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Buying a home in a seller's market is tricky but not impossible.
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Yes, You Can Buy a House in a Seller’s Market

You may have heard the real estate horror stories of the hoops a buyer jumps through in a seller's market. There are urban legends of high bidding wars or unexpected discoveries from an eager buyer who skipped the home inspection contingency.  Are you nervous yet? Don't be! There are reliable methods for buying in a… Continue reading Yes, You Can Buy a House in a Seller’s Market

Don't hesitate to ask questions when interviewing mortgage lenders.
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5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Mortgage Lender

Unless you plan to pay cash, you’ll need to shop for a mortgage before you hunt for your new home. With so many lenders out there, it can be intimidating to make this decision. There are several questions to ask when choosing a mortgage lender so that you can feel confident in the process.  To… Continue reading 5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Mortgage Lender

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Just Listed: Impeccably Maintained Clackamas Home

Conveniently located home central to shopping, restaurants, parks, and schools. 4 bedroom | 2.5 baths with two living spaces and loads of storage in oversized attached garage. The big fenced backyard with large deck has lots of sun exposure could be a gardeners paradise! Upgrades include: New roof/gutters in 2018New water heater in 2019Exterior paint… Continue reading Just Listed: Impeccably Maintained Clackamas Home

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Just Listed: Spacious Happy Valley Townhome

Conveniently located townhome backs to green space & within blocks of shops/restaurants. 3 beds | 2.5 baths with loads of storage + a huge bonus space in daylight basement. Upper deck has beautiful views & covered lower patio provides privacy & fenced low maintenance yard. Tankless water heater & zonal heat/ductless mini splits add efficient… Continue reading Just Listed: Spacious Happy Valley Townhome

Negotiating repairs after a home inspection doesn't have to be scary.
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Your Guide to Successfully Negotiating Repairs After a Home Inspection

Searching for the perfect home can be a challenging process, especially in a competitive market. So finding THE ONE is cause for celebration. But before you seal the deal on your new home, you face the critical home inspection and repair negotiation period. As the buyer or seller, negotiating repairs after a home inspection can… Continue reading Your Guide to Successfully Negotiating Repairs After a Home Inspection

Buying new construction requires expert representation.
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5 Tips for Navigating the New Construction Home Buying Process

Have you been watching the housing market, but you haven’t found the perfect home? You have another option. Build the perfect home! This undertaking is exciting, but understanding the new construction home buying process is crucial to having a successful purchase. If you’re thinking about a move, give Julia Monaghan Real Estate a call. We… Continue reading 5 Tips for Navigating the New Construction Home Buying Process

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Just Listed: Updated Overlook Bungalow

This renovated home is perfectly situated near Killingsworth & Greeley amenities but on quieter and wide street. The following was all completed in 2016/17: a full kitchen/bath remodel with gas range and new appliances, a primary ensuite was added on upper level, new sewer and water lines were installed, a new driveway was laid, plus… Continue reading Just Listed: Updated Overlook Bungalow

Home architectural styles are fun to study and explore.
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A Guide To Home Architectural Styles

When looking at houses, you probably know what you like, but do you know what it’s called? House hunting often introduces people to home architectural styles they love but might not be able to name. Learning about the different options can help you narrow and define your home search. Portland, OR, and the surrounding area… Continue reading A Guide To Home Architectural Styles