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By Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate
(Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon)
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An Evening With Jackson Browne At Portland's Keller Auditorium I can remember in the early seventies, my best friend called all excited about this singer called Jackson Browne. I walked down the block to her house where we hung out in her bedroom, plopped the vinyl on the record player and listen...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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When you operate a small business, sometimes the marketing activities you find most useful don't work in every situation. A smart business owner tries a variety of ways to  find clients, and then keeps them happy in hopes that they'll refer others to you in the future. You never know when the sm...

By Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate
(Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon)
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Sellers, A Freezing Home Won't Give Portland Buyers That Warm Cozy Feeling I was showing a home today and got there a little bit earlier than my clients. I new the home was vacant and pulling up to it I could see that it has been neglected with tree limbs and heavy wet leaves covering the drivewa...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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In many parts of the country (including Portland) home staging has become an established real estate marketing tool.  Why?  Because staged homes look better than vacant homes (or messy occupied ones), and "visual appeal" is important to buyers. Think about it ... when you're at your farmer's mar...

By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
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Zoo Lights at The Oregon Zoo is fabulous this year!   Wonderful time was had by all and this is one of the very best ZooLights I have been to! Here  is the schedule according to their site.  You can find more info about admission, etc. as well on the site here:   ZooLights schedule Sunday-Thursda...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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Angie's List is a great resource for homeowners to find reviews by local consumers about service providers in their area.  Take almost any category of service provider, and you'll find them included in Angie's List. Angie's List also provides helpful articles including this one that you can read...

By Windermere REO Team
(Windermere Community Realty)
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$175,000 - Entertainer's Dream in NE PDX (445 NE 113th) Location: Portland, OR Just use your imagination to bring this home back to it’s original glory. 4bd/2 baths in 2900 sqft. Period kitchen with breakfast bar and original cabinets. Sunken living room with period fireplace . Light bright fami...

By Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate
(Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon)
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Christmas Ship Parade On The Columbia River, Portland OR 2012(Video) I'm fortunate to own a floating home on the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon where the Christmas Ship Parade goes by a couple of times during the season. It was a perfect Portland evening to watch these gorgeous ships, listen ...

By Cindy Westfall, ABR,GRI Your Tualatin & Portland Metro Real Estate
(Premiere Property Group,LLC Portland Metro & Suburbs Oregon)
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Pink Skies On The Columbia River, Portland Oregon After battling the typical Friday afternoon traffic on I-205 from West Linn to our Floating home on the Columbia River, I was able to finally sit down and relax with a nice warm cup of coffee and enjoy the view of the Columbia River.Tonight the Ch...

By Eric Newman, Loan Officer with 25yrs in Housing, NMLS-97776
(Directors Mortgage, NMLS-3240)
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Do you REALLY know how much money you will need at retirement?  What steps have you taken to plan ahead?  Whether you are 5yrs or 25yrs away, you need to know your numbers ... and most people don't.  I thought this article would be a good starting point or refresher.  Then take a look at your ass...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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In the Portland real estate market, we continue to see that staging your home helps it sell faster when these other factors are in place: It's priced right It's in good condition (and staging is part of that, when done properly) The listing agent uses effective marketing methods to capture the ta...

By Brian Olsen, Cooper Jacobs Real Estate Group | Keller Williams
(Portland, Lake Oswego, West Linn & Dunthorpe Neighborhoods, Waterfront, Luxury & Floating Homes)
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Penguins Back In Their Pen At The Oregon Zoo The Oregon Zoo in Portland is spectacular and even though it is raining this weekend, it might be a good time to go check out the penguins in their brand new pen - completed this last Thursday, the happy birds are all settled in and ready for you to co...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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Some of Yours + Some of Ours Get Blended in an Occupied Staged Home ~ Home Staging Tips in Portland Oregon ~ Our Portland home staging company is often asked to stage a home that's occupied by the sellers while it's on the market.  In this case we provide a home staging consultation first, to adv...

By Eric Newman, Loan Officer with 25yrs in Housing, NMLS-97776
(Directors Mortgage, NMLS-3240)
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Speculation abounds about the local real estate market.  Now that the election is over, will housing prices and mortgage rates go up, or further down down? That's the magic question, and it seems everyone has had an opinion.  Here's mine ... For the last few months, I have said that mortgage rat...

By Maureen Bray Portland OR Home Stager ~ Room Solutions Staging, "Staging Consultations that Sell Portland Homes"
(Room Solutions Staging, Portland OR)
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Recently our Portland home staging company was hired to stage a very small home in a lovely 55+ retirement community.  Their model apartment was ready for a new resident and I previewed the property to find that it was just over 600 sq ft. When staging such a small space, you want to make sure t...

By Eric Newman, Loan Officer with 25yrs in Housing, NMLS-97776
(Directors Mortgage, NMLS-3240)
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Whoa, back up the cart ... don't pay off your mortgage? YEP, you heard right. In today's video, I'm going to give you a great reason why having a mortgage could be a good thing! www.CallNewman.com

By Eric Newman, Loan Officer with 25yrs in Housing, NMLS-97776
(Directors Mortgage, NMLS-3240)
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Wow is all I can say ... average selling prices for home in the Portland area have blown away projections, and the same holds true nationally. What's the reason for this, and will it continue? These questions are answered in today's video. www.CallNewman.com

By Eric Newman, Loan Officer with 25yrs in Housing, NMLS-97776
(Directors Mortgage, NMLS-3240)
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How long do you have to wait to get your keys for your new home? Or how long will your refinance loan take, so you can start benefiting with today's record-low mortgage rates? Watch today's video for crystal clear answers www.CallNewman.com

By Eric Newman, Loan Officer with 25yrs in Housing, NMLS-97776
(Directors Mortgage, NMLS-3240)
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Did you know that buying a home during the holiday season can save you time and money? Watch today's video as I give you the top 5 reasons why you should consider buying a home for Christmas! FYI ... low prices, and mortgage rates are just one reason! www.CallNewman.com See current Portland mortg...

By Jen Woodbury, MBA, Principal Broker, 541-499-9941
(MORE Realty)
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As usual, we went from summer to winter in "0-to-60." Now, I LOVE the Pacific Northwest but this time of year, I find myself adjusting from outdoors to indoors and while “adjusting”, I found this cool event calendar. Just plug in your dates, select an event type and click search. It pulls up a hu...

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