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Inspections: To Fear, or Not to Fear?

By | 2018-05-15T23:05:56+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Home Buy/Sell|

Today’s topic is one that is near and dear to our hearts: inspections, from the buyer’s perspective. When buyers move forward with purchasing a home, it feels very exciting… and then the inspection comes, and the buyer is given a 53-page report detailing everything wrong with the property. Yikes! However, with the right agent by [...]

Understanding Property Taxes

By | 2018-05-15T22:54:22+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Home Buy/Sell|

Property taxes are another concept in real estate that our clients are often confused about. How are property taxes calculated? How can one house in one neighborhood have such a high property tax and another house in an adjacent neighborhood have such a low one? One of the many amazing things about living in Oregon [...]

Don’t Miss these Market Trends for Home Buying/Selling!

By | 2018-05-15T22:24:03+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Home Buy/Sell|

This winter has been an important moment for many home sellers, as several trends are coming together to affect Portland home prices: 1. Housing inventory remains extremely tight. The total number of homes on the market fell 10% in the last quarter – the biggest drop since 2013. It's part of a consistent pattern of [...]

Colleen Bourassa – Skin Care and Wellness

By | 2018-05-03T12:01:29+00:00 May 14th, 2018|FEATURED WOMEN|

Have you seen the commercial with the beautiful 'mature' woman that say, "They say you stop being beautiful when you stop caring...I wonder when that is!?!" Colleen not only epitomizes seasoned beauty but she could teach the model a trick or two! Her philosophy on beauty from within is a lesson we all could embrace! [...]

Melanie Morrison ~ Crochet N More

By | 2018-02-27T20:45:27+00:00 March 27th, 2018|FEATURED WOMEN|

Meet Melanie Morrison, the youngest of six children and an artist with thread and a crochet needle!  Her love for poetry is second only to her crochet animals, blankets and more!      Here's her story in her words: I have been married to the love of my life Tim for six years. I have [...]

Overpriced Houses Don’t Sell

By | 2018-03-26T17:52:28+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Home Buy/Sell|

Overpriced Houses Don't Sell A lot of people ask us, “What’s the best pricing strategy? Should I price my home a little high so we can leave room to negotiate?” That strategy may work in certain markets, but not in this one. One of the most important factors in successfully selling your home in this [...]

Benefits of Listing Now

By | 2018-03-26T17:45:50+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Benefits of Listing Now Despite what you may have heard through the grapevine, there are actually many benefits to listing your home right now! January is traditionally the month for employees to begin new jobs, and those who are transferred or relocated for work usually don’t want to wait until spring to buy their new [...]