Buying and selling can be tricky if there is an underground oil tank on the property.
Buying a Home, Portland OR, Real Estate Agent, Selling a Home

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?

Northwest Portland is one of the most beloved parts of town.
Portland OR

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

Wandering around NE PDX on foot is the best way to see the sights.
Portland OR

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

Portland, OR is home to incredible food, drinks, and people.
Buying a Home, Portland OR, Selling a Home

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.
buying, Buying a Home, For Sale, Home Owner, Selling a Home

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

Listing, Uncategorized

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

buying, Buying a Home, First-Time Home Buyer, Uncategorized

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