Tigard Oregon Relocation Information

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Tigard Oregon Relocation Information My Tigard Oregon Relocation Information provides a comprehensive resource for all things related to Tigard, Oregon for people coming from other cities and states. I am a real estate agent that knows the Tigard Community very well. I concentrate my real estate activities to the Tigard area and I have been tracking single family home sales for over 4 years. I … [Read more...]

Oregon Property Taxes Trade Offs

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Oregon Property Taxes Trade Offs   Oregon Property Taxes: As a member of the Washington County Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA) for 11 years, I have acquired a greater understanding of our Oregon property tax system than the average citizen, and it seems many government leaders.   The Oregonian ran a story on 2/28/2013 titled “Time to tweak property taxes?” Has time eroded … [Read more...]

Tigard Farmers Market

Tigard Farmers Market

Tigard Farmers Market:  Produce to Die For The Tigard Farmers Market is located at Young's Funeral Home in the parking lot at 11831 SW Pacific Hwy.  The Market runs through Oct. 2010 and is held every Sunday from 9AM to 2PM. This is a temporary location until the permanent one is built in downtown Tigard. Young's Funeral home has always been a big supporter of the local community. They have … [Read more...]

How do Reverse Mortgages work?

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How do reverse mortgages work? Many Seniors have trouble making ends meet because of depleted retirement savings or unexpected medical bills. A reverse mortgage can supply a homeowner with funds and they do not have to move. The Tigard Public Library is sponsoring a seminar on reverse mortgages, the first in a series of seminars designed to inform seniors on how to maintain their independence. … [Read more...]

Stop Scamming Tigard Seniors

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Stop Scamming Tigard Seniors Senior citizens are common targets for scams. Frauds against the senior population happen on a greater frequency than the general population. Learning how to recognize when you are being scammed, can help protect you from becoming a victim. On Wednesday, February 3, 2010, professional from The Oregon Division of Finance and Corporate Securities, the Oregon Dept. … [Read more...]

Bah Humbug Tigard!

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Bah Humbug Tigard! My wife and son went out last night to buy a Christmas tree for a local tree lot. When they got home, with a tree, they said the City of Tigard was forcing the tree lot to move. This incident even made today’s Oregonian, as reported by Bill Oram. The City of Tigard said that Larry’s Custom Christmas Trees was operating an outdoor business in a residential … [Read more...]