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Uncategorized Second Home Sales Alive Again http://visits.exposiohdr.com/240-lakeshore-pl-hoodsport-98548-wa?a=151 Check out this home for sale on beautiful Lake Cushman, a 10 mile lake near Hoodsport Washington.  Enjoy all of what lake living has to offer:  boating, sailing, stand up paddle boarding!  Beautiful views, private and serene!    
Uncategorized Tips on Bathroom Lighting—Look Your Best! Tips on Bathroom Vanity Lighting Properly illuminated bathroom lighting lets you put your best face forward! Tip #1 – Mount vanity lights on either side of the mirror.  Lighting above your head casts shadows on your face and you gain 10 years. Tip #2 – Distance matters.  The American Lighting Association's general rule is to mount vanity […]
Uncategorized Real Estate Tax Deductions – 2015 Biggest Homeowner Tax Deductions Here are four of the the biggest homeowner tax deductions in 2015.  Expect to receive a 1098 report from your lender with details.  Other deductions are available.  Check with your accountant! 1.  Mortgage Interest Paid – Annual mortgage interest is tax deductible for first mortgages, second mortgages and home equity lines of credit. […]
Uncategorized Remodeling Cost versus Value 2016 Report What do updating attic insulation, entry door replacement and garage door replacement have in common? According to Remodeling Cost versus Value 2016 report, they are among the three highest improvements which yield the greatest recoup when selling properties. For a complete list and explanation, https://s3.amazonaws.com/…/CVV…/2016/Consumer/portlandor.pdf
Uncategorized Year End Sales in Portland Metropolitan Area According the the RMLS (Regional Mulitple Listing Service), December closed sales were the strongest since 1992! Complete Statistics
Uncategorized Who Moves To Oregon? Is it the Young and the Restless?
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Uncategorized Economic Forecast for 2016 – M. Gardner 2016 Economic Predictions   Will the Millineals Finally Enter the Real Estate World in 2016?  
Uncategorized January Madness–Organization! January – A Time for Organization What is it about January that beckons the absolute need for organizing everything…from the Holiday decorations to the garage, make up drawer and the linen closet? Thinking of selling your home this year, I have a piece of advise. Potential buyers will open closets and storage spaces to see if they will […]
Uncategorized Portland Schools Report Portland Monthly Magazine reports on 596 public and private schools around the Portland Metro Area. 2015 Report
Uncategorized Front Porch Picks Picks for Front Porches Awhile back a realtor in my office was desperate to find a home for her client.  The only real requirement was that it had to have a great front porch.  Price and location were not that much of a concern—just the front porch!   What is it about front porches that […]
Uncategorized Clean, Modern Architecture     What is Modern Architecture? Sleek design, open floor plans and great natural lighting are all appealing characteristics of modern architecture.  Modern homes can vary greatly in style but often feature clean geometric lines, low pitched gable or shed roof, large windows and the incorporation of outdoor elements.  With open and connected modernist spaces, […]
Uncategorized Remodeling That Pays Off—And Does Not Pay Off! 5 Remodels That Make Good Resale Value Sense….and 5 that do not! Another great article from Houzz outlining five remodels that typically make good financial sense, providing a nice return on the investment at the time of resale. 1. Kitchens. Updating a tired old kitchen is one of the wisest methods, and a tried and […]
Uncategorized Portland Public School Proposed Boundary Changes   Portland Public Schools is in the process of making some pretty big boundary changes. Click below to see if you will be affected and where to voice your concerns. Biggest changes I can see are Bridelmile and Laurelhurst. http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/enrollment-transfer/9522.htm​
Uncategorized Where Does Your Surname Originate? While not technically a real estate question, it is fascinating to see where your name was prominate in 1700 versus today.  This site also offers meaning to many surnames as well. http://forebears.io/surnames
Uncategorized Build Small—Live Large Build Small-Live Large! Join architects, designers, developers, builders, remodelers, urban planners and homeowners in this one day housing summit featuring the latest housing trend! Learn about cottage clusters, elegant space efficient designs and the policies which build communities. ADU's and beyond! Friday November 6th at PSU – 8 am – 7 pm!   http://buildsmall-livelarge.com
Uncategorized Pearl District The Pearl District is in NW Portland and could be considered the livliest area of Portland.  A pedestrian's dream, the residents can walk to work, eat at a variety of restaurants, go to Bar and Yoga classes, walk or bike along the river and jump on a streetar that loops through downtown Portland. The Pearl […]
Uncategorized Latest Testimonial Re: Testimonial? REPLYREPLY ALLFORWARD Mark as unread   Strayhan, Scott <Scott.Strayhan@cenveo.com> Wed 3/11/2015 5:31 PM Inbox   To: Peggy Reaume; Elfving, Erin <erin.elfving@mheducation.com>;     To help protect your privacy, some content in this message has been blocked. To re-enable the blocked features, click here.   To always show content from this sender, click here.   You […]
Uncategorized Windermere 5K Run Walk Stroll! April 26th. Westmoreland Park Almost a year ago, my managing broker asked for ideas to fundraise in support of The Windermere Foundation.  Instantly, I had this idea…what if we did a fun and family friendly 5K?  That idea has now formulated into an official event and I am thrilled!   The inaugural Winderemere Run Walk Stroll will take place on […]