I am beyond excited for my brokerage to be hosting a pictures with Santa client event this year! Earlier in 2019 we hosted an Easter event at the Oregon Golf Club with tons of kids activities and treats including an egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny. We partnered with Embrace Oregon and took… Continue reading Pictures with Santa and Toy Drive
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
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
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
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
Desirable Taralon Community 4 bedroom/2.5bathroom townhome in Happy Valley. Open floor plan with lots of natural light. The living area has slider access to private and beautifully maintained backyard with patio that backs to green space -- in better words, you don't have another home backed up to yours but a view of mature trees… Continue reading Just Listed – Beautiful & Spacious, Happy Valley Townhome!
There are two options available to you if you no longer need a real estate property. You can either sell it or turn it into a rental with both options have their pros and cons. Consider your choices and select the option that makes the most sense for your situation and financial goals. Selling Your… Continue reading Should you sell your property or turn it into a rental?
This beautifully maintained 4 bedroom/2.5 bathroom home located at end of cul-de-sac in the desirable Taralon community can't be missed. Enjoy the quiet balance this home offers being situated near walking trails & parks, but also by shopping (Happy Valley Town Center w/ New Seasons!) & many restaurants. The community also includes pool, exercise room,… Continue reading Just Listed – Happy Valley 4 Bedroom/2.5 Bath Detached Home
As the Portland Metro area grows and it's population spreads further out the more buyers (and sellers) need to have guidance from their realtor on items like wells and septic systems. If you are considering a move to or selling real property where there is a private well you should understand your rights and responsibilities so you are protecting yourself and your family.
There are several strategies available to make your house more appealing to potential buyers. An easy and inexpensive way to increase your home's salability is to remove excess furniture and items and declutter.