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Perfect Portland 


Alberta Arts (but dead ends so less Last Thursday crazy in your front yard), old Portland Foursquare with original details plus cool staircase up to third floor.  Of course it was a multiple offer fight to the death but the best team won, as we should have.  My clients were meant to live in this house – Portland school teacher, purveyor of Queen Bee products – we could film a  Portlandia episode.  I think they may even juggle. More

Out of town to in town 


It’s so stressful to be an out of town buyer – learn the city, learn the housing market, get an offer accepted all within a couple of days. We did it and now my buyer is driving over from the East Coast with his wife, two dogs and all their earthly possessions. Welcome to Portland! More


There are parts of SW Portland where you’d swear the cows are right around the corner heading to the barn. My client wanted peaceful and green and that’s what we got – just minutes from a coffee shop and I5. Sold 1950s house with a daylight basement and enough yard to garden to your heart’s content. More

Something in the water? 


Rock solid NE cottage with a gorgeous yard on a nice quiet street where apparently everyone lives to at least one hundred. My first time home buyer moved her two little dogs and kayak right in, refinished the floors, painted and this house was transformed from sweet older lady house to hip single lady house. Apparently she’s going to enjoy it for a long, long time. More

Move with Roommates 


Some people move to escape roommates, others want to take them with when they move. My buyer wanted a house big enough that her roommates could join her. We found this SE Portland close-in miracle of a house with four bedrooms PLUS finished basement, two and a half baths and a fabulous backyard. It was one of those deals where everything just came together – great seller, great buyers (and lucky roommates). More


  This first time home buyer house has it all – hardwood floors, full basement with great ceiling height, fab yard, garage, tree lined street and just around the corner from Kruger’s Farm Stand and downtown St. Johns. All for $250k. Who says first time home buyers are priced out of the market? It was a multiple offer situation (when isn’t it?) but all you need is the right agent 😉 More

Lawn Ornaments Keep Portland Weird

  even the lawn ornaments are keeping it weird. More

7146 N Tyler Ave Portland OR-print-001-Front of Home-4200x2804-300dpi

Fabulous Victorian Farmhouse on a sweet street!  Walk to Kruger’s Farm Stand, hop on Willamette bike path or walk to Cathedral Park and Downtown St. Johns.  Updated kitchen and bath, oversized lot, double garage and huge amount of potential!  Don’t wait on this one! 3/1 $2359 RMLS 10025014 More


1645 Cloverleaf Rd Lake Oswego Fabulous Lake Oswego home in the peaceful Palisades.  Quiet street, big spaces inside and out.  One level living plus a bonus loft.  The remodeled kitchen opens to a spacious living room/dining room and enormous family room. Master suite, three updated full baths. Beautiful gardens in front and a huge backyard with a deck for entertaining and plenty of room to run. Impeccably maintained.The absolute perfect family home at a fabulous price. Lake Oswego Schools. Open Sunday 9/7  1pm-3pm TAXES: $4,840.69 MLS #13680088 SQUARE FEET: 2,494 LOT SIZE: .31 Acres BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 3 More

How do you like this view? 


John Ross studio 18th floor.  $215k.  If you turn to your right it’s a city view. Decisions, decisions. More