Spring and summer are the prime seasons for people to sell their homes and make a move. And even amid a pandemic, this is holding true. For first-time home sellers, preparing to sell a house can feel overwhelming if they don’t have the right information from the get-go. At Julia Monaghan Real Estate Group, our… Continue reading A Guide for First-Time Home Sellers
When you set out to buy a home, you likely have a robust wish list for your ideal house. You’ve probably narrowed down your needs for bedrooms, bathrooms, and square footage. And you may have an acceptable limit for commute times. But many people also consider school district rankings when buying a home. Whether you… Continue reading Should I Consider School District Rankings When Buying a House?
I have the pleasure of listing one of the sweetest split-levels I've seen in SW Portland! The price on this incredibly convenient home is unbelievable; a recent appraisal (about 1 month ago) came in at $435,000. This West Portland Park neighborhood home sits higher above the street and is surrounded by trees giving a very… Continue reading Just Listed! – Convenient and Adorable Split Level in SW Portland
I am beyond excited to share my new listing in SE Portland! This impeccably maintained Tudor with 3 beds, 2 full baths is just one block from Laurelhurst Park! It has original hardwoods, an updated kitchen, and an upstairs master suite. The home sits higher up on SE Stark for added privacy with a gorgeous,… Continue reading Just Listed – Beautiful Laurelhurst English Tudor!
For adults, moving to a new house usually brings feelings of excitement and eagerness. Even though it’s a lot of work, moving often means a fresh start. For children, however, it can feel very different. Parents often reach out when they need tips for moving with kids because it can be a challenging time. Whether… Continue reading 7 Tips for Moving With Kids
House hunting and home buying are two popular activities in spring and summer. The thrill of seeking until you find just the right property can be a lot of fun. But it’s also a lot of work if you try to do it on your own. If you are in the market to buy a… Continue reading What Is a Buyer’s Agent and Why Do You Need One?
Moving can be stressful. As parents, we know that it’s a big deal for our kids as well, but it can be hard to predict how it will actually impact them. As with any other facet of parenting, what we can do is be intentional and hold the space for our children to move through… Continue reading Moving with Kids: Getting Settled – A Parenting Coaches Opinion
One contingency that protects buyers during the home buying process is the home inspection contingency period. In Oregon, the home inspection period is typically 10 business days long and is the buyer's opportunity to identify any major issues with a home prior to closing.Here are my top tips regarding the home inspection process:1️⃣ Be there… Continue reading The Importance of the Inspection Contingency
I have the pleasure of holding an open house at this beautiful newly constructed modern home in Lake Oswego this Saturday, January 11th. The locally renowned Street of Dreams builder TA Liesy completed this home late last year and you can tell they put a lot of heart and soul into it. The location is… Continue reading Open House – New Construction in Lake Oswego
This month I am simplifying this and breaking it down two different ways for you. Year over year (YOY) and since last month (LM). Year over year (YOY) New listings down 8.3%Pending sales up 19.4%Closed sales up 2.2% Last month (LM) New listings down 30.9%Pending sales down 11.7%Closed sales down 15.3% What does this mean… Continue reading November Portland Metro Market Update