utilities;WARNING: We're continuing to hear from customers who have received calls claiming to be from Clark Public Utilities and threatening to ...

Every Kid In A Park Initiative Free Annual Park Pass For Fourth Graders
Every Kid in a ParkIn the lead up to the 100th birthday of the National Park Service in 2016, the President’s Every Kid in a Park initiative is a call to action to get ...

Secure Those Mortgage Rates Now
According to Freddie Mac, home buyers and refinancers may want to lock in their rates now. Fixed-rate mortgages inched higher for the second consecutive week amid a stronger employ...

Coming Soon In Vancouver 98661 Neighborhood
This super cute, move-in ready house has three bedrooms, one bath, features a huge lot/yard and is situated in a cul-de-sac.  This home will...

Coming Soon In Evergreen School District
This 1000+ sq foot home features an enclosed carport, RV parking, room to build a shop, HUGE yard, and MOVE IN READY!  The garage is converted to a 3rd bed...

Getting Real With Jordan And Christie January 28 2015
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Getting Real With Jordan And Christie February 04 2015
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Free 100 Point Energy Inspection In Clark County
WHAT: Free 100-point energy inspection by Revival Energy Group and a $250 rebate for energy efficiency improvements through Clean Energy Works. The rebate offer runs through F...

Gorgeous Custom Washougal Home In Lookout Ridge Sold By Christie
455 N Y ST, WASHOUGAL, WA 98671Too many fantastic features in this custom beauty with unique floor plan-definitely designed with entertaining in mind! High end features i...

Washougal Auction Property With River View And Acreage
36211 SE SUNSET VW RD, WASHOUGAL, WA 986714 bedroom, 3.1 bathroom residence built in 1965 with 3404 square feet. **PLEASE CONTACT LISTING AGENT FOR OCCUPANCY STATUS BEFORE VIEWING....

Ginger It Does A Body Good
It seems everyone in my life has some sort of plague.  You know; cough, sore throat, general malaise.  Hopefully it won’t turn into a Zombie Apocalypse.  However, ...

Humane Society Of Southwest Washington Walk Run With The Animals Registration Information
Saturday, May 2 @ Esther Short ParkThe biggest celebration of animal lovers is back, and it's better than ever! This is the year to form a team. All new team competition incen...

Check Credit Long Before Mortgage Application Time
    Everyone expects that finding and buying the right Vancouver home will take a good deal of attention and energy. After all, it’s as important a purc...

Union High School Auction Property With Five Bedrooms And Private Flag Lot
1114 NE 169TH AVE, VANCOUVER, WA 98684Five bedroom home plus main floor den in Union High School District! Soaring ceilings in the entry, laminate floors, gas heat/fireplace, ...

Kids Discover Camp At Humane Society Of Southwest Washington
Discover Camp is back for another summer full of fun with the dogs and cats. This year, campers will delve into a world of possibilities as we explore animal careers! From doctors ...

The Benefits Of A 203k Loan To Buy The Fixer Upper Of Your Dreams
Odds are if you have been looking into purchasing a home you have may have discovered that while they generally have "good bones" they also may need some tender lovi...

Simple Steps To Reduce Your Local Mortgage Costs
    Mortgage rates may rise or fall this spring (lately they seem to be falling!)—but that needn’t prevent you from saving even more money when it’s time...

Locating That Thingamajig After You Have Relocated Your House
Your bags are packed, you're ready to go, but, do you know where things will be when you get there?   Here are a few tips on how to keep your move organized.  Following t...

Free Down Payment Assistance Grant
Are you currently working on saving up the hard earned cash to put a down payment on a home purchase and feel that dream home is just beyond your grasp?  The NHF Platinum home...

Invitation To Free Class On Benefits Of Buying A HUD Home
Front Door Realty cordially invites you join us for a free class on the Benefits of Buying a HUD Home;For Home Buyers exclusively! Join us at the Front Door Realty office and learn...

Time To Get Under The Hood Of That House
    Congrats! Your offer has been accepted and you are officially in escrow. Now what?  Usually the first order of business is to arrange your Vancouver ...

Help Keep Jack Frost At Bay In Your Community
    With this blustering, chilly weather hanging around, it's important to check on your elderly neighbors to make sure they are keeping warm enough.   Som...

Vancouver First Time Home Buyers Cut Through Economic Haze
    Vancouver first-time home buyers in 2015 are faced with a question that hasn’t changed for generations: is it more practical to buy right now, or to con...

Clark County Holiday Lights Tour Guide
Grab your cocoa, set your GPS, and get ready to tour homes that are lit up in the holiday spirit in Clark County!East Vancouver15006 N.E. 38th St. Penguins play in this displa...

Free Community Thanksgiving Meals In Vancouver
Here is a list where people can get a free Thanksgiving meal from local establishments in Vancouver;.• Chronis' Restaurant, free dinner, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, ...

A Long Winters Nap
It’s that time of year where we start to yearn for the colorful fall foliage to start greeting us in the morning.  Before you settle into your sweater and sip a cup of you...


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