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TriMet’s “Night Stop” drops riders at safe spots in Portland

TriMet has announced it’s Night Stop program, where riders can get closer to their destination after dark. TriMet begins its Night Stop program this weekend in an effort to keep customers safe during winter’s darker months.  A Night Stop allows riders to ask the operator to drop them off at a safe location along the […]

30-year mortgage rates fall below 4% for the first time

On CNN’s website today, Les Christie announced that mortgage rates have fallen below 4% for the first time in history.  This week, rates dropped to 3.94% for a 30-year-fixed-rate loan and 3.26% for a 15-year-fixed-rate loan. Rates this low mean huge savings for borrowers.  Just a drop from the already low rate of 4.60% can […]

Oregon State Bond Loan Program

The Oregon State Bond Loan Program is currently offering two great programs to help qualified buyers purchase a new home.  The “Cash Advantage” option offers buyers a low and fixed interest rate and a cash credit of up to 3% of the loan amount.  The “RateAdvantage” option offers the lowest possible fixed rate loan. For […]

Dream Makers Grant for military first-time homebuyers!

The Dream Makers Program offers grants for down payments to first-time home buyers of modest means who valiantly work to protect our country’s national security. You don’t have to be a Pentagon Federal Credit Union member to benefit from Dream Makers, and you can apply the grant to a mortgage from any financial institution. How […]