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Buyer, Listing, Open House, Real Estate Agent, Sellers

Open House – New Construction in Lake Oswego

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

Buyer, Market Conditions, portland, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, Uncategorized

November Portland Metro Market Update

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

Buyer, buying, First-Time Home Buyer, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling, Uncategorized

When is the best time to buy and sell?

I get asked this question ALL. THE. TIME.   I hate to answer with a question but I always do because it always depends.  I tend to start with; When do you NEED to move? What are your goals? How much time and energy do you have now? What's next in your journey?  What is your… Continue reading When is the best time to buy and sell?

Buyer, buying, Home Owner, Listing, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling, Uncategorized

Just Listed – Spacious Taralon Home with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bonus Rooms!!

I have the pleasure of listing this amazing house in the Taralon Community in Happy Valley. A little history on this community: Legend Homes started building homes in this development in the mid-2000's. Legend ended up only building around 15 or so homes before DR Horton took over and finished the development. All of the… Continue reading Just Listed – Spacious Taralon Home with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bonus Rooms!!

Activities and Events, Christmas, Family Activities, Holidays, portland, Uncategorized

Holiday Happenings In and Around PDX

Our holiday schedules are always packed and sometimes the thought of fitting in one more thing can seem impossible...BUT we always manage to add in more! For the longterm Portlanders, these events likely won't be a surprise but I encourage you to go again, support local events and performers to keep the Portland and Christmas… Continue reading Holiday Happenings In and Around PDX

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

October Portland Metro Market Update

Closed sales increased 6.1% from last year in October as well as 8.9% since last month. As the graph below shows, the trend since 2015 has been a decline in October. I was pleasantly surprised to see the increase! What does this mean to you?   If you're a seller: This shows that the demand… Continue reading October Portland Metro Market Update

Activities and Events, Family Activities, Halloween

Halloween Trick or Treat Locations

Not sure where to hit up for trick or treating this year? Check out some of the locations below for kid-friendly locations and times. Alberta Street - 3:30 to 6 p.m.Clackamas Town Center - 5 to 7 p.m.Forest Grove (Main St.) - 4 to 8 p.m.Gresham (Main Ave.) - 4 to 6 p.m.West Linn (Willamette Falls Drive) 3:30 -… Continue reading Halloween Trick or Treat Locations

Market Conditions, portland, Uncategorized

September Portland Metro Market Update

While pending and closed sales as well as average price all rose year over year, they fell slightly from August. This is very typical of the Portland Metro market as we head later into the fall and winter. Check out the Active Residential Listings graph pulled from the RMLS Market Action September 2019 Reporting Period.… Continue reading September Portland Metro Market Update

Buyer, buying, First-Time Home Buyer, Home Owner, portland, Real Estate Agent

3 Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

The decision to go from renter to homeowner is a big one and can be intimidating if tackling alone. It can feel daunting for a good reason too; it’s the single largest purchase most people may ever make.  To help ease your fears and ensure you make the best choices, there are some things and… Continue reading 3 Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer