Easy DIY Projects That Will Help Your Home Sell Fast

Besides deep cleaning and decluttering, there are a few simple home updates you can to do make your home to help it sell fast and be more attractive to buyers. These DIY projects will highlight the best features of your home and help you find a buyer quickly. Plus, most… Read More…

March Real Estate Update 2019

In February 2019,  we saw an increase in the rate of home sales as is typical with the beginning of Spring. The cold weather may have curbed enthusiasm a bit, but not that much. I regularly waited in-line outside new listings for a 5:00 PM showing (in freezing cold at… Read More…

Portland’s Japanese Gardens Expansion

Portland’s Japanese Gardens Expansion The Portland Japanese Gardens largest improvement in decades, an expansion to accommodate an increasing number of visitors, is finally complete. The $33.5 million, the 20-month-long expansion project was on time and ready to be enjoyed.  The Cultural Village provides a place where visitors can immerse themselves… Read More…

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Real Estate Market Update 2019

Looking back at 2018 and what to expect in 2019. 2018 was a transition year for real estate. We started off in the same Seller’s market we had been experiencing since the beginning of 2016. Low inventory, low interest rates, and high demand. In late June we started noticing a… Read More…

New Construction Homes in Lake Oswego

I get asked about new construction in Lake Oswego all the time so writing this post should answer a number of questions. First off, Lake Oswego is a very mature community (I’m not talking about the age of the residents). The last large planned development was built in the… Read More…

How to Sell Your Rentals and Avoid Capital Gains Tax

Pay 0% Capital Gains Tax Rate The current tax laws enacted for 2018 combined with some old tax laws allowing certain “low income” individuals to not be taxed on the gain realized from the sale of assets.  This provides an opportunity for some investors in real estate to avoid costly… Read More…

Need Help to Rent a Home in Portland?

Looking for a Real Estate Broker that can help you find the perfect home to rent in the Portland Metro Area?  We are not property managers, we are real estate brokers that represent a program that allows qualified tenants to choose the home they would like to rent from the… Read More…