Kim Cumbo – AirBnB SuperHost

enter By | 2018-06-03T19:34:52+00:00 June 11th, 2018|FEATURED WOMEN| Need a great place to stay in the heart of Portland far less expensive than the local hotels? You’ve got to see The Slater House PDX and its host! Kim Gordon-Cumbo is not only a 5 1/2 veteran Airbnb SuperHost for The Slater House PDX in Portland, Oregon; […]

Julie Allen – Women’s Online Clothing Boutique

By | 2018-06-04T15:47:30+00:00 June 4th, 2018|FEATURED WOMEN|

Too often Julie experienced, and heard others, talk about crying in the dressing room. Her goal is to carry pieces that help women feel just as beautiful as they truly are. She believes all women, all bodies are beautiful and deserve to walk with confidence. […]

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 | 2018-06-04T15:49:40+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 [...]