Hey there followers! So glad you stopped by. I have always thought that a good real estate broker was one that could help their clients navigate the trickiest of transactions, knew contracts in and out, had a pulse on local market trends and could be a great resource for all things home. What does home mean to you? Home to me is where we can nurture our family and friends. It is where we can express our sense of style. It's where we can explore the freedom to learn new things, to rest and to grow. Hoping the pages of our blog inspire you in many ways!

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Selling

This market is certainly unlike any we have seen before. Not only are interest rates historically low but there are a number of factors that have converged at once, making real estate sales soar all across the United States. The pandemic, working from home, children not in school, not being tethered to one area because […]

Real Estate Market Forecast

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Hood River

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Top 5 Things to Do in Hood River on a Summer Day Trip

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Hood River Just an hour away from Portland yet worlds away from the city. With a population of just 7,715 and an area of roughly 3.5 square miles, this small town lives large as it is nestled along the Columbia River and flanked by mountains in every direction. There is no shortage of fun to […]

Financial Benefits of Owning a Home

Buying

Waiting to Buy a Home Could Be Costly

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Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. We understand this….the market is crazy. Being a buyer takes a lot of patience and perseverance when competition is so steep. Some renters have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now makes […]

Homeowner Incentives to Sell Now

Selling

The housing market locally and nationally continues to soar. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of available inventory. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000 fewer single-family homes for sale this March than in March of 2020. The key to continued success in the residential housing market is for […]

4 Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

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Finding a home in 2021 takes patience

Buying

Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home in 2021

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The question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why is it so hard to find a house?” We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market, which means real estate is ultra-competitive for buyers right now. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) notes that listings are receiving an average of 4.8 offers, and that number keeps rising. Why? It’s because there are […]

Buying

Find The Right Home

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Where do you start when you are trying to find the right home? Definitely with the neighborhood! Whether you are new to the Portland Metro area or simply relocating within the area, it is so important to find the right community first! I actually think this applies regardless of what market you are headed to. […]

Buying

What is Earnest Money? Earnest money is a deposit that a buyer makes showing their intention to purchase the home that they have made an offer on. This shows a seller that the buyer is serious about the purchase. These funds are deposits and therefore credited in the transaction at closing towards the purchase price, […]

What is Earnest Money?

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Kings Heights, Portland, OR

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What We Love About Kings Heights

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The Kings Heights neighborhood in Portland, Oregon is part of the West Hills. It overlooks the highly coveted Northwest District of Portland, is less than 10 minutes from downtown and a great location for those working in the tech corridor, Beaverton or Hillsboro. Kings Heights is also less than 1 mile to some of the […]

Buying

What Are Typical Loan Fees When Buying a House?

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Great question and while we always suggest that a buyer chat with their lender about this portion of the homebuying process…..here is a quick review of typical loan fees involved when buying a house. Do All Loans Have Fees? Most loans do have some fees involved in addition to the total amount you are borrowing […]

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