Homeowners I still can’t believe I… Remember where you keep your passport! Here is a tip that I hope you never have to take advantage of… We went to Europe in September. A little over a week before we left I started getting all the stuff gathered that I would l need for the trip. I ALWAYS keep my passport in […]
Portland Real Estate RMLS Market Action Report Market Activity Interested in the latest real estate stats in Portland? Last month’s numbers are in. Click HERE.
Portland Neighborhoods It all started with… Be safe! A female co-worker of mine recently had a creepy experience with someone that came through an open house she was hosting. It was uncomfortable and somewhat scary for her, and it made her think about just how vulnerable she was. I have to say that generally speaking, I don’t think much about my […]
Home Maintenance You might have heard of a Walk Score, but did you know… I am constantly amazed by how much information there is out there! Here are a few websites (and apps) that can be helpful when you are buying or selling a home or just want to know a little more about your neighborhood or the city you live in: Walc is an app. If you want to […]
Portland Neighborhoods Recent real estate market activity Interested in the latest real estate stats in Portland? Last month’s numbers are in. Click HERE. These are published from the RMLS Market Action Report. If you have questions, send me an email or give me a call, and let’s chat!
Homeowners Zestimates: Don’t get me started! Well, it would be an exaggeration to say Zillow is the bane of my existence, but it’s kinda true! Sometimes their Zestimates are high, sometimes they’re low, and sometimes they get it right. Pretty reliable, huh? Here are a few things that come into play: Zillow has never been in your house. They don’t know […]
Homeowners Yikes! It’s almost tax time! As I’m sure you know 2017 brought us new tax laws. If there has ever been a time that you want to talk to your tax consultant preemptively it is now. Of course everyone’s tax situation is different but a couple things that affect real estate are: The final tax bill has a limit on […]
Green Living Portland’s Home Energy Score I have mentioned that as of the first of 2018 the City of Portland is requiring that you have a Home Energy Audit prior to putting your house on the market. I decided to have an audit done on our house to be more familiar with how the process works. The scoring system is from […]
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Portland Neighborhoods RMLS’ market stats RMLS’s latest Market Action is out! Interested in the latest real estate stats in Portland? Last month’s numbers are in. Click HERE. I would love to hear from you! Send me an email or give me a call, and let’s chat!
Homeowners Who doesn’t love a transformation? One of the very best parts of my job is visiting people that I helped find a home. Not only do I get to catch up with what they’re doing and find out how much they love their house – I get to see what they’ve done to the house to make it home. In this […]
Portland Real Estate Market activity Market Activity According to RMLS’s latest Market Action report, “the Portland metro area saw mixed numbers this December, but new listings made gains compared to December 2016.” What are you seeing out there? Interested in the latest real estate stats in Portland? Last month’s numbers are in. Click HERE. I would love to hear from you! Send […]
Homeowners 2018 Economic Forecast Matthew Gardner, Windermere’s Chief Economist, recently completed his national housing forecast which details his predictions for the 2018 housing market, and here’s what he has to say: Wondering what this means for you? Give me a call.
Uncategorized Market activity Market Activity For the latest stats in Portland real estate click HERE. Looking for another area? Contact me, and I’d be happy to look it up for you.
Homeowners Economic report The following analysis of the Oregon and Southwest Washington real estate market is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your area, please don’t hesitate to contact me. ECONOMIC OVERVIEW The […]
Portland Neighborhoods Share the warmth Share the Warmth… As part of Windermere’s long-standing commitment to help those in need, my office will be collecting coats and blankets NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 15, M–F, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. I invite you to join me in the effort. Help me share the warmth this winter by bringing new or gently used adult-sized coats and […]
Uncategorized Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy, healthy, warm Thanksgiving!
Portland Real Estate To each his own… To each his own… Okay, here is something about vacation and work! While we were on vacation I was overwhelmed by all the amazing architecture and design. Let’s face it, they just a have a wee bit more history than we do!! A part of me was trying to decide which I liked best. What […]
Uncategorized Time for a break We got back from a wonderful trip to Spain a couple weeks ago. As much as I’d been looking forward to it my mind was still full of work when we landed in Barcelona. Our hotel was a couple blocks from a beautiful park so we walked over to stretch our legs and get our […]
Homeowners Portland real estate market Here are latest stats from RMLS’s Market Action report for the Portland Metro area. Looking for another area? Contact me, and I’ll be happy to send them to you.  
Uncategorized Distracted Driving Like it or not… As you’ve probably heard, Oregon has a new distracted driving law. Let’s just say that I talk on the phone in the car A LOT. Prior to the law going into effect I grumbled about it quite a bit. I’m not saying that I’m happy about it but I do think […]