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
Over, Under And Around
The wonderful blend of intelligence, kindness and confidence equates to the human ingredients that I find most enjoyable in working with Denise Shorter. -Michael Knapp When I consider what defines me in Real Estate, I think of what defines me in life. It’s care and diligence. I take my job personally in that each of my clients is my responsibility to protect and to guide through a process that is ever-changing, and truly has very little in the way Read more →
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 →
- On Wall Street: Not Much Fun, But It Sure Was InterestingMarkets have been seeing some of the biggest stock-price swings in years. And economists say the extreme volatility is starting to weigh down consumer confidence.
- Stock Market's Sudden Correction Might Not Impact Most AmericansOnly about 53 percent of Americans own stocks, and those who do mostly have them in retirement accounts they may not tap for decades. So the stock market's recent drop won't have much effect on them.
- Boeing Case Is Latest Targeting 401(k) Plans With Excessive FeesThe aerospace giant is moving to settle a suit accusing it of mishandling its plan. The case is part of a legal assault by an attorney to stop firms from offering workers high-cost retirement plans.
- Preparing For The Fed's Planned Interest Rate HikeNPR'S Audie Cornish talks to Megan Greene, managing director and chief economist at Manulife, about how the interest rate hike will affect mortgages, auto and student loans, and consumer behavior.
- For Most Of Us, The 'Real' Economy Matters More Than MarketsStock prices may be having a meltdown, but consumers and homebuyers are still pushing the economy forward. In fact, a new round of data suggests the economy is gaining strength even as markets fall.
- Keep Calm And Carry The 1: Investors Often Miscalculate Amid VolatilitySelling after a market plunge, financial experts say, just locks in the loss and prevents investors from participating in the rebound. But human psychology can make that advice excruciating to follow.
- A Nasty Place On Wall Street: What Kind Of A Dive Is This?Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.
- What Does The Market Turmoil Mean For Your Retirement Fund?NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors, about what the sell-off means for retirement investments.
- Commodities Trader 'Somewhat Confident' We've Seen The Worst Of Market FallNPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Chicago-based commodities trader Jack Scoville about this wild day for the markets. He says he hasn't seen anything quite like it in the near 30 years he's been trading.