The roar of the sea in Lincoln County

Real Estate Agent - Advantage Real Estate, serving Lincoln County - 200509394
Barbara Le Pine: Selling homes on the Central Oregon Coast. Here you will find a colorful mix of thoughts and ideas from a full time Real Estate Broker who lives in and works in the entire Lincoln County Area, I am a Lincoln City realtor, Otis Realtor, Gleneden Beach Realtor, Depoe Bay Realtor, Otter Rock Realtor, Beverly Beach Realtor, Agate Beach Realtor, Newport Realtor, Yaquina Bay Realtor, Toledo Realtor, South Beach Realtor, Seal Rock Realtor, Waldport Realtor, Alsea Realtor, Tidewater Realtor, and Yachats Realtor.
Without warning, the faucet handle shot into the air, hit the ceiling with a "BANG," narrowly missed the glass light fixture. It was lucky the owners were home, or the water could have caused major damage. Note the extensive corrosion to the threads on the failed part. Water spewed out of the fau...
Agents who list foreclosed REO properties know that an empty house attracts vandalism, even if the home has nothing left to take. One of the most frightening aspects of the foreclosure listing is your first visit to the property. Do not go alone! Call the police if there is evidence the property ...
Snow day, or beach day, it's a great day at Advantage Real Estate! Our Wednesday morning meeting was enhanced by a dusting of snow. I may be the only representative of Advantage for the Wednesday Broker's tour today, 9:00 to 12:00. There are a couple of gift card drawings at the Broker open house...
It was an unusually beautiful morning in Depoe Bay, Oregon today. This is a photo of waves crashing through the blowhole on the sea wall along Highway 101.This weekend will be a busy time for me, I will be volunteering at the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival Ambassadors Booth. Looking forward to...
Yet another good reason to live on the Central Oregon Coast! Many of my relocation buyers are surprised when they hear about the many cultural events happening in Lincoln County. Lincoln Pops Big Band delivers a good dose of fun for residents and visitors to Lincoln City, Oregon. The "Pops" is a ...
The vandals struck in the cloak of darkness........Some unnamed person has "vandalized" a water outflow pipe without permission! This particular blue pipe is overflow from a rural water tank, the overflow works similar to an overflow drain inside a bath. If the tank gets too full, water will spra...
One of my favorite events is at Newport VAC, the annual Pushpin Show where local artists can hang work using only 4 pushpins. This year I created an avant garde style peep box, seen in above photo at far right. My peep box is designed to be interactive, it instructs the viewer to take a photo of ...
Buyers occaisionally ask me to find "horse property" for them, however, it is not always listed that way. Horse property is not always easy to find unless you contact a real estate agent familiar with "lay of the land" of the available listings.Just east of Newport, Oregon, two towns offer great ...
Drum roll please.....Here is our entry, a cardboard, non-edible gingerbread house, (per the stated rules.)  I am pleased to announce we won "Honorable Mention," essentially came in second place. As I was the appointed builder, I was delighted I was able to keep the house. If we won, I would have ...
I am proud to present my work in progress: A non-edible "Gingerbread" house to be donated and judged in the upcoming Festival of Trees auction to be held at the Chinook Winds casino on Dec. 1st, in Lincoln City, Oregon.Here is your sneak peek at the Advantage Real Estate gingerbread house entry. ...

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