Disclaimer: Julia Monaghan Real Estate and its employees are not attorneys. The information in this article is not intended to be legal advice. Always consult an attorney with legal questions. Your home is probably one of the biggest assets you own. For most people, it is THE biggest. It’s also one of the few assets… Continue reading 6 Benefits of Putting Your Home in a Trust
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It’s Time To Find Summer Camps for Your Kids
The holiday season is done. Decorations are back in the attic, and you feel like there’s finally a lull in the calendar. But wait! Suddenly, you realize it’s already time to find summer camps for your kids. In February. At Julia Monaghan Real Estate, we understand the scramble to find summer care for your children… Continue reading It’s Time To Find Summer Camps for Your Kids
Getting To Know Oregon City
Kids who attended elementary school in the 1980s likely share one common experience: playing the Oregon Trail computer game. Students simulated a journey along the Oregon Trail, complete with fur trading, rationing food, and possibly dying of dysentery. It was a staple in American education at the time. And the entire goal was to help… Continue reading Getting To Know Oregon City
Exploring Portland’s Multnomah Village Neighborhood
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
6 Steps to Choosing the Right 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
7 Ways To Prepare for a Day of House Hunting
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
Should You Include Appraisal Gap Coverage in Your Offer?
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?
Just Listed: South Burlingame Updated Traditional Home
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
Everything About Lake Oswego Living!
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!
When Shouldn’t You DIY Your Home Projects?
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?