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5 Ways to Create an Effective Work-From-Home Space

As we approach the two-year mark of the pandemic, it’s clear that some things will not return to normal. One of the most significant shifts the world has experienced during COVID is the move to working remotely. And for millions of workers, that may not change back again. With that in mind, creating a work-from-home… Continue reading 5 Ways to Create an Effective Work-From-Home Space

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Top 5 Questions to Consider When Buying a House

There are many important questions to consider when buying a house. The list can feel daunting, in fact. Where do you want to live? How much can you afford? How much space do you need? What home style do you want? With an expert real estate agent on your side, you’ll be able to narrow… Continue reading Top 5 Questions to Consider When Buying a House

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Just Listed: Treehouse-like Milwaukie Ranch

https://youtu.be/NA2fRjypM3g Charming & secluded home set high off the street giving a treehouse feel with midcentury vibes! 3 bed, 2 bath (including ensuite with walk-in closet) Milwaukie ranch, completely updated in 2018 & very well maintained. The terraced backyard features a deck, patio, & crows nest-like deck high above the home with loads of opportunity… Continue reading Just Listed: Treehouse-like Milwaukie Ranch

HOA rules can vary significantly, so be sure to learn as much as you can.
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What To Know About HOA Rules When Buying a House

If you're considering buying in a planned development or a condominium complex, there is a good chance the property has a homeowners association (HOA). Knowing the HOA rules before you buy is essential.  Real estate agent, Julia Monaghan, has years of experience helping hopeful hunters find their dream homes. She can help you determine if… Continue reading What To Know About HOA Rules When Buying a House

Buying a home in a seller's market is tricky but not impossible.
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Yes, You Can Buy a House in a Seller’s Market

You may have heard the real estate horror stories of the hoops a buyer jumps through in a seller's market. There are urban legends of high bidding wars or unexpected discoveries from an eager buyer who skipped the home inspection contingency.  Are you nervous yet? Don't be! There are reliable methods for buying in a… Continue reading Yes, You Can Buy a House in a Seller’s Market

Don't hesitate to ask questions when interviewing mortgage lenders.
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5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Mortgage Lender

Unless you plan to pay cash, you’ll need to shop for a mortgage before you hunt for your new home. With so many lenders out there, it can be intimidating to make this decision. There are several questions to ask when choosing a mortgage lender so that you can feel confident in the process.  To… Continue reading 5 Questions To Ask When Choosing a Mortgage Lender

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Just Listed: Impeccably Maintained Clackamas Home

Conveniently located home central to shopping, restaurants, parks, and schools. 4 bedroom | 2.5 baths with two living spaces and loads of storage in oversized attached garage. The big fenced backyard with large deck has lots of sun exposure could be a gardeners paradise! Upgrades include: New roof/gutters in 2018New water heater in 2019Exterior paint… Continue reading Just Listed: Impeccably Maintained Clackamas Home

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Just Listed: Spacious Happy Valley Townhome

Conveniently located townhome backs to green space & within blocks of shops/restaurants. 3 beds | 2.5 baths with loads of storage + a huge bonus space in daylight basement. Upper deck has beautiful views & covered lower patio provides privacy & fenced low maintenance yard. Tankless water heater & zonal heat/ductless mini splits add efficient… Continue reading Just Listed: Spacious Happy Valley Townhome

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Just Listed: Updated Overlook Bungalow

This renovated home is perfectly situated near Killingsworth & Greeley amenities but on quieter and wide street. The following was all completed in 2016/17: a full kitchen/bath remodel with gas range and new appliances, a primary ensuite was added on upper level, new sewer and water lines were installed, a new driveway was laid, plus… Continue reading Just Listed: Updated Overlook Bungalow