Keep your home show-ready without losing your sanity.
open houses, Sellers, selling, Uncategorized

How to Keep Your Home Show-Ready Without Losing Your Mind

Trying to sell your home and live in it at the same time can feel like living in a bubble. Any towel left on the bathroom floor or dirty dish in the sink is magnified and on display. How can you keep your home show-ready and still live your life? You can do this! If… Continue reading How to Keep Your Home Show-Ready Without Losing Your Mind

Find the best housewarming gifts for your friends and family.
Activities and Events, portland

Top 6 Perfect Housewarming Gifts

Buying a home is one of those significant life milestones that people love to celebrate. It’s not necessarily quite at the ‘getting married’ or ‘having a baby’ level, but it’s a big one. And shopping for perfect housewarming gifts for friends and relatives can be a lot of fun. Here in Portland, OR, and surrounding… Continue reading Top 6 Perfect Housewarming Gifts

For Sale, Listing, Open House, portland

Just Listed! – Perfectly Portland Westmoreland Bungalow

Perfect and incredibly convenient bungalow in the heart of Westmoreland! Just a short distance from multiple parks, Sellwood and Westmoreland shopping and dining areas, golf and the Willamette River…this house is in a perfect location for what Portland has to offer!   With 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, bonus family/media space, a formal dining space… Continue reading Just Listed! – Perfectly Portland Westmoreland Bungalow

Buyer, buying, Home Owner, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling, Uncategorized

Understanding Contingent vs Non-Contingent Offers

https://youtu.be/7tETV1rZPeQ What's the difference? Have you heard the term contingent offer before? This video helps explain the difference between contingent offers and non-contingent offers. This one’s fairly simple to understand and is more relevant right now since we’re in such a competitive market for buyers. Buying contingent means, in order to purchase a home, you… Continue reading Understanding Contingent vs Non-Contingent Offers

Buyer, buying, First-Time Home Buyer, Home Owner

What is Title Insurance?

https://youtu.be/aXPeTd7WMs4 What is title insurance? What is title insurance and why is it part of the real estate transaction? Seeing a line item for $1,500 on your closing estimate can come as surprise to some buyers..but it's there to protect you. Watch to find out more or contact me directly to learn more about Portland… Continue reading What is Title Insurance?

Inaccurate Zestimates
buying, Listing, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, selling

The Trouble with Zestimates: A Guide to Third-Party Home Estimates

Are you someone who enjoys daydreaming about buying a new home or selling your current house to start fresh elsewhere? Many people like to scroll through Zillow listings and ponder the possibilities. But for serious home buyers or sellers, Zestimates and other third-party valuation tools can be problematic. If you are wondering about your home’s… Continue reading The Trouble with Zestimates: A Guide to Third-Party Home Estimates

Fall home maintenance projects
Home Owner

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Your Must-Do Projects

Being a homeowner brings all sorts of perks and benefits. But it also includes plenty of to-do lists, especially at each change of the season. Once autumn arrives, many homeowners wonder what should be on their fall home maintenance checklist. Preparing for winter is a critical task for those who own homes. Extreme weather and… Continue reading Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Your Must-Do Projects

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Resources to help stay safe during wildfires

Oregon Road Closures Statewide Washington Road Closures Statewide Wildfire Evacuation Zones - Clack Co State of Oregon Fires and Hotspots Dashboard Redcross.org Here's a breakdown of evacuation levels from the Oregon office of Emergency Management: Level 1: Be Ready Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and… Continue reading Resources to help stay safe during wildfires

Buyer, Listing, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

Just Listed! – Stunning Happy Valley Home with Incredible Mountain Views

Incredible Mt Hood and valley views are seen from all THREE decks on this Sunrise Heights gem! The open floor plan with an abundance of windows offers beautiful natural light and space perfect for entertaining. This 5-year-old home has 4 beds/3.5 baths, nearly 2,700 sqft, an added bonus space, and an office nook great for… Continue reading Just Listed! – Stunning Happy Valley Home with Incredible Mountain Views

Buyer, Home Owner, Listing, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

Can you trust a “zestimate”?

The Zestimate!! You know, that little number Zillow puts next to your house online that they think your home is worth. Can you trust it?? 🤥 With home values climbing and inventory continuing to be historically low, it’s more important now than ever to understand the value of your largest asset! Zillow makes it easy… Continue reading Can you trust a “zestimate”?