Yard maintenance is one of the top spring home maintenance jobs.
Home Improvement, Portland OR, Real Estate Agent

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

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Moving with Kids: Getting Settled – A Parenting Coaches Opinion

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

Southwest Portland has a tremendous variety in homes and neighborhoods.
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Getting To Know Southwest Portland

If you are someone who likes variety, you will love getting to know Southwest Portland. Of the six main areas of the city, none of them offer a broader spectrum of homes and neighborhoods. Southwest Portland has the city’s most urban and suburban environments. It also sports one of Portland's most popular neighborhoods to live… Continue reading Getting To Know Southwest Portland

Buying and selling can be tricky if there is an underground oil tank on the property.
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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?

South Portland offers easy access to water sports on the Willamette River.
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Getting To Know South Portland

Portland, OR, has been an official city since 1851. It boasts stately old homes in long-established neighborhoods throughout town. However, it also has a relatively new section. South Portland, the narrow strip of land between the Willamette River and I-5, is barely 20 years old. So in a sense, we are all getting to know… Continue reading Getting To Know South Portland

Northwest Portland is one of the most beloved parts of town.
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Getting To Know Northwest Portland

If there is an area of Portland that is most responsible for the city’s ascension as a great place to live, it is NW Portland. This area was once mainly an industrial district serving the needs of a growing city. Now, Northwest Portland has blossomed into a world-renowned center of the elusive live-work balance.  Full… Continue reading Getting To Know Northwest Portland

Home Owner, Portland OR, Real Estate Agent, Selling a Home

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

SE Portland embraces local, sustainable cuisine.
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Getting To Know Southeast Portland

Southeast Portland stands out in PDX as one of the most popular sections of town. The hip, quirky, eclectic area draws many first-time buyers and is iconically Portland. Are you ready to buy or sell in SE Portland or another neighborhood around town? Julia Monaghan Real Estate is here to help. Our expert team ensures… Continue reading Getting To Know Southeast Portland

Wandering around NE PDX on foot is the best way to see the sights.
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Getting To Know Northeast Portland

In many ways, choosing to live in Portland is choosing to live by one powerful idea. Be nice. This credo may not be on all the marketing materials for the city, but deep down, it is the fabric that binds Portland’s communities together. We can be nice while keeping Portland weird, and Northeast Portland demonstrates… Continue reading Getting To Know Northeast Portland

North Portland in Oregon is a draw for people of all ages and backgrounds.
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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