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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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
Should I Consider School District Rankings When Buying a House?
When you set out to buy a home, you likely have a robust wish list for your ideal house. You’ve probably narrowed down your needs for bedrooms, bathrooms, and square footage. And you may have an acceptable limit for commute times. But many people also consider school district rankings when buying a home. Whether you… Continue reading Should I Consider School District Rankings When Buying a House?
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: Oregon City Traditional ranch on quiet cul-de-sac
Traditional bright south-facing ranch on large lot tucked at end of a cul-de-sac. This home has it all; convenience, beauty, functionality & affordability. Minutes away from the revitalized downtown Oregon City, shopping at Hilltop, schools and parks. Open kitchen with large island overlooks living and bonus rooms making it perfect for entertaining and cozy nights… Continue reading Just Listed: Oregon City Traditional ranch on quiet cul-de-sac
9 Spring and Summer Home Maintenance 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
How Do Underground Oil Tanks Impact Real Estate Transactions?
Portland is an amazing town with great food, plentiful outdoor activities, and excellent neighborhoods. It’s also a highly green and eco-friendly city, often pushing the envelope when it comes to sustainability. However, that hasn’t always been the case. Many homes in PDX have underground oil tanks that create a significant environmental impact. Navigating home sales… Continue reading How Do Underground Oil Tanks Impact Real Estate Transactions?
Handling the Emotional Side of Selling a Home
Buying and selling a home can be very exciting and rewarding, but it can also bring up many different feelings. In particular, the emotional side of selling a home can be significant for a lot of sellers. Letting go of a house and moving on to something new can be challenging depending on the circumstances.… Continue reading Handling the Emotional Side of Selling a Home
Getting to Know North Portland
Portland is a popular destination for many people looking for something out of the ordinary. The quirky spirit of the City of Roses is visible everywhere, neighborhood to neighborhood. Each section of the city brings its own personality to the party, so you have a lot of variety to choose from when deciding where to… Continue reading Getting to Know North Portland
9 Ways To Make a Room Feel Bigger
Bigger isn’t always better, but nobody wants their home to feel cramped. If you’re feeling too snug as a bug, there are plenty of ways you can make a room feel bigger. And if you’re considering a move into a bigger space, thinking about downsizing, or just want to see what’s on the market, Julia… Continue reading 9 Ways To Make a Room Feel Bigger