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Oregon Topics: Real Estate

An ornate old house in Athena. Residential real estate suffered in the wake of the mortgage crisis that hit in 2008. (Scenic photo No. umaD0022)

An ornate old house in Athena. Residential real estate suffered in the wake of the mortgage crisis that hit in 2008. (Oregon State Archives Photo umaD0022)

Owning a home continues to be a fundamental part of the "American Dream." Low interest rates and government programs for first time home buyers have made the dream a reality for more Oregonians than ever. However, the mortgage crisis that developed in 2008 revealed significant problems with the system. This guide highlights some of the many resources related to buying and selling real estate.

 

 

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