It’s hard to find a more fun and charming spot than Portland’s Multnomah Village neighborhood. With its quirky mixture of high-end galleries, local shops, and cozy bars, this SW PDX area is a gem. Exploring different Portland neighborhoods is a favorite pastime for us at Julia Monaghan Real Estate. And helping clients buy or sell… Continue reading Exploring Portland’s Multnomah Village Neighborhood
Buying a new home is a fun and exciting process. One of the first steps in that process is deciding where you want to live. Location is so important, but how do you determine where you want to land? Let's walk through the steps to choosing the right neighborhood for your new home. At Julia… Continue reading 6 Steps to Choosing the Right Neighborhood
Dreaming about owning a home is fun as you imagine your family living there and making it your own. But actually finding a house that is a good fit can feel time-consuming and stressful. But the good news is that it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. By taking time to prepare for a day of… Continue reading 7 Ways To Prepare for a Day of House Hunting
Playing the real estate game sometimes involves a bit of luck and good timing. But the most essential piece of a successful real estate journey is strategy. And depending on the market, appraisal gap coverage may be an important part of your strategy as a buyer. At Julia Monaghan Real Estate, we recognize the leap… Continue reading Should You Include Appraisal Gap Coverage in Your Offer?
Tucked away on a quiet street but still close to nearly everything in SWPDX including schools, shopping, parks & more. Bright kitchen w/ quartz countertops & SS appliances flows to dining area that opens to private fenced yard with newer deck; perfect for entertaining & play! Large primary suite + walk-in closet plus 3 additional… Continue reading Just Listed: South Burlingame Updated Traditional Home
Are you ready to get out of the city and buy your own home in the suburbs? In this episode of Live, Love, Learn Portland, I’m going to tell you all about one of my favorite suburbs: Lake Oswego. We’ll focus on this community’s downtown area to give you an idea of everything Lake Oswego… Continue reading Everything About Lake Oswego Living!
Home projects can be so satisfying. Starting with a lackluster or nonfunctional space and making it fabulous is what drives the DIY enthusiast. Yours truly has been neck-deep in home projects lately! But there are times when you should refrain from picking up the hammer and call a professional. So when shouldn’t you DIY your… Continue reading When Shouldn’t You DIY Your Home Projects?
Your home is one of your largest investments, and it likely also holds immeasurable sentimental value. Keeping a house in tip-top shape requires vigilance and ongoing work, but it pays off by protecting your equity. Tackling these critical spring and summer home maintenance projects will keep you on track. Are you getting ready to buy… Continue reading 9 Spring and Summer Home Maintenance Projects
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