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Category: Buying a Home

    Finding Your Perfect Home in a Fixer Upper

    By Cano Real Estate | March 23, 2024

    If you haven’t found a home you love that’s in your budget, it may be worth thinking through all your options, including fixer-uppers. Sometimes the perfect home for you is the one you perfect after buying it. To see what’s available in our area, let’s connect. Read More

    4 Tips To Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home

    By Cano Real Estate | March 20, 2024

    Are you thinking about buying a home in the Vancouver, Washington area soon? If so, you should know today’s market is competitive in the entire Clark County and Portland metro area because the number of homes for sale is still low – and that’s leading to multiple-offer scenarios. And moving into the peak homebuying season this spring, this is only expected to ramp up more. Read More

    Strategic Tips for Buying Your First Home

    By Cano Real Estate | February 28, 2024

    Buying your first home is a big, exciting step and a major milestone that has the power to improve your life. As a first-time homebuyer, it's a dream you can make come true, but there are some hurdles you'll need to overcome in today’s housing market – specifically the limited supply of houses for sale in Vancouver, WA and ongoing affordability challenges. Read More

    Why So Many People Fall in Love with Homeownership

    By Cano Real Estate | February 14, 2024

    Becoming a homeowner is a journey – and it may have been a long road to get to the point where you’re ready to take the plunge. If you’re seriously considering leaving behind your rental and making this commitment, you should know the emotions that come with this owning a home are powerful. Read More

    The Dramatic Impact of Homeownership on Net Worth

    By Cano Real Estate | January 15, 2024

    If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home this year, here’s a powerful insight that could give you the clarity and confidence you need to make your decision. Every three years, the Federal Reserve releases the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), which compares net worth for homeowners and renters. The latest report shows the average homeowner’s net worth... Read More

    People Are Still Moving, Even with Today’s Affordability Challenges

    By Cano Real Estate | November 16, 2023

    If you're thinking about buying or selling a home in the Vancouver, Washington or Portland, Oregon areas, you might have heard that it’s tough right now because mortgage rates are higher than they’ve been over the past few years, and home prices are rising. It’s true that buying a home has become more expensive over the past couple of years, but people are still moving. Read More

    Unpacking the Long-Term Benefits of Homeownership

    By Cano Real Estate | October 5, 2023

    If you’re wondering if it still makes sense to buy a home today, it's important to focus on the long-term advantages that come with homeownership. Read More

    What Experts Project for Home Prices Over the Next 5 Years

    By Cano Real Estate | September 12, 2023

    According to the experts, home prices are expected to grow over the next five years at a more normal pace. If you’re ready to become a homeowner, know that buying today can set you up for long-term success as home values (and your own net worth) grow. Read More

    Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

    By Cano Real Estate | August 18, 2023

    In today’s real estate market, you may have more negotiating power than before. When putting together an offer, your trusted real estate advisor will help you think through what levers to pull and which ones you may not want to compromise on. Read More

    Owning a Home Helps Protect Against Inflation

    By Cano Real Estate | May 30, 2023

    You’re probably feeling the impact of high inflation every day as prices have gone up on groceries, gas, and more. If you’re a renter, you’re likely experiencing it a lot as your rent continues to rise. Between all of those elevated costs and uncertainty about a potential recession, you may be wondering if it still makes sense to buy a home today. Read More

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Nathan was very responsive and professional throughout our selling experience. He was sure we were comfortable and knowledgeable about each step of the process. His team reflected his sense of friendliness and customer service. He is very personable and appreciates the emotional connection individuals have attached when buying and selling their homes.
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