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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Buying

As a buyer in the current market, it is a balancing act between what you want and what you need when considering a home purchase. Since the number of homes for sale is low, it can be challenging to find one that checks all your boxes. But if you know which features are absolutely essential […]

Balancing What You Want and What You Need

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Mezcal Craft Cocktail

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Recipe: Mezcal Craft Cocktail

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Love this mezcal craft cocktail is great at almost any time of year. Super refreshing in the summer but can also make an appearance during the holidays. Ingredients 2 ounces mezcal ½ ounce triple sec or Cointreau 2 ounces fresh blood orange juice (about three oranges) ½ ounce agave nectar or you can leave this out if you prefer something less sweet 1 lime wedge […]

Air Fryer Buttermilk Biscuits

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Recipe: Air Fryer Buttermilk Biscuits

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These air fryer buttermilk biscuits were so easy to make. They might become a regular on our Sunday brunch menu. Ingredients 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour plus extra for surface 1 ½ Tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ cup unsalted butter chilled and cut into small […]

Buyer Love Letters

Buying

Buyer love letters? What are these? These are notes written by buyers to sellers. They are submitted with an offer to purchase as a way to stand out against other offers. Love letters are often used to try to entice a seller to accept an offer. This tactic is often used in hot markets with […]

Buyer Love Letters

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This Is Not a Housing Bubble

Buying

Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble

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Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble The National Association of Realtors recently reported that the majority of consumers believe that we may be in a housing bubble. That survey can be read here. As home prices continue to increase and appreciation is in double digits, it makes sense to worry about a bubble. This […]

Buying

Building Equity

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There can be a misconception that investing in real estate will instantly result in a favorable equity situation. That fact can be actual in some markets and purchases, but equity generally builds over time. Building wealth through real estate is a critical component of financial growth. However, like any other investment, you must be smart […]

Business

There are 40% more real estate agents than houses on the market. That number should challenge us to step up to the next level in our real estate businesses. While I have become a successful real estate agent, I believe I could have started sooner if I’d worked with a real estate coach. Now that […]

Real estate coach: How they can change the course of your career

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Good Eats

Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes

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Oh my goodness, I will never make mashed potatoes any other way than the crockpot mashed potatoes recipe below. Cooking big meals like Thanksgiving takes up my whole kitchen, and of course, the stovetop is at capacity all day. So a few years ago, I figured there had to be a way to enlist some […]

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Buying

What to know before your first investment

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First of all, not all real estate is a good investment but in general, investing in real estate is almost ALWAYS a good idea. Does that make sense? Specific markets warrant making certain purchases. For example, in the Portland Metro area, the condo market is still a bit saturated. What does this mean? Inventory is […]

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