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An Introduction to Portland, Oregon Neighborhoods

When you move to a new city, getting the lay of the land takes time. It can feel both exciting and intimidating to learn your way around a new town. For anyone considering a move to PDX, here is an introduction to Portland, Oregon neighborhoods. The Julia Monaghan Real Estate team has you covered throughout… Continue reading An Introduction to Portland, Oregon Neighborhoods

Be cautious when buying a home with unpermitted work.
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4 Things to Know About Buying Homes with Unpermitted Work

When you’re looking for your dream home, the thought of unpermitted work might not be front and center for you. But updates that haven’t gone through the permitting process come with significant potential headaches.  If you’re thinking about buying or selling your home, reach out to Julia Monaghan Real Estate. Our expert team can help… Continue reading 4 Things to Know About Buying Homes with Unpermitted Work

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New Listing! Traditional NE Salem Home

I know it's cliche to say this, but if you're looking in NE Salem, this new listing is must see!! 👀 Move in ready 4 bedroom + 3 full bathrooms home in convenient NE Salem home on a quiet cul-de-sac. Hard to find primary suite on main with walk-in closet, double vanity, patio access and… Continue reading New Listing! Traditional NE Salem Home

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Just Listed: Incredible views in Custom Built Clackamas Home

Mt Hood views like this typically don't come at this price & back to green space! This private, custom-built home has over 2,400 square feet and views for days from kitchen, both living rooms, and both decks! Yes, there are TWO decks and TWO living rooms with views! Three beds, 2.5 baths, two living rooms… Continue reading Just Listed: Incredible views in Custom Built Clackamas Home

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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

Listing, Selling a Home

Just Listed – Beautiful Laurelhurst English Tudor!

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!

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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

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November Portland Metro Market Update

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

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October Portland Metro Market Update

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

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3 Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

The decision to go from renter to homeowner is a big one and can be intimidating if tackling alone. It can feel daunting for a good reason too; it’s the single largest purchase most people may ever make.  To help ease your fears and ensure you make the best choices, there are some things and… Continue reading 3 Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer