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
Mother Nature At Her Best
This trip was simply about experiencing more “good life” in a geographic region that I would end up calling “Heaven.” I woke up early one morning with the anticipation of chasing steelhead, but instead of driving to one of my favorite Oregon streams, I was going to fly someplace in the world to find a new one. I decided on traveling to the southern island of New Zealand, to see for myself what the myth and lore of the “Rivers Read more →
Going Green With Big Ideas and A Big Heart
“There is an art in her ways of extracting the non tangibles of an entrepreneurs inner workings and subsequently crafting a brand awareness around it…I call it magic…other people call it a gift.” Michael Knapp Entrepreneur and marketing strategist Holly Hagerman wanted to make an impact in the world. She founded Green Rising Marketing to do just that, making the green movement more successful day by day and company by company. Hagerman believes you can make an impact in whatever Read more →
20 Years of Gratitude and Appreciation
2016 will mark my 20th year in the field of real estate lending. I entered this profession in 1996, as a result of a downsizing in the fisheries department program at a private firm. In the years since, I’ve had the pleasure and honor of providing residential and commercial financing to over 2,350 wonderful families. As I look forward , I am truly thankful and excited to continue this endeavor in a field that has crafted so many incredible long term friendships Read more →
Developing Future Dreams
The wonderful changes noted in Portland’s skyline are the result of Tim O’Brien’s ability to foster professional and equitable collaborations with the city’s finest landowners, developers, architects and designers. -Michael Knapp “Burn the ships,” ordered Hernán Cortés, the Spanish Conquistador, to his crew in 1859. That’s good advice for entrepreneurs today, as national real estate coach Travis Carson has pointed out. When you’re starting a company, you must be fully engaged in your future, pouring your heart and soul into building your dream. Almost 20 Read more →
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- Business Of Disaster: Insurance Firms Profited $400 Million After SandyMore than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.
- For First Time In 130 Years, More Young Adults Live With Parents Than With PartnersLiving with Mom and/or Dad is more popular than any other form of living arrangement among Americans ages 18-34, the Pew Research Center says.
- A Decade Out From The Mortgage Crisis, Former Homeowners Still Grasp For StabilityWith ruined credit ratings atop financial loss, two ex-homeowners tell their story in the mortgage meltdown aftermath. They're wary of jumping back into the market, even if that likelihood is far off.
- Money Transfer Companies Fight Back Against IRS ScammersThere's a phone scam going around where an intimidating caller pretends to be from the IRS, demanding money immediately. There is also an anti-scam going on. At check cashing outlets, employees are dealing with terrified victims demanding to send money to fake IRS agents. Intervening requires awareness, compassion, and a script, just like the scammers […]
- Why One Startup Is Offering Meals Made By Home Cooks And Middle-SchoolersYoung people are looking for new takes on fast food. Enter Josephine, a company that connects home chefs in the San Francisco area with folks in their neighborhood who are hungry for a good meal.
- Report Says Trade Deal Would Boost U.S. Economy, But Opponents Say NoIf Congress were to approve the TransPacific Partnership, the economy would expand by .15 percent by 2032, according to a report by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
- Biden To Announce New Overtime Pay Rules In OhioVice President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to announce a new overtime rule the White House hopes will make millions more American workers eligible for overtime pay.
- Backyard Vacations Are So 2009. Summer '16 Air Travel Expected To Set RecordThe airline industry predicts it will see a 4 percent increase in passengers between June 1 and Aug. 31. The travel rush is contributing to the long waits at airport security checkpoints.