la garande homes: Make sure you are ready to buy when you write that offer! - 08/17/10 11:50 AM
Two words....Get Prequalified!  Before you go and look inside the home of your dreams it is a good idea to sit down with your lender and get prequalified.  Lenders are asking for more documentation these days so be ready to show them copies of everything except your kitchen sink.
The process can be daunting but if you are working with a Realtor who knows your market and is a full time Realtor he/she will be able to assist you in gathering documents and talking with lenders.
It can be a real bummer if you find your dream home that cost $200,000 … (2 comments)

la garande homes: La Grande Real Estate in the snow! - 12/15/09 12:36 PM
Well, today was our first major snowfall and things were quite icy and slippery while driving around Union County showing La Grande Real Estate.
Common sense things for showing property in the snow. 
Kitty litter to use for traction...comes in easy to spread boxes now.
Shovel for digging down to pavement/gravel looking for traction.
Tire chains...they aren't just a decorative item for your trunk!
Water and a few Power Bars or Candy Bars for energy from all that digging!
Shoe covers to protect the flooring of homes you show  OR take off your does matter!
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la garande homes: UNION COUNTY REAL #1 MOTHER - SON REAL ESTATE TEAM - 03/22/08 01:25 PM
Hi everyone,
Just a note to let you know how well things are going since my son, Jeff Clark, joined me as a partner last year.
Union County Real Estate and Union County Listings are our speciality.  We handle all types of real estate in Northeast Oregon. So you can search La Grande Listings, Island City Listings, Union County Listings, La Grande Homes, Island City homes, Union county homes, Northeast Oregon homes and you'll find out website.  Our websited is or
We love referrals and pay 25% referrals and take wonderful care of your referred clients.  Our team provides real estate services … (0 comments)

Brenda Jackson (John J. Howard & Associates)

Brenda Jackson

La Grande, OR

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