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An Accepted Offer Doesn't Mean A Seller Can Stop Maintaining The Yard I see this time and time again. The Portland home sellers trim and spruce, plant nice flowers and get their yard looking great. Either they've watched tons of curb appeal shows or listened to their agents advice and it worked. ...
08/20/2013
Can We Just Stop At The Fruit Stand While We're Out Looking At Homes? Have you ever had those clients that used you beyond belief and then still asked for more? Today I stopped at this fruit stand and it brought back memories of when I was there last. You see, back in 2004 when the ink on my lic...
08/10/2013
Let The Cleanse Begin! I've agreed to live in the land of NO for the next 18 days. No coffee, No wine, No Bread..or cereal..and No dairy..that means no cheeeeesssee. Yep, I decided to take a twenty one day cleanse and at the end of my third day of the land of no.  I decided to do this because I'm...
08/02/2013
Downsizing Is Like Trying To Squeeze A Hefty Butt Into Size Zero Jeans Thankfully this is online, so you won't actually see me trying to tempt that amazing feat, but yes, I've taken this on..well, not the squeezing into the jeans part anyway. When my hubby and I bought our current home, we just f...
07/28/2013
Things Real Estate Agents Do When You're Not Looking I recently met with a couple that is thinking about moving and needing to sell their home. Knowing up front that they weren't going to do this for at least six months, I still wanted to go meet them and see their home. As we chatted, one of the...
07/27/2013
I Was Asked To Show A Sold Home Today So I was out showing some floating homes on the river today..not a bad gig on a gorgeous sunny summer day and was heading home when I got the call that went something like this: Buyer: "Hi, this is Mr. Buyer (not his real name) and we were wondering if we co...
07/19/2013
Booty Shakin' Time At West Linn's 6th Annual Street Dance July 13 2013 One of the fun things about living in West Linn is being able to enjoy all the wonderful local events during the year. Living here, you get this wonderful small town feel, but yet you have all the ammenities of living close to...
07/11/2013
REDRUM! We Didn't SeeThat On the Door! No, we didn't have any signs like the scene in Stephen King's "The Shining". No REDRUM written on the door to give the buyer a hint that a murder took place just a year earlier. MURDER. Finding out from a neighbor kid that the wonderful home you just purchas...
07/05/2013
Maybe The Reason Your Home Isn't Selling Quickly Is The Nasty Cigarette Smell Having to hold my nose through a showing never bodes well for the sale. Yesterday, while showing a home in Beaverton, it was clear that the owner smokes heavily in the bedroom as well as the computer room..or second be...
07/01/2013
If A Client Can't Get To Title To Sign..Perhaps A Mobile Notary Will Work! Just the other day, for the first time in my nine years of being a real estate agent in Portland, I watched as my clients signed the loan documents at their kitchen table using a mobile notary sent from the Title company. ...
06/29/2013
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