Keep your home show-ready without losing your sanity.
open houses, Sellers, selling, Uncategorized

How to Keep Your Home Show-Ready Without Losing Your Mind

Trying to sell your home and live in it at the same time can feel like living in a bubble. Any towel left on the bathroom floor or dirty dish in the sink is magnified and on display. How can you keep your home show-ready and still live your life? You can do this! If… Continue reading How to Keep Your Home Show-Ready Without Losing Your Mind

Buyer, buying, Home Owner, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling, Uncategorized

Understanding Contingent vs Non-Contingent Offers

https://youtu.be/7tETV1rZPeQ What's the difference? Have you heard the term contingent offer before? This video helps explain the difference between contingent offers and non-contingent offers. This one’s fairly simple to understand and is more relevant right now since we’re in such a competitive market for buyers. Buying contingent means, in order to purchase a home, you… Continue reading Understanding Contingent vs Non-Contingent Offers

Inaccurate Zestimates
buying, Listing, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, selling

The Trouble with Zestimates: A Guide to Third-Party Home Estimates

Are you someone who enjoys daydreaming about buying a new home or selling your current house to start fresh elsewhere? Many people like to scroll through Zillow listings and ponder the possibilities. But for serious home buyers or sellers, Zestimates and other third-party valuation tools can be problematic. If you are wondering about your home’s… Continue reading The Trouble with Zestimates: A Guide to Third-Party Home Estimates

Buyer, Listing, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

Just Listed! – Stunning Happy Valley Home with Incredible Mountain Views

Incredible Mt Hood and valley views are seen from all THREE decks on this Sunrise Heights gem! The open floor plan with an abundance of windows offers beautiful natural light and space perfect for entertaining. This 5-year-old home has 4 beds/3.5 baths, nearly 2,700 sqft, an added bonus space, and an office nook great for… Continue reading Just Listed! – Stunning Happy Valley Home with Incredible Mountain Views

Buyer, Home Owner, Listing, Market Conditions, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

Can you trust a “zestimate”?

The Zestimate!! You know, that little number Zillow puts next to your house online that they think your home is worth. Can you trust it?? 🤥 With home values climbing and inventory continuing to be historically low, it’s more important now than ever to understand the value of your largest asset! Zillow makes it easy… Continue reading Can you trust a “zestimate”?

Home staging for a quick sale.
Home Owner, Listing, Open House, open houses, portland, Sellers, selling

3 Benefits of Staging a Home for Sale

Selling a home inevitably brings some stress and anxiety to the sellers. It’s normal to ponder and worry about all kinds of things. How long will it take? Will we get a good offer? Fortunately, the benefits of staging a home for sale can bring a lot of peace to the sale process. No matter… Continue reading 3 Benefits of Staging a Home for Sale

open houses, portland, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

How to Have Home Showings that Sell

Deciding to sell your home can feel like a monumental undertaking for some sellers. One of the pieces that can create some stress for owners is the idea of home showings. But with a few tips and tricks, you will be ready to show your house with confidence.

buying, selling

How to Buy and Sell a House at the Same Time

When you need to buy and sell a house at the same time, it can feel overwhelming. There are a lot of moving pieces when two transactions are on the line. But there are ways to accomplish this with minimal stress. It takes strategy, planning, a little luck, and an excellent realtor. Whether you are… Continue reading How to Buy and Sell a House at the Same Time

Home Owner, portland, Real Estate Agent, Sellers, selling

A Guide for First-Time Home Sellers

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

Buyer, buying, Home Owner, Real Estate Agent, selling

7 Tips for Moving With Kids

For adults, moving to a new house usually brings feelings of excitement and eagerness. Even though it’s a lot of work, moving often means a fresh start. For children, however, it can feel very different. Parents often reach out when they need tips for moving with kids because it can be a challenging time. Whether… Continue reading 7 Tips for Moving With Kids