Welcome to River Capital
“The Northwest’s premier mortgage company”
River Capital is one of the Northwest’s premier mortgage companies. Located in downtown Portland, Oregon, we have established trusted relationships with local chartered banks, wholesale lenders, and private investment portfolios. These relationships allow our firm to facilitate lending in a variety of ways. As both a banker and broker, we provide niche loans, Energy Efficient Mortgages, FHA, VA, Reverse Mortgages as well as the means to accommodate conventional financing. Loans for teachers, police officers, and fire fighters are included in our sphere of specialties.
From Our Newsletter
Creating Community Through Golf
“My family and I have been a part of the small town community of Neskowin since the late 1960’s. I’m so proud to be a part of The Neskowin Beach Golf Course.” -Michael Knapp Neskowin, a tiny beach town on Highway 101 about 2 hours from Portland, has been a special place for generations of Oregonians. Quaint cottages, beautiful beaches and a laid-back lifestyle give it a retro charm that’s hard to find elsewhere. And it has a golf course. The Neskowin Read more →
Children Thrive In Ultimate Frisbee
Rising Star Ultimate is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders in and through the sport of ultimate Frisbee. To achieve this goal we offer youth camps, clinics and personalized coaching sessions. Rising Star Ultimate promotes a growth mindset, sportsmanship and communication. This summer we are hosting a series of camps for girls and boys ages 8-18 of all experience levels. Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact team sport that combines elements similar to soccer and basketball played on a Read more →
Taste of Italy – Tours in Tuscany
Astrid has been in love with in Italy since she spent a year in a cultural exchange program near Venice. She later returned to Florence to study art, design, architecture, and food. During that time she began translating Italian at a culinary school where she was able to combine her love for Italy with her love for food. Astrid has collaborated with food artisans throughout the region-from Tuscany, Sicily, Elba, to Liguria, and Morocco. The brief stay turned into five years Read more →
Are Your Investment Returns As Good As You Think They Are?
When people think about their investment returns, they tend to be happy if their account is up and unhappy if their account is down, provided they are paying attention at all. The relationship with their investment advisor or financial planner tends to follow the same pattern. However, this method of evaluating your returns has you looking in the wrong places for the wrong information. The point of understanding absolute vs. relative returns is to enable you to better evaluate your financial performance and to make Read more →
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- New York, University Of California Announce $15 Minimum WageMinimum wage workers in New York state and at the University of California may be on the way to making what activists call "a living wage" of $15 an hour. The wage board in New York met to recommend the raise on Wednesday, the same day as the University of California's announcement that it would […]
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- New Student Loans For A New For-Profit Education SectorFinancing options are multiplying for "coder boot camps" — small, immersive schools that turn out software developers in weeks rather than years.