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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”?

Home staging for a quick sale.
Home Owner, Listing, Open House, open houses, portland, Sellers, selling

3 Benefits of Staging a Home for Sale

Selling a home inevitably brings some stress and anxiety to the sellers. It’s normal to ponder and worry about all kinds of things. How long will it take? Will we get a good offer? Fortunately, the benefits of staging a home for sale can bring a lot of peace to the sale process. No matter… Continue reading 3 Benefits of Staging a Home for Sale

open houses, portland, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

How to Have Home Showings that Sell

Deciding to sell your home can feel like a monumental undertaking for some sellers. One of the pieces that can create some stress for owners is the idea of home showings. But with a few tips and tricks, you will be ready to show your house with confidence.