Spring and summer are the prime seasons for people to sell their homes and make a move. And even amid a pandemic, this is holding true. For first-time home sellers, preparing to sell a house can feel overwhelming if they don’t have the right information from the get-go. At Julia Monaghan Real Estate Group, our… Continue reading A Guide for First-Time Home Sellers
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?
I am beyond excited to share my new listing in SE Portland! This impeccably maintained Tudor with 3 beds, 2 full baths is just one block from Laurelhurst Park! It has original hardwoods, an updated kitchen, and an upstairs master suite. The home sits higher up on SE Stark for added privacy with a gorgeous,… Continue reading Just Listed – Beautiful Laurelhurst English Tudor!
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
I have the pleasure of holding an open house at this beautiful newly constructed modern home in Lake Oswego this Saturday, January 11th. The locally renowned Street of Dreams builder TA Liesy completed this home late last year and you can tell they put a lot of heart and soul into it. The location is… Continue reading Open House – New Construction in Lake Oswego
This month I am simplifying this and breaking it down two different ways for you. Year over year (YOY) and since last month (LM). Year over year (YOY) New listings down 8.3%Pending sales up 19.4%Closed sales up 2.2% Last month (LM) New listings down 30.9%Pending sales down 11.7%Closed sales down 15.3% What does this mean… Continue reading November Portland Metro Market Update
I get asked this question ALL. THE. TIME. I hate to answer with a question but I always do because it always depends. I tend to start with; When do you NEED to move? What are your goals? How much time and energy do you have now? What's next in your journey? What is your… Continue reading When is the best time to buy and sell?
I have the pleasure of listing this amazing house in the Taralon Community in Happy Valley. A little history on this community: Legend Homes started building homes in this development in the mid-2000's. Legend ended up only building around 15 or so homes before DR Horton took over and finished the development. All of the… Continue reading Just Listed – Spacious Taralon Home with 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bonus Rooms!!
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
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.