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
The Portland Metro area loves its farmers’ markets, and for good reason. With the bounty of the Pacific Northwest all around us, there is a dizzying array of produce, plants, seafood, and more. I am a complete sucker for any farmers’ market anywhere, but I do have a few favorites around town. Our Julia Monaghan… Continue reading Top Portland Metro Farmers’ Markets
If you are someone who likes variety, you will love getting to know Southwest Portland. Of the six main areas of the city, none of them offer a broader spectrum of homes and neighborhoods. Southwest Portland has the city’s most urban and suburban environments. It also sports one of Portland's most popular neighborhoods to live… Continue reading Getting To Know Southwest Portland
Portland, OR, has been an official city since 1851. It boasts stately old homes in long-established neighborhoods throughout town. However, it also has a relatively new section. South Portland, the narrow strip of land between the Willamette River and I-5, is barely 20 years old. So in a sense, we are all getting to know… Continue reading Getting To Know South Portland
https://youtu.be/pDhqL0hx0aA In this quick Valentines video, I'll give you four signs to be on the lookout for.
The holidays might look different for a lot of people this year. With the pandemic still in full swing, gatherings may not happen the same way they have in the past. But perhaps now more than ever, we’re ready to embrace the joy of the holiday spirit. Choosing a perfect holiday gift for someone special… Continue reading The Perfect Holiday Gift Guide: Portland, OR and Beyond
Most home buying and selling activity occurs in the spring and summer months. But you can successfully sell your home during the holidays with a little help from a dedicated real estate agent. In fact, many people find that it’s an excellent time to sell. ‘Tis the season to get the home of your dreams.… Continue reading 5 Reasons It’s Great to Sell Your Home During the Holidays
https://youtu.be/3yvhBjXgzS4 It's not THAT scary!! 👻🖤 Don’t be TRICKED into thinking that this market is too scary for house hunting! It’s not that scary. I’m Julia Monaghan, licensed real estate broker in Oregon and I’m here to tell you, that with strategy and a good broker on your team, things can be a lot less… Continue reading A Scary Portland Real Estate Market??
Buying a home is one of those significant life milestones that people love to celebrate. It’s not necessarily quite at the ‘getting married’ or ‘having a baby’ level, but it’s a big one. And shopping for perfect housewarming gifts for friends and relatives can be a lot of fun. Here in Portland, OR, and surrounding… Continue reading Top 6 Perfect Housewarming Gifts
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