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HOWNW.com™ is a free consumer resource committed to offering information without obligation. Find resources for becoming a homeowner, applying for loans, working with a Realtor®, a real estate glossary, and more.

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HOWNW.com™ was created to make buyers aware of home purchase programs. Many of these programs are available to individuals or households whose income is below a certain amount.

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Education

There are many types of homebuyer seminars. While they all serve various needs only those that meet the educational requirements, when homebuyer education is required to use a specific program, are listed on this site.

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Military Resources

Resources for the service members, veterans and their families

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Are you having problems paying your mortgage? Learn how to avoid foreclosure and keep your home. Also, warning signs of foreclosure rescue scams.

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Resources for improving credit, avoiding predatory lenders, and ensuring that your home is healthy and safe from hazardous materials and environmental concerns.

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90 percent of Oregonians surveyed said they feel it’s important to have services allowing them to age in place. Visit our Forever Home/Aging in Place page for financial, homeownership and renovation resources.

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Knowledge is said to open doors. This is literally true when it comes to buying a home. To become a first-time homebuyer, you need to know where and how to begin the homebuying process. The following questions and answers have been carefully selected to give you a foundation of basic knowledge.

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Recent News

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Since June is National Home Ownership Month, we created a modern and new HOWNW.com ad.  Please stop by our HOWNW.com facebook page to see our new ad.  It was also featured in the Home section of the Oregonian on June 7th and is in the June issue of the SE Examiner. Please share this great […]

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April is Fair Housing Month   Throughout our national history, some groups of people have benefited more from housing opportunities than others. The federal Fair Housing Act, initially adopted in the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and subsequently augmented through amendments to the Act, prohibits discrimination in housing based on […]

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As you may have seen on Facebook earlier today: On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve announced its first emergency rate cut since the financial crisis due to mounting concerns over the economic impact from a potential coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. The Fed’s rate cut was unscheduled. It also marks the largest one-time cut—half a percentage […]

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This Veterans day at HOWNW.com™ we celebrate and honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.  To those in uniform serving today and to those who have served in the past, we honor you today and every day. Our goal at the Portland Metropolitan […]

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