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By Tony and Libby Kelly, CRS, ABR, ePro, SRES, CLHMS, CDPE
(Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere)
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Looking for the perfect scenic lot to build on? Looking for a cozy house to dwell in while developing your building plans? This cute "Doll House" style home features period tiles, hardwood flooring with inlays, abundant built-ins, and awesome views and lot potential. Quiet, private, and charming!...

By Todd Clark, Principle Broker Oregon
(eXp Realty LLC)
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One of the things I love about Portland is that we have so many things to do. We don't have the big league sports, like Seattle, with football or a major league baseball team, but we do have minor league sports such as Beaver Baseball and Winter Hawk's hockey.  Tonight's blog is about the home op...

By Wayne B. Pruner, Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Realtor, GRI
(Oregon First)
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What is title insurance? By Wayne B. Prunerhttp://www.yourhomeinportlandoregon.com/ Wayne's Portland Oregon area Real Estate blogwww.activerain.com/wayneprunerBuying a home is the biggest single investment most of us will ever make. You probably have several forms of insurance already: medical, l...

By Wayne B. Pruner, Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Realtor, GRI
(Oregon First)
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                                                                          Are condos right for you?  By Wayne B. Prunerhttp://www.yourhomeinportlandoregon.com/ Wayne's Portland Oregon area Real Estateblogwww.activerain.com/wayneprunerCondos are being built in record numbers in Portland Oregon. Co...

By Jennifer Monroe, Real Estate REALTOR®/Broker in Beautiful Charlotte
(Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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Almost sunset. I walk a little faster, hoping to secure a sweet little spot on the hillside where I’ll spread my blanket and settle in before the annual show begins. Heads are turning in every direction, searching for the first sign. But there is nothing yet. I lay back, staring into the silken b...

By Herb Hamilton, Real Estate Broker ,CDPE, Downtown Portland
(RE/MAX Preferred Inc. Realtors)
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It appears as if the mortgage market woes and the effects that they are having just does not seem to want to go away. Even though it truly does effect only a small part of the market and there are many real estate markets that are doing quite well, the story is just too good to die.              ...

By Kevin Levy
(M Realty)
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How do you prepare a house to sell? Doing whatever you can to put your house's best face forward is very important  if you want to get close to or more of your asking price and sell as quickly as possible. Short of spending a lot of money, here are several ideas for making your home show better:...

By Kevin Levy
(M Realty)
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Should I keep renting or is it time to buy? With every rent check you write, you're helping to build equity in your landlord's property. You are paying off their loan. That money should be going towards building equity in a home of your own. If you think you can't afford a home right now, think a...

By Kevin Levy
(M Realty)
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The 9 Steps to Home Ownership   Step 1 - Make the Decision to Buy It seems obvious, but it's good to note that the first step to buying a house is making the decision to buy. Consider the reasons you want a new house and write them down. Determine how long you want to live in the new house. Does...

By Jennifer Monroe, Real Estate REALTOR®/Broker in Beautiful Charlotte
(Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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I was organizing some old family photographs the other day when I discovered something curious. While drifting back in time, I became conscious of a repeating image lurking behind the smiling faces of my tiny Mother and tinier aunts and uncles. There, in nearly every photograph, stood my architec...

By Wayne B. Pruner, Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Realtor, GRI
(Oregon First)
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Real Estate Greed and Stupidity  By Wayne B. Pruner, GRIhttp://www.yourhomeinportlandoregon.com/Wayne's Portland area Real Estate blogwww.activerain.com/wayneprunerLast week on the national news was another story on the dire situation of the current real estate market. A man was interviewed who b...

By Todd Clark, Principle Broker Oregon
(eXp Realty LLC)
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It was Saturday morning, the tenants had moved out and I came back to take pictures. Inside, the house had been cleaned to the point, I almost didn't recognize it.But, the yard, though very well landscaped, had a lawn that clearly hadn't been watered in a while. I told them that despite the home ...

By Herb Hamilton, Real Estate Broker ,CDPE, Downtown Portland
(RE/MAX Preferred Inc. Realtors)
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Are you keeping your Seller Happy or do you keep your Seller Happy? Are you doing the things that today's Seller's have come to expect? Do you wimp out and provide services to Seller's that you know do not produce results, yet you do them anyhow because your trapped by the old cliche " You have t...

By Todd Clark, Principle Broker Oregon
(eXp Realty LLC)
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NE 144th Ave, Portland, OR Remodeled and now a 2200 sqft 5 bedroom 2.1 Bath 5 Bdrm Single Family House   offered at $324,900 Year Built 1962 Sq Footage 2,200 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 8,350 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION This property ...

By Matthew Ricker
(Keller Williams)
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I just listed a condo in North Portland this week that has a lot of interesting "green" feautures such as formaldehyde-free insulation and low VOC paint.  It is a beautiful little community of four condos that have been made from two remodeled 1908 homes.  The residents share a common garden and ...

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 a Portland, Oregon broker contacted me to discuss a lingering vacant listing -- the home had been actively on the market for an entire YEAR.  Most buyers couldn't figure out which bedroom was the Master. The seller hired Room Solutions Staging to stage this 1937 English-style home.  It h...

By Wayne B. Pruner, Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Realtor, GRI
(Oregon First)
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Portland Oregon: 5 Things To Do in September  By Wayne B. Prunerhttp://www.yourhomeinportlandoregon.com/ Wayne's Portland Oregon area Real Estate blogwww.activerain.com/wayneprunerArt in the Pearl - Art In The Pearl Celebrating it's 10th year, Art In The Pearl is a prominent and unique juried art...

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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UPDATE:  This home received a full price offer only 14 days after staging & listing!  This 1984 vacant contemporary in Portland, OR was meticulously remodeled and the owners knew that staging it would help define the spaces.  With an open floor plan, buyers are sometimes challenged in figuring ou...

By Herb Hamilton, Real Estate Broker ,CDPE, Downtown Portland
(RE/MAX Preferred Inc. Realtors)
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A little over two weeks ago I wrote an offer on a Real Estate Fixer Upper in the Portland Metro area. My Long term Client ( a real estate Investor ) who is always looking for good deals was in the mood to buy again. He consistently buys 1-3 properties a year. He is funny because he always has gra...

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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We recently staged a 1932 English style home with many charming original features, that had been just been remodeled with quality upgrades. View from the DINING ROOM to the LIVING ROOM Before staging: Upstairs is an unusual space that we thought would be fun to stage as a CHILD'S playroom: The MA...

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