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How Much House Should You Buy? 3 Steps To Helping You Plan For Your Future Home.

I’ve noticed a trend the past year with my clients. Many of them are young single people purchasing their first home. I’m so impressed by the amount of twenty-somethings that are making their first purchase without the motivation of marriage and children. Decades ago, you would never see something like that happen. My how things […]

20 Locally Owned Businesses Opened in Portland in April!

Woohoo! So glad to see 20 new locally owned businesses open their doors this past month. A few that I’m really excited for: Salt and Straw: Portland’s farm to cone ice cream shop, as they call themselves. I like to think of myself as a ice cream expert if you will. It’s a bit of […]

Beautifully Done Video of Portland. This Is A Must See!

Finding Portland from Uncage the Soul Productions on Vimeo.

Biking in Portland

Biking in Portland is one of the things that sets our city apart from others. It is well known that Portland is very bike friendly and that a large number, in comparison to other cities, commute by bike. Now whether you are a driver or biker or whether you loathe or love biking, you can’t […]

Say Goodbye to The Buyer’s Market in Portland!

In the blink of an eye we went from a buyer’s market to a seller’s market.  How did this happen and what does that even mean you say?  Well, it means that inventory has gone way down.  Wayyyy down.  So when there’s less to choose from, it gives seller’s the upper hand.  Prices are beginning […]

Portland Earth Day Cleanups!

Spring is finally here. And like many of you, I have spent much of my off time cleaning up the garden or cleaning out the house. What I’m left with is a big pile of stuff I don’t want and a big pile of sod in my yard that I don’t know what to do […]

Wind Map

I found another cool map. Check it out!

Sad but True

Tiny Houses are all the Rage!

Forget the giant house with a bunch of unused space and a big price tag! The new rage is tiny houses! Yay! Here’s a list of some of the coolest tiny homes, with one even being from Portland. Go here.

Graphic of Mortgage/Financing Options!

As I’ve said many times before, I love finding a great info-graphic! I just learned that they were referred to as info-graphics, btw. So here’s another one I found on different financing options that are out there. This one was last updated in August 2011, so it shouldn’t be too far off!       […]