April 3, 2019
Upcoming Events & Education
Join PMAR Friday, April 19, to honor 2019 Portland First Citizen, Ron Herndon. As the Director of Albina Head Start, Ron has made a huge impact in the community and has touched the lives of many. We will also be honoring 2019 PMAR Realtor® Good Neighbor recipient, Shelly Brown of Eleete Real Estate and 2019 Future First Citizen Isabella Mounsey. PMAR is proud to recognize these citizens who are making a difference in our community.
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HOWNW.COM™ Certified Specialist
Don't miss this limited opportunity to earn your HCS designation! This class was developed to help Realtors® address buyers' concerns about homeownership affordability and to provide practical hands-on information about financing programs and products that may help financially challenged or first time homebuyers in the Portland metropolitan region.
E thics & LARRC
Start the year off strong by completing your 2019-2020 Ethics requirement as well as the Law and Rule Required Course on June 6th! You can sign up for just Ethics, just LARRC, or both! 
Portland-Area Home Prices Climb at Slowest Rate in 6 Years
Home prices in the Portland metro area continued
their upward climb in January but at their slowest rate since 2012. Portland metro area home values rose 3.35% in January compared with a year ago, according to the S&P/Case Shiller home price index. That’s slower than national gains of 4.6 % year-over-year.

New Asbestos Requirements: What You Need to Know
Oregon has new requirements for handling asbestos.The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality requires property owners and contractors to identify asbestos and to properly handle, package and dispose of asbestos waste from demolition and renovation projects. Properly handling asbestos protects public health and the environment. 

P ut a Ring on it? Single Women Putting a Down Payment On It
The share of single female home buyers in the
last three years has increased from 15% to 18%, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Single women outpace single men when it comes
to home purchases.

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education, events & more for 2019!